Director of Design

Remote/Distributed /
Design /
Full-time
Hipcamp is looking for a Director of Design to lead and grow the Design team and drive the Design vision forward to get more people outside. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience leading Design teams in consumer internet companies, ideally marketplaces. If you’re passionate about the outdoors and would like to work in a fast-paced startup environment remotely from just about anywhere (in the US/Canada) then we want you!

About Hipcamp
Hipcamp unlocks access to private land, creating new places for people to get outside and go camping. We believe that spending time in nature is essential to a happy and healthy human life, and we are passionate about our mission to get more people outside. We are deeply proud of the impact Hipcamp creates by making nature more accessible, providing income to support the protection of private land, and creating community across the urban-rural divide. 

Hipcamp’s product culture is built on a deep and genuine commitment to helping people connect with the outdoors. To us, product doesn’t mean just Hipcamp.com and our mobile apps—it also means the actual campsites and the on-the-ground experience our guests and hosts have. This is a chance to flex your big picture thinking and contribute to a product that spans both online and offline experiences.

About the Position
Hipcamp is looking for a Director of Design who is passionate about building and scaling exceptional consumer products through rapid periods of growth. You will be at the forefront of this growth where you will lead teams in designing the entire Hipcamp experience for our Host and Camper communities. You will work closely with both leadership and the product development team to deliver on the Hipcamp vision.

This is a remote/distributed position (US/Canada)

About our Work Environment
Compensation will be a mix of salary and stock options. It is based on your location and will be highly competitive compared to similar-stage companies.

Health is essential to happiness. In addition to full health insurance, all team members receive a monthly wellness stipend and $1K in Hipcash because we believe getting outside is excellent preventative medicine in addition to increasing your creativity, lowering your stress, and making you an overall more awesome human.

We focus on results, not hours. We believe that clearly defined goals combined with great people, empowerment, and autonomy create the best results. We feel confident that inclusive and diverse teams working on an important cause can accomplish extraordinary things. 

What Sets You Up For Success

    • 5+ years of experience leading Design teams in consumer internet companies
    • Experience in both mobile and responsive web design
    • Highly proficient with design tools (eg. Figma, Sketch, or Adobe XD)
    • Highly proficient with prototyping and collaboration tools (eg. Zeplin)
    • Excited about working in a collaborative, cross-functional environment
    • Comfort collaborating with a distributed team (Slack, Zoom, etc.)
    • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
    • Passion for Hipcamp's mission
    • Always design thinking
Hipcamp is an equal opportunity employer and we greatly value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. In fact, we are confident that the most inclusive and diverse teams accomplish the most extraordinary results.