Senior Product Designer

HotelTonight k

San Francisco, CA

Apr 23
Job Description

HotelTonight makes it remarkably easy to book great hotels at amazing rates on your mobile device. Our mission is to make people feel more alive by delivering the unexpected and we’re looking for a Senior Product Designer to help do just that.

When you join HotelTonight, you'll work on our hotel-facing web app known as HTx. This app is used by our partners to manage and load inventory, gain insights into their market, and deliver great deals to our customers. You will be responsible for all the details of this innovative web platform, collaborating closely with internal stakeholders across product, engineering, supply and marketing. You’ll work alongside a lean Product Design team and report to the Director of Product Design.

The Design culture at HotelTonight is strong. Our aim is to make all our experiences fun, beautiful and easy to use. We pride ourselves in creating a world-class user experience for our customers and hotel partners. We are looking for a designer to champion our philosophy of applying user-centered design to fuel our growing business. This is a great opportunity for someone who obsesses about users and loves to make decisions based on data. You enjoy understanding complex systems and can create new solutions that make them feel simple.

Participate in explorations, critique sessions and stand ups with the broader design team
Become familiar with our hotel partner types and how our marketplace works
Learn how our hotel partners use our marketplace, its major features and pain points

Contribute ideas and solutions at different levels of fidelity to improve the hotels experience
Build prototypes to explore or evaluate design solutions
Conduct user research sessions to evaluate your solutions and discover new use cases
Design features and measure the impact on usability through testing
Give and receive feedback with your team and cross functional team members

Lead the vision of the hotel platform with design thinking, contributing concepts that directly inform the roadmap
Collaborate with Product, Engineering, and Supply to create and validate design solutions
Plan, lead and synthesize user research to better understand the needs of our hotel partners
Design solutions and measure improved usability of the hotel platform experience
Build and document a style guide for the hotels experience

5+ years of professional experience as a product designer
A portfolio of work that illustrates user-centered design thinking including examples of web applications
Strong interaction design skills with the ability to see your work through to pixel-perfect details
Knowledge of design patterns and best practices for desktop web apps
Ability to collaborate with Product, Engineering and QA to build and test solutions
A Willingness to give and receive feedback with the team on your design solutions and approach
Ability to generate new and innovative ideas that solve the needs of our users and fuel our business goals
Experience shipping your designs in a fast-paced, iterative development process
Passion for prototyping your solutions as part of the design process

An official Best Places to Work as listed in the SF Business Times (we're in the top 10!)
The opportunity to define mobile commerce and change the way people book travel
A people-focused organization dedicated to making sure you're challenged, learning, growing, and recognized for all your great work
The camaraderie of a driven, agile team that is building something disruptive
A beautiful workspace at Market & 5th St
Excellent health, dental, vision and 401k plans, and stock options too
Support in creating clear professional goals that drive you to do your best work
An environment in which you can learn skills and new processes to further your career
Fun stuff — quarterly travel stipend, flexible time off, catered meals, subsidized cell phone plans and fitness memberships, access to our very own hotel-inspired full bar, and the opportunity to spin the HT Roulette wheel to win a spontaneous weekend getaway!
Please note, a portfolio is required for consideration. In the next step, you'll be able to share a link or upload a file. We look forward to reviewing your work!

We are on a mission to radically transform hotel bookings. Doing this requires us to think differently and to question conventional approaches, therefore it’s essential to have a diverse team of the very best people with all types of backgrounds and experiences to bring the best ideas to life. We are committed to maintaining an environment where all of our team members have the opportunity to be heard, to make an impact and to do the best work of their lives.


So we make it remarkably easy to book great hotels at amazing rates on your mobile device, for tonight, tomorrow and beyond. When hotels have unsold rooms, they load them on the app, which means you get incredible deals. We screen every hotel featured, and only work with ones you’ll love. By booking on HotelTonight you get the flexibility to play it by ear, while knowing you’ll get a great price and a great place to stay.