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Director, Product Design (Commerce)

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San Francisco, CA

Design and Research

HOVER uses patented technology making it possible for anyone with a smartphone camera to create an interactive 3D model of a home, complete with detailed measurements and powerful design features. The data produced is extremely valuable as it generates a single source of truth for the physical world allowing for more veracity throughout the home improvement and insurance processes. We’ve found an incredibly strong product-market fit across exterior home improvement, insurance, and financial services. What's the secret sauce? Cutting edge technology, an exceptional culture, and a commitment to our values (Think. Do. Serve.). 

With our team of investors, including Google Ventures and Menlo Ventures, HOVER is committed to continuing our success and facilitating growth. We believe there is strength in diversity so we hire skilled and passionate people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Why HOVER wants you:

The design team at HOVER is growing. We’re looking for a Director of Product Design to lead designers for our Commerce/Platform team. You’ll partner closely with your product manager and engineering counterparts to lead the overall group using strategic thinking, a strong collaboration mindset and an eye for team growth. You will lead and grow an amazing team of designers to envision, develop, and launch experiences that connect people together along the entire journey of home improvement. We are seeking a talented leader to innovate in new markets, build out scalable systems, expand our customer knowledge base and bring consumer delight into our experiences.

You'll contribute by:

You’ll be the voice of the homeowners, professionals and employees that use HOVER in their day to day. You will work collaboratively with your peers to set vision, priorities and team charters. As a forward thinker, you’ll define the design initiatives at the outset of product definition and problem framing. You’ll inspire your team of designers to do their best work, create career paths, hire the best talent and build a lasting culture. As a critical member of the overall design leadership team, you’ll contribute to team culture, processes, hiring practices and internal as well as external influence.

Your background includes:

  • 10+ years of experience in design with 5+ as a practicing designer
  • Recent management experience (with experience managing teams of 3+ designers).
  • High level of emotional intelligence, refined soft skills to care for and bring out the best in designers on your team.
  • Exceptional business sense and organizational influence from design perspective, proven contributions to product strategy and vision.
  • Being a forward scout, looking ahead and collaboratively crafting the vision and mobilizing your team to realize that vision.
  • A strong aesthetic sense and the ability to bring brand into product experiences.
  • Outstanding communicator. Ability to present your ideas to anyone, at any time. Comfortable speaking about design to various audiences around the company.
  • High level understanding of the interplay between design and engineering, technical collaboration and delivery of work.
  • Experience designing, building and shipping web applications as well mobile apps for iOS and Android.
  • A sense of humor and humility, you always put your team first and celebrate the fun and quirkiness of your fellow designers.

About Design at HOVER

The design team at HOVER is striving for nothing less than to be the most talented, most tight knit and most passionate group of humans to ever be brought together. We are a rapidly growing group of design leaders, product designers, researchers and brand designers working in tight collaboration with many teams across HOVER to bring memorable experiences and customer obsession to every facet of what we do. We have a focus on building an amazing culture, team and individual growth and solving real world problems. In short, everything you could possibly want.

Benefits

  • Compensation - Competitive salary and meaningful equity in a fast-growing company
  • Healthcare - Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and dependents
  • Paid Time Off - Unlimited and flexible vacation policy 
  • Paid Family Leave- We support work/life balance and offer generous paid parental and new child bonding leave 
  • Mandatory Self-Care Days - A day set aside each month to allow employees to recharge 
  • Remote Wellbeing Resources - We provide recurring fitness classes, meditation/ mindfulness tools, virtual therapy, and family planning assistance 
  • Learning - We encourage continued education and will help cover the cost of management training, conferences, workshops, or certifications

 

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The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors. In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within the Denver Metropolitan area is $189,000-$222,000.

 

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Benefits

Compensation

Competitive salary and meaningful equity in a fast-growing company


Healthcare

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and dependents


Paid Time Off

Unlimited PTO for exempt employees and PTO accrued at 3 weeks per year for non-exempt employees


Paid Family Leave

We support work/life balance and offer generous paid parental and new child bonding leave


Mandatory Self-Care Days

A day set aside each month to allow employees to recharge


Remote Wellbeing Resources

We provide recurring fitness classes, meditation/ mindfulness tools, virtual therapy, and family planning assistance


Learning

We encourage continued education and will help cover the cost of management training, conferences, workshops, or certifications



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