Job Title: Senior UI/UX Designer
Company: Roostify, Inc.
Job Location(s): San Francisco, CA, US
As the Senior Manager/ Director of Product Design at Roostify, you will be responsible for helping craft a world-class user experience and overseeing the product design process and team.
At Roostify, you will be responsible for every step of the design process - mapping user flows, creating mockups and designing high-fidelity UIs across our website and apps. You rely on your extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish Roostify's broader product and design goal. You should be great at collaborating with engineers and product managers, and mentoring and growing designers on the team. You want to take on big challenges, are passionate about creating the best possible user experience and thrive in a startup environment.
Collaborate with the wider team, customers and partners to understand user needs and business objectives
Direct concept development within the product team in order to improve the Roostify user experience, the product and overall platform
Address user needs in a holistic way, taking into account the total user experience across the platform and considering the broader user workflow
Collaborate with the product development team to communicate and refine solutions, reducing concepts down to a solution that solves the problem in the most meaningful and elegant way which can be built and released within an urgent timeframe
Along with your design team, produce and share design prototypes showing how a user will experience your solution – design prototypes need to show both the interaction flow and visual design solution
Collaborate with the product development, strategy, customer support, marketing and other related teams to set expectations for project scope and delivery timeframes
Collaborate with the design, product and marketing teams to ensure project delivery meets deadlines and quality standards
Collaborate with the product team to implement and improve design patterns, and when needed invent new design patterns
Promote design thinking across the entire business, so other people and teams think in terms of delivering a beautiful, simple and smart user experience
Provide advice to the marketing and training teams to help maintain a consistent experience between the product and all related promotions and educational materials (website, videos, ads, presentations, training)
Provide mentoring, set team priorities, design direction, peer review and performance reviews for the design team.
Conduct recruiting and hiring for the practice product design team
Usability and interaction design expertise
Visual design expertise
Experience building and managing product design teams
Deep knowledge of web & mobile tech
7+ years of design experience at a consumer software company or startup
Experience working closely with engineering teams
Excitement about working on a highly collaborative team
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