Head of Design/Design Lead

San Francisco
Design
Full-time

We love awesome people. People who want to make a difference. People who are passionate about what they do, aren't afraid to take risks, and who think and dream big.

Here at Simple Habit, we want to create a world where mindfulness is adopted by everyone as a daily habit – like exercise or brushing your teeth. We want to help millions of people throughout the world live more mindfully and be more resilient.

We’re growing fast and are looking for rockstars to join our team. Are you ready to create the world’s leading mindfulness platform?

Job Description
As our Head of Design / Design Lead, you will work closely with the team and 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 designLead 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+

Simple Habit is a 5-minute meditation platform for busy people. We offer over 1,000 guided meditations for any situation and mood — including before sleep, taking a work break, commuting, and more.

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.