Senior Director, User Experience

San Francisco, CA


At Hired we believe we are entering a new era of work, where people are not looking for jobs — they are seeking opportunities. Focusing on in-demand technology roles, we intelligently match outstanding people to full-time and freelance opportunities at the world's most innovative companies. By taking the pain out of the job search, we help people build purpose-driven careers and businesses find the talent to fulfill their missions. Ultimately, we want to empower everyone to find and do their best work, from one opportunity to the next.

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Hired is looking for an execution oriented leader for our design team across Brand/Communications and User Experience/Product design. Hired stands for something - we represent the future of job search for our candidates. Hired is a place where candidates can expect the experience from the first marketing touch-point to the onboarding flow, their interaction with our talent advocates all the way through to getting a job to be exceptional. On the other side of the market, our clients are looking for a unique talent pipeline for their highest demand roles. Our design leader will help drive the direction of our product and implement this direction with their team.

The design leader will define and promote UX processes and foster customer centricity in all we do. You will lead, define and deliver end to end candidate and client experiences across the platform working closely with product, engineering, marketing and sales.


  • Provide a hands-on approach to delivering against User Experience and Brand Design projects.
  • Partner with SVP of Technology to define the product vision and strategy
  • Partner with Marketing and Product teams to advance the Hired brand and deliver consistent experience across all company touch points
  • Collaborate with Marketing stakeholders to successfully ideate and execute marketing programs from sales enablement to presentations, event environments and social
  • Lead and mentor our design team including both the UX function across Product & Engineering as well as the communications design team supporting the business
  • Be the brand guardian and the voice of our candidates and customers
  • Develop clear, measurable goals for the design organization
  • Consistently elevate the level of work from the creative team, foster an environment of consistent improvement and connection to business results


  • 5+ years leading a UX team of varying sizes
  • 10+ years product design experience
  • Expertise in design processes, UI patterns, HCI principles & Best practices
  • Proven knowledge of  front end technologies such as Angular.js, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Conversion rate optimization, E-commerce, consumer experience
  • Ability to attract and retain fantastic people and inspire them to do their best work
  • Equal passion for creativity, innovation as well as quantitative business results
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams in agile environment
  • Experience with IOS, Android and Web
  • User research background
  • Ability to create usability patterns, data interactions and workflows


  • Competitive compensation & equity options
  • Open vacation & sick time
  • Flexible work hours
  • Employer paid health insurance, vision, and dental
  • 401(k)
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Weekly educational classes & catered lunch

We believe that when we can bring our whole selves to work on a day-to-day basis we become happier, more comfortable, more confident and more excited to do great things for our company, each other, our product and our users. Hired aims to both build an internal team as well as help our clients build their teams with talent from all different backgrounds and lifestyles.

Hired is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce. Hired is an equal opportunity employer; we welcome and consider qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Members of communities historically underrepresented in tech are encouraged to apply.

For San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

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