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Design Director in San Francisco

We’re looking for an experienced design leader to grow our design team in San Francisco, while also continuing to be an individual contributor. Together we’ll build both great products and a great team.

As Design Director, you’ll provide mentorship and support to the other designers in your office with one-on-ones and reviews. You'll also be working to grow the design team, our design reputation in San Francisco, attracting great projects, and working inbound opportunities. You’ll work together with the Development Director, and global thoughtbot leadership, to manage the business and success of the studio.

Requirements

Well-qualified candidates will have experience with consulting, and have a proven track record of attracting potential customers.

thoughtbot designers are fully capable of creating great visual design as well as doing great product design and user experience, and then implementing their designs. As Design Director you should be very experienced in at least one of these areas.

All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification upon hire.

About thoughtbot

We work with companies of all stages to help identify and solve problems. At thoughtbot, we’re involved in every step of the process. We lead and participate in product design sprints, create high-quality apps, and then deploy them. We use the latest technologies and are always ready to try new methods on both internal and client projects. Read more about how we work in our Playbook.

We believe there is always a better way to do our work, and we want to find it and share it with as many people as possible. We maintain an inclusive environment where we can thrive professionally, as well as have full lives outside of work. Read more about our Purpose and Values.

Our Benefits

Our goal is to provide ourselves with the best possible benefits, tools to use, and environments to work in while staying sustainable. We've shared the full details of all our benefits here.

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