Design Lead

Dutchie

Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 04/16/2021
  • Website: dutchie.com
  • Company Address:

About Dutchie

Dutchie is the cannabis industry’s leading and fastest-growing e-commerce provider, powering online ordering for the top dispensaries throughout the United States and Canada. We are a product and design-focused company that has created a best-in-class experience for cannabis dispensaries and shoppers. Since our inception in 2017, we have experienced significant growth. We’ve raised $53M in funding and are backed by Howard Schultz (Former CEO of Starbucks), Thrive Capital (Investor in Instagram, Stripe, Spotify, Slack), Snoop Dogg’s Casa Verde Capital, one of the leading cannabis-focused VC’s, Gron Ventures, members of the founding team at DoorDash, Kevin Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, and other notable angel investors.

Job Description

Dutchie is a technology company that connects consumers with their favorite dispensaries. Our mission is to create easy and safe access to cannabis for everyone. We are the leading and fastest-growing e-commerce provider in cannabis, facilitating $3B in sales, powering online ordering for the top dispensaries throughout the United States and Canada. We deliver insights to our dispensary partners that grow their business and ensure they are compliant with ever-changing rules and regulations. 

Dutchie has raised $53M in funding to date, backed by Howard Schultz (Former CEO of Starbucks), Thrive Capital (Investor in Instagram, Stripe, Spotify, and Slack), Snoop Dogg’s Casa Verde Capital, one of the leading cannabis-focused VC’s, Gron Ventures, members of the founding team at DoorDash, Kevin Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, and other notable angel investors.

About the Role

The Design Lead will work directly with dutchie’s Co-Founder/Chief Product Officer and act as a player-coach, being responsible for producing design work and managing a team of designers. This is a high impact role, where you’ll be directly responsible for the creation of features that will ship to production on a daily basis. You’ll also work with our CPO to design large-scale projects that represent significant milestones on the product roadmap and move us closer towards achieving our larger goals and vision. You’ll have the opportunity to shape our design-culture from the ground up, iterating, and advancing new design techniques, methodologies, and practices within the organization. 

What You’ll Do...

  • Lead design projects across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product launches
  • Lead and manage a team of designers
  • Partner closely with engineering and other business departments to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges
  • Be autonomous. You’ll take full ownership of your work, and you take responsibility for every last detail, every step of the way
  • Responsible for UX/UI design across web and mobile platforms
  • Implement design patterns and elements which work best for different workflows and types of information
  • Responsible for typography, color, layout, graphics, visual effects, imagery, iconography, texture, mood
  • Employ a user-focused mindset to advocate for the user throughout the design process
  • Contribute to our design system and enforce visual design consistency
  • Generate high-quality web and app experiences based upon specified features and functions
  • Map new and unfamiliar user features in an intuitive way
  • Ability to collaborate with engineering teams to connect back-end development to the experience and resolve connectivity issues
  • Ability to drive deliverables to deadlines independently
  • Openness to collaboration and team-based problem solving
  • Design features and large-scale projects on an aggressive schedule

What You Bring...

  • An incredible eye for beautiful, pixel-perfect design
  • A portfolio of design work that’s visually elegant, modern, and demonstrates your ability to solve complex problems with intuitive solutions
  • BA degree in Design or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience designing for web and mobile
  • Experience with design tools such as Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Invision or similar tools
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, detail-oriented and receptive to feedback
  • Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines
  • 3+ years of experience designing functional, well-loved products (big or small)
  • Experience with user research and initial UX/lo-fi product mockups
  • Strong experience designing for mobile
  • Experience working closely with engineering teams and working in an environment that prioritizes fast prototyping and frequent iteration
  • Quantitative and user behavior analysis skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Experience with HTML, CSS (anything further is a plus, but not a requirement)
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

You'll Get... 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity 
  • 401(k)
  • Full Benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible vacation and sick days
  • Technology (hardware, software, reading materials, etc..) allowance
  • The opportunity to shape an entire industry and create a product that touches millions of people

 

At dutchie, we’re committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Dutchie believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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