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Head of Design
Posted on 3/17/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Management
Product Design
Research
UI/UX Design
Requirements
  • 15+ years of experience, preferably working on consumer-facing products
  • An expert in product design with a track record of delivering world class UX
  • You know what great looks like when it comes to visual design and brand
  • You have meaningful management experience overseeing a multi-disciplinary design team
  • You take pride in developing a high functioning team with a strong culture
  • You're an authority for your team on design thinking approaches and processes
  • You thrive in a startup environment and can inspire a team to hold a high bar while moving quickly
  • You've helped a team scale and know the pitfalls to avoid
Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of designers to deliver a world class experiences for our users
  • Partner closely with our CXO as well as our product management and engineering leaders to shape our vision, strategy, and processes
  • Drive business impact by leveraging the power of design thinking and coaching the team to deliver effective solutions
  • Develop a nuanced understanding of our users through research and identify new opportunities to deliver value to our dog owners, breeders, shelters, and rescues
  • Inspire and develop a multidisciplinary team by raising the team's level of design, decision making, and collaboration skills
  • Guide the team and colleagues through all phases of the design process in a rapidly moving startup environment
  • Set the standard and oversee all facets of design for the team, maintaining a high bar for quality
  • Define design principles and craft the brand story across the entire customer journey
  • Be hands-on and willing to roll up your sleeves when needed
Good Dog
Company mission
Find healthy, vet-checked puppies and dogs from trusted breeders and shelters.