Design Director

Work & Co (work.co) defines and launches the world's most successful digital products and services. In just five years, we’ve become the go-to partner for Apple, Target, Marriott, Lyft, Etsy, American Express, LVMH, Planned Parenthood and more. As Fast Company noted, our engineering and design teams are “routinely entrusted with creating digital product for companies which rarely approach outside firms.” Forrester Research called our way of working "a model to follow.”

We look for Design Directors who see no boundaries between form and function, and who think the feel of a product should come from its user experience as much as its look. We believe designers are basically strategists who express strategy through design.

Creating digital products is a team game. Our methodology emphasizes intense collaboration, early prototyping and testing, and so many iterations you’ll lose count. Design Directors work closely with Product Managers, Strategists, and Developers to create digital products and services that reshape industries. Our Partners are hands on and you’ll work directly with them — no middle management here.

What You Can Expect to Do

  • Stay 100% focused on making great digital products--that’s all we care about.
  • Work iteratively on initial concepts, wires, user flows, and prototypes informed by user research, marketplace and behavior trends, and your best ideas.
  • Participate in a hands-on manner through all product phases, from strategy to launch to optimization (this job is not just about making wireframes or participating in one phase).

What We’re After

  • Proven ability to solve complex UX problems and the product strategy skills to deliver best-in-class solutions
  • Ability to uncover and utilize business truths and user behaviors that help define a great product
  • Experience creating and moderating user tests, leading user research exercises, analysing -user behaviour, creating IA, taxonomies, etc. for digital products
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize and present your findings
  • Experience working in a highly iterative, collaborative environment where people share work daily
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills Familiarity with prototyping tools

At Work & Co, we believe diversity is essential to creating the best digital products. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin of employees, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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