Lead Product Designer at The Black Tux

Santa Monica

As the Lead Product Designer, you will lead a small team of talented product designers to produce intuitive and effective designs while providing support and streamlining product design process and quality. You will be empowered to make a lasting impact on the experience and design direction of The Black Tux.

The perfect candidate will be an experienced, user-centered designer with a proven track-record of working with and elevating the designers around them.

What You'll Do
  • Leverage design expertise to create beautiful, intuitive experiences for The Black Tux user.
  • Lead, mentor, challenge and grow a team of product designers. Contribute to fostering a collaborative team spirit.
  • Drive a user-centered design practice to design innovative, on-brand solutions that meet measurable customer needs, business requirements and goals.
  • Strike the right balance between holistic experience design and detail-oriented execution and evangelize this approach.
  • Know technology and emergent design patterns and coach to designing for changing consumer behaviors and preferences.
  • Develop, facilitate and lead best practices for maintaining consistency and coherence across product designs.
  • Work with product management, engineering, brand and other departments to reach the best design solutions and and disseminate design vision across the organization.
  • Help to set clear, realistic, action-oriented goals with each product designer and provide coaching and insight to achieve those goals.

Who You Are
  • Talented and experienced product designer with track record of mentoring and coaching up and coming product designers.
  • Obsess about the user, what motivates them, and how our product can surpass their expectations.
  • A variety and depth of experience designing complex user journeys.
  • Successfully leveraged user research, usability testing and data insights to build strategy and improve experiences.
  • Ability to collaborate with and coach designers to achieve their best results.
  • Strong conceptual thinking and compositional sense.
  • Expert communicator. You model giving and receiving feedback.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field.

Benefits and perks of working at The Black Tux
  • Exciting startup environment
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Complimentary dry cleaning & tailoring services
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Paid parking
  • Parental leave (non-birthing parents included)
  • Open vacation time
  • Stocked kitchen & pantry
  • Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
  • Monthly team outings
  • Free suit and tuxedo rentals

Posted Jan 23, 2018