Senior Product Designer

productboard

  • Location
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • 25 May 2020
  • Function
  • Design & UI
  • Sector
  • Business Applications, Future Of Work

We understand that it’s design that makes products stand out. Empathize with customers and get your hands dirty in all steps of product discovery and delivery. Let’s design products that matter, together.

We are looking for a Senior Product Designer to lead research and design activities. You will be discovering and delivering new patterns/solutions for jobs-to-be-done (JTBD) productboard is solving for the makers. This type of work has not been done before as we are creating a new product category.

You will be working within an empowered product team together with a product manager and engineers. You will execute through the whole product lifecycle: empathize with and understand our users deeply (one of them are designers!), craft their experiences and evaluate how your contribution is helping them to build better products.

You'll be part of a world-class design team and mentored by best people in the industry (for example, our product design advisor Joshua Goldenberg).

About your role

  • Conduct user research and customer interviews, organize and present the findings
  • Own the solution process, create design concepts (wireframes, prototypes, information architecture), iterate quickly to validate
  • Deliver beautiful final visuals and interaction designs
  • Evaluate shipped work, perform continuous discovery and improvement
  • Communicate your work succinctly and effectively, align cross-functionally
  • Participate in design team-wide initiatives (hiring, workshops, design system, improving design tools, mentor junior designers)

Who we are looking for

You have the mind, heart, and skills of a holistic product designer with a desire to delight users. Additionally, you have:

  • 5+ years of product design experience in B2B organization (ideally startup+enterprise)
  • Conducted research, white-boarded and shipped SaaS products
  • Mastered the design process and methodology and will shape ours
  • Created wonderful visual designs that exhilarate users
  • Good understanding of systems thinking and ability to translate complex systems into a simplified user experience

Your Mission

We’re building a product management system like no other. As a member of our team, your mission will be to uncover every detail about needs, wishes, and emotions of the best product minds out there and lead discovery and development of a product that is creating a new category. A product with meticulously beautiful design, a product that goes beyond functionality, a product that connects on a very personal and emotional level.

We are a fast-growing startup. We are obsessed with human experience, design, cutting-edge technology. We don't compromise, we seek excellence. We get things done. We are transparent, we trust each other, we give candid feedback to learn from each other.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation, Stock options, Company 401k
  • A budget for your professional development and on-going learning
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation and paid sick days
  • Free snacks, drinks, and yummy catered lunches every day
  • Company contribution to Gym & Wellness memberships

Commuter benefits

  • Team events, such as happy hours, off-sites, and retreats abroad
  • ❤️ Company contribution and access to best-in-class health benefits and your own headspace membership

About us

Productboard is the product management system of choice for everyone from Avast and Microsoft to rising stars like Metromile and Envoy. In addition to our recent $45M Series-B, Forbes Magazine named productboard 2019's most valued startup of the Czech Republic.

  • We are backed by top Silicon Valley investors, giving us access to capital, networks, mentors, and markets
  • You’ll enjoy an exciting team atmosphere building a new and complex product
  • We iterate quickly and decisions are fast. You’ll have a voice in what we do and see the impact of your work
  • We have modern offices in Prague and San Francisco. Expect occasional travel to the US
  • If this resonates, let's get in touch!

About productboard

Productboard is the product management system of choice for everyone from Avast and Microsoft to rising stars like Metromile and Envoy. In addition to our recent $45M Series-B, Forbes Magazine named productboard 2019's most valued startup of the Czech Republic.

  • We are backed by top Silicon Valley investors, giving us access to capital, networks, mentors, and markets
  • You’ll enjoy an exciting team atmosphere building a new and complex product
  • We iterate quickly and decisions are fast. You’ll have a voice in what we do and see the impact of your work
  • We have modern offices in Prague and San Francisco. Expect occasional travel across the Atlantic!

About our culture

At productboard, values aren’t just something we like to talk about, they’re something we live and breathe. We believe in creating a work environment where:

  • People feel empowered, supported, and included
  • Trust and transparency are built into the way we work
  • Creativity, curiosity, and continuous improvement are encouraged and nurtured every day

You can read more about our culture and company values here, get to know your future colleagues by listening to our people of productboard podcast, or check out our Instagram profile for more info about life at productboard.