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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are a rapidly-growing, fast-moving, highly-capable UX team building the most popular job site on the planet. Our designers work in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, collaborating with Product Managers and Engineering to deliver simple solutions to the real-world problems that job seekers and employers face hiring and getting hired. Most importantly, our team is expected to deliver results, and be able to demonstrate the impact our changes have on our business.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentives, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Area Base Salary Range: 220,000 - 291,000 USD per year

Your job.

The SMB Candidates Vision: Quickly connect employers with the right job seekers so people get jobs.  

Small and medium businesses power our economy, and most SMBs wear many hats. Hiring is just one of the many tasks that SMBs juggle alongside running their business. Your team will help SMBs to grow by making it simple and intuitive for them to quickly connect with the right job seekers so that they can meet their hiring needs with Indeed. Your team will design products that highlight great candidates and make it easy for SMB employers to identify, communicate with and interview qualified candidates. We work to ensure that both employers and job seekers have a great experience with Indeed.

This role may be fully remote or in one of our Indeed Engineering offices, whichever works best for you and the team.

The opportunity. Your strategic impact within your first year.

  • Lead Indeed SMB Candidates UX

    • Mentor and help UX leaders, researchers, designers, writers, design technologists, and design engineers within your organization and the broader Indeed design community to create world-class product experiences. 

    • Effectively grow and leverage your organization to improve employers’ experiences with Indeed and keep pace with business needs.

    • Communicate the value of UX to stakeholders.

  • Strategize and lead the refinement of the vision for current SMB experiences

    • Ship improvements that enhance the hiring experience for small and medium-sized businesses.

    • Through research, keep the voice of the customer at the forefront with a regular cadence of qualitative studies.

    • Collaborate closely with a variety of disciplines, including engineering, product management, design technology, UX research, content strategy, and product science.

    • Collaborate effectively with neighboring Indeed product teams to identify and build on touchpoints that support users.

    • Ensure leadership is informed and aligned with the SMB Candidates vision.

  • Envision future products and services

    • Lead your team in the design and validation of solutions to real customer problems.

    • Collaborate closely with cross-functional product leadership team members to help inform future roadmaps and turn vision into reality.

About you.

You’ll have experience with global brands and/or world-class agencies:

  • 10+ years of product design experience with an accompanying portfolio.

  • 7+years of shipping product experiences.

  • 5+ years of product design management and leadership.

  • Experience working with both generative and evaluative UX research.

  • Experience working in a startup environment with a focus on speed to ship.

  • Relentless attention to detail.

  • Natural entrepreneur.

  • Ability to collaborate flawlessly with multiple teams, including Design, Product, Engineering, and Marketing.

  • Bachelor Degree Required, a degree in Human Computer Interaction, Information Design, Graphic Design, or a related design or behavioral science discipline, or equivalent experience.

Our workplace: People like it here.

At the core of our culture is a commitment to serving our users. We can embrace disagreement because we’re always united in doing what’s best for customers. We can take risks and make mistakes because we’re constantly testing, learning, and improving. Our people bring a wide range of perspectives, experiences, talents, temperaments, and backgrounds to the table, and bring their whole selves to work.

Design what matters: Help the world work better.

Indeed is a conversation about jobs, companies, salaries, skills, locations, benefits, culture, your past jobs and your bright future. Being a part of our design community, you’ll be shaping the conversation we have with millions of people and building something that shows up in a meaningful way in the lives of job seekers and employers.

Some of our perks.

  • Life and work balanced — We trust our employees to manage their time in a way that works best for them. We're proud to offer an open vacation policy to full-time Indeedians across the globe.

  • Relaxed work environment, serious mission — You will enjoy a casual work environment with flexible hours. Until the COVID-19 crisis is resolved, Indeed has instituted a fully work-from-home policy. 

  • Healthy in body and mind — Going beyond the usual medical, dental, and vision coverage, Indeed offers incentive programs, wellness days, and fitness classes to keep you moving forward.

Indeed provides a variety of benefits that help us focus on our mission of helping people get jobs.

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