Senior Product Designer at GetMyBoat

Headquarters: Foster City, California
URL: https://getmyboat.com

GetMyBoat, the largest boat rental and charter marketplace, is changing the way the world goes boating. Remote work is baked into our DNA and has been a big part of our culture since we started back in 2013. Our talented team is globally distributed with concentrations in Europe/Africa and the Americas time zones. Together we solve interesting challenges, build, design, learn and iterate towards our mission to deliver the joy of on-the-water experiences to millions, making it easy and accessible to get more people out on the water!

What we offer
  • Fully remote environment: Flexibility and trust that our team will do and deliver their best work
  • Globally distributed team: International learnings and collaboration within an inclusive and diverse culture and time for focus work
  • Transparency: Open communication is key to our culture. You can feel free to chat with anyone, are empowered to share ideas, ask questions and challenge the status quo in a way that moves the company and team forward
  • High-quality product: No rushing to push out poorly developed or designed features
  • Consumer-Facing Brand: Your work will be seen and used by millions of people in order to book their most memorable vacation experiences
  • Well funded: Revenue generating, 10x revenue growth over the last 3 years, Recently raised Series B

We’re looking for

A Senior UX/Product Designer to lead and collaborate on the development, planning and execution of a world-class user experience that drives company growth. Specifically, we are looking for a designer to work on a program of projects related to how people discover content on GetMyBoat. It’s the most publicly visible part of the product, and a core part of the experience including features related to searching, browsing, sorting, filtering, shortlisting, refining options, and ultimately discovering the most useful content possible.

Success in this role will be defined by using analytical and creative design skills to understand user needs, and drive product execution, design, and experience, removing frictions for users and creating clear paths for implementation by developers.

Your voyage

  • Lead collaboration to design significant new features and product enhancements.
  • Identify challenges and user frictions, explore approaches and propose solutions.
  • Structure, breakdown, and organize user-experiences to communicate scope and requirements with the development team.
  • Assess different approaches and aspects of user experiences to prioritize the delivery of essential value.
  • Gather information through research, review, and investigation to inform design and planning decision-making and project prioritization.
  • Execute world-class visual design, usability, UI writing, interaction design and have a passion for building great software product experiences.

Your craft

  • Minimum of 4 years working in-house or agency as a UX/Interaction/Product designer
  • Experienced in UI design, usability, software product development, and user research
  • Excellent at visual design, usability, UI writing, interaction design and have a passion for building great software product experiences
  • Understand enough about code and technology to be able to collaborate with developers to solve UX problems, and provide thoughtful UX reviews of work in progress.
  • Familiarity with Scrum, Kanban, Agile, Sketch, Adobe CS, Figma, Abstract, Zeplin, React, iOS, Android.
  • An exceptional visual and design portfolio of successful UX projects will be reviewed as part of the application process.

What you can expect after you apply

Because we are a team that prioritizes moving words to action, we do our best to move as quickly as we can on our end and look to iterate on our hiring processes over time based on feedback and learning.

Our hiring stages may vary a little bit depending on the type of position, in general, you can expect the following:
  • Confirmation when your application is submitted
  • Email request for scheduling an introduction screening conversation
  • Email request for scheduling an interview with the hiring manager
  • Additional interview(s) and/or Technical, Portfolio or Case Study assignment or presentation
  • References & Reverse Interview(s): This gives candidates the opportunity to speak to and ask questions of anyone on our team they have remaining questions for
  • If at any point, you aren’t moved to the next stage, you will be notified

Who we are

Launched in San Francisco in 2013, GetMyBoat empowers owners of every type of watercraft, from kayaks and sailboats to powerboats and yachts, to post their watercraft for rent or charter. From California to Croatia, our users can search, find and book their dreamboat. With over 150,000 listings in 184 countries and 9,300 locations, there is an experience for new boaters and seasoned sailors alike. We were named in the Digital 100 top growing brands 2021, and 2020 Apple App of the Day.

We are a small, growing organization with a very high-impact team that is focused on building the best product, and loving what we do. Come join us on our mission to deliver the joy of on-the-water experiences, making it easy and accessible to get more people out on the water!

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