VP of Design
Posted on 12/2/2023
INACTIVE
Merlyn Mind

51-200 employees

AI platforms and tools enhancing education productivity
Company Overview
Merlyn Mind stands out as a purpose-driven company, committed to leveraging artificial intelligence to transform the education sector. With a team composed of experienced professionals from leading tech companies, they are developing large language models to enhance productivity and human potential. Their inclusive work culture, comprehensive benefits package, and commitment to diversity make it an appealing workplace for those seeking to make a significant impact in the intersection of AI and education.
Education

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$29M

Founded

2018

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

21%

2 year growth

127%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Marketing
Business Strategy
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • A minimum of 10 years of design experience, with at least 5 in a management position
  • A strong portfolio of design work that showcases a breadth of skills and impact on business outcomes
  • Proven track record of leading and growing design teams in a fast-paced, innovative environment
  • Exceptional ability to communicate design vision and strategies at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated success in working with cross-functional teams and executing design strategies that contribute to overarching business goals
  • Deep understanding of user experience, visual design, and product definition
  • Master's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field preferred (or equivalent experience)
Responsibilities
  • Build, lead, and mentor a world-class design team
  • Take responsibility for the professional development and engagement of designers across various disciplines
  • Craft and articulate design strategies that align with organizational goals and objectives
  • In collaboration with other areas of the organization, define the future roadmap of design initiatives and ensure their alignment with the company's strategic vision
  • Oversee the design process from concept through to final execution, ensuring that all design deliverables meet the highest standards of quality and user experience
  • When needed, assume the role of designer for specific projects
  • Conceptualize vision projects
  • Foster collaboration across multiple departments such as product management, marketing, and engineering
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure product designs are user-focused and fully integrated into our business strategy
  • Champion the role and value of design within the organization, promoting design thinking and customer-centric approaches to solve business challenges
  • Assess and improve design processes, tools, and workflows to boost productivity, collaboration, and innovation
  • Develop and oversee the design budget, ensuring efficient allocation of resources, and manage investment priorities in line with design objectives