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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Product Designer, WhatsApp (a1K2K000008TU2kUAG)

Computer and Mathematical

All

Yearly

No

Fremont, California, United States

Design at Meta is pioneering technologies to bring people closer together, and our teams share in the responsibility of doing it at global scale. Our teams design and build Meta technologies—Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, Workplace, Novi, Portal and Meta Quest—for billions of people around the world.WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 2 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas — making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world. As a Product Designer, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next product innovation to tweaking pixels right before launch. You will use your start-up mindset and your full range of product design, interaction design, visual design, and prototyping skills to produce elegantly simple designs. You'll be expected to push the boundaries of what's possible in a mobile app, while sharing in our healthy obsession for quality.Product Designers help creatively solve big, complicated, real-world problems. We utilize a full range of product design skills to contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams. Join a diverse group of thinkers and do some of the most meaningful work of your career. This posting represents different full-time roles across the WhatsApp organization.

Required SkillsProduct Designer, WhatsApp Responsibilities:
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our 2 billion plus users
  • Design flows and experiences that simplify and distill down complex actions into usable interfaces
  • Design new experiences or layouts that evolve and define visual systems
  • Contribute to strategic decisions around the future direction of WhatsApp products
  • Give and solicit feedback from designers and a broader product team in order to continually improve for quality
  • Drive a partnership with product managers, engineers, researchers and content strategists in order to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch
Minumum QualificationMinimum Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience building and shipping multiple features that are broad/ambiguous in scope and encompass an end-to-end experience across a variety of platforms
  • 4+ years of interaction design experience with knowledge to define how an experience should behave based on understanding people's needs, plus consideration of how this product will scale. Use appropriate prototyping tools to demonstrate how a particular flow or interaction will work
  • 4+ years of visual design experience with proficiency in typography, desktop/mobile UI, color, layout, iconography and aesthetic sense and how these elements impact product function
  • 4+ years of strategic product thinking with experience in developing product goals, identifying opportunities, and making decisions based on the impact to people and the company
  • Willingness to represent work to a broader product team and other leaders, clearly and succinctly articulating the goals and concepts
Preferred QualificationPreferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in showcasing your end to end design process across multiple projects, that include interaction and visual design artifacts, multiple iterations, and high-fidelity prototypes
  • Experience in connecting your work with other related initiatives across the company while driving collaboration
  • Examples of leadership in non-product dimensions that have made a team stronger and positively impacted the work environment such as taking on mentorship opportunities
  • Experience in prototyping and motion design
  • Familiarity with WhatsApp product, the messaging space and designing for global audiences
  • Experience in adapting your designs across platforms and form factors, and understanding of the opportunities and limitations involved

(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $162,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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