Director (Product Design)
Experience: 6-11 Years
CTC: No Bar
Create and present design solutions and strategies that bring the user story to life for a wide audience
Set criteria across the project to prioritize and scope objectives in order to meet quality expectations.
Ensure the layout, composition, and information architecture for products and product features to ensure that underlying functionality is exposed in a clear and consistent manner
Collaborate with PM, Dev, and Quality Leads across-teams to deliver high-quality products
Integrate and provide feedback to other design disciplines on the team
Deliver interactions and flows that embrace or extend existing Dynamics design patterns
Guide junior designers in the team to take impactful full decisions.
Identify and articulate new design patterns suitable across multiple products
Document design decisions for consumption by the broader design studio team, as well as key partner teams
Work closely and iteratively with developers to ensure design accuracy and consistency
Highlight unaddressed issues within his or her team and resolve, escalate, or find the appropriate owner to ensure the highest level of quality.
Oversee timelines and deliverables, guide production, and communicate evolving project goals
Attract, retain, and develop top talent to build a diverse team.
Inspire, lead by doing and manage designers to ensure exceptional design deliverables.
Provide guidance, oversight, and mentorship to the team and create an inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work and grow
Passion for invention, human-computer interaction, and seamless user experiences
Confident presenting and promoting design solutions
History of designing delightful interactive experiences built on new or emerging technology
Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team of designers, PMs and developers
Self-motivated and comfortable with the ambiguities
Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively
8+ years as a professional Visual Designer, Interaction Designer or equivalent experience
3+ years of lead and/or management-related experience required.
Knowledge of user-centred design approaches and interaction design best practices
Strong brainstorming skills, from participation to leadership
The ability to reduce complex concepts to understandable, actionable tasks
A strong interest in design and technology and trends, with an eye toward the future
Effective storytelling skills to generate empathy and craft a vision for the futurE
Excellent eyes towards details and great visual skills
Founded in late 2018 by the ex-CEO of Discovery India, WhiteHat Jr has grown to a $250M ARR business in the last 8 months, with a 50% contribution from the USA, and plans to further expand into 50+ countries in the next 12 months.