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Lead Product Designer

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Hotel Engine is the world’s largest Lodging Performance Network, established to create a richer, more rewarding business travel experience by connecting a global network of businesses and lodging partners. Our innovative travel-tech company is on an incredible growth trajectory and will continue to build on our strong foundations by bringing our customer obsession, data-driven problem-solving, and bias for action into every decision we make.   

In December of 2021, we closed our series B funding round with a $1.3 billion valuation, and that’s just the beginning. We expect 2022 to be our best year yet. 

Working hard behind the scenes building and supporting our platform are exceptional people–from our large engineering and product teams to our fast-growing sales, supplier, and member support orgs, to our data, marketing, and operations teams.   

We value our individuality, and we also understand that together, we thrive. Most importantly, we know we’re not for everyone! We’re focused on finding the right people who are energized by our culture, with diverse experiences and backgrounds that will help us unlock our full potential. Complacency doesn’t live here. We’ve built a team of world-class people who really want to work with other world-class people. Click here to view our DNA, and if you like what you see, please, read on! 

Hotel Engine, a startup based in Denver, is a leader in travel tech with a demonstrated track record of growth and impact. Our foundations are strong, and we’ve navigated the COVID-19 crisis by bringing our customer obsession, innovative platform, data-driven problem-solving, and bias for action into every decision. By partnering with tens of thousands of businesses and government agencies and hundreds of thousands of hotels around the world, we have built a resilient and adaptable business model and 2021 will be our best year yet. Working hard behind the scenes are exceptional people–from our large engineering and product teams, to our fast-growing sales, supplier, and member experience orgs, to our data, marketing, and operations teams. As individuals and together, we show our DNA every day with our curiosity, will to win, ownership, and high standards.

As a Lead Product Designer, you’ll lead design projects of significant scope, complexity and responsibility in creative vision, strategy and execution. You’ll work closely with teams to frame user needs and behavior, define optimized user flow, and tweak pixels before launch. You’ll collaborate with a multidisciplinary UX, product management and engineering team to deliver thoughtful and polished design work that is grounded in solid research and validation.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Working with cross-functional teams (developers, product managers, fellow designers) to drive design vision and strategy that meets the needs of our users.
  • Applying strategic thinking to visualize ideas and concepts and communicate them effectively and compellingly for internal stakeholders, partners, and customersUsing facilitative leadership skills to drive to the best outcome for stakeholders, partners, and customers.
  • Building positive, collaborative relationships with product management, development, and the design team, as well as continuously "raising the bar" as an effective leader of positive change.
  • Running design thinking workshops and helping to guide, improve, and implement design and feedback processes.
  • Being an active mentor for other designers, and helping lead critique, and design reviews.

Here's what we're looking for:

  • Expert knowledge of the end to end product design process, demonstrating a command of product strategy, distilling the jobs to be done for a given user, journey mapping, wireframing and prototyping, user testing, and high fidelity visuals.
  • The ability to craft beautiful designs and delightful, useful, and usable experiences; you have strengths in visual design, interaction, and product designDeep experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working with cross-functional teams including development, product management, and product research.
  • Proficient in product design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Origami, Principal.
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills; you have the ability to help your team and stakeholders understand the “why” behind your design rationale.

Cash compensation:

  • The total cash compensation for this role is $140,000-$170,0000/year with an annual bonus target of up to 15%. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including prior experience, expertise & may vary from the amount above.
 

Hotel Engine Total Rewards Philosophy | We recognize that there is more to work than day-to-day responsibilities. Hotel Engine has been recognized on Built-in Colorado’s Best Places to Work list 3 years in a row (2020-2022) for our positive culture and robust growth opportunities.  

As a company, we’re also dedicated to giving back to our greater community, and have comprehensive corporate social responsibility programs supporting community, social justice and environmental causes. In addition to a collaborative, high-performing team environment, we’re pleased to offer benefits including:   

  • Competitive base salaries  
  • Annual performance bonuses 
  • Stock options for all associates + performance-based stock options  
  • Insurance benefits including medical coverage (with a plan available at no cost to employees) + 100% paid dental and vision insurance  
  • 401(k) plan with a match program
  • Unlimited PTO + 2 paid days each year to volunteer with your favorite non-profit 
  • Paid parental leave and family medical leave 
  • Hotel discounts through our exclusive platform 
  • The ability to make a real impact in an incredibly fast-growing organization; you’ll never be just another cog in the wheel. 
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Hotel engine has been started in 2013 and employ about 251-1000 people.
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