Senior Product Designer (m/f/d)

  • Location: Bad Homburg (Metropolitan Area Frankfurt), Germany
  • Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Location: Irvine, CA, United States
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, United States
  • Location: Portland, OR, United States

What you will do:

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work at Maxon as we continue to build our collection of tools for filmmakers, editors, motion designers, and visual effect artists. The design team has a pivotal role in defining our product strategy and continually improving our tools that people use every day.

The design team is a growing practice of multi-disciplinary creators and thinkers. We work where art meets science, exploring ideas by using the power of design to solve challenges. We believe in doing things that matter, cultivating a culture of diverse perspectives and collaboration.

  • Bring a fresh vision to the design of our Red Giant tools including Magic Bullet Suite, Trapcode Suite, VFX Suite, and Universe
  • Build a user-centered, data-driven design process to clearly understand the motivations and behaviors of our users, and design intuitive interfaces
  • Partner closely with multi-disciplinary teams to find elegant and practical solutions
  • Partner with researchers to validate solutions and practice evidence-based design
  • Become a subject matter expert for the rest of the design team, providing design guidance, documenting, and socializing best practices
  • Rapidly concept multiple solutions at varied levels of fidelity, from sketches to wireframes to interactive prototypes, understanding the proper level of fidelity required to communicate your point of view and elicit the right type of feedback for the project stage
  • Help build and adhere to a design system and brand guidelines, ensuring a high-level of quality, establishing a consistent look and feel throughout the product
  • Work well autonomously, self-managing and taking ownership of work, from discovery to production, but also able to take direction and work within parameters
  • Actively participate in feedback loops from design crits to 1:1

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Senior Product Designer, to join our expanding team. This is an opportunity to lead and collaborate with the very best in design, product and technology to help shape industry-leading products used by countless artists across the world.

  • 4+ years of experience designing applications
  • A portfolio showcasing your process for problem-solving and interaction design, with particular attention to product design
  • Experience designing for host app integration
  • Experience utilizing rapid prototyping and iterative design techniques
  • Proficiency in Sketch, XD, or Figma
  • Proficiency with AE, and Premiere Pro
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Solid conceptual and design sense

What we offer:

You will be offered permanent employment, full-time or part-time available, at one of our offices listed above. You will be part of a highly motivated international team of specialists working in an environment that offers a warm welcome with detailed onboarding and a dedicated mentor for a familiarization period as well as a wide range of individual development possibilities. Interested in joining our team? Fill out the form or email us your resume/CV (.pdf). We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Maxon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.