Director of Product Design

Location San Francisco, CA (Temporarily remote)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration full time
Status Full-Time
Rate $200,000 DOE
Our financial services client is looking for a Director of Product Design to join their team full time to support their corporate business banking customer segment. This role will be onsite once a week until the end of the year.

The ideal candidate will have a background in banking or fintech and has experience building out and managing teams.

As the Director of Product Design, you will be:
- client facing
- supporting their Corporate (Business Banking) customer segment
- hiring and building a design team from scratch - roughly 6 to 10 people
- leading and directing thoughtful UX
- leading and directing a high standard of visual design
- collaborating with product and engineering teams
- communicating design principles clearly to executives and junior designers
- running user-research when/where necessary in the design cycle
- mentoring and grow the skills of junior designers
- presenting your teams work across the org
- managing design projects from initiation to production
- pushing product thinking to always be customer/user-centric
- leading regular design reviews
- leading daily standups

To be considered as the Director of Product Design, you will need:
- 10+ years of product design experience
- 4+ years of management experience
- experience with complex flows and user problems
- passion for visual design, typography, interactive design, animation, illustration
- multiple examples of quality work that has gone to production
- demonstrated ability to grow and mentor teams of designers
- profound awareness of the value of good spacing in design
- proven ability to manage up and down
- prior success building strong relationships across teams.

DEC. 2021

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Marie.Jayme@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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