Digital Product Designer

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The Creative Team at MoMA brings together specialists in marketing, content, editorial, design, and digital product, driven by finding new ways to bring the Museum’s mission and message to life and by building meaningful relationships with new and existing audiences globally. Through this work, we create moments that support our Mission Statement and support the financial sustainability of MoMA by strengthening the earned revenue streams of the Museum.

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting resumes for a Digital Product Designer. Reporting to the Head of Digital Product, the Digital Product Designer role designs digital experiences for the Museum and is responsible for the user interface, user experience, and information architecture across all public-facing digital surfaces (e.g. moma.org, in gallery technology, digital signage) reaching millions of people who interact with the Museum both on-site and online.

Responsibilities

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Partners with Product Managers, Developers, Content Producers, and Marketing Managers to oversee the user journey and design of a product from conception to launch.

  • Collaborates with curators, educators, membership, and other stakeholders to understand and support design needs for external-facing products.

  • Ideates, crafts, and iterates on designs adhering to the MoMA brand while considering stakeholders’ needs, organizational requirements, quantitative data, and technical considerations.

  • Develops user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and hi-fidelity designs.

  • Stewards MoMA’s brand across our digital properties and maintains our standards for web design.

  • Effectively communicates and presents designs for review to internal teams and key stakeholders.

  • Exercises independent judgement in developing and executing design and UX for MoMA digital products.

  • Prepares, specs, and provides feedback on designs in collaboration with software developers.

  • Performs any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in interaction design, product design, graphic design (with a concentration in UI/UX), or work equivalent. Strong portfolio of diverse projects, and should include examples ranging in scale, design case studies, and interactive work. Must be a multifaceted designer who is a natural collaborator capable of abstract and conceptual thinking, user experience and visual design expertise, and thoughtful storytelling.

  • Strong visual and interaction design sensibilities, with an eye for detail, typography, color, responsive layouts, and user journey conceptualization.

  • Experience with performing user research and A/B testing and incorporating the results to help inform design decisions.

  • Ability to work in existing design systems and produce designs that adhere to MoMA’s digital design principles.

  • Understanding of web best practices, including web standards, creating responsive designs, and accessibility standards.

  • Proficiency with Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, or other design and prototyping tools.

  • Experience with HTML, SASS/CSS, Semantic DOM, and Javascript.

  • Some experience with front-end development and templating languages (such as Jekyll, Handlebars, etc.).

  • Experience working with and understanding the needs of cultural institutions or arts organizations.

  • Familiarity with product development life cycle and Agile processes.

How to Apply

Application instructions: Applicants should submit a resume and a statement of interest. Please include a URL of your portfolio of work in your cover letter or resume or upload your portfolio with your application.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the Museum, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, unemployment status, familial status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, caregiver status, arrest or conviction record to the extent required by applicable law, credit history, or any other protected category as established by applicable law, including the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”).

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Posted on July 12