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Lead Product Designer

Remote | Needham, Massachusetts
Permanent | Job ID #62310 | Posted Last Month
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Our client is seeking a Lead Product Designer to join them for a full-time perm engagement based in Boston Ma.

We are a product-driven company, and we’re passionate about user experience and design. As the Lead Product Designer, you’ll lead the build-out of the Design System and guide the launch of its public-facing website. The design system is a new area of focus within our growing Product Design team, so you’ll take charge of the way it all comes together—from building out the team and defining the project roadmap to guiding execution and implementation.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with product designers, engineers, brand designers, writers, and other stakeholders from around the company to set and uphold high standards for design
  • Design components, patterns, and guidelines that enable designers and engineers to create consistent and high-quality user experiences
  • Be the ambassador of the new design system and drive adoption by communicating strategy, plans, and milestones across the organization
  • Highlight opportunities to use the system through design critiques, spec reviews, and team meetings
  • Build the design systems team and hire new designers

What you will need:

  • Significant expertise designing and building durable design systems at scale within a large product organization
  • The flexibility to be a great collaborator and drive successful outcomes in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • An outstanding portfolio with a range of design skills (visual design, systems design, user experience design)
  • Excellent critical thinking and attention to detail when exploring solutions at a systematic level and a component level
  • Passion for the craft of design
  • The ability to appropriately communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders in a timely and effective manner
  • Experience designing WCAG-compliant, accessible interfaces
  • A proven technical understanding of how to build and architect design systems
  • The ability to coach other designers with honest, constructive feedback
  • A keen sense of how to prioritize your projects and time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Expertise in Figma
  • The ability to write code and find your way around a codebase

​If this sounds like you, apply today!

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