Senior Product Designer Lead

Miami /
Design /
Remote
/ Remote
Codelitt helps companies build new products and solve their most pressing problems with the speed, technology, and innovation of a startup. We are passionate about improving the lives of our users through the products we build.

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If you thrive in a small team environment and love being involved in creating real products that will have an impact on real users, this is the job for you.

As a product lead designer, you’ll be asked to aid creatives in existing projects and provide new and fresh approaches to design problems, helping projects move forward. A typical day will see you split between leading projects, mentoring team members, and advocating design thinking in all directions. 

You’ll ensure your projects run smoothly, have great interpersonal skills, and have confidence in handling and delivering client-facing work. You’ll take an active role in communicating and delivering great results.

What you'll do:

    • You will coach and mentor the Product Designers on the team, and you’re capable of identifying each individual’s strengths and weaknesses
    • You help your team members grow, bringing out the best in the design department 
    • You work on new and existing web and native app products, maintaining a superb level of design
    • You create beautiful work of the highest standards
    • You create new design systems to organize components
    • You work with cross-functional teams to understand business strategies and create user stories to reflect them
    • You provide high-level wireframes and be able to explain your reasoning while incorporating client and team feedback
    • You create beautiful mockups and continue to deliver great design work from concept to delivery
    • You are capable of adhering to specified brand guidelines, or creating new ones when needed
    • You provide accurate and precise planning in a fast-paced environment
    • Management of design schedules and tasks
    • Effectively communicate roadblocks and breakthroughs to the team to manage client expectations
    • Liaise with the Project Management and the Engineering teams to ensure deadlines are met

Who you are:

    • You are a leader in your team
    • You help drive cross-functional meetings from the design perspective
    • You are a liaison between the design team and each project’s stakeholders
    • You maximize the potential of the design teamYou will coach and mentor the Product Designers in the team, and you are capable of identifying each individual’s strengths and weaknesses
    • You help your team members grow, bringing out the best in the design department 
    • You have proven processes and frameworks for complex design problems
    • You are an excellent communicator, confident writer, and speaker
    • You have a strong ability to lead a design team through influence and inspiration
    • You have an outstanding design portfolio demonstrating wider strategic design thinking in your projects
    • You shift between planning projects and planning programs with ease
    • You have experience interacting with and influencing cross-functional teams
    • You continuously explore new practices and patterns for your problem-solving toolkit
    • You use creativity from a wider perspective in terms of re-framing problems and approaches
    • You have experience leading multiple projects while sharing work with other product designers and collaborating with cross-functional leadership
    • You make product and design decisions that are driven by a deep concern for the customer
    • You are capable of capturing insights from user interviews, interactions, and observation
    • You are a master when it comes to Design Systems

Requirements:

    • 5 years experience in a similar management position with leadership responsibilities
    • Incredible attention to detail
    • Driven to make an impact on the department and the company
    • Assertive enough to drive a team forward while fostering and maintaining a healthy work environment
    • Ability to thrive at working independently by erring on the side of actionAbility to meet deadlines and lead a team
    • Experience presenting to creatives, strategists, and clients from concept to delivery
    • Experience mentoring and coaching other product designers
    • Superb knowledge of product design processes, web design, and design systems
    • Able to quickly adapt and learn new project workflowsExperience in Lean Methodology
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Excellent phone manner
    • Excellent written and oral English language skills
    • Able to lead more than one project at once

Really Nice to Haves:

    • Experience working and collaborating with remote teams
    • Entrepreneurial & Start-up experience

Benefits:

    • 100% Remote - The flexibility to work anywhere you prefer and feel most productive
    • Generous PTO Policy - 30 days available annually; take the time you need when you need it!
    • December break
    • Paid Sick Days - we want you to feel supported to take the time to unplug and recuperate when you need.
    • Paid Parental Leave (Maternity: up to 12 weeks & Paternity: up to 2 weeks)
    • New hire home office stipend - make your workspace your own!
    • Budget for Training!
    • Numerous team building events throughout the year to unwind and get to know your awesome teammates!
    • (Only in US W2 offers) - Coverage for medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • (Only in US W2 offers) - 401K with company contribution


We will be in touch as soon as possible if there's a good fit. Thanks for your interest in Codelitt!

Note: We are not interested in working with recruiters or any agencies (design, engineering, etc.) at this time.