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    May 5, 2018

  • Compensation:

    $165-185K DOE

  • City, State:

    Palo Alto, CA

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Director of Design - startup experience needed

A growing startup in Palo Alto, CA is hiring a Director of Design. The ideal candidate will be coming from a leadership position (Design Manager, Creative Director, Director of Design, etc) and have experience building out a design team at a startup. In addition, a successful candidate will be familiar designing mobile and web applications that are consumer facing. Once joining the team, you’ll report directly into the CEO and provide the entire design direction for the company, overseeing the UX and Visual design process. The product itself is a consumer facing application, compatible with iOS, Android, and responsive web, and associated to the payments space. Users are everyday people looking to expand upon their financial portfolios. Coding experience (HTML, CSS and/or JavaScript) will be an additional plus.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 8+ years of professional design experience
  • Experience holding a design leadership position
  • Prior success building out a design team at a startup
  • Familiar designing mobile, web, and tablet applications
  • Strong designing consumer facing applications
  • A portfolio that cleanly outlines previous design work and the process involved of the project itself
  • Degree in HCI, Human Factors, Design, or something similar

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Payment or FinTech industry experience
  • Coding capabilities in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Masters degree in something design related

Benefits & Perks

Full time opportunity that offers a competitive base salary and a generous portion of equity. You’ll benefit from spot bonuses, 100% healthcare paid for you & family, causal and forward-thinking working environment, and flexible working hours

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