Full-Time

Product Design Group Lead

LaunchDarkly

LaunchDarkly

501-1,000 employees

Feature management platform


$170,000 - $200,000

RSUs

Senior, Expert

Oakland, CA, USA

Required Skills
UI/UX Design
Product Design
Requirements
  • 10+ years experience
  • 1-2 years managing 1-3 people
  • Very senior IC in recent history (staff designer, principal designer) - needs to be player coach, will still be hands on designing experiences
  • Systems design experience
  • Ability to construct longer term visions / blueprints
  • Strong communicator
  • Low ego
  • Proven business impact
  • Strong technical experience / background
  • Enterprise B2B experience
Responsibilities
  • Leadership
  • Management, Mentoring, Influence
  • Serves as a standard bearer for User Experience within the broader organization.
  • Manages a team of Product Designers within their focus area. Responsible for career and performance management as well as day to day coaching and resource planning.
  • Helps define hiring standards and practices as well as hiring and building the team as necessary
  • Natural leader who can galvanize the team(s) around a shared vision, inspiring others to charge forward in support and realization of the team's "North Star".
  • Provides mentorship to all levels of designers.
  • Regularly provides training and support for new methods, tools, patterns
  • Visionary who can translate undefined ideas into an actionable design framework / roadmap.
  • Intuitive, with a strong ability to predict and anticipate user's unstated needs.
  • Experienced storyteller who drives consensus and influences through thoughtful, compelling visual narratives.
  • Generates adaptable and extensible UX frameworks, pushing other designers to think more flexibly.
  • Considers the experience outside of the immediate product
  • Creates specs, presentations, documents as needed to create clarity and alignment or help other designers execute.
  • Leads the creation of new product vision that can have a meaningful impact on business revenue.
  • Can propose and prototype new product areas related to use cases from customers.
  • Articulates strategy for emerging design/technology and its intersection with product and engineering.
  • Leads multiple systems/product design across multiple areas of focus.
  • Innovation leader by example. Other leaders and executives in the company seek out your expertise.
  • Critical feedback at the systems/strategic level in early design planning.
  • Elevates predictive market trends, affecting strategic planning.
  • Communicates design efforts to Senior leaders.
  • Expected to anticipate emerging issues and ensure that they are handled
  • Serves in senior consulting role on new products and future technologies, including market definition, business model, and core metrics targets at the company/product level
  • May lead/influence significant non related groups or areas outside of the individual’s area of functional expertise
  • Facilitates brainstorms, ideation sessions, design thinking workshops, design sprints, and other activities with partners within their product line, extended teams, and company leadership.
  • Pushes boundaries of a solution; raises the bar for design work. Looks for improvements to "The way it's always been done".
  • Anticipates needs for cross-product integrations and advocates for roadmap work to achieve them.
  • Peer to other company leaders; acts as a strategic thought-partner and conduit on behalf of the design team.
  • Supports leaders and members of a team through design pairing and reviews.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for a product or project across multiple disciplines.

LaunchDarkly’s mission is to help software teams to innovate faster but with control. The company is building a SaaS platform for developers to manage feature flags which enable teams to accelerate their software deployments while reducing risk.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$330.3M

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

-8%

2 year growth

8%

Benefits

Flexible work environment - Making an inclusive space for everyone means recognizing we all have our own individual working styles and needs.

Health and wellness - LaunchDarkly offers full coverage with health, dental, and vision plans for you and your dependents.

Salary and options - We're all in this together. LaunchDarkly offers competitive pay, equity, and the option to participate in a 401(k) program.

Learn and grow - We love to see our own continue to grow their skill sets—whether that's taking a class or attending a conference.