Director of Design (Remote-LatAm)

Nov, 19
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→ Do you have experience leading design teams?
→ Do you believe in game-changing innovations and are excited about reimagining a 800 billion dollar industry?
→ Do you want to work on a talented design team that is disrupting how logistics work in North America?
If so, nice to meet you! We are Loadsmart and we are looking for a Design Director to help us create first-class products, actively participate in strategic discussions, and measure results with quantitative and qualitative methods. You will lead a team of designers and help to scale the design department, keeping up with an ever growing tech company in the logistics business - one of the biggest and most complex on the planet.
LOCATION: Remote anywhere in Latin America.

What you get to do:

    • Lead and develop a skilled squad of designers helping them to improve performance and the design process in order to deliver meaningful ideas and solutions.
    • Assess performance and provide career guidance for members of your design team.
    • Guarantee alignment and fluid information between design team and company goals through a holistic vision.
    • Partner with product and engineering leaderships to define and track design practices that meet both business and users goals.
    • Introduce innovative design solutions to our processes translated into useful and meaningful interfaces.
    • Apply a data-driven design strategy and make sure your team achieves its goals while maintaining a high bar of quality.
    • Plan and build curated design processes and methodologies to solve and communicate ideas for complex problems with design thinking and best in class product design delivery.
    • Lead research for key projects and present evidence that ensures the best user experience of Loadsmart products.
    • Ensure cohesion and consistency in the UX design of interfaces based on top notch usability best practices.

You have experience:

    • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) and feeling comfortable speaking with native English speakers on a daily basis.
    • 3+ years of professional experience leading and managing design teams; 6+ years of professional experience as UX/UI Designer with digital products.
    • Vast knowledge and experience with driving and applying human-centered design processes while collaborating with customers, engineering, product management, and researchers.
    • Proven experience shipping and scaling digital products that were delivered to market.
    • You have successful cases of team and product growth in your portfolio.
    • Domain of multiple UX/UI and research methodologies.
    • You know how to synthesize quantitative and qualitative data, validate hypotheses and convert insights into effective design projects.
    • You are a self-sufficient team player that will actively look for opportunities to help with the growth and efficiency of the design squad.
    • Past experience working closely with developers or directly in HTML/CSS.
    • Highly proactive with exceptional interpersonal skills and presentation for any size of public.

Your colleagues would describe you as:

    • Someone who has a high-level understanding of UX/UI, branding and has driven the creation of solutions for complex problems from conception to results
    • An inspiring leader who cares about the details and doesn’t settle for average, you want to help crunch complexity and serve as a force multiplier for your team.
    • You are comfortable navigating across different groups, looking ahead in the industry and bringing solid opportunities for innovation.
• Competitive base salaries - we believe in rewarding top talent 
• Extremely competitive Equity package
• Signing bonus - because you will work remotely, you will use it as you like: to set up your home office, get a new laptop or buy that amazing coffee machine to make your days happier :)
• Training budget - we will support you on developing your skills.
• Unlimited time off
• Wellbeing initiatives
• Lots of engagement activities
• An opportunity to work with a diverse, global community of 450+ Loadies united by our core value of Teamwork 
• Regular recognition, feedback, and transparency across all levels
• Opportunities for you to join our community service initiatives.
Get to know us better:
At Loadsmart, we believe our biggest asset is our people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. Loadsmart treats all candidates and employees with respect and does not discriminate in our recruiting, hiring, and promoting processes, including on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status, or disability.
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