Head of Design (with enterprise Fintech experience)

Location New York, NY (Fully remote)
Starts Actively Interviewing
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time with annual bonus and benefits
Rate $400K+ all in (including base and bonus)
Our client, a global financial services company, is looking to hire a full-time Head of Design with Fintech experience, fully remote but working East Coast hours.

Fintech experience is required along with experience managing a team of at least 30 people.

The Head of Design will oversee the design team for a new venture its a platform, not a product - an ecosystem within the private markets. Its very much like a start up right now and they are still creating the design language and innovating the components. This site needs a cool factor!

Head of Design Qualifications
Experience managing a design team
A portfolio showcasing product design work (ideally a demonstrable product)
Ability to speak to project contributions (what part of the module you worked on etc.)
They have rough design guidelines already in place but they need to evolve
High level but also hands on
Growth and start up mindset
Experience building something from nothing (going from 0 to 1 or at least from 0.5 to 1)
Financial services experience is not required but ideally some sort of corporate experience
It will be helpful to understand how to design for a regulated industry (what can and cant be said, etc.)
A hands on leadership style, leading by example
Ability manage the large details but at the same time aware of what's going on a granular level

Head of Design Duties
Manage design team and direct reports (day 1 it will be 13-15 direct reports but this will evolve)
Fulfill a strategic design leadership role
Oversee the design library, design forecasting, etc.
Stay on top of recent design trends this platform needs the cool factor
Able to build products from scratch, an entire design system
Build a mature product, enterprise scale with consistency across the platform
Challenge their design, looking at accessibility, etc.
Get it to an enterprise scale by year end
Lead the charge on growth and say what they need and why etc.
Bring a thoughtful approach to the growth plan

This is a full-time, fully remote Head of Design opportunity. for a very well-known financial services company, starting 2-3 after the offer is accepted!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Lauren.Calabrese@jobalert.creativecircle.com

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