Lead Product Designer

Posted on: 
July 11, 2024

About this role

Faire is a company invested in good design—as a Product Designer, you’ll join a tight-knit, collaborative team of designers who care deeply about creating beautiful and intuitive experiences. Our team is at the center of product work at Faire, designing experiences for the thousands of small retailers and makers growing their business with our marketplace.

Working with team members across content strategy, design research, engineering, product, and customer service, you’ll strive to understand our customers’ challenges and craft flows that help people move through our products with confidence.

We’re looking for team members that excel across the entire product development lifecycle, come with a growth mentality, and bring a genuine desire to learn about our customers. We're looking for candidates open to working in San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, New York City, NY, Atlanta, GA, Toronto, ON, Kitchener, ON or remotely.

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate with partners across product and engineering to define, build, and release new products and features.
  • Construct user flows, wireframes, and prototypes that effectively communicate design concepts for validation.
  • Develop and deliver well-documented, high-fidelity visuals that accurately represent Faire’s brand and design system standards.
  • Write UX content that helps customers accomplish their goals on Faire.
  • Design user-centric, engaging content to increase usability, inform, and help customers accomplish their goals on Faire.
  • Participate in and/or lead user interviews and research to better understand customer needs.
  • Contribute strategic thinking to product features and roadmap.
  • Mentor and guide team members, helping them develop and grow.
  • Contribute to and positively shape the design team’s culture through collaboration, feedback, and process iteration.

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience designing digital products and systems.
  • Your previous work demonstrates an attention to detail and high-quality visual, UX, and systems design.
  • Great communication skills.
  • You present design decisions and processes clearly and confidently, regardless of the audience.
  • A collaborative approach.
  • You’re a great partner to other designers and your cross-functional teammates.
  • A growth-mindset.
  • You’re open and receptive to feedback, and can adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • A sense of humor. We spend a lot of time together—sharing gifs and laughing over lunch keeps us energized and inspired throughout the day.

We value candidates that bring a range of experience from different industries and a variety of creative influences. If you’re a maker or retailer yourself and can bring first-hand experience and empathy for the small business and entrepreneurial journey, tell us your story!

Salary Range

Canada: the pay range for this role is $124,500 - $171,000 per year.

This role will also be eligible for equity and benefits. Actual base pay will be determined based on permissible factors such as transferable skills, work experience, market demands, and primary work location. The base pay range provided is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

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