Design Lead / Full Time / Paid
New York New York US
We are seeking a Design Lead to champion UX and other design projects. This person will manage several contractors and collaborate closely with teammates across departments. They will be instrumental in shaping and polishing the UX of our SaaS tools, and will also be an invaluable resource the team relies on to bring a
Creator Deck is an innovator in the media landscape. Launched in 2008, we are pioneers in the high growth influencer industry, now serving some of the most prestigious brands in apparel, beauty, beverage, and arts & crafts. In everything we do, we are shaped by our core values: to Show Care, Build Credibility, Make an Impact, Think Towards the Future, and Be Genuine.
Creator Deck is a company founded by innovative thinkers who wanted to disrupt industry standards. These elements have remained core to us as we’ve grown and, when bringing in new teammates, we look for people who can think disruptively and meet challenges with a fierce creative spirit. We are a diverse group of people, coming from various backgrounds, who enjoy the collaborative, creative processes that go into making anything – from a single post to marketing strategy to a fully fledged brand. Most of our team is based in San Francisco, but as we work 100% remotely for the time being we’ve wandered off to new places, from New York to Hawaii.
We are seeking a Design Lead to champion UX and other design projects. This person will manage several contractors and collaborate closely with teammates across departments. They will be instrumental in shaping and polishing the UX of our SaaS tools, and will also be an invaluable resource the team relies on to bring a cohesive design voice to all aspects of our work. This role is an ideal fit for someone with a UX skill set, as well as a broad interest in design and a passion for bringing together different voices, facilitating collaboration, and delivering beautiful final products. Essentially, we’re seeking someone to help take our clients and company to the next level of success.
Lead and inspire a small team of design contractors, stepping in and making when needed.
Collaborate with teammates and stakeholders across departments
Set project timelines and hold direct reports and collaborators accountable
Create and polish UX flows to help finalize prototypes
Project manage the release of a final UX design
Work with branding design contractor to shape and polish decks that will deliver a clear narrative to clients
Flex to embrace new opportunities and tackle projects as they arise
What it takes to excel:
You set yourself a high bar for excellence, and have a deep love of the craft
A maker mindset.
Top notch project management skills – you have experience leading teams and working with diverse stakeholders to realize an ultimate vision.
Excellent communicator – you listen and understand where others are coming from and can bring people together.
Born leader – you aspire to bring out the best in others. Everyone loves working with you.
Strategic mindset – when you take on a project, your main goal is results. You can see what needs to be done and take initiative to scope out deliverables for success.
Design experience – you are fluent in the language of UX and UI designers.
Bias for action – you will step up and make things happen
Comfortable dealing with ambiguity – you’re excited to work at a scaling startup
Why you’ll love this job:
Your ideas debated, executed or maybe tossed out. But they will always be heard.
You’ll work with smart people who are driven by results
You’ll work with a leadership team who believe in transparency and meritocracy
You’ll be stepping into a leadership role that will accelerate your career
Benefits including flexible work hours, competitive salaries, paid time off, medical, dental, & vision insurance, and much more
Please apply at: https://jobs.lever.co/creatordeck/65a877ae-31ad-4e3b-902e-76f90042fc1f?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=Shillington