Lead UX Designer (Remote)
At Follow Up Boss we're looking for a Lead UX Designer to join our team.
About the job
As Lead UX Designer at Follow Up Boss, you will be 100% customer focused, in understanding their needs and problems, in an effort to provide elegant and simple solutions that delight our customers. You'll create products that are not only amazing to look at, but intuitive, simple, and help our customers achieve their goals every day. You will protect the quality of the user experience as we develop the product to ensure we deliver a referable experience to every customer. You will own and collaborate in creating and driving the creative vision at Follow Up Boss.
We’re a bootstrapped, profitable company started back in April of 2011.
We're fully remote and have been since day 1.
We don’t just claim to be customer-centric - we live it.
Opportunity to have a big impact on our growth and your career
No red tape or pointless meetings
Competitive base salary - top 10% in US; for this position the range is $170K - $188K
Strong benefit package including a 401k with 6% match, health/dental/vision insurance for you and our family, funding for continuing education, paid parental leave, kindle + unlimited books, home office setup, company meetups, and 20 PTO + 10 sick days
Solve challenging problems and put your skills to the test every day.
See a direct impact of your work and value you created for customers.
Provide direct input on technical and non-technical decisions. Your opinion matters.
Self motivated and proactive mindset.
Remote work experience is required.
Based in the USA, with a quiet home office with fast internet.
8+ years of UX design experience with SaaS products and the web.
Strong experience leading or managing a design team.
You will start off being the primary contributor in this realm, translating requirements into low fidelity solutions for the engineering and product teams and collaborating with UI Designers to ensure the right UX outcome.
Strong experience achieving a holistically simple, enjoyable user experience for a SaaS product.
Strong experience in planning, documenting, and leading design and research projects and achieving good outcomes.
Deep experience with UX best practices and research.
Experience with UI best practices.
Highly proficient in modern design/prototyping tools (e.g. Figma)
Strong written communication
You will be the starting as the sole UX designer. You will be primarily serving as the main contributor in this realm as we build an internal design team.
Manage outside designers we are currently leveraging to assist with execution
Help hire and onboard talented staff as we seek to build a design team internally.
Lead creative pitches and assist in building design language.
Collaborate with key stakeholders to define creative vision and direction.
Review existing design systems and processes to identify problems and improvements.
Talk with our customers and research best UX solutions for their needs.
Create and improve upon a range of design artifacts, such as creative pitches, low fidelity mock-ups, and prototypes.
Solve complex user and business problems using design thinking.
Ensure the quality and consistency of the product and design decisions.
Work with product and engineering to foster innovation, ensure feasibility and fidelity of implementation.
Coach and mentor other staff members.
Why Follow up Boss?
🏝 Work remotely: Live and work wherever you like!
💰 Competitive salary: Our career framework pays in the top 10% no matter where you live.
👩🏾⚕️ Insurance: Company paid health, dental & vision insurance for all of our team members and their families.
🍼 Family leave: generous family leave - fully paid!
💻 Home office setup: Get a Macbook Pro + $1000 to set up your home office.
👩🏻🏫 Personal development stipend: $1000 per year to focus on bettering yourself.
🤑 401(k): With 6% company match!
✈️ Retreats: Join us for company get-togethers every year!
☕️ Co-working stipend: Get some extra cash for a co-working space or a coffee shop work.
📚 Free books and Kindle: Get a free Kindle and all the free books - digital and audio - you like, anytime.
💪 Gym: Monthly stipend to keep you active and feeling good.
☕️ Money each month to spend on caffeine.
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We can’t wait to meet you!