Director of Product Design

  • Location

    San Francisco

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    UX/UI Design

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  • Contact:

    Katie Mahoney

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  • Consultant:

    Katie Penton

As a Director of Design, you will build and lead our exceptional high agency all-remote team to achieve ambitious objectives. You’ll be working closely with Directors from Product, Engineering, and Marketing to establish cross functional collaboration and coordination across the organization. If qualified, apply today!

Within one month:

  • You will start building a trusting relationship with cross functional teams and peers
  • You will continue building out the Product Design including defining the necessary roles, and the complete recruiting and hiring process
  • You will understand the what, why, and how of the projects that your teams are working on, how those projects contribute to our company goals, as well as current status, risks, and mitigations
  • You will build a better understanding of our high agency value by reading Turn the Ship Around and sharing your thoughts about it with your manager and your team

Within three months:

  • You will have a trusting relationship with your direct team and are able to connect their work to their own career goals
  • Your peers in product, engineering, and marketing are enthusiastic to work with you because you reliably follow-through with your commitments
  • You will be able to communicate the 1-year vision for your team, and the sustainable execution and hiring plan to get there

Within six months:

  • You will have improved planning, communication, hiring, and onboarding processes to help the team scale as we grow
  • You will celebrate the fact that your org has delivered key results in support of their objectives for the year

Within one year:

  • You will have hired and retained exceptional people to make our team even more representative of the world’s population
  • You will collaborate with product and engineering leadership to develop the next set of ambitious goals that your org should work towards
  • You will develop a clear technical and execution strategy to achieve that next set of goals


  • You have experience growing (through both hiring and career development) high quality and diverse teams
  • You have led a team of multiple product designers
  • You have owned the product design strategy for multiple complex products, across an organization
  • You have proven experience developing and communicating Design strategy decisions to senior leadership and cross-functional teams
  • You have experience collaborating with and designing for highly technical users
  • Your working hours overlap with 8am-4pm Pacific Time for at least 10 hours per week so we have time to collaborate synchronously when necessary


  • You have experience working on developer productivity tools as personal projects or as part of your job