Product Design Lead

Product Design Lead

Asia

*Relocation and visa provided for ideal candidates

The Product Design Lead needs to be a champion in all facets of the design process. You will lead a business unit and a team. You will have hands-on experience with visual design, skilled in Interaction and product design. As a well-rounded UX/UI professional you will connect the dots between business needs, innovation and good design. A great communicator with extensive cross functional collaboration experience and able to balance user needs and business objectives.

Skilled at:

  • Ability to build user flow charts, storyboards, wire frames, and related elements that play into the planning phase of an application.

  • Experienced in conducting user research to make trade offs backed up by validate user testings, data and experience.

  • Plan and conduct cross functional product strategy workshops to facilitate ideations and creations of UX related artefacts to help product scoping and delivery planning.

  • Strong focus on usability and interactive design.

  • Researching and analyzing industry UX/UI trends and competitor sites and strategies.

  • Regular review of usage data to analyze user behaviour, pain points and to inform design decisions.

  • Able to handle expectations of Stakeholders and setting clear vision and get buy in cross functional.

  • Able to evangelize UX across the organization.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 7+ years working experience as a UX Designer.

  • 2-3 year of experience lead a team or department

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. graphic, interaction, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.

  • Mastered design techniques, such as:  building user personas, storyboarding, user research and wireframes.

  • Fluent in responsive design, native mobile/tablet across UI/UX design.

  • Expert knowledge of major mobile platforms.

  • Strong design portfolio and aesthetic

Dir of Product Design

Dir of Product Design

NYC - Tech company

As Director of Product Design, you’ll be managing a design team and collaborating with world-class startup teams of Product, Engineering, Data, Marketing, and Business units.

The Dir of Product Design will lead in the vision of segment users and craft new customer experience journeys.

On the job:

  • Define and champion design philosophy and principles

  • Improve overall quality of design, visual experiences by establishing and rolling out consistent design patterns & experiences across the product

  • Own and lead the build out of a design system

  • Work with Testing team, create prototypes

  • Develop appropriate process between Design and Front End Engineering to help us ship faster

  • Ensure strong design and user experience from beginning to end

  • Hold your team accountable for delivering cohesive and strong designs to product and engineering

  • Grow and mentor a design team

You should have:

  • 7+ years of experience designing software products

  • At least 3+ years leading design teams at product companies

  • A minimum of 2 years focused on mobile-centric experiences

  • Proficient in Sketch, InVision, Webflow, Zeplin, UserTesting

  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript (iOS, Android are a plus)

  • A passion for user research and user testing, and deep experience analyzing user feedback and behavior

  • Experience working with a data team to uncover actionable insights

  • Strategic design thinker, a collaborator and a champion of the user

  • An excellent communicator, able to synthesize research in a compelling way to rally the team to solve real user needs

  • Ability to understand the brand principles and ensure they are properly represented in the product

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in :Product Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, or a related field