Product Designer
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Hostelworld
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Intro

Who doesn’t like travelling? Come and join our new multidisciplinary and international team in our mission to build a unified and unique experience for millions of travellers out there. Hostelworld is one of the world’s fastest growing online travel companies which include in its portfolio many market-leading brands targeted at the independently minded traveller.

As a strategic part of our Product team, the Product Designers play a key role in every step – from initial brainstorming sessions and creative concepts to launch. In addition to creating the best user experience for our web products, we have a broad suite of mobile apps on platforms such as iOS and Android.

What you will be doing

  • Design mockups through to finished layouts for our web platforms, working with the product manager, the development team and business stakeholders to refine the design.
  • Present design concepts to the team to demonstrate interactive elements and user flow.
  • Drive new technologies within the team to help create products with best in class design.
  • You will study metrics and feedback with a view to evaluating the usability of our web platforms.

What you should have

  • Understand responsive design principles, particularly how responsive layouts behave for different screen sizes.
  • Possess strong communication skills across all mediums.
  • Be able to operate well with changing demands and deadlines.
  • Have knowledge of contemporary trends and techniques in web and mobile design.
  • Have good brand awareness and an ability to be creative within brand guidelines.
  • Be able to design for maximum usability and site performance.
  • Be able to understand and pick up new systems or processes quickly.
  • Be a creative thinker and good at problem solving through design.
  • Have a flexible attitude, with the ability to work individually or as a part of a team.
  • Be motivated to contribute ideas for a wider team benefit.

Main requirements

  • Have a basic understanding of how the technology and platform guidelines impact design decisions on the ecommerce web of today.
  • Have experience with online UI/UX design within a feedback-driven design process.
  • Have commercial design experience, preferably working on ecommerce sites.
  • Be comfortable with coding in HTML5 and styling elements using CSS3.
  • Be proficient with Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and other UI and Prototyping tools.

Perks

  • 22 days annual leave increasing to 27 days with service

  • Competitive salary

  • Refer a Friend Scheme - €1,500 bonus

  • Health Insurance

  • Hostelworld Credits

  • Financial Support for Continuing Educational Programmes

  • Training

  • Career Development

  • Mentoring Programme

  • Flexible Working Hours

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