Director, Product Design

We are looking for a Director, Product Design to lead multi-disciplined teams in building products that are simple, opinionated, and well-crafted. In this role, will lead one of Boulevard’s core product areas, and coordinating with leadership across other teams. You’ll join our talented team and help shape not just our products, but our people and the way we design and build. On a typical day, you’ll give feedback in design critiques, coach your team through challenges, make strategic decisions with your peers in Product and Engineering, and interview candidates to join our team.

You will:

  • Shape and communicate a compelling long-term design strategy and vision, reinforcing consistent quality standards while maintaining continuous innovation and evolution.
  • Own the design process for your team—from problem definition to design implementation and iteration
  • Partner with Product and Engineering to ensure projects are well-defined, high-impact, and successfully executed
  • Guide products towards solutions that are unquestionably simple, intuitive, and “just work” for our users
  • Work closely with design leadership to ensure a cohesive, elegant, usable, and delightful user experience across all products and platforms
  • Establish and advance design experimentation, prototyping and Boulevard’s overall product design practice as part of the software development process.
  • Guide your team to discover what matters to users and help determine not just what things look like, but how they work and what we build next.
  • Set ambitious but achievable goals and manage the product design team’s output.
  • Hire, manage, and coach Product Designers, UX Designers, and Interaction Designers
  • Grow the design team by attracting and retaining top talent

You have:

  • 4+ years of experience leading a design team and 8+ years of design experience
  • A portfolio of relevant design work, executed either by yourself or a team that you led, that conveys an ability to ship successful products that people love
  • Courage to admit when something you or your team designed ended up failing.
  • A user-centered approach to designing software for people
  • Experience attracting and hiring exceptional design talent
  • Comfortable juggling a wide range of responsibilities at the same time
  • A collaborative, low-ego approach to working with others
  • Conversant in current technologies with an innate understanding of popular web and mobile application stacks.
  • Fantastically strong written communication skills, from intra-team communication to great user-facing copy.

Our team values and celebrates our diverse backgrounds. Being open about who we are and what we do allows us to do the best work of our lives. We believe in equal opportunity for all, and you should too.



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September 13, 2022

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