Director of Product Design


January 13, 2021

Crowdskout's products have most recently been in the centered in the CRM space, but we are looking to expand far beyond that into consumer mobile and web applications. Crowdskout is building on a foundation of products and tools for capabilities that live beyond a 4-year election cycle, and outside of a traditional “Red/Blue” partisan paradigm. We are looking for a Director of Product Design to manage a growing design team and help rethink our platform. This role will oversee all design work across the suite tools, including user journeys and design systems, including both web and mobile applications. As part of that process, you’ll help the company learn from and apply behavioral design: to identify obstacles that users face to increased civic engagement, and help overcome them.If you're highly motivated, super passionate about democracy, and want to join a close-knit team that is looking to build great things together, Crowdskout. may be for you. Even better if you think like an entrepreneur, bring creative solutions, and can produce quality results. This is a full-time position and can be located in Washington, DC; Austin, TX; New York, NY; Sacramento, CA; Durham, NC; Chicago, IL, or Salt Lake City, UT. Responsibilities:Help design and strategize a unified platform from multiple platforms.Lead a team of designers working in an agile environment.Develop and drive forward the design vision to align with the company vision and help inform Product and Design team roadmaps and goal setting.Provide feedback and guidance around all facets of the product design process, including: user experience design, interface design, and visual design.Work with the team to apply cutting edge techniques from behavioral science and brain science to develop psychologically-savvy designsWork closely with clients, prospects, and stakeholders to understand their current and future needs so ideas can be translated into business value.Lead the professional development of designers through coaching and performance management.Manage workload across the teams, in order to allocate and clarify projects for designers.Recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding designers. Requirements:6+ years of experience in working on complex SaaS products.2+ years managing a design team.Experience in agile software development methodologies.Ability to recruit, hire, onboard, and lead a design team.Providing and receiving feedback; also comfortable with managing conflict.Strong organizational skills and the ability to clearly share ideas across teams.Ability to successfully manage multiple projects, teams, and backlogs.Training and experience in product psychology, behavioral science, and/or HCIA strong commitment to data-driven decision making: welcoming both qualitative and quantitative data on the impact of our products, to enrich the iterative design process.Strong written and verbal skills that will be used to demonstrate your team’s recent work.Crowdskout is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity across all spectrums in its hiring, without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor. With that being said, we wouldn't be able to accommodate candidates in need of work sponsorship at this time since we are a small company. If you find this role interesting and you hit on the elements above, please apply!

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