Small Planet is looking for a Director of Product Design to lead and inspire our product design team. This is a newly defined role and a chance to help shape the practice and role of design in our company.
In addition to leading the team to create world-class digital products, you will collaborate with our developers and product managers, build client relationships, and work with senior leadership to further our strategic goals.
This role will require you to be a strong, hands-on UX/UI designer with a history of creating stunning visual design and elegant product solutions for mobile applications and websites.
We need an empathetic manager who can mentor and develop our already excellent designers, while continuously raising the level of their work. You should be a natural leader and strategic thinker who can grow the product design team, develop business opportunities, and transform processes and workflows across the company.
You will need to shift roles seamlessly, from leading design on larger, more complex client engagements to overseeing the work of others and ensuring that client and user needs are being met in equal measure.
Your challenges will span product and business cycles and include:
We are looking for candidates who have:
With the above requirements as a baseline, we’re looking for openness and clear communication, as well as a drive for solving problems and moving forward.
We are mostly remote these days, and constant, effective collaboration across Slack, shared documents, video, and other tools has been especially important to our clients’ and our own success.
This is a great opportunity to join and influence an incredible team of smart, hard-working people who look out for each other and love making beautiful products that improve lives.
Small Planet makes world-class digital products for some of the world’s leading brands and organizations. From Warner Bros and FanDuel to Planned Parenthood and Voto Latino, we create meaningful user experiences that drive business success.
We’ve built a work culture that is deeply collaborative and hard-working, but also supportive and friendly. We truly respect a work-life balance, which can be a challenge (now more than ever).
Small Planet also strives to support a more inclusive, safe, and diverse world. Our core values propel us to foster an inclusive work environment, support organizations that advocate for social justice and diversity, and ensure that accessibility and inclusivity are reflected in the work we create.
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