Product Designer
TradeCard, Inc. - New York, NY

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We seek a Product Designer who can effectively work on virtual teams in the definition, and design of new applications and enhancements to the TradeCard suite, as well as support the implementation and deployment phases of these new products. The TradeCard product suite is delivered to our customers and partners within a Software as a Service (SaaS) environment, therefore all designs must consider our total community of partners and clients including importers, exporters, on-line business to business communities, financial institutions, freight consolidators and forwarders as well as inspection services firms. These relationships are fundamental to the success of TradeCard’s business model.

The Product Designer will be responsible for the following:
  • Defining business requirements and their technical solutions for new or enhanced applications within the TradeCard suite
  • Developing all solution documentation including business process maps, functional specifications and API integration designs
  • Coordinating and supporting other documentation including business process procedures, training documentation, help text and Quality Assurance testing scenarios
  • Providing knowledge transfer training sessions to key shareholder groups, train the trainer concept
  • Supporting baseline customer and marketing communications documents for roll out activities
  • Establishing and managing relationships with key shareholders ensuring the successful design implementation and deployment of the TradeCard product suite
  • Coordinating extensively with the Development and Quality Assurance testing teams to ensure that product enhancements meet expectations and are designed in a manner consistent with the TradeCard product suite
  • Interfacing with business owners or subject matter experts in researching/evaluating related industry tools and functionality to improve the TradeCard product
  • Providing status reports, including identification of critical issues/obstacles and resolutions, to the Product Design Office
Ideal candidates will possess the following background and experience:
  • 5+ years software application design experience, including writing product specifications
  • Experience in messaging design using known business messaging standards including X.12 and EDIFACT
  • Experience in object design and modeling.
  • Working knowledge of Object Oriented Design and Data Modeling
  • Working knowledge of Software as a Service (SaaS) design
  • Supply Chain and or Global Transportation experience is a plus
  • Agile methodology experience a plus
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Effective problem solving abilities
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree/MBA preferred
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