Freelance Senior Product Designer, Web

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago

<p><strong>Freelance Senior Product Designer, Web</strong></p>
<p><strong>About VICE</strong></p>
<p>An international media company that captures people at the heart of stories, and focuses on the ideas, issues, and context that other outlets miss. Launched in 1994, VICE operates in 35 cities across the globe, making 1500 pieces of content every day with a focus on five lines of business: VICE Digital, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICELAND, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.</p>
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<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
<p>At VICE, product designers help the world’s most creative people tell stories that inspire. They work across web and native platforms to connect content teams to audiences around the world. They are driven by collaboration, data, research, and honest design principles.</p>
<p>We’re looking for a long-term freelancer excited to design for VICE’s web products, contribute to our growing set of tools and components, and create new and authentic ways to present the stories enlightening and entertaining our audience.</p>
<p><strong>Scope of Assignment x You</strong></p>
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<div>Take designs from start to finish—from early exploration and research, to wireframes and high-fidelity mocks</div>
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<div>Contribute to our codebase by designing, building, and documenting a library of reusable components</div>
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<div>Work with researchers to test prototypes with readers and share findings throughout the company</div>
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<div>Design informed products by meeting with editors, producers, and members of the commercial team</div>
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<div>Collaborate with both product and brand designers to share your process, offer honest feedback, and mentor younger members of the team.</div>
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<p><strong>Qualifications</strong></p>
<p><strong>You have these:</strong></p>
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<div>Experience designing audience-facing digital products, preferably in news media</div>
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<div>A strong portfolio of work showing your ability to construct complex flows with consistent patterns</div>
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<div>Curiosity and empathy for both the audience you design for and your teammates</div>
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<div>A well-rounded toolkit—from design and prototyping tools to experience writing your own front-end code</div>
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<div>A passion not only for technology and design, but also for meaningful journalism and creative storytelling</div>
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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We want to find people who believe in our goals, and feel inspired enough to grow while they’re here to fill the role, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. We encourage you to apply and show us what you’ve got. To learn more read the</span><a href="https://viceguideto.vice.com/"> <strong>VICE Guide to VICE</strong></a></p>
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<p><strong>Working at VICE</strong></p>
<p>VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. </p>
<p>VICE offers comprehensive benefits including but not limited to trans-inclusive benefits, fertility benefits, and tuition reimbursement. We also have dog-friendly days, bagel Fridays, and the occasional drag show in our conveniently located Williamsburg office. Day-to-day you can enjoy a rooftop garden full of edible produce (in the summer), beverages, healthy snacks and the opportunity to make the work of a lifetime if you’re into that sort of thing, which we hope you are.</p>
<p>Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.</p>
<p>If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.</p>
<p><strong>Equal Employment Opportunities:</strong> VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity are major benefits to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.  We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. </p>
<p>VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whetted her such sponsorship will be provided.</p>
<p>Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.</p>
<p>VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.</p>
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