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Freedom Financial Network - Director of Product Design - Direct Hire [Remote]

Braintrust is hiring a Product Designer

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  • JOB TYPE: Direct Hire Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote - United States only (Time Zone: PST/CIST | Full day overlap)
  • SALARY: $175,000 – $250,000/yr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40hr/week 



About the role:

Our client is looking for a talented and experienced design leader to join us here at Freedom. Their ideal candidate will have a proven track record of building high-performing teams, great products, and collaborative working relationships. They are looking for someone who is passionate and savvy in bringing a user-centered design approach to build products that improve their users’ lives.

As Director of Product Design, you’ll play a key role in building, scaling, and supporting the Design organization here at Freedom Financial. Reporting to the VP of Design, you’ll be their right hand and be responsible for establishing strategic & operational processes that build alignment with a variety of teams across the organization. Through a close collaboration with product management, engineering leadership, and business stakeholders, you will drive business insights and outcomes while maintaining and building a culture of creativity, curiosity, collaboration, and innovation. You’ll build an inclusive and high-performing team culture where innovation, quality, and business outcomes are aligned. 


Who you are as a design leader

  1. You have built design teams
  2. You have lead teams OR lead leaders of teams
  3. Worked on an ecosystem of products
  4. You are down to earth
  5. You are collaborative and assume good intent in your peers
  6. Able to come to the SFO office 1-2x a month or more if you live closer


Job responsibilities:

  • Hire, coach, and develop high-performing designers and teams.
  • Define and improve the processes and operational model to allow teams to operate at their peak effectiveness.
  • Lead and coach ICs and people leaders through ambiguity and complexity to clarity and simplicity in solutions.
  • Demonstrate mastery of design craft with evidence of high-quality execution and a high level of attention to detail.
  • Bring clarity, direction, and support throughout all stages of the design process. Implement tools and practices that enable a distributed design team to create, collaborate, and communicate better.
  • Co-create product vision for long-term growth and innovation with cross-functional partners from product management, engineering, and business.
  • Instill a model of user-focused and iterative product design & development including continuous delivery within the teams.
  • Articulate and evangelize design practices and vision in collaboration with leaders across the company.
  • Play a foundational role in developing a combined design, product, and technical roadmap.
  • Partner with others across teams to identify new products and business opportunities.
  • Proactively communicate and align with stakeholders across the organization.



  • 10+ years in UX & Product Design and 2+ years managing Design teams (including people leadership, strategy, and delegation).
  • A people-first leader, who invested in the growth, development, and personal success of their team. 
  • Experience hiring, managing, and growing design teams and evidence of establishing strategic design practice.
  • Deep understanding of consumer-centered design, research and product development processes.
  • Track-record of success working with a variety of cross-functional stakeholders and partners with experience in defining strategy and ….
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and analytical skills. Ability to communicate complex interaction concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences across the organization.
  • Demonstrates strong user focus, product sensibilities, and business acumen.
  • Exhibits a creative and innovative mindset and approach to problem-solving.
  • An ability to operate and communicate effectively within the distributed design and cross-functional teams.
  • A strong portfolio demonstrates user-focus, strategy, leadership, and consumer-focused products (web & mobile) built in a fast-paced environment through cross-functional collaboration.

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Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform.  If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.  

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.  

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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