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Director of Design

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours



201-500 employees

Continuous Integration and Delivery platform

AI & Machine Learning

Compensation Overview

$243k - $303kAnnually


San Francisco, CA, USA + 1 more

Product & UX/UI Design
UI/UX & Design
Required Skills
UI/UX Design
  • 10+ years of experience in designing user experiences and interaction design for rich, interactive consumer or enterprise applications, with a minimum of 5 years managing and leading design and research teams.
  • Experience in building and designing tools that are productivity enhancements for teams, preferably for the developer ecosystem.
  • A proactive problem solver with a strong bias towards action and curiosity to go beyond the job description.
  • A proven track record in bringing a user focus to high-impact, high-visibility projects.
  • A respected people manager with high EQ, and excellent storytelling and communication skills.
  • A strong portfolio showcasing problem-solving skills at a large scale and high design caliber.
  • Ability to lead the design of complex systems of interactions across web, mobile, and API touchpoints.
  • Ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex user design issues into clean, understandable solutions
  • Ability to lead, coach, inspire, and motivate a team to create and deliver truly remarkable work
  • Ability to attract and recruit exceptional talent
  • Demonstrated understanding of user-centered design skills, disciplines, and principles as well as an eye for subtle detail
  • Experience facilitating workshops and brainstorming sessions
  • Direct the product design, visual design, and UX Research design functions to align the talent, tools, and processes with the business goals and product strategy.
  • Bring a first-class, consumer-grade, user experience to developers.
  • Use your knowledge of best practices to lead a design team across the full product life cycle, from user research to requirements refinement to prototyping and ultimately to production product
  • Work with Engineering, Product Management, and Marketing to translate business strategies into actionable products and design deliverables.
  • Become deeply immersed in the developer ecosystem and understand developer problems.
  • Understand and measure the metrics that drive business success and the impact of the design team's work.
  • Practice a highly efficient, iterative design process to support the vision.
  • Get hands-on by rapidly developing user flows, wireframes, mockups, etc. as needed.
  • Attract, inspire, mentor, and grow top design talent while building a culture that elevates performance.
  • Improve the operational model to increase team effectiveness.
  • Create a culture of craft, quality, and execution by inspiring and leading product designers across experience levels.

CircleCI offers a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) platform that prioritizes automation, security, and compliance, supporting integration with various services to accelerate software delivery for engineering teams. The platform emphasizes world-class automation, security, and compliance features to drive productivity and protect businesses, with support for integration with services like AWS, Slack, and Atlassian.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Working remotely at CircleCI - Whether it’s a peaceful home or a house full of kids, roommates, or pets, your office can be where you need it. CircleCI has been a remote-first company since the beginning. We’ll ensure you stay well-connected with your teammates every day through tools like Zoom, Slack, Confluence, Google Suite, and GitHub. We also provide a home office stipend to help you do your best work.

Health and wellness - Regardless of location, we prioritize the health and wellness of our employees and their families. In addition to unlimited PTO, we offer generous parental leave and benefits that can cover employees and dependents up to 100%. We also offer quarterly wellness days, a free Calm subscription, wellness reimbursement, and Cleo for new parents.

Professional development - At CircleCI, employees have ample opportunity to learn new skills, including project-based learning and presentations from our colleagues. Udemy is available for on-demand learning and we offer an annual stipend for personal development outside of CircleCI. Your continued professional development is important to us because it’s important to you.