Senior Director, Product Design

San Francisco, California | Full-Time

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THE COMPANY:

PAX Labs is an award-winning consumer technology brand with a mission to establish cannabis as a force for good. Our products set a high bar for quality and, together with the PAX App, offer unique features such as safety locking, adjustable temperature and draw control. As millions of consumers try cannabis for the first time or return to it after a long hiatus, PAX believes that quality, transparency and predictability are the keys to safe, responsible use by adults.

Headquartered in San Francisco, PAX is backed by leading technology investors including Tiger Global and Tao Invest (Pritzker family fund). We are an exceptional team with hardware and software backgrounds in consumer technology, healthcare, and biotech, and are growing rapidly to deliver on our mission. Our internal culture values diversity, integrity, having an impact, and passion for the larger movement that PAX is a part of.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director of Product Design will be a key member of the Product team, responsible for managing and working alongside Product Designers to help end-users navigate the cannabis space, have even more control over their experiences, as well as incubating new and growing existing products. While primarily overseeing a variety of digital experiences, this role will also play a vital role in overseeing package design and industrial design of PAX's class-leading products.

As the PAX Director of Product Design, you will:

  • Partner with Product Managers, Engineers, Data Analysts, and User Research to plan and build innovative and delightful experiences for our end-users and partners
  • Build an inclusive team of driven and inspiring Designers who you will actively mentor, challenge, and grow
  • Drive the design vision and strategy for PAX's mobile offerings as well as web-based B-to-B systems
  • Lead native mobile design projects and have a fluent understanding of iOS and Android mobile design patterns
  • Participate in all aspects of the design process to frame problems, define insights, create compelling visions, and "get your hands dirty" making IxD specifications, UX solutions, UI designs, etc.
  • Engage with customers and learn quickly through research and iterative prototyping

WHAT WE LOOK FOR IN YOU:

  • 8+ years experience in a Product Design / UX / IxD role designing web/mobile/desktop applications for direct customer-facing companies
  • 4+ years management experience with direct reports in the Design space
  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills
  • People management, team development, and recruiting experience
  • An inspiring portfolio demonstrating deep interaction and visual design for mobile, as well as your process, and related outcomes
  • Validated ability to solve problems and design strong solutions at a systems level
  • Experience working in the consumer electronics space
  • High proficiency in Sketch, OmniGraffle, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar design tools
  • High proficiency in InVision and Zeplin
  • Bonus: Additional depth in design work for UI-enabled hardware devices, Industrial Design, or Packaging design

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, or equivalent experience

PAX LABS PERKS & BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation, equity & bi-annual performance reviews
  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Generous PTO policy including 9 paid holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Cell Phone reimbursement
  • Employee Purchase Program for discounted PAX devices
  • Weekly catered lunch, endless snacks and beverages
  • Dog Friendly HQ in the Mission District of San Francisco

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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