Head of Product Design at Color Genomics
Burlingame, CA, US
Color is looking for an experienced Head of Product Design to lead our amazing team of designers, while continuing to build out our strong design culture. You’ll grow and manage the product design team, while also rolling up your sleeves to do design work from time to time. You should have good design sense, be an excellent communicator, be an analytical thinker, and have the ability to influence product strategy.
Why Color?
  • #1 — You will be the closest to saving lives that you’ve ever been in your career.
  • #2 — You will change the story for individuals, families and whole populations.
  • #3 — You will work with the best people in the industry.
  • #4 — Your work will be integral — Color is user-driven.
  • #5 — You will accomplish more than you thought was possible.
  • #6 — Hard problems + big goals are balanced by a fun and trusting atmosphere.
What you’ll do
  • Manage and develop a talented team of product designers and user researchers to expand their expertise and deepen their impact
  • Continue to build out the product design team, including recruiting and hiring exceptional design talent
  • Responsible for a delightful, effective user experience, end-to-end
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, engineering, marketing and others to ensure a smooth product development process
  • While the team is growing, roll-up your sleeves and contribute as a designer when necessary
  • Execute in a fast-paced environment, working with highly sensitive and impactful information
What we’re looking for
  • 5+ years of experience in a people management role on a design team
  • 10+ years of design experience
  • Online portfolio or case studies showcasing design skills + ability to impact product direction
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative data to inform design decisions and drive change
  • Collaborative approach to, and love for, design
  • Strong communication skills for articulating, discussing, and advocating for design decisions
  • Dedication to shipping the best product, within real-world resource and business constraints