Director, Product Design

Remote (United States) +1

We are growing our audience reach at an exponential pace and looking for an innovative Product Designer to bring our vision concept to life across multiple platforms. In this role, you will work collaboratively and build iteratively with a multidisciplinary team of software engineers, product managers, content strategists, user researchers, marketers, and more. 

What you'll be doing

  • Hands on Designer to partner with Product Management, Engineering, and other global teams to visualize, develop, and implement meaningful product concepts, creation tools, prototypes, and process optimization across web, web apps, TV apps, and mobile
  • Drive the design process and facilitate to the finish line; this includes understanding product and design challenges, ideating on information architecture solutions, prototyping, testing various iterations, and managing design handoffs to other stakeholders
  • Drive continuous research and development to effectively serve as an advocate for product design and the voice of the user experience in strategic product design decisions
  • Act as a customer advocate, committed to delivering quality throughout the company
  • Work closely with product managers, review product specifications, conduct thorough design QA, and rigorously test the features to ensure product quality for release
  • Reproduce potential issues, maintain records for tracking, and work with engineers to resolve them

We'll be excited if you have

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline
  • 7+ yrs years of progressive experience as a Product Designer for a mix of consumer-facing web and mobile technologies and B2B
  • Interaction UX
  • UI and visual design
  • User research
  • Prototyping
  • Web/Mobile development background preferred 
  • Prior native app development desired
  • Solid mix of web/mobile/UX/UI product design experience 
  • Great product sense and attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of product design
  • Solid experience in conducting design and feature QA 
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presenting, influencing) and able to effectively articulate to various technical and non-technical audiences
  • Team-oriented and thrives in a collaborative, flat start-up environment where rapid prototyping and design sprints are the norm
  • Can lead with creativity but measure and iterate through data insights
  • Exceptional project management skills and able to track product design progress and initiatives
  • Knowledge and passion for the industry

The role may be hybrid in one of our offices or remote. For remote, we are looking for candidates based in the United States or Canada.

Don’t hold back

We understand some candidates may see the above and not apply because they don’t meet all the qualifications. We encourage you to apply anyway; we often find talented candidates that fit many other opportunities we have and look for potential too, not just what you did in the past. As an equal employment opportunity employer, we are a diverse team that strives for an inclusive environment for all. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Notice to Third Party Recruitment Agencies

Please note that while Firework and its subsidiaries appreciate agency outreach, we currently do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Firework and its subsidiaries reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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