Muck Rack is the leading SaaS platform for public relations and communications professionals. Our mission is to make PR pros more successful by providing them with technology to find journalists to pitch, monitor media, quantify their impact and work more efficiently with their teams.
Self-funded, globally distributed, and growing quickly, Crain’s named Muck Rack one of the best places to work in 2019, 2020, and 2021! We value resilience, transparency, ownership, and customer devotion and infuse these values into everything we do.
We are looking for a talented and motivated Senior Product Designer to drive the design of new features and iteration of Muck Rack. You will have the opportunity to work with a small team at a product-focused company and have a big impact on Muck Rack as we refine and expand our SaaS offering.
What you’ll do:
- Collaborate with product managers to understand customers, think through business strategy and refine design requirements to propose the most effective solutions
- Work with engineers to design efficient solutions, ensure designs are developed as intended and promote usability standards
- Contribute to a growing design system that includes the Muck Rack style guide and UI standards
- Nurture a strong design culture and act as an advocate for design throughout our company
If the details below describe you, you could be a great fit for this role:
We recognize not everyone will meet all of these requirements. If you meet most of the criteria below, you’re excited about the opportunity and willing to learn, we’d love to hear from you. You are someone who:
- Has 5+ years of product design experience, preferably designing for web products (software-as-a-service, enterprise, or social)
- Has a portfolio that highlights the product design process
- Designs modern, responsive user interfaces
- Demonstrates passion for design and user experience
- Values usability, efficiency, scalability, consistency and accessibility over surface appearance
- Shows strong visual communication skills and can quickly share ideas through screenshots, Google Presentations and low fidelity wireframes
- Is up-to-date and adept at design tools such as Figma, Sketch, UXPin and Invision. Knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus, but not required.
- Creates and maintains scalable design systems
- Creates interactive prototypes
- Communicates with clarity and has the ability to influence others
- Works well asynchronously, on Slack, with a fully distributed, cross-functional team of engineers and product managers
- Has an interest in journalism, news, media or social media (a plus)
How to apply:
Please note that a portfolio including your work samples is required as part of the application process. Along with your resume, please let us know which 2-3 projects in your portfolio you’re most proud of and what your role was on each of the projects.
Benefits of Working at Muck Rack
- Fully distributed team, with work-from-home benefits and monthly co-working stipend
- Competitive salaries, company-wide bonus plan, and equity
- Generous off-the-grid PTO, including paid parental leave, paid sick/mental health days, learning days, summer Fridays, and more
- Health, dental and vision insurance (100% paid by employer for individuals; 70% paid by employer for families)
- 401(k) plan with employer contributions
- Access to OneMedical, 24/7 Virtual Care, an Employee Assistance Program, and a Flexible Spending Account
- Discounted gym & bike memberships and free Headspace account
- Unlimited subscription to Learning & Development platforms
- Virtual & in-person team bonding opportunities including free lunches, activities, & events
- Inclusive culture that listens to and welcomes diverse perspectives
- Self funded means we have the freedom to build forward-thinking products and put our customers first
We deliberately encourage individuals from all backgrounds, including race, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and from all parts of the United States and Canada to apply for positions. We are an equal opportunity employer and we’re committed to a fair and consistent interview process and employer experience.