Lead UX Designer

Designit k

San Francisco, CA

Oct 17
Job Description

Can you bring creative, user-centered ideas to life and make great things happen beyond what meets the eye?

We believe in teamwork, fun, complex projects, and simple solutions. How about you? We’re looking for a like-minded UX Designer with the experience, passion and Jedi skills to help us rid the world of crappy design – one project at a time.

Would you like to...?
Transform business needs, market research and user insights into innovative concepts
Scope, plan, and lead UX activities from initial requirements to concept, interaction design and development
Run co-creation sessions and facilitate workshops with clients and design teams
Create user journeys, prototypes and detailed wireframes, with a keen eye for detail
Manage client relationships, support sales activities and identify user-focused business opportunities
Mentor junior designers and share your know-how and ideas with the rest of your colleagues and the world

We would like you to be...
A skilled expert, with 7+ years of professional experience and/or relevant study
A strategic design thinker with extensive experience in concept development, leading teams and managing clients
Able to work systematically with complex business processes and align them with strategic direction
Able to conduct and synthesize primary ethnographic research, develop insight-driven product strategy, present your ideas and facilitate workshops
A problem solver, with ideas that challenge the ordinary, together with the drive – and the guts – to bring them to life
Someone with a ‘here to help’ attitude, who absolutely, fundamentally believes that we’re better together

Would you like to join...?
A healthy work-life balance – something hard to find in Silicon Valley!
Friday “exchange hour" with speakers from inside and outside of Designit
Lunch M-W-F and daily DIY breakfast with staff picks like eggs, avocado, bagels, and yogurt
A Financial District location with nearby public transportation, bicycle parking, great dinner and drink spots, and expansive city views
An inspiring, social, collaborative and playful work environment, with an open-minded and diverse culture

Application Details

If you're interested in submitting an application for this role, please make sure to submit your resume along work samples and/or portfolio.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Design what matters We’re Designit, a strategic design firm. We work with ambitious brands to create high-impact products, services, systems and spaces – that people love. Because what matters to people, matters to business.