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Director of Product Design at Life360
San Francisco, CA, US

Founded in 2008, Life360 is a platform for today’s busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the people they care about most.  Our mobile app provides millions of families in over 140 countries with services such as private location sharing, location history, drive details, crash detection, roadside assistance and help alerts through our free and paid membership subscription.

Life360 is a high-growth, freemium consumer mobile company that has raised >$200 million in equity capital since inception.  Our customer base, which currently exceeds 23 million monthly active users (MAU), has enabled us to become one of the world's largest sources of consumer driving data with more than 18 billion miles collected per month as of June 2019.  The company is at the forefront of a broad range of technologies (mobile, location services, hardware sensors, machine learning, big data, etc) in pioneering its family-centric platform. Life360 has over 130 employees and counting across offices in San Francisco, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale and Las Vegas.  As of early 2019, we are public on the Australian Stock Exchange.

 

ABOUT THE JOB

We’re looking for an experienced product design leader to join the Life360 team. As our Director of Product Design you will lead a team of product designers to create experiences that meet users’ needs, exceed their expectations, and elevate the Life360 brand. You will help direct the product roadmap, set compelling strategies and vision for the team, and own the product design process from end-to-end. You will play a significant role in building out Life360’s design team culture as we continue to grow. This position reports to the VP of Design.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage, mentor, and inspire a team of 6+ product designers
  • Give direction and feedback to designers to help them produce their best work
  • Partner with product managers and engineers to ensure projects are well-defined, high impact, and successfully executed
  • Grow the design team by attracting and retaining top talent
  • Be a champion for creating and sustaining healthy design culture across the company
  • Roll up your sleeves and get into the design details as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of experience in product design, working on consumer products
  • 6+ years of experience managing design teams, with direct reports under your guidance and leadership
  • A user-centered approach to designing product experiences
  • Fluency in UX best practices for mobile applications
  • Experience working with cross-functional product teams (design, research, product, engineering, data science) in an agile environment
  • Experience working with product managers and technical leads to execute on design deliverables
  • A strong portfolio of design work demonstrating end-to-end product design at varying points of the product life-cycle
  • A collaborative, low-ego approach to working with others
  • A passion for Life360’s mission — to bring families closer together

PERKS

  • Fridays are Work From Home days at Life360
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Free snacks, drinks, and food in the office
  • Catered lunches throughout the week
  • Health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • 401k plan
  • Dog friendly office
  • $200/month Quality of Life perk
  • A great office with plenty of light in the heart of the SOMA district in beautiful San Francisco
  • Whatever makes you stronger makes us stronger. We buy you the things you need to improve yourself and get your job done