Product Designer (Campus)

Product designers live at the crossroads of empathy and technology. They embrace their users' points of view to define meaningful problems. researchers, business analysts, writers, visual designers, developers, and countless other stakeholders. They develop thoughtful solutions, taking business needs, technological capabilities, and user feedback into account.
Product Designers live at the intersection of business, technology and human values. Every day, they work to better understand the meaning and impact that a product can have in a person's life. They collaborate directly with design researchers, business analysts, writers, visual designers, developers, and countless other stakeholders. They invent and refine thoughtful solutions, and measure their success based on how their solutions fulfill or exceed the needs of the business, technological capabilities, and the expectations of the customer.
At Cvent, that philosophy translates into creating the best experience for anyone who plans and attends meetings and events. As a part of our Product Design team, you'll design new products and improve existing ones. You'll map workflows, create wireframes, produce prototypes, and participate in user research. You'll use the latest design tools, but also develop ideas on paper and whiteboards. You'll work alone and collaborate with a team. You'll take ownership for your product area, validating your ideas and presenting to senior designers and stakeholders for feedback.
We're looking for talented and passionate designers to help shape the future of the event industry. We want to see your work, how you think through problems, and what design principles guide your process. When applying, please provide a link to your online portfolio or send it as a PDF. Candidates who do not submit a portfolio will not be considered.
Position Duties
Understand the complex problems our customers face, and how Cvent's products work to solve them
Collaborate with researchers, product managers, developers, and other stakeholders to drive the experience of our applications
Design intuitive, modern, accessible products that are consistent with platform-level standards
Create high-quality workflows, information hierarchies, wireframes, mockups, prototypes, and other deliverables
Write design specifications, and work with engineers in an Agile environment to ensure designs are implemented as intended
Participate in (and learn to lead) design collaboration sessions
Write and maintain a UX brief outlining the goals of each project
Design with a platform mindset, understanding the relationships between each of Cvent's products
Produce multiple design solutions as you work toward a final design
Articulate your thinking as you present your work to senior designers and other stakeholders
Gather feedback and iterate on your designs as needed
Skills & Requirements
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) or a similar related field and has a passion for product design
Experience in design with a focus on software applications
A portfolio that demonstrates exceptional design skills and design thinking
Expertise in professional design and prototyping tools
In-depth understanding of the capabilities of HTML, CSS, and JS
The ability and desire to apply their creativity to a variety of projects
Sharp critical thinking and problem solving skills
Good visual design capacity and/or understanding
Practitioner of user-centered design principles
Confidence to take criticism productively and defend your designs when necessary
Ability to see the big picture, but also pay attention to the details
A passion for improving people's lives through design and technology

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