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Head of Design






Redwood City, CA, US


We’re looking for an exceptional, hands-on Design & UX visionary to lead our product design team and help us achieve our mission of helping people be happier and more successful at work. In 2017, we won the industry’s top product of the year award, were selected into LinkedIn’s Top 50 Disruptive Startups, and were ranked 7th in Glassdoor’s list of Best Places to Work (Small & Medium Category).

What you will do…

Lead a team of Product & UX designers to dig deep into our problem space, come up with elegant, innovative design solutions to complex problems, and create sticky, exceptionally delightful user experiences
Define and evolve the vision & culture for the design team, define and iterate on our UX approach, principles, process, and best practices
Work closely with product, engineering, marketing and customer-facing teams across the organization to deliver real, working software products and solutions in a fast-paced environment
Attract great talent to the design team; mentor, develop, and coach teammates
Create a highly effective, light-weight, and sustainable research practice that helps generate valuable insights into our users and the problem domain
Represent & evangelize design and design thinking in a company where design is a core value and reason for our success
Stay ahead of advances in the field of design and incorporate the best in design trends and thinking
Be a hands-on leader while using your design expertise to make individual contributions

Who you are…

Relevant leadership experience with product design teams (at least 5+ years in lead roles) working with product management and engineering in an agile development environment.
You’ve led the end-to-end design and delivery of multiple highly successful software products that are recognized as exemplars of exceptional design.
Proficient in the use of data and analytics, fluency with the software design and development lifecycle, and a deep appreciation for how technology can be used in an ethical, sustainable manner to solve human problems.
You have an eye for superlative visual & interaction design and a very high bar for quality.
You have a real passion for achieving our mission of helping people be happier and more successful at work. You’re truly inspired by our vision of a world where people love their jobs.

Who we are…

Glint is a rapidly growing software and analytics company that helps organizations increase employee engagement, develop their people, and improve performance. Glint is known for powerful analytics, innovative organizational science, and a world-class user experience. The company has an extraordinary team of passionate professionals who love working together to help organizations thrive.

What we are all about…

Glint helps you see into your organization in revolutionary ways, giving you the power to create real impact on employee engagement, retention and business performance. Glint leverages real-time people data to give leaders and managers a holistic view of an organization’s health, the insight to predict problems, and direction to take action. Based in Redwood City, California, Glint customers include United Airlines, eBay, AOL, Palantir, Red Hat, NVIDIA, Sony, LinkedIn, Intuit, Cognizant, IKEA, UTC, Square, FICO, Marketo, Veritas, Rockwell, and Pandora.

Stuff to perk you up…

5-star Glassdoor rating
LinkedIn Top 50 Startups 2017
Catered lunches at Glint offices
MacBook Pro or Air
Free premium snacks and drinks
Ergonomic and height-adjustable workstations
Flexible work arrangements
Very competitive compensation and benefits package
Opportunity to learn from a dedicated team and strong leadership
Dynamic, rapidly growing company, focused on helping organizations thrive

Glint values diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, veteran status, marital status or disability status.

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