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Head of Design

Job Description

A start-up in Menlo Park is driving a paradigm shift in e-commerce by removing the obstacles consumers face when trying to buy a physical product like a gift. This company  is creating an enterprise-grade, fully customizable, e-commerce solution powering the shopping experience, checkout and gifting platform  You will be joining a talented team of designers, engineers, and product managers to design everything from mobile, desktop and web applications. 

They are actively expanding their team and looking for a Head of Product  to help in developing and managing all aspects of their design and creative output. This person will also play a big part in developing, implementing, and managing the company’s design strategy. 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising or Design, or a minimum of 10 years of industry experience in design
  • A minimum of 8 years of Visual or UX design, UI layout, & typography experience, preferably in the e-commerce space
  • Minimum of 3 years people leadership Experience
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Start-up experience
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to understand the constraints of a design problem and identify the tradeoffs.
  • Strong empathic skills – understanding how and why an interface succeeds or fails.
  • Strong online portfolio.
  • Ability to take the intel, analytics, and pull the story together
  • Strong presentation skills/Ability to influence
  • Passion for opportunities Loop has to offer its customers, retailers & partners
  • Outstanding communications, relationship building, and collaboration skills.
  • Strategic thinking with ability to develop and implement actionable plans to drive business results
  • Proven ability to partner and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated project management skills.

What You Will Be Doing

Daily Responsibilities

  • Directs, oversees and mentors a team of visual and UX designers
  • Develops, implements, and manages the company’s design strategy.
  • Leading the definition of visual design throughout the product lifecycle, from initial explorations to final deliverables.
  • Hands-on, translating conceptual ideas into compelling experiences and dynamic visual presentations, and turning usability findings into design improvements.
  • Ensures designs are completed on time and adhere to the established specifications and standards.
  • Monitors the bid or proposal process to ensure organizational goals are met.
  • Collaborates with the Loop Leadership team to create functional strategies and specific objectives for the business.
  • Leading visual brand identity for the company and its products
  • Provide quality control over design outputs and production

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $220K/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This position does not offer sponsorship.

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