: Director of Design (Remote). Who We AreDock Yard is a remote software consultancy based in Boston that specializes in web applications. You will work alongside talented individuals on groundbreaking projects for some of the world largest companies.
What We DoWe help ambitious companies transform new ideas into fully deployed web applications. Our clients range from seed-funded and early-stage startups, who depend on us to define and deliver business-critical workflows, to established enterprise companies seeking fresh perspective and deep expertise on new projects.
We take a user-centric approach to solving design challenges and are focused on continuously improving the user experience. RESPONSIBILITIESDepartment Head:Serve as the professional face of Dock Yard Design department - including pursuit of conference speaking opportunities and blog post writingProvide long-term vision and leadership for department in product design and client servicesDevelop and manage Design design practice and budgetKeep up to date with all of the changing trends and think about the future of product development and designPartner collaboratively with leadership disciplines to deliver superior products to our clientsCoordinate with Business Development and other relevant partners to accurately quote potential projectsAble to travel up to 30%Team Management:Manage a growing distributed team of awesome designersEstablish S. Proficiency in multiple digital Product Design methodologiesPortfolio demonstrating relevant workHigh initiative and ability to work independently.
Nice to HavesAssociate or Bachelor degree or equivalentExperience managing a remote team. Experience leading design systemsThis position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.