Product Designer (UX)

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At PitchBook we work to provide global professionals with comprehensive data on the entire venture capital, private equity and M&A landscape so they can discover and execute opportunities with confidence. We credit our success and rapid growth to our cutting-edge products, customer centered attitude and ability to embrace and drive change.
In just over a decade, PitchBook has reached over 1,300 global employees with offices worldwide, and we're not slowing down! Consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work, our culture is at the heart of our success and is driven by excellence, inclusion and fun. At PitchBook we're committed to fostering an open and collaborative work environment.
About the Role: 
This Product Designer will step into our Data Technologies team and use a full range of user research, information architecture, interaction design and visual design to truly advocate for our customers while also partnering with product management and engineering. Our organization is ready to push this toolset to an unprecedented scale and this role will need to think strategically about integrating machine learning collection techniques, workflow methodologies, and the motivations and interests of diverse user groups.

The PitchBook product design organization consists of 5 feature teams, which are focused on various areas/personas within the application. This role will reside within the Data & Technologies team. PitchBook Product Design's overarching mission is to design the most accurate, relevant, and rich experiences. We do this through an open, collaborative and fun approach to our work.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop strategies for data collection that foster lasting relationships with users
  • Develop and refine products in support of an international team of researchers and data analysts
  • Design useful, usable & desirable experiences for our Data Technologies team
  • Understand industry expectations and discover customer needs, behaviors & motivations 
  • Explore various approaches and settle on final designs which fulfill customer & business requirements
  • Build consensus through low-fidelity sketches, wireframes, prototypes and high-fidelity designs 
  • Work closely with product managers to solidify specifications for development
  • Monitor how your experiences perform and plan for how we can iterate and improve them
  • Working with development to ensure all of designs are constructed as intended
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 2-4 years of user experience / product design
  • A design portfolio demonstrating depth & breadth
  • Knowledge of contemporary design practices for desktop, tablet & phone
  • Experience working through design projects from discovery to development
  • Understand how visual and interaction design work together to create great user experiences
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects
  • Ability to deliver feedback to, and accept feedback from, peers, product managers & leadership
  • Strong analytical skills; use qualitative and quantitative data to guide design decisions
  • Ability to articulate design rationale and how we can add value to the product
  • Clearly communicate with all stakeholders – both in & outside of design
  • Reasonable knowledge of visual fundamentals; typography, white space, composition and color
  • Humility, enthusiasm and a curious mind plus a focus on building long-term relationships
If you are ready to start the conversation about how you might contribute to all the happenings at PitchBook, submit your resume today! PitchBook appreciates and respects diversity, and as such, we are an equal opportunity employer.
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I love that PitchBook makes a constant effort to put on fun creative events that keep us connected (even during covid!). In office, we have annual company events like the Mariners game, Ping Pong Tournament, and Wine + Chocolate Tasting where I was always able to meet folks from different departments with who I would never normally cross paths with

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What does your typical day look like?

UX Designers at PitchBook actively work on one main project at a time, but could be supporting multiple projects in development. I usually spend some time each day answering any questions that our development team has on in-flight projects and iterating designs if necessary. Every day is different as I’m constantly solving new problems.

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PitchBook made it a priority to support my growth by understanding my aspirations and aligning a plan to get me there. My vision was to be in a leadership position and PitchBook motivated me to achieve this by providing me with tremendous resources, guidance, and opportunities to push myself and succeed.

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Health and wellness: We offer health and life insurance, generous time off and paid parental leave, retirement plans with a substantial company contribution, transportation assistance and more.

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