Webflow

Product Design Director

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What Webflow is looking for in applicants

Webflow is a visual web development platform that empowers non-coders to create incredible experiences for the web.

The Product Design Director will lead our core product pillars to drive innovation of Webflow’s core product experience—how users build dynamic sites with the designer, data, and logic. This role will play an integral part in how design shapes the future of Webflow’s product experience and work closely with other product design leaders.

About the role 

    • Location: US remote 
    • Full-time

As a Product Design Director, you’ll: 

  • Drive product design strategy and manage towards outcomes for Webflow’s core product experience (designer, data, logic, and ecosystem)
  • Be responsible for taking an inclusive approach in recruiting and hiring a world-class product design team
  • Develop product designers and product design managers through candid feedback, coaching, and mentorship
  • Work with Engineering, Product, and Design (EPD) leads to develop the vision, strategy, and operations of your initiatives
  • Advocate for our customers through human-centered design and innovate on our product experience to solve their needs

That said, these responsibilities are just the start! At Webflow, we encourage you to contribute wherever your interests take you — and shape your role accordingly. And this isn’t just a philosophical bent: we actually give you 4 hours a week (10% of the work week) to pursue passion projects outside of your role responsibilities. 

 

About you 

You’ll thrive as a Product Design Director if:

  • Have experience working on complex products at a scaling company (We’re in our Series B stage and growing)
  • You have demonstrated experience managing product designers and product design managers in a remote environment
  • Are energized by the type of work unique to a fast-growing company and have demonstrated leadership in shepherding a design org through this phase
  • You care about the impact a high quality interface has on end users, and can give effective design direction while supporting product teams' autonomy and designer's individual growth
  • Have previous experience with creator or design tools

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.

About us 

At Webflow, we believe that what we’re doing doesn’t define our success -- so we focus on our “why” and “how”: 


Our Mission

To empower everyone to create for the web -- and lead impactful, fulfilling lives while we do it. 


Our core behaviors (how we act)

  1. Earn customer trust
  2. Get it done, do it right 
  3. Practice candor with care
  4. Dream big, ship often 

Our commitments to you 

  • We’ll pay you! This is a full-time, salaried position that includes equity
  • We’ll invest in your physical and mental well-being with health, dental, and vision benefits and a monthly stipend for health and wellness expenses 
  • We’ll pay you to take a vacation … seriously. We’ll give you a $1,000 bonus for taking your first vacation with us that is more than 5 days 
  • We offer flexible parental leave 
  • We provide remote employees with the equipment they need to create a great remote work environment 
  • We will offer you the support you need to help you grow as an impactful Product Design Director and a human being 

Ready to apply?

If you share our values and enthusiasm for empowering the world, we’d love to review your application! We promise we do take the time and care to review every application we receive. However, as much as we wish we could interview everyone who submits an application, we cannot guarantee an interview or feedback due to the unprecedented volume of applications we are receiving today. We are rooting for you, and hope you do consider applying.

Note: You'll need valid U.S. work authorization to join us.

Please note that a background check and employment verification is required for this position. We may obtain one or more background screening reports about you, solely for employment purposes. 

 

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