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Head of Product Design

Your Role at Bolt

We are witnessing a massive shift of consumer behavior from offline to online. With it, there is a need for technologies that enable online businesses to thrive. Bolt is at the center of this universe working on the next generation of ecommerce, having created a best-in-class buying experience from checkout to fraud detection, payments and more. With our help, retailers can successfully compete with the online retail giants that have the means to invest in technology. 

Bolt is hiring a Head of Design to build a world class product design and research organization, shape our product vision and strategy, ensure every feature or product we release is world-class. The ideal candidate has experience scaling design teams, deep user empathy, a passion for simplifying complex problems, and an action-oriented mentality.

What you’ll do:

  • Hire top product designers and user experience researchers to build a world class design organization at Bolt
  • Partner with tech leadership to set the strategy and vision for the future of Bolt’s product
  • Work with cross-functional leaders (engineering, CSMs, support, sales, marketing, product, research) to serve as the voice of design and the voice of the user
  • Elevate the role and influence of design within the company
  • Serve as a player / coach as you grow the organization, stepping in when needed on the most strategic and complex projects
  • Create a strong design team culture that attracts and retains top talent while ensuring only the best experiences get shipped
  • Provide systems thinking that solves design problems at scale, both strategically and tactically

What would set you up for success:

  • 4+ years of experience leading design teams
  • Experience shipping quality products
  • Able to motivate and inspire while being the voice of design internally and externally
  • Proven ability to be a thought leader and guide a team towards achieving a common goal
  • Experience with all stages of the design lifecycle from research to prototyping to visual design
  • Proven track record of crafting a product strategy and vision