New York, New York
6 month growth↑ 6%
1 year growth↑ 45%
2 year growth↑ 133%
- 10+ years of experience designing user-centered mobile and web experiences for consumers
- 5+ years of management experience, including leading design and research teams
- Deep expertise in user experience design, user interface design, interaction design, and design systems
- Exceptional leadership and communication skills
- Extensive experience mentoring, coaching, and teaching design
- Develop and evangelize a clear design vision aligned with the company's business objectives
- Effectively communicate design strategies, concepts, and decisions to executive leadership and other stakeholders
- Lead the product design team in defining and executing design strategies
- Establish and enforce design guidelines and standards to maintain a consistent and cohesive design language
- Collaborate with Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Partnerships department leaders to align user needs with business goals
- Experience building and growing a team while maintaining a great culture
- Portfolio showcasing innovative and impactful design work
We believe in the life changing impact youth sports have on and off the field. Sports encourage leadership, teamwork, responsibility, and confidence – important life lessons that have the power to propel our youth toward meaningful futures. We recognize that without coaches, parents, and volunteers, organized youth sports could not exist. By building the first and best place to experience the youth sports moments important to our community, we are helping families elevate the next generation through youth sports.
So if you love sports and their community building potential, or building cool products is your sport, GameChanger is the team for you. We are a remote first, dynamic tech company based in New York City, and we are solving some of the biggest challenges in youth sports today.
We are looking for a Sr. Director of Product Design who will be responsible for driving the vision, strategy, and execution of design initiatives at GameChanger. You will oversee a team of talented designers and design leaders to deliver delightful experiences that put users first and drive long-term business results. Reporting to the SVP of Product, you will partner closely with cross-functional leaders, including product, engineering, marketing, and partnerships, to unlock the disruptive power of design.
What You’ll Do:
Develop and evangelize a clear design vision aligned with the company’s business objectives.
Effectively communicate design strategies, concepts, and decisions to executive leadership and other stakeholders.
Lead the product design team in defining and executing design strategies that drive product innovation and differentiation.
Nurture and scale a robust team of designers, building an environment conducive to their best work. Foster continuous professional development within the team by staying abreast of best practices, skills, and tools.
Establish and enforce design guidelines and standards to maintain a consistent and cohesive design language across the GameChanger product experience.
Collaborate with Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Partnerships department leaders to align user needs with business goals and drive the organizational strategy.
Advocate for the value of design within the organization and promote a design-thinking culture.
Who You Are:
10+ years of experience designing user-centered mobile and web experiences for consumers with a successful track record of impacting business outcomes.
5+ years of management experience, including experience leading design and research teams within a cross-functional organization.
Deep expertise in user experience design, user interface design, interaction design, and design systems.
Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and influence cross-functional teams.
Extensive experience mentoring, coaching, and teaching the craft of design. Experience building and growing a team while maintaining a great culture and being willing and able to be hands-on as needed.
A portfolio showcasing how you’ve led innovative and impactful design work.
Work remotely or from our well-furnished, modern office in Manhattan, NY.
Unlimited vacation policy.
Paid volunteer opportunities.
WFH stipend - $500 annually to make your WFH situation comfortable.
Snack stipend - $60 monthly to have snacks shipped to your home office.
Full health benefits - medical, dental, vision, prescription, FSA/HRA., and coverage for family/dependents.
Life insurance - basic life, supplemental life, and dependent life.
Disability leave - short-term disability and long-term disability.
Retirement savings - 401K plan offered through Vanguard, with a company match.
Company paid access to a wellness platform to support mental, financial and physical wellbeing.
Generous parental leave.
DICK’S Sporting Goods Teammate Discount.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
The target salary range for this position is between $200,000 and $230,000. This is part of a competitive total rewards package that includes incentive, equity, and benefits for eligible roles. Individual pay may vary from the target range and is determined by a number of factors including experience, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations. We review all teammate pay regularly to ensure competitive and fair pay.
GameChanger (a subsidiary of DICK’S Sporting Goods) has company-wide practices to monitor and protect the company from significant compliance and monetary implications as it pertains to employer state tax liabilities. Due to said guidelines put in place, we are unable to hire in AK, DE, HI, IA, LA, MS, MT, OK, and SC.