Overview

About SocialCode

With over a billion users, Facebook and Twitter have become dominant platforms for brands to connect with their consumers. This is made possible through SocialCode, the leader in advanced marketing technology and solutions that make the world’s most valuable brands successful using social platforms. A career at SocialCode offers countless ways to make a huge impact on a fast-growing technology company while revolutionizing advertising.

 

About the Role:

As the company’s first Head of Product Design, you will own every aspect of the product design process, You’ll define and drive the vision of our design and user experience for SocialCode.

We’re looking for a leader who is passionate about creating the absolute best advertising software tools for SocialCode’s blue-chip brand clients. Your contributions to our products will make the largest brand marketers smarter and more successful, and create more relevant social, video and mobile experiences for their billions of customers.

We’ve done a lot of things right to get here, but there’s a tremendous amount that we have yet to do. We expect you to have a wide breadth of skills and experiences that may include building a successful brand, rapidly growing a product, and managing effective teams. This position is full-time and based in San Francisco, reporting to the Chief Technology Officer.

 

Responsibilities

  • Be the voice of design and user experience for SocialCode.

  • Energize and lead a cross functional team to deliver well-designed, well-executed releases

  • Internalize our company strategy and understand how your team’s objectives contribute

  • Engage and lead cross functional stakeholder and resources.

  • Travel 5-10% to customers and prospects, to get to know them.

  • Take both conceptual and specific ideas and turn them into useful products for digital advertising professionals.

  • Inspire a high performance team that is responsive to data and user feedback and to continually come up with novel approaches.

  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple, insightful and elegant.

 

Requirements

  • Self-motivated and solid conceptual design skills, a broad, artistic view of the world.

  • Thoughtful portfolio that showcases your design skills and illustrates your communication abilities by clearly describing your impact and what you learned for each project.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to clearly articulate design decisions.

  • Expert in UI / responsive design, information architecture, human-computer interaction.

  • Experience with front-end programming, with ability to code up a simple website or application.

  • Experience in building and shipping applications that are user friendly, and present complex data simply.

  • 5+ years of experience in Product Design at consumer focused tech or advertising company.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Design or similar degrees preferred).

 

Perks & Benefits

  • An rare opportunity at a fast-growing company

  • Competitive Compensation and Equity

  • Quarterly bonus eligibility

  • Full benefits

  • Retirement & 401(k) Plan

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Fee Assistance 

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Commuter Benefits 

  • Catered Lunches and Office Snack Surplus

  • Much more

 

The process for you

Interviewing at SocialCode is a chance for you to learn about us and for us to learn about you.  Below is a description of some ways to prepare and learn about SocialCode.

You are interviewing us as much as we are interviewing you.  Since you’ll prepare for your interview, maybe we can too.  So please feel free to send us questions that you might have in advance so that we may prepare.

Keep in mind that we don’t hire people based on code puzzles and parlor tricks. We do this to get a better understanding of your thought process and how you attack unfamiliar problems.

 

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