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Director, Product Design (Remote)

Fleetio is hiring a Product Designer

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Job description

We’re looking for an experienced Director of Product Design to lead a team of talented product designers to craft world-class software that our customers will adopt and love.

You will be responsible for scaling a Design and UX Research organization that can reshape fleet management. You will lead our products' overall design direction and strategy and be accountable for the end-to-end Fleetio user experience.

You will report to the VP of Product and collaborate with leaders across Fleetio on strategy, planning, and execution.

What’s Fleetio?

Fleetio (pronounced "flee-tee-oh”) is a leading provider of fleet management SaaS that helps organizations of all sizes track, analyze, automate, and manage their vehicles and equipment. With a purpose-built, easy-to-use, and comprehensive suite of tools and features, Fleetio makes it easy for fleet managers to optimize their operations, reduce costs, and improve safety and compliance.

We’ve become a trusted partner for thousands of businesses across the globe, from small startups to large enterprises. With a focus on innovation, customer success, and sustainable growth, Fleetio is on a mission to transform fleet management.

What makes us special, you might ask? We’ve been remote-friendly since 2012 and have won Birmingham, Alabama’s Best Places to Work four years in a row. We have over 200 employees in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. We raised a $21M Series B in late 2020 and have over 4,700+ paying customers in 70 countries. We’re on an exciting trajectory as a company, and we’re ready for you to join us.

More about our product and company:

What you'll be doing

  • Own the end-to-end Fleetio user experience.
    • Maintain optimal quality, consistency, speed, and efficiency in our design work.
    • Ensure high-quality work in alignment with our vision, mission, goals, and OKRs.
    • Design and scale the Design org, steering UX operations and processes.
    • Define the product design, design system, and design ops strategy.
  • Guide, challenge, and support a high-performing team to craft remarkable and intuitive user experiences that meet the needs of our customers.
    • Foster team member development and career growth.
    • Guide conversations to remove blockers and encourage collaboration across teams.
    • Ensure our design processes run smoothly and clearly, scaling with our growth and targets.
    • Work with cross-functional team members and stakeholders, including leaders in product management, engineering, product marketing, data analysis, sales, success, marketing, and a Principal Designer.
    • Effectively communicate and present design solutions across various mediums and fidelities, to stakeholders and product designers, while defending design decisions and incorporating feedback into the design cycle.
    • Develop and implement practices, processes, systems, and methodologies to facilitate continuous discovery and delivery.
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest design best practices, trends, tools, and technologies, and apply them to our product design process.
  • Raise the bar across our products by advocating for user-centered product roadmaps, interface guidelines and design patterns, and customer insights.
    • Develop deep empathy for our customers and use research to inform design solutions.
    • Engage with customers to deeply understand their needs, goals, pain points, workflows, and operations.
    • Launch a user / UX research function and practice.
    • Elevate UX writing/copy.
    • Leverage data to understand how product changes affect user behaviors and attitudes across different products and platforms over time.
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What's in it for you

  • Be a part of an incredible team of “A” players who go above and beyond to make Fleetio a successful company. We’re a customer-centric team with a great product, excellent support, and countless happy customers.
  • Work remotely (within the United States) or at our Birmingham, AL HQ. We strive to promote a strong remote working culture and have done so since the beginning.


  • 8 years of experience in product design, with at least 4 years managing and mentoring SaaS design and UX professionals.
  • Expertise in leading and mentoring teams of 5+ product designers and user researchers, building a healthy environment where they can do their best work.
  • Experience hiring, growing, and retaining great design and UX talent.
  • Exceptional communication, collaboration, leadership, and strategic thinking and design skills.
  • Proven track record of applying user-centered design principles to complex software products, with an innate attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively tell compelling stories for design concepts, ideas, decisions and solutions to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience designing across web and mobile.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, to define product design strategy and roadmaps.
  • Figma and Whimsical, etc.
  • A stellar product sense and appreciation for great design.
  • Embody our values of intelligence, intensity, integrity, and ownership.
  • Champion a commitment to high quality, velocity, customer-centricity, and impact.
  • BA/BS degree in a related field, such as interaction / product / graphic design, communications, or human-computer interaction.

Considered a plus

  • Understanding of the Fleet management industry.


  • 100% health/dental coverage (50% coverage for family)
  • Vision insurance
  • Incentive stock options
  • 401(k) match of 4%
  • PTO - 4 weeks
  • 10 company holidays + 2 floating holidays
  • Parental and bonding leave
  • Dependent care and medical FSA
  • Short and long term disability
  • Community service funds
  • Professional development funds
  • Health and wellness initiatives
  • Mac laptop + new hire equipment stipend
  • Monthly catered lunches
  • Fully stocked kitchen with tons of drinks & snacks
  • Remote working friendly since 2012 #LI-REMOTE

Fleetio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

This application is not intended to and does not create a contract or offer of employment. Employment with Fleetio is at will.

If you have a disability or a special need that requires an accommodation to fill out the online application, please let us know by calling (205) 718-7500 or emailing [email protected].

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Fleet management software for fleets of all sizes. Control the chaos of fleet maintenance and management with Fleetio!
Fleetio has been started in 2011 and employ about 51-250 people.
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