Head of Design

San Francisco
Design
Full-time

We believe awesome companies are built by awesome people. People who want to make a difference in the world. People who work hard, take risks and think big. People who are passionate AND compassionate.

Here at Simple Habit, we are on a mission to empower millions of people to stress less and live better. We have set out to create tools that transform wellness goals into lasting habits

We're growing fast. In just one year, we've climbed the ranks to become the #1 meditation app in the App Store. We're backed by top tier investors in Silicon Valley who want to make a meaningful difference. Now, we are looking for rockstars to join our team. Are you ready to help us create the world's leading health and wellness company?

Job Description
As our Head of Design, you will work closely with the team to help define our design process with an accent on iterative and data-driven decision making. You will be hands-on in shaping the design culture and creating production level assets that are brand-consistent across all platforms.
 
The perfect candidate will have a strong track record of leading and building design teams from the ground up and will know how to guide product, brand, and user research. We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset to come in and work with a solid foundation and the team around the unique challenges we face.

You will help define and promote UX processes and foster user centricity in all we do - especially our design process. You will lead, define and deliver end to end experiences across the platform working closely with product, engineering, marketing and sales. Your voice will elevate design thinking within the organization.

Responsibilities

    • Provide hands on creative direction, product design, and system level output
    • Deliver creative vision and operational excellence in design
    • Lead and mentor our design team across Product, Marketing & Engineering
    • Develop clear, measurable goals for the design organization and align those with executive stakeholder
    • Consistently elevate the level of work from the creative team, foster an environment of consistent improvement and connection to business results
    • Provide hands on creative direction for new releases, collateral or product evolution
    • Create an inspiring and positive design culture

Requirements

    • 8+ years of experience in the digital space
    • Experience scaling a team of designers from 1 to 5+ years

Founded in 2016, Simple Habit is now ranked #1 for meditation on iTunes and featured on Shark Tank, Forbes, Business Insider, HuffPost, and more. We are backed by Y Combinator, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and many other prominent CEOs in Silicon Valley.

Simple Habit is a 5-minute meditation app for busy people. Designed by top meditation teachers, Simple Habit offers more than 1,000 guided meditations for any situation and mood — including before sleep, taking a work break, commuting, and more. Simple Habit is on a mission to empower humans to stress less and live better. Download Simple Habit for free on iOS, Android or visit our site to learn more about our team.