Lead Product Designer

Remote (United States)

Babylist is looking for a Lead Product Designer to join our product team! As a product designer at Babylist, your number one job is to solve our users’ problems. You will be a strong individual contributor and engage across all stages of a project, using your skills in user research, design strategy, concepting, a full spectrum of low to high fidelity UI design, prototyping, information architecture, workshop facilitation, and user testing.

 

Your greatest strength is UX Design, ensuring our users’ needs are at the center of the product development process. You’ll work across all three of our platforms (web, iOS, Android) while designing for multiple user groups (parent(s)-to-be and their gift givers).


What You'll Do
  • Drive the end-to-end product design process from Discovery to Delivery. You move fast and ship products that users love with whichever design process you employ
  • Champion empathy for our users. You’ll command lean research methods to build expertise about what our users care about most, then you’ll speak happily on behalf of our users and work hard to ensure your collaborators understand them
  • Partner with Product, Engineering, and the broader cross-functional landscape. You’ll not only build trust with others from your Design perspective, but by inclusion of your partners’ perspectives when you need it
  • Top-notch craftsmanship. Our users think our product works and feels great, and we only want it to get better; You’ll be a guardian to that mission
  • Cross-platform comfort. Our product spans responsive web and native environments; you’ll translate human-centered design thinking to UX and UI tailored for each
  • Be an excellent communicator. Internally at Babylist, and externally through our product UI and website

Who You Are
  • Eagerness to research and learn from your users
  • Care deeply for the details of design, interaction and execution
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously & collaboratively to find direction in ambiguity and complexity
  • Mastery of the latest product design apps and their workflows
  • Currently in the studio we’re using Sketch/Figma, Invision, Framer, Zeplin

What You've Done
  • 5+ years of product design experience
  • Worked on consumer products in marketplaces, services, or eCommerce where you had to address the needs of multiple user groups and manage complex user journeys
  • Demonstrated a deep empathy for users and their experience with every aspect of your products 


Why You Will Love Working At Babylist

  • We are a remote first company and invest in infrastructure you’ll need to be supported and successful: tools, opportunities to connect with colleagues, and a stipend to help you set up your office
  • We build products that have a positive impact on millions of people’s lives
  • We work at a sustainable pace which means work/life balance is a real thing here
  • We believe technology and data can solve hard problems 
  • We believe in exceptional management 
  • We are committed to providing an actively antiracist organization and doing the work to support differences of all kinds
  • We offer competitive pay and meaningful opportunities for career advancement
  • We have great benefits like company paid medical, dental, and vision, a generous paid parental leave policy, and 401k with company match
  • We care about employee wellbeing with perks for physical, mental and emotional health, parenting, childcare, and financial planning

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