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27 Jul 2022

Full-Time Director, Product Design

Civis Analytics – Posted by civisanalytics Remote, Oregon, United States

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Director of Product Design who will ensure that great design is a primary consideration in our product development and marketing. Reporting to the CTO, you’ll manage a team of designers who work cross-functionally with engineers, data scientists, marketers, and product managers. As the leader of the design team, you will focus both on shaping the overall UX design strategy as well as guiding your team in the day-to-day activities of building user experiences that make complex business tasks intuitive. Those activities include conducting user research, building wireframes and prototypes, and collaborating with the team throughout the development process. 

Your team will design for technical users as well as business decision-makers across multiple product areas. You will collaborate with your peers in Product Management and Software Engineering, bringing a design perspective to influence business strategy. We’re looking for someone skilled in design thinking and who thrives in a User Centered Design environment.

At Civis, you will get to help shape the future of big data and work with incredibly smart and passionate people. You’ll drive constant innovation and interactions that make a business impact.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interaction or Graphics Design, HCI, a related subject, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong communication skills and a commitment to advocating for the customer and a design perspective
  • 10+ years of professional work experience with 4+ years leading and mentoring a team, developing/coaching designers
  • Experience working with and building up Design Operations, Design Systems, and Design Project Management
  • Experience in championing the visibility and value of user experience design with stakeholders across the organization
  • Proven track record in setting design and process standards adopted by a range of products and teams
  • Strong proficiency with design-related software, such as Figma, Sketch or the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience leading team to implement user research programs such as contextual inquiry, usability testing, and rapid prototyping
  • Experience partnering with stakeholders to understand larger business objectives, drive design strategy, and quantitatively measure success of UX decisions using tools like Pendo, Google Analytics
  • Experience contributing to product strategy, using product design artifacts such as strong visual concept ideation, storytelling, user journeys, personas, sitemaps etc)
  • Experience working closely and collaboratively with engineers and product managers
  • A portfolio of representative work demonstrating the above skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Conversant in front-end technologies: CSS,HTML, Javascript
  • Previous experience bringing a new software product to market
  • Experience in applying user-centered design to a data heavy software product catered to both technical and non-technical user personas
  • Product design background working on Enterprise SaaS
  • Experience building a design system from the ground up
  • Skilled with accessibility standards and experience serving as champion
  • Experience with data visualization techniques
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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: design, equal opportunity, product, UI, and UX. Salaries: 100,000 and above.


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