Senior Brand Designer, UX | Design TeamRemote | Full Time Zonda
is redefining the future of housing. We are perfectly placed in the
heart of the fast-growing real estate industry. We are making big
bets on the future of real-estate, trailblazing a 2030 vision for
the industry. Here at Zonda, youll be able to use your passion and
curiosity to drive the next generation of real estate analysts,
advisors, and technologists.
We're looking for a passionate Senior UX Designer, Brand to
evolve and extend our brand, expand our marketing practice and map
a new chapter together. Zonda looks for people who can grow, think,
dream, and create. When you join our team, youll be in a unique
position to make a change with every project. Youll use your full
range of skills to build great experiences and learn about the real
estate industry, economics, and data. Youll be supported with the
necessary tools, and you'll be working with an awesome and
like-minded team. Our teams are innovative, diverse,
multidisciplinary, and collaborative - all working to build the
future of housing.
You'll be the founding member of the Zonda brand team, joining
our Senior Design Director, Brand to expand the recent rebrand,
design new data product, event and media experiences. There are
countless strategic challenges that we are excited to solve with
you in our portfolio. Youll be in a unique position to make a
change with every project. Youll use your full range of skills to
build great experiences. The brand design team works super closely
with the product design team, together our designers maintain our
design system Lexicon (Lex), introduce the latest best practices,
and tackle new domains. Youll also learn about the real estate
industry, economics, and data. Youll be supported with tools you
need, and you'll be working with an awesome and like-minded team.
Responsibilities: Be the trailblazer and a change agent for the
industry by articulating strong ideas and vision for the future
Scale brand strategy, design experiences and advanced interactions
across our platforms Ship new work, caliber quick fixes, optimize
all of the platforms for a seamless and low-friction experience Run
design engagements across the horizon with cross-functional team
for internal and external product Architect elegant design systems
with diligent decision documentation to simplify decision making Be
a design champion and a user advocate to diplomatically facilitate
execution to our values and ethics Work independently, maintain
speed and throughput, support your teammates and scout feedback
Build relationships across orgs to facilitate trust and make time
to get buy-off from other disciplines Model collaboration skills,
guide people in processes, expand our culture, and improve
efficiency Set expectations, work in iterative loops, meet
deadlines and complete projects Grow and evolve with the
organization and allocation, stretch in new roles and
responsibilities As a remote team, willingness to travel and
meet-up for facetime for internal and external meetings
Requirements: Experience: 6-10 years at an agency or in-house
launching products, brands, services, and experiences with learning
mindset across web, email, 3rd party tools and print. Clear
understanding of portfolio companies and business models (sas,
Portfolio: Documentation of beautiful consumer or business
applications cross-platform with respect to understanding complex
UR/UX/UI/CT systems, scale, demonstrating business and technical
Education: Undergrad or grad training in HCI, Human Factors, UX/UI,
New Media, interaction and experience design, with passion for
UX Research & Discovery: Experience interviewing internal and
external stakeholders, learning new industries and domains,
inspiration sourcing, running workshops & exercises, structuring
design scope, quantitative and qualitative research, visualizing
clear findings and socializing learnings across the company with
the razor focus on customer needs.
UX Strategy & Synthesis: Distill complicated problems into elegant
solutions, understanding and communicating the technical
limitations, articulating the design POV liberties behind your
decisions, facilitating mappings, audits and study of multiple
paths to pursue creative problems that tie to KPIs.
UX Design: Portfolio work demonstrating work with sketching, user
experience wireframe flows with attention to micro-interactions,
prototyping, spec-ing and testing. Translating feedback to iterate
relentlessly, knowing how to address objections and questions,
generate and prioritize concepts, refined aesthetic and polished
execution, push the limits of interfaces, work with and expand upon
the design system, and managing the backlog. Own brand consistency
and reinforce our brand and personality, balance big picture
thinking with delightful execution and uphold quality.
UX Writing: Drive content strategy, audits, taxonomies, creative
writing, voice and tone. Guiding creative writing for editorial,
marketing, support, sales teams in creating systems and corporate
Design Lifecycle: Own complete end-to-end solutions throughout the
build cycle from sprint to release through phases of research,
conception, execution to hand-off of assets and requirements,
supporting excellence all the way through QA to go live.
Design Community: Life-long learner following industry leaders and
sharing best practices along the way.
Teaming: Detail oriented, organized, clear communicator,
self-starter, participatory, flexible, open-minded optimistic,
generative, visionary and open new ideas and ways of working,
hungry to innovate.
Leadership: Radiate information, make intros and connections, model
culture and creative values in the organization, be the team
ambassador on projects, helpful in design crits and reviews.
Project Management: Come prepared to weekly stand-ups, bring your
best client facing skills to meetings, be prepared to work and
learn, set deadlines, take notes and ownership of next steps.
Execute meticulously in a fast-paced environment with ambiguity.
Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced,
Tools: Awesome in Figma, Sketch, Adobe, Invision, tinkerer & always
exploring Compensation Top-of-the-line salary 401K and competitive
benefits Education benefits & growth training Field work at company
events & team offsite Regular offsite workshops Work from home
culture New tools and hardware A vast new network outside of design
Extensive benefit package Time off: holidays, short days, parent
Zonda provides data-driven housing market solutions to the
homebuilding industry. From builders to building product
manufacturers, mortgage clients, and multifamily executives, we
work hand-in-hand with our customers to streamline access to
housing data to empower smarter decisions. As a leading brand in
residential construction, our mission is to advance the home
building industry, because we believe better homes mean better
lives and stronger communities.
Together, we are building the future of housing.
Zonda (formerly Hanley Wood | Meyers Research) is proud to be an
Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v