Product Designer

Gakko - New York, NY (30+ days ago)


Gakko is looking for a Product Designer to help design the future of children’s interactive storytelling. We’re a team driven by our mission to provide high quality screen time for young learners, and as Gakko’s first product designer, you’ll play a core role in shaping the platform from the ground-up. We appreciate designers who are thoughtful, adaptable, collaborative, and insight-driven; who take pride in their craft and have a keen appreciation for the little things. The ideal candidate for this position should have experience building consumer-facing web and mobile applications in a fast-paced environment. Bonus points if you have experience designing creator tools and interfaces for children.

Gakko is an inclusive and diverse culture. If you’re curious about what you’ve heard so far, please send us your portfolio–we’d love to tell you more about the opportunity. This position is full-time based in our brand new NYC office in SoHo.

What You'll Do
Own the design pipeline, delivering insight-driven solutions from napkin sketch to final UI and everything in between across our web and mobile products.
Partner with leadership to facilitate design discussion and feedback in planning, prioritization, and strategy.
Design and conduct user research session and continually develop customer development process to support a user-driven product culture.
Work closely with Engineering to deliver high-quality design implementation and user experience.
Regularly engage and source feedback from the engineering and leadership team to ensure collaboration through idea definition.
Shape and improve our design processes as we grow.
About You
You have 5+ years experience building consumer-facing web and mobile products on a Product Design team.
You’re no stranger to collaborating with diverse teams of product managers and engineers in a rapidly evolving product environment.
You live for the iterative design process. You thrive on feedback and constructive criticism in pursuit of solving the needs of users and delivering successful products.
You’re an impeccable communicator and are at ease conveying design solutions at varying resolutions to an array of stakeholders.
You have experience conducting customer research and deriving insights objectively.
Bonus points for experience with engineering, motion graphics, early learning apps, creator or B2B platforms, or interfaces for children as well as adults.
Send us your resume at: hiring@gakkoproject.com