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Director of Product Design at Stride Health
San Francisco, CA, US
Stride Health is looking for a Director of Product Design to lead our small (and growing!) team of talented Product Designers as we craft delightful mobile-first solutions that help people who work for themselves be more productive and successful. This individual must be a tireless advocate for the customer and their needs, love the challenge of breaking down complex problems and tasks into simple, easy-to-use UX, and hold a high bar for all aspects of the design process. They’ll collaborate closely with Product Managers, Engineers, Data Scientists, Marketers, and Customer Support to develop and execute a design process that enables us to deliver on an ambitious but exciting product roadmap.

Your Mission
Lead the Product Design team in executing on our product vision and roadmap
Develop our Design capabilities internally through people, culture, and process: coaching and mentoring Product Designers, being the champion for our customer cross-functionally, and establishing a design process that consistently delivers innovative solutions to our customers’ problems
Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering to define priorities and manage design schedules and resource allocation across multiple work-streams
Be the owner on Design quality and consistency across our entire product ecosystem
Recipe for Success
10+ years in a consumer software design role
5+ years of Design management experience
BA/BS degree in Design (interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, related field or equivalent practical experience; MS or advanced degree a plus
In-depth experience designing mobile-first with a focus on native platforms
Experience cultivating a highly collaborative, creative, and customer-centric culture within the Design team and cross-functionally
Experience developing a high-performing Product Design team through hands-on coaching and mentoring
A world-class creative director with the ability to work cross-functionally with Marketing and think strategically about how the user experience reinforces the company brand
Knack for turning complex problems and tasks into simple, easy-to-use UX
Experience designing for highly personalized, data-rich experiences
A terrific attitude, strong communication skills, and energy to spare
About Us
We make software that helps the 100+ million people who work for themselves be more productive and successful, giving them economic security to thrive.

For the past couple of years we’ve been solving really important problems for them like getting the right health coverage and simplifying their tax bills. Now we’re focused on building the world’s first all-in-one productivity platform designed to help them manage their business and make smart decisions every day.

Our products are integrated into the world’s largest work-for-yourself platforms including Uber, Etsy, TaskRabbit, Postmates, Care.com, and others, and we’re backed by leading investment firms including Venrock, New Enterprise Associates, and F-Prime Capital Partners.

Come help us take the work out of working for yourself!