• Location
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • Sep. 20, 2021
  • Function
  • Design & UI

Scale is looking for an experienced Head of Design, reporting to the office of the CTO, to lead the Product Design and Interactive Brand Design teams. You will partner with leaders across product, engineering, marketing, and sales to understand and scope the design needs of the company as a whole. You will grow the design team, coach & mentor its members, and define & instill a vision that will elevate the design organization.

You will (responsibilities):

  • Lead and direct the product and brand design teams
  • Drive product design strategy and nurture Scale Design’s processes, systems and technical expertise
  • Define a vision to establish and foster design culture and team morale
  • Champion and advocate for design among senior leadership
  • Provide strong leadership to direct reports through clearly defined OKRs, and design expertise of the current design team through 1:1 coaching, structured training, and mentorship programs
  • Partner with and empower/accelerate other organizations at Scale
  • Establish a deep understanding in Scale verticals, and product ecosystem
  • Balance the needs of our clients and user groups, while staying ahead of the competition
  • Turn ambiguous feedback and communications into clear, actionable plans for your teams
  • Balance competing interests diplomatically and open-mindedly while also prioritizing Scale’s vision

Ideally, you’d have (requirements):

  • 8+ years of total product design experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing and building design teams
  • Exceptional communication skills that provide the ability to build productive working relationships and interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels
  • A passion, and experience, for mentoring designers
  • Shown success working in and leading teams in a scrappy and fast growing environment
  • A vision for and knowledge of the value and opportunities brand design brings to an organization
  • Experience creating and/or maintaining robust design systems
  • Experience in enterprise SaaS companies or products

Nice to haves:

  • Experience designing cutting-edge AI and ML technologies
  • Background working in Enterprise SaaS, B2B, D2C
  • Experience designing for new products from the ground up
  • A passion for AI and Scale’s mission to accelerate AI development
  • A deep interest in innovating towards complex problems
  • Please send your resume, portfolio, and LinkedIn profile to jobs@scaleapi.com

About Us:

At Scale, we believe that the transition from traditional software to AI is one of the most important shifts of our time. Our mission is to make that happen faster across every industry, and our team is transforming how machine learning can build innovative products. Our products provide access to human-powered data for hundreds of use cases and are used by industry leaders such as Open AI, Lyft, GM, Samsung, Airbnb, NVIDIA, and many more. We’ve recently raised $325 million in Series E funding at a valuation of $7B+ and are expanding our team to accelerate the development of AI applications.

We believe that everyone should be able to bring their whole selves to work, which is why we are proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability status, gender identity or Veteran status.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruiting process due to a disability, please contact us at accommodations@scale.com. Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.