Senior UI Designer
- 700 River Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
- Employees can work remotely
Diamond Kinetics is a growing sports-tech company focused in baseball and softball. As the market leader in the space, DK combines motion-based-sensors with mobile applications and a robust digital platform to provide hitting and throwing data to players, parents, coaches, and teams – helping them understand their performance, improve, and have more fun playing the game they love.
Our company is a fast-paced, performance-driven company where responsibility comes fast and exceeding expectations is the expectation. The work is challenging but exciting, especially for those who love sports. We believe in stretching for growth as a company, and as professionals, and seek competitive, self-motivated people as teammates who do the same
Diamond Kinetics is seeking a Senior UI Designer to create simple, elegant, and intuitive interfaces for our SwingTracker and PitchTracker mobile applications. In this role you’ll apply visual design principles and expertise to create delightful interfaces that help users interact with Diamond Kinetics physical products and sports motion data. The Senior UI Designer is responsible for creating interfaces in a systematic way that ensures efficient delivery by engineering teams, and consistent interaction patterns and visual branding across our digital products.
The Senior UI Designer works directly with product management, UX designers and researchers, engineers, and project managers to bring new product features to life within our digital products suite.
Successful candidates will have the ability to effectively synthesize the output of research and UX operations into a set of UI design artifacts that can facilitate user testing and development of new product features.
You have a blend of both theoretical design expertise and applied experience designing mobile interfaces for consumer facing products.
4+ years of UI design experience working on native mobile apps
Ability to create robust design velocity: ability and willingness to quickly produce multiple concepts.
Demonstrated experience working closely with engineers to develop and iterate on interactive software experiences
Experience creating designs for various devices and screen sizes
A professional portfolio of work that demonstrates high-quality design skills and the ability to explain the “whys” behind certain design decisions
A strong knowledge of the tools, technologies, and methods involved in designing and building digital product experiences
Familiarity with design systems, patterns, and constraints of cross functional platforms - specifically iOS, Android, and web apps
Experience building out and maintaining UI design libraries, systems, and style guides
In this role you will have the following responsibilities:
- Ability to quickly iterate and provide multiple versions based on design input from peers or from the result of user testing
Manage your pipeline of tasks effectively to provide design artifacts required for overall product development process
Execute UI design phases from mid fidelity prototyping to pixel perfect designs that are ready for delivery by engineering
Provide overall visual design guidance for large scale development projects
Contribute to the development and maintenance of a Diamond Kinetics design system that promotes consistency and quality of all user interface components
Work in close partnership with the UX designer and Product Manager on your team to fulfill the overall product/feature vision
Apply systematic thinking while utilizing existing patterns and components when possible and generating views with engineering implementation and cross-platform consistency in view
Provide prototypes/deliverables to demonstrate future product interactions and to enhance existing user interfaces
Diamond Kinetics provides a flexible work environment, but it is preferred this person reside in the Pittsburgh area so that in-person collaborative meetings can occur (when permitted based on COVID safety protocols).
Expect to work occasional evening and weekend hours. Potential for limited travel.
Competitive compensation package including salary, bonus, stock options, health insurance, and retirement plan
Diamond Kinetics is an equal opportunity employer