Sr. Director / Director, Product Design in Bellevue, WA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Salesforce   •  

Bellevue, WA 98004

Industry: Enterprise Technology

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 32 days ago


Job Category

Products and TechnologyJob Details

At Salesforce, we make the tools that help people work more effectively and efficiently. Design and User Experience is at the center of all of it. We bring powerful visions to life with the latest technologies and the Salesforce platform. We put customers first and we're looking for ambitious, self-motivated, creative-minded individuals who want to help shape our digital experience platform that allows businesses of all sizes and industries to create unique and engaging experiences for their customers across multiple touchpoints.


As a Sr. Director/Director of Product Design you will recruit and develop world-class talent, by coaching, managing and mentoring a team of product designers. Working closely with other product designers, product managers, and engineers your team will be making our ideas tangible in order to better visualize and evaluate our solutions before the final execution phase where engineering will take it over the finish line.


You and your team will distill complex problems and propose clear, efficient, consistent solutions. You're meticulous and excited about beautiful design, and you love seeing products ship. You're hungry for new ways to do things. You follow the latest trends, download the newest apps, experiment with the latest devices and wearables. You have a keen eye for useful products, and you share your findings with the team. You're a tireless advocate for the end user. You have deep empathy for their everyday struggles and challenges. You always put their needs first, and you're unwavering in your desire to provide the best experiences for users.


The ideal candidate enjoys creating experiences with technology, hacking on new projects, and intensely working on high-value, strategic initiatives under tight time constraints. You will have direct access to customer executives and Salesforce executive management, while working closely with the Salesforce Product and Sales organizations. You must have excellent communication skills, energy, and thoughtfulness to build and deliver the best in the world for our customers.

Clouds we are hiring for:


At Salesforce, we make the tools that help people work more effectively and efficiently. Design and User Experience is at the center of all of it. We put customers first and we're looking for ambitious, self-motivated, creative-minded individuals who want to help shape our products focused on industry specific solutions - currently Financial Services Cloud and Health Cloud. You will be part of the Industries Product Design team that brings powerful visions to life with the latest technologies and the Salesforce platform. Working closely with other product designers, product managers, and engineers you will be making our ideas tangible in order to better visualize and evaluate our solutions before the final execution phase where engineering will take it over the finish line.


Responsibilities:


  • Manage and develop a team of talented designers
  • Recruit, nurture and retain best-in-class talent
  • Influence and compellingly communicate the vision to a wide variety of key stakeholders
  • Build strong partnerships across disciplines, such as Design, Product, Engineering, and Marketing
  • Solve complex UX design problems across multiple channels
  • Collaborate closely with product owners/managers (POs & PMs) to find opportunities for new products/features and validate assumptions through user testing and research
  • Work with engineering to deliver final product
  • Reinforce a design-thinking culture that leverages the best product, technology and innovative talent
  • Own various application interfaces
  • Work with devs and QE to deliver polished final product
  • Evangelize SLDS interface guidelines and design patterns.

Experience / Skills Required:


  • Managed an entire product lifecycle from concept to release
  • 7-10+ years of experience designing and delivering products in cross-functional teams from start to finish
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • A strong passion for managing and mentoring designers
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design methods and best practices - and you're always looking to improve on your process
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, agile environment, while also leading process improvement efforts
  • Power to influence others and build consensus, while dealing with ambiguity
  • Self-motivated, a good communicator, and able to balance great design with meeting short deadlines
  • Experience using analytics, user research and other approaches to help make decisions and iterate on the product
  • Constant drive to stay up-to-date with the latest industry news and developments.
  • A deep appreciation and talent for simple solutions to complex problems
  • Expert knowledge of design tools such as Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • BA/BS or MA/MS in design related field, or equivalent experience

Bonus:


  • Experience working in design systems
  • Experience with CRM or enterprise software
  • Experience working in design systems


Valid Through: 2019-11-12