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Director of Product Design

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Job Description

  • Lead and develop a team of world-class designers responsible for ensuring Resy has extremely thoughtful and beautifully designed products.
  • Cultivate a healthy design process for the cross-functional team and be a key contributor to your org's product strategy by collaborating closely with Product and Engineering leadership to shape the product roadmap.
  • Lead by example by bringing a user-centered mindset to solve user problems by conceptualizing and designing solutions that meet/exceed strategic objectives from various departments (marketing, platform, growth, margin, retail, etc.)
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into useful and valuable products. 
  • Effectively communicate your team's product goals (both within the team and outside the team), and be responsible for overall team performance and health, resource allocation, project prioritization, and building a culture of design excellence.

Minimum Qualifications

A successful candidate is a sophisticated leader and people manager who is comfortable addressing an executive team, and also getting into the weeds on design day to day. They have a history of building and leading teams that apply design-led thinking to influence product strategy, design execution, and operational excellence. They play a key role in stakeholder management, collaborating with several teams and customers, and have established themselves as an impactful thought partner with a commitment to deliver products with a seamless user experience, and a bold unique aesthetic. They are able to take well-calculated risks and have a deep understanding of the product development process.

 

  • 7-10+ years of experience designing and delivering products in cross-functional teams.
  • Proven experience recruiting, hiring, managing, and developing a high performing team. Ability to produce elegant UI designs using industry best practices of typography, color, graphics, and layout.
  • A risk-taker with a bold vision and passion for great design.
  • Strong portfolio showing a successful track record of building and implementing thoughtful, high-quality, strategic, and scalable products both on B2B and B2C platforms, and across native apps and web.
  • Experience using analytics, user research and other approaches to help make decisions and iterate on the product.
  • Experience running product design teams that collaborate effectively with engineering managers and product leaders.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Executive presence combined with strong conviction to make decisions fearlessly.

ReqID: 21004627
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2021, 10:37:36 AM