Director of Product Design at Devbridge

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We create powerful, beautiful and intuitive digital products. We don't blindly follow trends. We take our understanding of the latest technologies and build the best custom solutions for our enterprise clients. We’re big believers in collaboration across engineering, UX and product teams. We combine our individual expertise to solve complex challenges.

Devbridge is seeking a design leader who knows what it means to deliver results. We are a global product consultancy partnering with Fortune 5000 companies to create powerful, beautiful, and intuitive digital products. Our Secret Source™ is rooted in a collective desire to make great things, take ownership of our work, and seek mastery in our craft. We combine our collective expertise to solve complex challenges across businesses through technology, design, and product thinking.

The Director of Product Design sits within our Practice team, leaders of our key disciplines. They collaborate with leaders across their respective disciplines to define and deliver the ultimate client experience. While this role has no direct reports, it maintains an indirect relationship with the entire product design organization and serves as a point of support, escalation, and enablement across Devbridge.

Requirements

  • Scale the Product Design Practice, bringing quality beyond our breadth of services and depth of skillset.
  • Identify and operationalize leading practices, documenting and iterating on offerings, and enabling delivery teams to tackle complex problems.
  • You will set, deliver on, enable, and demonstrate results from the roadmap you develop for product design.
  • Provide career development, coaching, and mentorship to our design teams
  • Collaborate with Production Teams, Practice Teams, People Teams, and others to help our team members adopt better design practices.
  • Represent the practice internally and with clients.
  • Ensure a strong voice for Devbridge Product Design externally to the wider market
  • Travel up to 30% of the time visiting our offices and client sites

A successful Director of Product Design understands and appreciates a full spectrum of skills, and seeks mastery in Product Design selectively and strategically.

You have:

  • A product mindset and experience with design thinking.
  • Experience working with global or multi-national product and engineering teams.
  • Additional experience in areas like research, product metrics, service design, experience design, and designing for iterative software delivery.
  • A track record of connecting design to business results through operational metrics, delivery team metrics, and product metrics.
  • A software delivery background, with a history of building, scaling, growing, and adapting teams to changing market and industry conditions.
  • Experience interviewing, mentoring, and coaching people; identifying and building career growth plans for talent.
  • Experience in consulting and understand the unique challenges of product design within a consulting services business.
  • Clear communication, facilitation, prioritization, and problem solving are key skills of a Practice Lead at Devbridge.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Health, dental, life, and vision insurance
  • Four weeks paid vacation plus standard United States holidays
  • 401(k) plan with immediate company match
  • Family Leave benefit
  • Health and wellness benefit and access to onsite gym
  • Opportunities for professional development such as conferences, seminars and educational courses
  • Team building events, Friday lunches, and stocked kitchen
  • Employee referral program

This position is located in the River North neighborhood near downtown Chicago, IL. We have a hybrid working model requiring 3 days per week in the office and allowing for 2 days per week remote. This position may require travel up to 30%.

Devbridge is committed to providing equal employment opportunities available to all. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our success as a company, and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • FluxLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We are located in River North, across from the Merchandise Mart adjacent to the Chicago River in the heart of the city.

What are Devbridge Perks + Benefits

Devbridge Benefits Overview

We believe happiness is a result of making a contribution, creating meaningful products, and sharing that journey with like-minded colleagues. Staying healthy and fit is a nice side effect! Here are some of the benefits at Devbridge:

- Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses

- Full benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance

- 401K / pension plan with company matching options

- Generous paid time off

- Opportunities for professional development such as conferences, seminars, and educational courses

- Flexible health and wellness reimbursement

- Catered Friday team lunches

- Monthly company-sponsored team-building events

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Devbridge participates in local volunteer activities chosen each year.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Employee Assistance Program and reimbursement for meditation classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Acme Co. employees receive 20 days per year of paid time off.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Devbridge reimburses its employees for a variety of health and fitness activities.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our culture is rooted in our company values. For us, our values aren’t just words; they’re something our team actively practices daily, whether on a macro level with our clients or internal communications or on a micro level with how we work with one another as individuals. We enjoy solving complex challenges and celebrating success together with a like-minded team of talented and passionate professionals. We firmly believe that our "Team Matters" and that our most important asset is our people. In addition to the benefits noted above, we offer Kickoff where global employees travel to our main offices in Chicago and/or Lithuania to plan for the year ahead and learn from/celebrate the past year's successes. Each summer, when financial goals are met, the whole company travels to Lithuania for summer camp - a weekend where the whole team enjoys one another's company, camps, plays, and has fun.

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