Senior Product Designer

Melbourne

Here at affix, we have loved partnering with ambitious businesses like our friends over at Memories who have dedicated themselves to using tech for good. The team is continuing to grow and now we have a new Senior Product Design role with them which is perfect for someone who is looking for a fresh start come the new year.

‘The global pandemic has put many things into perspective, and the need for companies to lead with a community first, people-oriented approach is just one of them. 93% of employees today believe now, more than ever before, companies must lead with purpose.’ With statistics like that we make it our mission to partner with companies that we believe our candidate community can really make an impact to help others. If you are a Senior Product Designer who would wants a chance to make a real difference then keep reading…

About Memories:
Launched in Melbourne in 2014, Memories Group Limited (MGL) comprises two products; Future me and Memories. Together they are a digital legacy platform that allows people to capture their personal legacies and safeguard their most cherished memories of their loved ones, including those that have passed in an ad-free, private and secure space online. MGL closed its Series A capital raising in June 2021, with a total investment of $34.0m

How does memories work?

  • Timeline: Your own webpage to visually capture a lifetime of memories for you or a loved one, even when they have passed.
  • Future Messages: A modern day time capsule that helps you record messages to be delivered in the future.
  • Vault: Your Vault gives you the option to keep your most precious memories safe, secure and private.
  • Memories Store: Send physical gifts to loved ones and/or contribute virtual gifts to their Timelines.

Data talks- MGL reach as of July 2021:

  • 5.8 million members with on average 200k new members per month across 195 countries
  • 8 million active engagements
  • 388k app downloads
  • 878k unique visitors in July alone

About the team:
Throughout April-August 2021, MGL has brought its Product and Technology team in-house.The team is global, with developers located in Australian, European and American time zones, providing MGL with 24/7 development.

With the team currently sitting at 45 MGL has recently hired over 17 people (made up of permanent employees and contractors) across product, design, data and technical support to support their growth and increase in demand for the product. Along with partnering with an external agency we have recently hired a product designer set to start mid Jan who you would be partnering with and mentoring, they are pretty fab and have a lot to offer in terms of design experience, user first mentality and overall awesome personality!
  
About the role:
Reporting directly to the Chief Product & Delivery Officer this role will be responsible for the design of Memories B2B and B2C products. You will be involved in developing new and existing ideas from initial concept stage through prototyping and finally to production, as well as optimising the design of existing products.By partnering with cross-functional teams and customers, you will turn your insights into human centered design products in a creative environment that requires proven leadership skills and the ability to execute a creative vision. You will work with the core team in Australia and be supported by staff in the Philippines, and satellite staff in the UK and USA. Role and

Responsibilities:

  • Create design concepts to determine the best product
  • Present product ideas to relevant team members for brainstorming
  • Suggest improvements to design and performance to product engineers
  • Employ design concepts into functional prototypes
  • Perform research on product technologies and structures to implement into design concepts
  • Maintain up to date on current industry trends and market conditions
  • Coordinate with designers to ensure accurate communication and efficiency in the design phase
  • Modify and revise existing designs to meet and exceed customer expectations

Skills Required:

  • Proven experience in all phases of the design process including user research, copywriting, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, interaction design, and usability testing
  • Experience designing across web and mobile platforms
  • Ability to collect and interpret both qualitative and quantitative feedback
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional team members
  • Ability to effectively communicate and persuade around design concepts
  • Passion for design; not satisfied with the status quo and always thinking of ways to improve
  • Dynamic, creative personality, effective at engaging and influencing a variety of audiences

Benefits:

  • STI Bonus structure included in total package
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Culture of delivering results in an empowering, trusting and collaborative way
  • Celebrate success in all of its forms
  • Individuals are in charge of their own destiny and have the ability and support to forge their own path for their personal and professional development.

Next Steps: 
Hi!! We’re affix. We have the awesome job of partnering with inspiring tech companies such as Memories to help them scale their teams with the addition of great humans. If you think this role and Memories are a good fit for you, then we would love to meet you. So go on, apply, tell us about yourself and then let’s connect. 

Breanna Skeen
[email protected] 

Alex Post
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Date Listed
14/01/2022
Reference
AF1280479
Location
Melbourne
Contact
[email protected]
Type
Permanent / Full Time