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Lead Product Designer, 9+ month Contract

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Why Glassdoor?

Our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love. In the process, we’re transforming the workplace experience through the power of transparency and further cementing ourselves as the worldwide leader in employer branding and insights. By choosing a career at Glassdoor, you’ll be directly contributing toward our vision  for a world where transparency empowers the workforce and motivates companies to become better employers.

Please note: This role may be open to remote hiring. Our office locations are in San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; London, UK; and Dublin, Ireland.

About The Role

The Community Product Design team is looking for a Product Designer with a social media background who’s excited to craft experiences that will engage users and foster a supportive, professional community. We need a contract teammate who knows how to marry function and fun, and who can offer creative, innovative solutions that fit into the long-term vision for the product. We’re seeking someone with a collaborative leadership mentality, who’s not afraid to dive in, take charge, and leverage their design expertise to craft best-in-class experiences. 

You will collaborate with designers, researchers, developers, and product managers to design user-focused surfaces and systems across web and app. This is a nine-month contract opportunity with a target start date of April 1, 2024. There may be opportunities for contract extension or conversion to a full-time role based on performance and business needs, but it cannot be guaranteed.

To succeed in this role, you should have a solid grasp of the social media space, UX process, system thinking, attention to detail, and a strong portfolio showcasing your customer-centric experiences across a range of touch-points. Familiarity with Figma is required. You should feel comfortable presenting your work, advocating for your choices, and explaining your thinking while maintaining an open mind. 

As part of our Product Design team, you will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise, making a lasting impact on our platform's success. With every interaction, you'll leave your mark as you help us build an inviting and intuitive experience for millions of users as we grow Community.

What You'll Do

  • Responsibly and effectively advocate for the customer
  • Work with our product partners, cross-functional and external teams to define and build user-friendly products that consider functionality and technical limitations
  • Collaborate and communicate high-level design strategies to leadership within and outside of the team
  • Create Figma artifacts with excellent attention to detail and support for complex user flows
  • Run design planning for your lane, including managing a Jira board
  • Collaborate across lanes to ensure a consistent user experience across Glassdoor

What You'll Bring

  • A commitment to add  to our culture of DEI
  • 8+ years professional experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, product designer, or similar role
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating your expertise in crafting customer-centric experiences across a range of touch-points, as well as proficiency in UI and interaction design
  • Driven to understand how a system works and how specific problems influence or are influenced by the larger system
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to collaborate compassionately and inclusively with cross-functional partners (Design, Product, Engineering, Marketing)
  • Passion for user-centered design
  • Strong skills in Figma


Base Hourly Rate*: $70.00 - $80.00 

*Glassdoor base salaries are targeted to the market 75th percentile for technical roles and the 65th percentile for non-technical roles. In other words, 65-75% of comparable organizations in our industry will pay less.

Our Company Values and Commitments

  • Transparency: We are open and honest. We share information – the good and the bad – so we can continuously learn, collaborate and make the right decisions. Pay bands, our compensation philosophy, and employee feedback polls are shared publicly.
  • Innovation: We actively pursue new and different ways to further Glassdoor’s mission. We forge our own path by challenging the status quo. The ultimate goal is not just to change how we operate at Glassdoor, but for every employer to follow our lead!
  • Good People: We work together with integrity, respect and compassion for one another. We have fun together! We are inclusive, fair and humble while remaining confident. We do the right thing, period.
  • Grit: We are resilient, inventive and fearless. We see challenges as opportunities. With passion and courage, we come together to get the job done.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We are dedicated to building a company that is more diverse and representative of society at large. Glassdoor externally publishes our Diversity & Inclusion report and information about our employee population to hold ourselves accountable to our dedication. We also provide programs and resources to build a greater sense of belonging for our employees.

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to creating a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Freelance contract
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    No, telecommuting is not possible for this position
About Glassdoor
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Career Planning, Digital Media
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