Product Design Lead

ShogunCanada (Remote)7 days ago

Shogun is on a mission to empower brands to create exceptional ecommerce experiences, and in the process, build the world's best remote company.


Since being in the Winter 2018 batch of Y-Combinator, we've seen tremendous growth while intentionally creating a culture where people from all backgrounds can belong. Our company and products are informed by diverse, unique perspectives and the best global talent. We are fully remote, have no offices, and are looking for team members who are excited to work remotely.


We closed our Series A and B in 2020, and after raising a $67.5M Series C in 2021, we are scaling faster than ever. Join us to grow your career with our rapidly growing company!


Location

For this position, we are looking for candidates located in Canada.


What You'll Do

We’re looking for someone to join our design team and lead the Page Builder product. You’ll help the team scale our customer base from 18k users to our first 100k. While doing that, you’ll steer the design direction and build up a new team from scratch.

  • Partner with research, product, and engineering to ensure we’re shipping experiences that solve real verifiable customer pain 
  • Foster a close working relationship between design and engineering to ensure work is aligned with technical feasibility and requirements
  • Develop a deep contextual understanding of our products and the eCommerce ecosystem at large
  • Guide, contribute and participate in Shogun’s end-to-end product development process
  • Comfortable navigating divergent and convergent thinking processes and exercises 
  • Balance your time and attention between the squads you’re responsible for
  • Lead conversations as it relates to the work you and your squads are focused on
  • Lead and grow designers around you helping them find their groove
  • Create and maintain an inclusive environment for the team


What You'll Bring

Need to have

  • Partnering with research, product, and engineering to ensure we’re shipping experiences that solve real verifiable customer pain 
  • Foster a close working relationship between design and engineering to ensure work is aligned with technical feasibility and requirements
  • Developing a deep contextual understanding of our products and the eCommerce industry 
  • Guiding and contributing to Shogun’s end-to-end product development process
  • Being comfortable navigating divergent and convergent design thinking processes and workshops 
  • Leading cross-functional conversations as it relates to your product
  • Building and growing your team
  • Creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for your team and the design team at a whole


Nice to have

  • A strong portfolio full of product design work in a similar industry
  • Experience in creating and maintaining a design system
  • Comfortable exploring data and interpreting results
  • Comfortable facilitating workshops
  • Front-end development knowledge
  • Motion or UI animation expertise


What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits (vary by location)
  • Equity
  • A highly skilled and dedicated team that is fun to work with
  • Remote work – We are a diverse and distributed team that uses Slack, Zoom, Notion and other tools to stay connected


Our Values

  • Work in the open: Operate with high integrity and choose what's right over what's easy. Be transparent as a company and with each other
  • People are People: Treat yourself, colleagues, and customers with dignity, empathy, and respect. Start from a presumption of positive intent
  • Win and grow together: Strive to be the best, individually, and as a team. Support and encourage each other. Seek opportunities for growth


Shogun supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class.


Please refer to the position specific location requirements listed under the location section of the job description as we are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the mentioned location(s) without requiring employment visa sponsorship.

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