Lead Product Designer
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Design the products that power global trade The opportunity:
Flexport's mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. To
achieve this goal, the Flexport User Experience (UX) team creates
end-to-end experiences for our clients, partners, and operations
teams. We are seeking a design leader with a strong product vision
to elevate the current offering and formulate a compelling business
and research supported roadmap for the future. This individual sets
a high bar for UX quality and knows how to consistently execute at
that level. As a key stakeholder in the product development
process, much collaboration will be required with Senior Leadership
and the broader UX team. To be successful, this leader must be
relentlessly curious, embrace change, think deeply, and communicate
clearly. Join us as we lay the foundation of our vision for global
trade. As a Product Design Lead on the Flexport UX team you will
focus on building delightful and intuitive experiences for our
clients to manage their global supply chains. You will craft
features that enable users to prioritize, plan, and execute
international shipments that travel via ocean and air. You will
develop a customer platform that evolves with our growing portfolio
of logistics services and work on products that serve users around
the world. You will: * Contribute to raise the bar for design at
* Help formulate the product vision that may span multiple product
* Inspire the team to push the boundaries towards innovation.
* Be a strong partner to your Product, Engineering, Research, Data
and Business peers.
* Lead research and generate powerful insights to improve product
* Collaborate closely with your Design peers at Flexport to ensure
we create a consistent and cohesive overall product.
* Help evolve Flexport design processes and guidelines.
* Create high quality designs and strives to ensure other designers
achieve the same standards.
* Lead design critiques, design community initiatives, and aspects
of candidate interviews.
* Ensure your team leverages and contributes to the Flexport Design
* Help evolve our current product design to align with Flexport's
brand in collaboration with the Brand Team. You should have: * 8+
years of professional experience.
* Demonstrated long term thinking around strategic and business
* Will have shipped many successful software products, ideally both
desktop and mobile.
* Extensive experience conducting and/or collaborating with user
research and data science to leverage their respective
* Proven ability to provide thought leadership and guide a team
towards achieving a common goal.
* A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy and
enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated
industry About Flexport: At Flexport, we believe global trade can
move the human race forward. That's why it's our mission to make it
easy and accessible for everyone. We're shaping the future of a
$8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and
exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes-from emerging
brands to Fortune 500s-use Flexport technology to move more than
$19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. The recent global
supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to
play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a
valuation of $8 billion, we're experiencing record growth and are
proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who
believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle
global challenges that impact business, society, and the
environment? Come join us. Worried about not having any logistics
experience? Don't be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for
everyone. That's why it's important to bring people from diverse
backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to
help move the global logistics industry forward. We know this
industry is complex. That's why we invest in education starting day
one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program
designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for
success. At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making
global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse,
dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed
to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their
authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital
and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and
expression, military and veteran status, and any other
characteristic protected by applicable law.
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