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