Head of Design

"The front page of the internet,” Reddit brings over 330 million people together each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities.

Our design team is a talented group of 20 problem solvers, makers, and artists. We’re looking for an  experienced Head of Design who will have the chance to build out an already well-functioning and highly-skilled group of designers. You will be at the helm of a team delivering new user experiences on Reddit across mobile and web. Come join us as we take Reddit into the future!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee product design and user research teams across all of Reddit
  • Work with VP of Product to determine design direction
  • Collaborate with leaders of multidisciplinary teams to execute on business objectives
  • Ensure teams are delivering high-quality product design work that delivers on Reddit's strategy and mission
  • Contribute planning for the design team and company at large, translating business objectives into a clear design strategy
  • Define career paths, helping people to identify opportunities for growth and define plans for achieving measurable goals
  • Advocate for design function to stakeholders at all levels with clear, articulate rationale for design decisions

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience leading teams of designers, 5+ years in a people management role
  • Experience working on social or consumer-facing products across multiple platforms
  • Ability to attract, hire and retain top design talent
  • Creative direction on a broad, modern app that has significant scale
  • Experience closely collaborating with technical teams
  • Excellent at motivating and inspiring people to do their best work
  • Highly collaborative, low-ego approach to design

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