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Staff Product Designer

Tecton

Tecton

Product, Design
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023
At Tecton, we solve the complex data problem in production machine learning. Tecton’s feature platform makes it simple to activate data for smarter models and predictions. Tecton abstracts away the complex engineering to speed up innovation.
Tecton’s founders developed the first Feature Store when they created Uber’s Michelangelo ML platform, and we’re now bringing those same capabilities to every organization in the world.
Tecton is funded by Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and Kleiner Perkins, along with strategic investments from Snowflake and Databricks. We have a fast-growing team that’s distributed around the world, with offices in San Francisco and New York City. Our team has years of experience building and operating business-critical machine learning systems at leading tech companies like Uber, Google, Meta, Airbnb, Lyft, and Twitter.
Why You’ll Love This Role
Making our customers extremely happy is our top priority and that begins with design. We have many interesting design challenges and you would collaborate deeply with the engineering and product teams in solving them. You would be the driver of our design team, building a strong design foundation, and leading a vision which perfectly complements our product.
As Tecton’s Product Design Lead, you will report directly to Tecton’s Co-Founder and Head of Product, and be responsible for Tecton’s design strategy and execution.

Responsibilities

  • Lead design projects: Lead design and user experience for all parts of our product. You will own the design process from prioritization through launch.
  • Modernize Tecton’s Web-UI and UX: You will lead a modernization effort of Tecton’s web-ui that captures our end users’ attention, is simple to navigate and ultimately a cornerstone of making our customers fall in love with Tecton
  • Establish a design system and modern startup design processes: You will update Tecton’s design system and processes that enable 1) the rapid shipping of new UI/UX capabilities and 2) a high performance team that spans UI Engineering, Product and Design
  • Establish Product Design north star at Tecton: You will establish a design north star at Tecton that lays out the principles and foundations of how we approach Design, what’s important and what isn’t important
  • End User advocacy: You will be opinionated and leverage a direct line to our customers to get insights and make decisions quickly. You will explore solutions, create prototypes, and dive into user feedback/data to identify points of friction and opportunities for improvement for every initiative. You will advocate for our users by continuously iterating on and evolving our core products and experiences.
  • Translate Company Strategy: You will work directly with product/engineering leads to translate company strategy into prioritized initiatives in the roadmap and identify the right problems to solve.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: You will collaborate across various business functions to bring our product, brand, and experience to life.
  • Hiring: You will help us grow the design team with more amazing people

Qualifications

  • 8+ years application design experience
  • 4+ years experience with Enterprise software
  • 2+ years experience at a startup
  • Demonstrated experience with end-to-end (hybrid UX and UI) product design
  • Experience owning products from start to finish, working with engineers and PMs
  • Exceptional visual design skills and understanding of UX principles
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Hands-on experience building design systems and information architectures
  • Mastery of low and high-fidelity prototyping and its use in UX Research
  • Mastery of Figma
Tecton values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request any accommodations from the application through to the interview, please contact us at recruitingteam@tecton.ai.
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.