Lead UX / Product Designer vacancy at Pixellu
At Pixellu, we know professional photographers are frustrated with all of the tedious work required to run a successful photography business. Many get so overwhelmed, they end up quitting on their dream of having a photography career. That is why we create easy-to-use, time-saving software that simplify photographers’ lives, so that they can spend less time in front of the computer and get back to doing what they love.
Pixellu was co-founded in 2010 by two wedding photographers. Faced with the challenges of long hours and endless tasks, we began asking ourselves, “How can we save valuable time, make more money, and get our lives back?” Our answer was technology. We started Pixellu with the idea that we could make money by providing an honest service that helped photographers save time and live more fulfilling lives. We believed that, by focusing on a great product and great service, we could build a business that not only does good, but also does well.
Today, we are a team of 30 team members spread across 10 countries, serving tens of thousands of photographers in over 100 countries.
Learn more about us and why you’ll love working at Pixellu here: Video - About Pixellu
Pixellu currently has two main products - SmartAlbums and SmartSlides. We are looking to not only improve existing products, but also introduce new products that will further simplify our customers’ lives.
The primary role of the VP of Product is product strategy. You, as the Lead Product Designer, would be second-in-command and responsible for execution. Your job will be to:
Research: Conduct user research and testing.
Plan: Help shape the product strategy and vision. Drive product roadmaps & set feature priorities.
Prototype: Define the user experience, interactions, and user interface through user flows, information architecture, sketches and wireframes, and visual design. Build functional prototypes to validate and test your designs.
Design: Design simple, elegant, data-driven, user-centric experiences that delight users.
Lead: Lead our small team of UX/UI and Product Owners/Managers.
Aside from the standard job deion, here is what we most value in a candidate:
Impeccable visual taste
Obsession with simplicity and intuitive design
Mastery and application of color, space, typography, iconography, illustration, and UX laws
Thorough knowledge of the latest trends in UX/UI
People & communication skills
Data-driven decision making
4+ years of experience in product design
Perks & Benefits
Work from anywhere
Flex time; aside from "required online hours" of 8-11am Pacific Time, work hours are fully flexible
Competitive salary based on experience level and your local cost of living considerations
Quarterly profit-sharing bonuses based on seniority and role
Paid parental leave
20 annual days off, with ability to make up missed days on weekends