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Lead Product Designer
Posted on 7/2/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Figma
Management
UI/UX Design
Requirements
  • 5-8 plus years of experience designing delightful user experiences for a range of responsive web and native mobile apps and a portfolio showing your processes and deliverables. We are interested in learning how you approach problems and think through them
  • Formal or informal experience in coaching, mentoring, and guiding team members, helping them develop and grow
  • Experience developing/consuming component-based design systems
  • Expertise in Figma and other relevant UX design software tools
Responsibilities
  • Create iterative design documentation including user journey flows, wireframes, visual designs, and detailed specifications of behaviors and design implementation
  • Use user research data (from usability studies, surveys, interviews, etc.) and usage metrics to inform design choices
  • Act as a champion for good user experience, sharing best practices and demonstrating curiosity about customer needs and behaviors
  • Work closely with product managers, engineers, and other designers iteratively to design, refine, and validate your UX solutions
  • Demonstrate a proven approach to discovering and mapping user needs, experiences, and customer journeys
  • Maintain an extremely high bar for usability, beauty, quality, and consistency through applying best practice design UCD principles
  • Engage in collaboration with your peers whether that's in design feedback sessions or in ensuring that you're all in alignment on larger product goals and initiatives
  • Be a big picture thinker - connect the dots as part of a larger system, and work with other Design Leads to ensure you are all in alignment about overall goals and priorities
  • As a hands-on Designer and people manager, you are both a champion of your craft, but you're also looking to own and lead a significant area of the Kandji product
  • Provide the Designers you manage with clear guidance, inspiration, mentorship, coaching, and feedback, and be a champion for both crafts as well as career development
  • Ensure that Designers are consistently and clearly documenting their work including the processes and methods behind their solutions (the why's and how's) and that the story behind their work is always strong
  • Accelerate team efficiency by improving processes and workflows both within the design team as well as within wider cross-functional product teams
  • Support Designers in undertaking user research and testing ensuring a thoughtful approach to validating product ideas, hypotheses, and concepts with customers early and often
  • Sweat the small stuff - understand that the little details are what make people love a product
  • Be a team player - humble, hardworking, egoless, and willing to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help others be successful
  • Contribute to and positively shape the design team's culture through collaboration, feedback, and process iteration
Desired Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience designing responsive design patterns and design systems that employ best practice UX and Design
  • A strong focus on usability and efficiency with a drive to simplify complex problems
  • Strong information design experience with a solid foundation in UX design heuristics and a user-centered approach to designing software for people
  • Deep understanding of best practice interaction design principles, especially Apple's Human Interface Guidelines, and familiarity with accessibility standards
  • Proven ability to maintain attention to detail across project deliverables; management of version control issues
  • A natural ability to build strong relationships -- with your team, your manager as well as various cross-functional team members
  • Ability to thrive in an ego-free, collaborative, and cross-functional team environment
  • A confident design leader, an excellent communicator, and a cross-organizational team player that can thrive in a dynamic sometimes ambiguous working environment
  • You care about people and enjoy managing and mentoring Designers ensuring they have a clear direction and support
  • You are excited and intent on raising the bar with smart, delightful solutions that solve real customer problems and align with wider company goals and priorities
  • You seek and offer candid and constructive feedback, and lean into challenges with curiosity, humility, and a willingness to understand
  • You possess a deep sense of accountability, fostering a high degree of responsibility within your product team and the wider Design team
Kandji

201-500 employees

Apple device management
Company Overview
Kendji's mission is to harmonize technology and security through innovative software that powers secure and productive global work.
Benefits
  • Health Coverage - 100% individual and dependent medical + dental + vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Equity for full-time employees
  • New MacBook Pro and software setup
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth
  • An outstanding, inclusive culture
  • 4% 401(k) company match
  • Monthly Uber Eats meal credit
  • $1,000 Home Office Equipment Stipend
  • $50 monthly Internet reimbursement
  • Equipment discounts
  • Week long company shutdown, first week of August
  • 10 Health and Wellness Days
  • 12 weeks of Paid Parental Leave
  • 14 Holidays