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Director of Product Design

Job title: Director of Product Design
Contract type: Full-time
Location: San Francisco, California
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 404218
Contact name: Allie Diaz
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

We’re looking for a mission-driven individual to lead and rapidly grow a team of topflight product designers, and create engaging and effective experiences that result in dramatically positive health outcomes. This person will be a key contributor within our org, and will work closely with our Engineering, Product, and Clinical team leaders.

Your team will craft engaging, simple, beautiful, and effective programs that will empower and enable people to do the things they love. You will plan and direct a redesign of our core app, oversee the development of a new design system, and lead your team to extend that system into new offerings.

WHAT YOU'LL ACCOMPLISH

• Lead product experience creative vision; identify and visualize opportunities to up-level our product experiences to benefit our users and our brand

• Mentor, grow, and manage a team of product designers

• Collaborate with Product to identify and codify product requirements, based on user needs and business needs

• Direct the design of layouts, interaction patterns, visual design, motion, illustration, and system libraries

• Identify most important needs and opportunities for user research efforts

• Collaborate with Engineering on process improvements

• Communicate design vision and interaction with prototypes, presentations, and mocks

• Lead the creation of product experiences that are simple and elegant at feature- and whole app-level

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

• Portfolio that showcases your command of user experience, service, and interface design

• Demonstrated ability to develop and ship best-in-class successful products

• Keen sense of layout, type, imagery, motion, and visual hierarchy to support usability and brand presence

• Mastery over user research and user-centered design processes

• Experience in app redesign and rebranding; planning and developing design systems, and extending them to scale products in new and bold directions

• Skill in guiding and overseeing UX writing and writing standards

• Stong, committed, nurturing leader with experience growing teams with high quality results, low attrition, and happy team members

• Comfort in managing multiple complex projects and guiding delivery in a timely manner • Ability to provide thoughtful critique and helpful guidance to others

• Comfortable presenting work at executive level and using design to build alignment

• Ability to provide strong influence and impact on product direction by being a thoughtful, proactive partner with Product and Engineering colleagues

• Solid history in leading UX, UI, HCI, product design and/or service design for consumer and/or enterprise native mobile and/or web-served apps

• Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, Human-computer Interaction (HCI), or equivalent

• 12+ years of UX/product/service design experience and 3+ years of management experience

• Fluency in Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision; iOS/Android native app patterns, responsive/HTML/CSS design BONUS POINTS

• Experience in healthcare, education, exercise, or other personal program delivery design

• Experience in hardware, wearables, and/or hardware-based interfaces

• Experience in packaging and OOBE

• Strength in illustration, iconography, motion design

• Fluency in Framer, Principle, Flinto

• Design for accessibility and/or localizalization

• Master’s degree in Interaction Design, Customer Experience Design, HCI or similar

WHAT SHAPES OUR COMPANY

• Trust: We trust our teammates to always act in the team and company’s best interest. • Hustle: We’re creative, we’re unrelenting, we find a way.

• Effective communication: We’re prompt and concise.

• Learn-it-all (vs know-it-all): We’re always willing to learn.

• Frugal: We don’t waste money and especially not time

WHAT YOU'LL LOVE ABOUT US

• Competitive compensation with meaningful stock options

• Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance (We cover 100% of your premium and 75% for your dependents)

• FSA/HSA accounts

• Family & fertility benefit through Maven Clinic

• 401K match

• 3 months paid parental leave

• Professional Development budget

• Monthly wellness benefit

• Generous mental health stipend

• Noise-cancelling headphones

• Work from home policy

• Opportunity to join a fantastically talented, diverse, and passionate team at a pivotal time in the company’s lifecycle If you're interested - we'd love to hear from you. No recruiters, please. Hinge Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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