VP of Design
ny, New York
Post Date: 06/17/2017 Job ID: 83424 Job Category: Product Designer
Title of Job: VP of Design
Company Description: Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence start-up priming for product launch.
Location: Boston, MA
Responsibilities: Including, but not limited to, the following bullet points (see below.)
- Work collaboratively with the senior management team to align design, product and business goals, while driving innovative thinking to differentiate in the market.
- Develop and promote a corporate design philosophy and environment of excellence for designers and design work. Optimize the design team organizational structure and processes.
- Communicate and test ideas quickly and effectively using a combination of sketching, simulators, and prototypes to evaluate potential solutions.
- Provide day-to-day, hands-on creative direction to all design staff, present design concepts and trends, collaborate, and seek feedback on ideas and prototypes. Drive new product opportunities and alignment with the business through the use of design strategy and thinking.
10+ years of product design leadership and experience, including building teams and bringing products to market under deadline
Mastery in one of and some exposure to all of: human machine interaction, character development, animation, industrial design
Strong design and development process knowledge
Strong design strategy experience and use of design strategy methodology.
Deep understanding of and appreciation for engineering processes and tools
Salary: Commensurate with experience