Senior Product Designer


At Dupla, we believe Design has the power to create a better future, and give people the opportunity to access a better life. We are a full-service user experience studio, with capabilities in research, strategy, and design. Founded by a designer and a researcher with extensive industry experience, we solve our clients’ toughest problems through designs that reflect a deep understanding of their business and customers. Clients large and small seek out Dupla Studios when looking to create differentiated solutions that impact thousands of users worldwide. 

We are looking for a senior visual and interaction designer with a world-class portfolio who’s excited about joining the early days of a growing product design studio. In this role, you will help bring to life beautiful and unique experiences for a variety of products. At Dupla, we believe the best solutions are created from diverse perspectives. We’re highly collaborative, and you can expect to collaborate across disciplines on a daily basis. We are committed to defining and reinventing the digital space, and would like to invite you to join us.

At Dupla, we’re relentless about creating the best solutions, and we love what we do. A deep sense of purpose is what drives us everyday. We don’t just work hard and then play hard. We weave work and play together daily, making work productive but also fun. A sense of purpose, of doing the best work of our lives, and having fun while doing it is what gets us excited to come to work everyday. If this resonates with you, keep reading.


What you’ll do:

  • Work with user researchers to turn customer insights into creative solutions.
  • Design elegant ways to make complex information and interaction clear and intuitive
  • Create motion studies to demonstrate interactivity and transitions
  • Iterate on solutions with a constant consideration for interaction, transition and motion
  • Design high quality visual concepts, then develop these into complete design systems
  • Establish new visual design systems or work within existing ones
  • Build prototypes to demonstrate interactive behavior
  • Create user experience guidelines and UI specification documentation
  • Curate and maintain a constant library of design inspiration

 

What we’re looking for:

  • A compelling online portfolio demonstrating conceptual, visual, and interaction expertise
  • 5+ years of hands-on digital product design experience
  • Exceptional visual design skills. We want to see stunning visual design concepts and systems in your work.
  • Solid interaction and motion design skills. We want to see clever, modern, and intuitive interaction design solutions in your work.
  • Strong conceptual thinking. We want people who can take the essence of our customer insights and come up with clever, fresh, modern concepts to move forward with.
  • People who show pride in their craft, love for what they do, and passion for going the extra mile. At Dupla, we take a critical look at our work and ask ourselves “how can it be better?”. We want you to have a similar attitude about your work. 
  • People with a sense of humor, and who can think around corners.

We’re looking for both freelancers (Seattle or remote) and FT contract to hire (Seattle only).

To apply, please email your portfolio to melissa (at) duplastudios (dot) com

Junior UX Researcher


At Dupla, we believe Design has the power to create a better future and give people the opportunity to access a better life. We are a full-service user experience studio, with capabilities in research, strategy, and design. Founded by a designer and a researcher with extensive industry experience, we solve our clients’ toughest problems with data-driven designs. Clients large and small seek out Dupla Studios when looking to create differentiated solutions that impact thousands of users worldwide.

Dupla Studios is looking for a highly motivated, self-starter who’s excited about joining the early days of a growing product design studio. Your role will work alongside a senior researcher to develop research strategies for a variety of products. You will assist in study prep, execution, and delivery of original research in support of product design goals.  You need to bring to the table, a thorough understanding of quantitative research design and analysis as well as familiarity with qualitative methods. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, as well as demonstrable technical writing skills.

At Dupla, we’re relentless about creating the best solutions, and we love what we do. A deep sense of purpose is what drives us every day. We don’t just work hard and then play hard. We weave work and play together daily, making work productive but also fun. A sense of purpose, of doing the best work of our lives, and having fun while doing it is what gets us excited to come to work every day. If this resonates with you, keep reading.


Responsibilities

  • Facilitate research, including remote and immersive in-person research.
  • Dive deep into both qualitative and quantitative data in order to discover insights that generate product and service innovation.
  • Perform quick but thorough analysis in order to uncover insightful and actionable results.
  • Deliver insights both verbally and visually in a way that makes clear the complex and creates empathy and understanding for both clients and internal teams.
  • Produce result summaries, personas, user journey and opportunity maps, improvements to information architecture, workflow improvements as well as other user experience collateral.

Qualifications:

  • Willing to learn, grow and improve your knowledge of the UX research discipline
  • An excellent communicator, both written and verbally.
  • Ability to read people, make objective observations of behavior, and building rapport quickly.
  • Experience in the application of a variety of research methods, including but not limited to, interviews, field research, surveys, diary studies, and usability studies.
  • Authentic: always ready to help out, sincere, altruistic, candid, with a “yes and” attitude.
  • Highly motivated: self-starter who is disciplined, efficient, organized, detail-oriented, and biased towards action.
  • Able to conduct work independently, or under the guidance of a senior researcher
  • At least 2 years of experience in UX research or related field
  • A graduate of a BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, Marketing, Human-Computer Interaction, or other related fields or have equivalent practical experience.

We are looking for freelancers (Seattle or remote).

To apply, please email your resume and a writing sample to kevin (at) duplastudios (dot) com