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Director of Consumer Product Design
Posted on 2/1/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • 7+ years experience designing digital products and systems, including working on consumer facing products
  • 3+ years of leading and building diverse, equitable, and inclusive design teams and managing people
  • Experience growing and leading engaged and effective design teams with a track record of helping designers grow their skills and careers
  • Exhibit a bias for action with a desire to make an impact every single day
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to inspire team members and influence overall product strategy with company leadership and diverse stakeholders
  • Experience working across the product lifecycle including research and discovery, user experience design, and design systems
  • Experience designing complex products with multiple types of users
  • Experience designing experiences that bridge the digital and physical user experience
  • Interest and excitement about complex systems and solving new, challenging problems in a sector ripe for innovation
  • Work alongside Product and Engineering leaders and a team of talented product designers to set the vision and strategy for Orchard's consumer products. These products include:
  • Home Search: our home discovery platform makes it easy for customers to not just browse homes but find the right one for their specific needs
  • Financing: our Orchard Home Loans service enables easy mortgage approval and removes complexity for the customer
  • Customer Dashboard: our dashboard provides every Orchard customer with visibility into what's next in the home buying & selling journey, the ability to take actions like signing documents, viewing aggregated feedback about their listing, and more
  • Growth: we're building 01 product experiences with strategic partners that delight customers and drive growth
  • Help to define and effectively communicate the team's goals and priorities, both within and outside of the Product Design team
  • Be responsible for the overall performance of the consumer product design team including resource allocation, project prioritization, hiring, and team culture
  • Own hiring, mentoring, coaching, and supporting the consumer design team by defining clear career and growth plans
  • Ensure a customer-research led culture continues to permeate our consumer product design team - it's a core part of our culture today and something we want to double-down on as we scale
  • Work closely with the Head of Design to establish best practices and effective processes to elevate the quality and impact of design work across the organization
  • Effectively advocate for design led initiatives such as design systems, research and discovery
  • Play a key role in shaping the future of Orchard

501-1,000 employees

Online platform for buying and selling residential real estate
Company Overview
Orchard wants to reinvent the way people buy and sell their homes.
  • Comprehensive benefits - We offer medical, vision, and dental benefits for employees and dependents, with some plans fully sponsored by Orchard.
  • Paid parental leave - We offer new parents up to 18 weeks paid leave to bond with their newborns—plus a customized one-month transition period to ease into life as a working parent.
  • Paid family leave - We offer up to 10 weeks paid leave for employees who need to care for sick family members.
  • Flexible paid time off - We count your contributions, not vacation days. Take the time you need to recharge and refresh.
  • Team events - From monthly town hall meetings to team lunches and gatherings outside of the office, we make time to celebrate wins and unwind together.
  • Paid industry certification - We cover dues on licenses and renewal fees for brokers, realtors, and more.
Company Values
  • Create raving fans
  • Own it
  • Find a way
  • Treat people with respect
  • Mission before team. Team before self
  • Commit yourself to grestness- every day