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About the position
As the Director of Product Design at Homebound, you will be responsible for shaping the design vision for our platform experience and driving the growth of our product, research, and brand teams. You will play a pivotal role in automating the home building experience and ensuring alignment with our mission, business goals, and user needs. With a focus on collaboration and innovation, you will lead a team of designers, oversee the end-to-end design process, and advocate for user-centered design principles. This role requires a strong work ethic, a hands-on approach, and the ability to align design initiatives with strategic goals.
- Lead the design strategy and vision for the platform, ensuring alignment with the mission, business goals, and user needs.
- Oversee and mentor a team of designers, providing guidance, feedback, and fostering a collaborative and innovative design culture.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including product management, engineering, and marketing to ensure seamless integration of design throughout the product lifecycle.
- Manage and optimize the end-to-end design process, from user research and concept ideation to wireframes, interactive prototypes, and final visual designs.
- Define and implement design standards and guidelines to ensure consistency and cohesiveness across all digital touchpoints.
- Collaborate with product and business stakeholders to align design initiatives with strategic goals and contribute to product roadmaps and vision.
- Advocate for user-centered design principles and evangelize the value of design within the organization.
- Dedication to supporting and developing a small design team and its culture.
- 5+ years of experience leading designers across multiple projects and digital touchpoints
- Dedication to supporting and developing a small design team and its culture
- Opportunity to shape the design vision for the platform experience
- Mentorship and guidance for a team of designers
- Collaboration with cross-functional teams
- Management and optimization of the design process
- Implementation of design standards and guidelines
- Alignment of design initiatives with strategic goals
- Advocacy for user-centered design principles
- Support and development of a small design team and its culture
- Passion for brand cohesion and innovation
- Results-driven leadership
- Data-driven mindset
- Ability to communicate the impact of design and product
- Building strong relationships with product and business leadership
- Focus on diversity and inclusion in the workforce
- Equal opportunity employment