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Hot Damn! it's a Freelance job

Here's the deal: Academy is looking for a Freelance Product Design Director (UX/UI) to make complex applications simple in our Brooklyn, NY, USA office. Human-Centered designers required. 


Our client, Output (https://output.com) is one of the most influential and fastest-growing music-making software companies in the world used by the likes of Drake, Bjork, Rihanna, and Coldplay, to name a few. Their focus is to inspire a new generation of music makers with a platform that brings the power of a studio to anyone, wherever they are. With groundbreaking products providing new sources of inspiration and sound; here at Output, we are on an endless journey to revolutionize the way creators make music.

As a Design Director working with Output, you will help define and drive the vision and at times execution of a project. In this role, you will apply your passion for brand, craft, and design fidelity to guide research and design processes, mentor talented members of your team, and collaborate with leaders of other disciplines.

You are a great design team leader, manager, systems-level design thinker, and visionary - with strong instincts and outstanding intuition - who will provide leadership and direction for a team of designers. Our ideal candidate has an uncanny sense for clean design, is a fierce advocate for the user, and is committed to creating elegantly simple user experiences from otherwise complex workflows. You also take the time to understand not just the execution side of design, but the business aspects of the products as well.

Academy is a Brooklyn, NY based Product Design Agency that believes that creating a culture of Human-Centered Design in organizations can build a better world around us. We do this by running Design Sprints and bringing UX & Design Thinking into organizations to shift their mindset of Design so that together, we can design products, services, and strategies that matter.

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6-9 years


Design, Human-Centered Design, Interaction, User Research

Date Posted

November 19, 2020 (Originally posted June 11, 2020)

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