Lead Product Designer

Lead Product Designer

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If you apply, we'd love to see a sampling of your design work in place of a cover letter.

We are seeking an experienced Product Designer to join us in originating, developing, and launching new experiences.

We encourage any candidate that meets 70% of the qualifications to still apply!

You'll enjoy this role if you can

  • Drive the ideation and concept development for new experiences while partnering with development teams on defining the concept and vision for our products.
  • Translate the vision and roadmap into engaging and well-balanced features and systems. Discover opportunities for and conceptualize new systems, content, and feature improvements.
  • Partner with development teams to create and evangelize a product roadmap that supports the company vision and performance goals.
  • Communicate and coordinate with the wider design & development team throughout the development process, iterating on designs, features, and processes until we get it right.
  • Test and tune balance throughout the product life cycle.


Functional Skills:

  • Strong experience with Cinema4D
  • Proven experience working with a team that had been involved in developing and shipping at least one high quality web and/or mobile app that reached scale.
  • Proven experience driving product features from inception to launch, with iterative development, getting feedback early and often, and making data driven decisions.
  • Experience documenting, modeling, and developing system designs.

Soft Skills:

  • Effective communication - you communicate frequently, directly and clearly; You are great at giving feedback and receiving feedback.
  • Great attention to detail, positive attitude and a team player spirit.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: ability to operate in ambiguity and roll up your sleeves.

Nice To Have

  • Leadership. A track record of driving digital product design projects from research through release and shipping at scale (3+ years of experience).
  • Portfolio. An impressive body of work that highlights your diverse design skillset.
  • Domain expertise. Unique viewpoints on design tools, mapping software, data visualization, and graphics applications that add something new to the team.
  • Technical chops. Exposure to AI, machine learning, or computer vision will be helpful. Bonus points for frontend web development.
  • Internationalization. Experience designing for a global audiences with a variety of different needs.
  • Initiative. Examples of how you have proactively identified problems and rallied support in the past.

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