Design Director, Consumer


Mountain View, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 04/24/2021
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  • Company Address: 480 Ellis Street, Mountain View, CA, 94043

About Eightfold

Eightfold (fka VolkScience) is the industry’s first Talent Intelligence Platform, built for enterprises, to address Talent Acquisition and Management in a holistic fashion.

Job Description is changing the way organizations hire, engage, and retain their workforce. With our patented deep learning AI, we provide unbiased recommendations at scale to transform employment for the better. If you are passionate about creating a better experience for job applicants, employees, recruiters, and human resources professionals, is the place to be! We are solving a massive need, and we’re just getting started. was founded in 2016 by Ashutosh Garg and Varun Kacholia, experts in artificial intelligence who led the development of technology products at Google and Facebook that we use every day. Today, has received more than $180 million in funding and a valuation of over $1B from leading investors in Silicon Valley. 
In this role as a Design Director, you will lead our Consumer user experience efforts across disciplines, including Product Design, User Experience Research, Content Strategy, and Communication Design. You will be responsible for the overall experience of the product, ensuring that we present a delightful, intuitive, and differentiated service to job seekers that delivers on our mission of finding the right career for everyone in the world. You will also be responsible for building out a Design organization across functions by hiring and developing the world-class individuals that will take the product and company to the next level as we scale rapidly in the coming years.
This is a unique opportunity to define both product and culture at a foundational level while operating within a successful and fast-growing organization with an inspiring mission.
  • Shape core product direction and look-and-feel across product systems, interactions, visual elements, and content
  • Build and grow a world-class team across multiple design functions
  • Partner closely with cross-functional product leaders across Engineering, Product Management, and Data to deliver significant impact with a high level of craft
  • Cultivate a team culture of empathy and excellence
  • Communicate effectively with company leadership and the organization broadly to instill a high standard for quality
  • 5+ years experience in one or more design disciplines (product design, content design, communication design, user experience research)
  • 3+ years managing and developing teams
  • A deep understanding of the role that different design disciplines play in developing an outstanding product, and strong perspectives on how to develop a team within and across these disciplines
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • A portfolio of prior design work
  • Competency with design tools (Figma, InVision, etc.)
We are a team of self-starters who excel in their fields. We believe in giving you responsibility, not a task. We want you to have ownership and pride in the work you are doing, and see the positive impact of your work on your colleagues, our customers, and the world. We believe in providing transparency and support, so you can do the best work of your career.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including family medical, vision, and dental coverage. We also offer a 401k plan, stock options, and unlimited paid time off for all eligible employees. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability.

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