Senior Product Designer - Data & Insights

REMOTE US (CT/ET time zones) /
R&D – Design /
Full Time Exempt
OVERVIEW 

Designers at 15Five have the unique opportunity to work with the latest social science to create world-class experiences that have a positive impact on thousands of lives.

We are seeking a Senior Product Designer for our Data & Insights squad. In this role you will collaborate closely with the Squad PM and Tech Lead to co-create the strategic direction for your product area and help to shape the squad's roadmap and OKRs. As the dedicated designer for Data & Insights you are responsible for the user experience across all projects in this product area.

This role requires passion for crafting the highest-quality experiences for human-centric data products.


WHAT YOU’LL DO

    • Support your squad vision and objectives with Product and Engineering partners
    • Continuously collaborate with your Product Manager to ensure a full understanding of the problem, our customers and product vision
    • Be aware of competitive offerings in the market and understand opportunities to differentiate with design
    • Partner closely with Product and Engineering to create simple experiences that our customers love
    • Independently define the goals of research projects and confidently run research and testing projects
    • Design solutions for a wide range of problems; sometimes work on very broadly defined concepts, and sometimes on narrowly defined, tactical deliverables
    • Craft every detail of new product features, from idea to UX to pixel-perfect execution. Work to improve the experience for existing product features
    • Use the Design System to produce elegant and simple designs
    • Work closely with other product designers to evolve our design system intentionally as we scale

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

    • Outstanding product design skills with a strong portfolio showcasing your data visualization strengths
    • A strong understanding of UX best-practices, heuristics alongside the ability to run RITE testing with a bias towards experimentation
    • Ability to own design projects end-to-end from concept to implementation
    • Proficiency with facilitating and synthesizing user research and data
    • Ability to collaborate strategically with UX Research, Product, and Engineering partners to drive and influence product decisions
    • Ability to clearly convey ideas whether describing complex projects or delivering design critiques
    • Experience with B2B SaaS products
    • You are used to working with distributed teams across the world
    • Highly proficient with Figma (our primary tool) or Sketch
    • Passion for 15Five's Mission

WHO YOU ARE

    • You're data storyteller with excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • You engage in your own self-development and continuous learning to identify strategic growth areas that contribute to your success 
    • You're passionate about your craft and love creating beautiful things
    • You have a high level of comfort with ambiguity and moving quickly
    • You care about the impact of the products you design, not just the outcome

DESIRED IMPACT BY 3 MONTHS

    • Complete job-specific training for your role and understand expectations for your role 
    • Get to know the key partners on the Data & Insights squad and build the foundation for a strong relationship
    • Deepen knowledge around your Reporting features, best practices, and research
    • Understand your target-customer needs and behaviors
    • Design delightful data-driven solutions that leverage the Design System and incorporate feedback from your peers, squad and customers

DESIRED IMPACT BY 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
    • Evolve the Design System to include data visualization needs and enhancements
    • Audit existing Reporting experiences to establish a UX Design backlog
    • Deepen knowledge around 15Five’s product, best practices, and design as a whole

DESIRED IMPACT BY 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

SAMPLE WEEK IN THE LIFE

    • Monday: Start the week with the company Boost to hear important announcements, review squad priorities and sync with your PM for the week, then dive into deep work on squad projects. 
    • Tuesday: Join the weekly design crit to discuss and share in-progress designs, then spend the day doing deep work based on feedback or other work related to your design projects.
    • Wednesday: Meditate with your co-workers at the company Boost and listen to this week's presentation, then join or facilitate a research session to inform a round of design iterations. Spend the afternoon in a portfolio design jam / pair design session.
    • Thursday: Spend your day focusing on refining designs that need to be ready before the next sprint. Meet with Engineering partner to review solution brief for an upcoming project. Meet with your Manager for your 1-1.
    • Friday: Kick-off the day with Design Team Happy Hour followed by our company-wide 'Question Friday'. Review priorities and discuss with your PM what needs to get done by end of day, address those items, write your 15Five, and wrap up with a virtual coffee with a colleague

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
ABOUT 15FIVE

15Five is a people and performance platform that instantly upgrades each and every manager. It works by combining employee engagement, continuous performance management, and manager effectiveness software with education, services, and community. At the heart of our approach is Best-Self Management, an evidence-inspired strategy for cultivating world-class managers and transforming organizations by unlocking every employee’s potential. With our holistic solution, CEOs, HR leaders, and managers create highly-engaged, high-performing organizations.  

We work with over 2,000 forward-thinking companies that use our solution to bring out the best in their people, including big brand names like Credit Karma, WP Engine, Adobe, and Fitbit. 15Five is backed by Next 47, Origin Ventures, Point Nine Capital, and Matrix Partners. Its headquarters are based in San Francisco, with offices in New York and Raleigh, NC. The company is working 100% remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We’re excited to continue building out a diverse team that prioritizes inclusivity and celebrates everyone’s unique identity. To support our people, 15Five believes in flexible working arrangements, non-gendered Parental Leave, Flexible Time Off, Sick Time Off and extensive training and development including but not limited to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Best-Self Management, strengths discovery and alignment and Manager specific development opportunities.

Research shows that while men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, womxn and other underrepresented folx tend to only apply when they check every box. So, if you think you have what it takes but don't necessarily meet every single point listed below, please apply - you could be exactly who we are looking for!

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