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Senior Product Designer - (15Five)

15 Five Full Time Design Remote-US

Remote Job Description

Our continuous performance management software has quickly become one of the most popular Human Resources products in the SMB market. Thanks to its innovative functionality and embodiment of our Best-Self philosophy, our solution is supporting continuous employee development in ever-larger enterprises in more markets around the world.

As a Senior Product Designer, you will support our Admin and Integrations squads and will be  responsible for leading the design efforts across these 2 key squads to ensure 15Five’s solution remains best in class. You will collaborate closely with Product Management and Engineering partners to define the strategic direction for your product area. You’ll operate autonomously with your squad, leading the team vision and helping to shape its roadmap and goals. This role requires confidence in and passion for developing only the highest-quality solutions for complex enterprise problems. You care about having a meaningful impact on the business overall and take pride in using Best-Self Management as a guide for your continued development. 

Schedule / Work Location 
Full-time, salaried exempt position. Typical work week: Monday through Friday, 7/8 am to 3/4 pm PT or 9am to 5pm ET. Flexible schedule while working an expected 40+ hours/week. Possible early-morning or after-hours requirements due to support across various time zones, including 7 am PT meetings 4 days a week

Areas of Focus
Product Design
Support the Enterprise experience across Admin and Integrations squads

Product Design

  • Understand squad vision and objectives with support from Design, Product, and Engineering 
  • Consider how your designs can support that vision, broader product, and company objectives
  • Speak confidently in relating that support to the broader team
  • Define customer issues with squad quadfecta (product manager, engineering lead, agile coach)
  • Create user flows, prototypes, and designs to solve these problems 
  • Use the Design System and frameworks to produce new designs and update existing ones
  • Identify cases where existing patterns break down in your work as well as others’ on the platform
  • Seek guidance from your manager and senior designers as necessary with complex problems
  • Identify collaboration opportunities with other designers, squads, and teams with your manager 
  • Give direct, meaningful feedback to your teammates and others and help them apply it effectively
  • Understand the role of and key concepts associated with positive product design at 15Five
  • Ensure design quality and cohesion across your product area
  • Produce designs that are visually cohesive with other products and anticipate their future
  • Flag quality concerns to the appropriate designers and design managers
  • Independently define the goals of research projects and confidently run research sessions
  • Analyze data, define insights to drive decision-making, and convey learnings to the broader team
  • Regularly evaluate design processes and tools and make recommendations for improvements

Cultural Stewardship Responsibilities

  • Serve as an active contributor to your team’s culture
  • Identify, advocate for, and execute design-driven projects and initiatives within your area
  • Present your vision of the user experience in a compelling way that excites others to achieve it
  • Help identify areas of improvement for the team and process that design leadership can address
  • Help organize opportunities to spread design thinking and enthusiasm throughout 15Five 

Required Experience / Skills / Attributes

  • 5 years of product design experience
  • B2B experience designing complex UX, information architecture, and customer journeys 
  • Mastery of layout, typography, and visual hierarchy 
  • Proficiency with facilitating and synthesizing user research and data
  • Experience gaining input and generating ideas through various techniques (e.g., brainstorming sessions, whiteboarding, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in 1-on-1 or group situations
  • Ability to clearly convey ideas whether describing complex projects or delivering design critiques
  • Good at proactively ask for feedback by sharing work early and oftenData visualization experience

Desired Impact - 3 Months

  • Complete job-specific training for your role
  • Design delightful solutions that leverage the Design System and incorporate feedback from your peers, squad and customers
  • Understand expectations for your role Understand target-customer needs and behaviors
  • Deepen knowledge around your squad's features, best practices, and research
  • Work closely with your squad product manager to address prioritized projects on the roadmap
  • Build the foundation for strong relationships with your squad

Desired Impact - 6 Months

  • Regularly design and ship new features or enhancements with your squad
  • Contribute to the design discipline, proposing ways to improve processes, tools, and content
  • Deepen knowledge around 15Five’s product, best practices, and research as a whole

Desired Impact - 12 Months

  • Deepen understanding of and relationships with target customers
  • Serve as a key player in your squad to drive the roadmap forward
  • Contribute towards the future vision and roadmap for your key functional areas
  • Impact customers via NPS and other key engagement KPIs through major squad initiatives
  • Discover your Zone of Genius and embody your best self

15Five Universal Attributes

  • Open to vulnerability, self-reflection, and candid feedback to grow personally and professionally
  • Curious and committed to innovation, continuous learning, and growth 
  • Self-motivated, self-responsible, and self-accountable
A pioneer in the new generation of employee feedback, engagement and performance tools, 15Five is backed by Point Nine Capital and Matrix Partners. With headquarters in San Francisco and offices in New York and Raleigh, we’ve built a world class company culture that is reinventing how companies listen to their employees and help them be their best selves at work. Some of our customers include Citrix, Indeed, Etsy, Hubspot, Spotify, Warby Parker and 1,400+ more. We take pride in building a company and product that materially improves people’s lives, whether they’re an employee or a customer.

We’re excited to continue building out a diverse team that prioritizes inclusivity and celebrates everyone’s unique identity. Check out these links to learn more about what’s important to us.

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