Lead Product Designer, Software and Services

Design/UX Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at SteelSeries

Gaming? Check. Esports? Check. Hardware? Check. Software? Check. We could go on and on.  The point is we've been helping gamers get better since 2001.  In fact, Esports pros have won more money using SteelSeries products than any other brand and we're just getting started. Esports and Gaming are multi-billion-dollar industries, and we're going to continue supporting them through innovative gear and software gamers need and love.  We believe in being true to the gaming community, which means being true to ourselves. We create products that help the best of the best be better, and products that help the not-so-good feel not-so-bad.  Most of us are gamers, but you don't have to be, we promise!  Just don't be surprised if you become one within a few weeks of starting! 

Want to see what we're up to? Find us on social media, where we're highlighting our community, amazing partners, and products!

 NECESSARY SKILLS:

This role is in our Software and Services group working on amazing software products for gamers. Check out our new platform that you will help build: https://steelseries.com/gg/ As a product manager, you would shape the vision, strategy, roadmap and execution of products on our SteelSeries:GG platform.

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SteelSeries GG helps create better connections with your gear, your people and your game.



- 8+ years experience in the field of product design, preferable in consumer software and/or gaming
- Demonstrated experience bringing products to market
- Highly motivated and goal-orientated individual that is able to work independently
- Bring deep experience in at least one of the following facets of design: User research, service design, interaction design or visual design
- Experience working in agile software delivery
- Growth mindset: Your enthusiasm to be curious, learn and grow has you continue to develop your craft and find new ways to be awesome

WITHIN 1 MONTH YOU WILL:

- Iterate on some visual design and release software to millions of gamers
- Collaborate closely with software engineers, product designers, product managers, and stakeholders globally
- Gather all the user research through the variety of feedback channels

WITHIN 3 MONTHS YOU WILL:

- Develop product experiments, perform ethnographic research, iterate on UI wireframes, build prototypes, and deliver design assets
- Empathize with our gamers through conducting a bunch of user interviews and other research methods
- Synthesize user research into meaningful actionable insights
- Prioritize user problems on product roadmaps
- Collaborate with the the design team building a shared design system and library

WITHIN 9 MONTHS YOU WILL:

- Shape how we consider product design at SteelSeries
- Mentor product designers in your craft
- Run more product experiments that you have ever done

FUN STUFF

Competitive salary
Great benefits
Free gear and games