Head of Design
- 3131 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
At Shyft, we are changing the future for shift workers around the globe. We are a product-centered company that helps teams manage shifts, share schedules and communicate with each other all in one beautiful and easy to use app. Teams across all industries depend on Shyft every day to help make their work lives simpler, more productive and more flexible. As this young industry has grown, this has transformed into a huge responsibility and we don't take it lightly.
Our team is a group of passionate creators, innovators, builders, and leaders. We take pride in the work that we do, and share in each other's successes - that means that we make it a point of emphasis to trust and empower our colleagues to reach their goals, both professionally and personally. Our loft-style office offers an open and collaborative workspace that perfectly complements our culture, and is centrally located in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle just one block away from the water. We offer competitive benefits and perks to all employees who decide to join us on our journey to change the future of shift workers.
At Shyft, We pride ourselves on having built the most visually appealing and intuitive app on the market, while creating a fun and youthful brand that our users love, and great design is a large contributor to that level of success.
We're rapidly growing and are looking for a lead designer to join our team to innovate and create cutting-edge products. You’ll be leading the charge on improving and iterating the look and feel of our brand and our products. The guidelines and patterns you create will be seen by hundreds of thousands of users and impact them on a daily basis. You will be working in an entrepreneurial environment with great team dynamics where everyone values integrity, transparency and good work ethics.
Create brand design guidelines and pattern libraries for our brand and products
Spearhead the visual design aspects of mobile/web applications, creating design iterations for user-facing products
Collaborate with product managers, UX designer and engineers to constantly improve user experience and satisfaction with our products
Stay up to date with the latest design trends in mobile and web products
Constantly innovate and experiment with new design trends/methodologies and apply them in design tasks if needed
Experience creating practical design guidelines and pattern libraries that can scale and be used for all departments of a software company that need design, ie: product, engineering, customer support, sales, marketing etc.
5+ years of experience creating stunning designs for mobile/web products
Ability to turn high level concepts into stunning visual designs for mobile, web and print
High proficiency in Sketch
Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InVision and Adobe Illustrator
Experience creating clean and visually appealing designs for mobile & web applications
Portfolio of past work demonstrating strong visual design capabilities
Creative team player that's open to feedback
Strong UX design skills are nice to have
Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Shyft's values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines