Senior UX Product / Designer (Remote)

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The company:
Harvest Hosts is a venture-backed technology company in the travel space, recently recognized on the 2021 a16z Marketplace 100 by Andreessen Horowitz (https://a16z.com/marketplace-100/), a ranking of the largest consumer-facing marketplace startups and private companies. As one of the fastest-growing companies in the travel industry (having grown more than 20X in the last three years), Harvest Hosts is currently growing its team to maintain its rapid growth profile in the RV and camping industry with a product-first focus, and recently raised $37M from private equity firm Stripes to continue this growth path. The company offers the ability for its employees to work remotely.
 
What we do:
Harvest Hosts is a membership program that connects 200,000+ RVers to local businesses and attractions – our “Hosts” – for overnight stays and unique experiences. Our model is a cost-free opportunity for hosts to share their offerings with our members by simply opening up space for an overnight stay. 

Who We Are:
Harvest Hosts is a membership program for RVers offering unique overnight stays at 2,700+ farms, wineries, breweries, distilleries, golf courses, museums, and other scenic small businesses, as well as over 3,000 community locations all over North America. Our mission is to help millions of people live happier lives through road travel while supporting wonderful small businesses along the way. Harvest Hosts is a venture-backed technology company in the travel space, recently recognized on the 2021 a16z Marketplace 100 by Andreessen Horowitz (https://a16z.com/marketplace-100/), a ranking of the largest consumer-facing marketplace startups and private companies. As one of the fastest-growing companies in the travel industry (having grown more than 20X in the last three years), Harvest Hosts is currently growing its team to maintain its rapid growth profile in the RV and camping industry with a product-first focus, and recently raised $37M from private equity firm Stripes to continue this growth path.

Who You Are:
We are looking for a senior product / UX designer who can partner with our product, engineering, and other teams to help build delightful experiences for our members and hosts by building new features, optimizing our core membership offerings, and bringing the same experience to our apps.

Responsibilities

    • Partner and collaborate closely with engineering, product, marketing, and business (among other stakeholders) to find user-centered, practical solutions to design challenges and build engaging digital experiences for the web and mobile. 
    • Bring strategic product thinking based on user needs and business goals into your design work.
    • Work with product in crafting and conducting user testing, then synthesizing results to drive design decisions. 
    • Navigate ambiguity (and be comfortable doing so) while our design and product strategy solidifies. 
    • Document your designs and consult with engineers to ensure they are built and function as intended.

Skills & Experience

    • Minimum of 4 years of Product / UX Design experience. Solid design chops; detail-oriented and a systems thinker.
    • A strong balance of both visual and user experience design skills.
    • Experience with design software such as Sketch and Figma.
    • Experience designing features for iOS, Android, and the Web.
    • Fluent in designing for responsive web and mobile with an eye for patterns, typography, colors, and interaction design best practices.
    • Familiar with technical constraints and best practices for modern responsive web/mobile applications.
    • Excellent personal, organizational, communication, and presentation skills for internal and external stakeholders.

Bonus Points

    • Passion for camping and the outdoors.
    • Experience in the travel and tourism industry.
    • Experience working on booking, mapping, and reservation applications. 
    • Experience building, maintaining, and loving a component-based design system.
    • Experience optimizing signup flows and designing options for A/B tests.
What We Bring to the Table:
Harvest Hosts is a venture-backed company and pays top of the market, and includes full benefits, unlimited PTO, a 401k, and most of all: a fun work environment. 

Harvest Hosts appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is Harvest Hosts policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. Harvest Hosts will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals.

Compensation:
Harvest Hosts is a venture-backed company and pays top-of-market, and includes full benefits, unlimited PTO, parental leave, a 401k, ability to work completely remote, and most of all: a fun work environment.
 
Timing:
We are looking to fill this position as soon as we find the right candidate!
 
Harvest Hosts appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is Harvest Hosts policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. Harvest Hosts will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals.