Product Designer

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R12188
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

Responsibilities:

Help define the next generation of Groupon Design System
Bring experience designing and coding pattern libraries and frameworks and have a passion for “Atomic Design”-thinking
Drive the maintenance of pattern, UI kit and contextual example updates on the Groupon Design System site
Help define and prototype proposed designs and interactions, using the best tools to express your ideas delivering high-fidelity designs and specifications
For web projects, manage source code via Git, using the Git Flow methodology
Job Requirements:

Minimum 3 years of experience of working in multidisciplinary teams in an agile environment

Portfolio showcasing excellent design skills on web and mobile, demonstrating systems thinking or work

Expert understanding of native iOS and Android platforms — and have a point of view about when it’s best to follow platform-specific conventions vs. when to hew to our custom system

Expert understanding of web technologies (HTML, CSS), and experience with the latest web standards and how those impact UI designs

Experience with Git / GitFlow / GitHub

Bachelor or Master degree in HCI, Design, or a related field desired

Proficiency in current web and mobile design technology
Other Functions:

Extremely detail-oriented and also able to see the big picture

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation ability

Cool, calm and collected

Resourcefulness coupled with great problem-solving skills, both on your own and as part of a team

A desire to do wonderful design work that goes above and beyond the expectation