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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 Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 141,000 - 181,000 USD per year

Your job.

Designing the Future of Work.

We are an interdisciplinary team of interaction designers, visual designers, writers, researchers and design technologists. Working with Product Management & Engineering, we’re defining the future of the Indeed product experience. We’re big-picture thinkers who know how to work in the trenches and ship. This is the most exciting time to be a part of design at Indeed.

About Indeed Hire

Indeed Hire is a pay-per-hire service that gives companies access to easy and affordable recruiting. We combine powerful technology with attentive Hiring Specialists to help employers find the best people to join their teams. We are a passionate, diverse, entrepreneurial team building a well-funded startup under the Indeed brand, aiming to help employers find great talent faster.

The opportunity. 

As the User Experience Design Manager, you will manage designers who are focused on creating effective, low-effort, product+service solutions for employers across a range of company sizes (small, medium, large, and enterprise businesses), roles (hiring manager, talent acquisition, human resources, etc.), and team sizes. The goal is to make complex hiring scenarios be perceived and experienced as low-effort by the user. 

You and your team will collaborate with stakeholders to make it easy for small-to-large employer teams to understand, navigate, and complete tasks such as onboarding their jobs, managing their team, evaluating applications, interviewing candidates, and reporting on their account’s performance. You will guide your team to deliver high-quality web and email product experiences while considering the deep service layer provided to our clients by our sales reps and recruiters.

Your strategic impact within your first year.

  • Refine the employer workflow experience

    • Ship iterative improvements through validated testing that enhance the employer experience for small, large, and enterprise user types.

    • In partnership with Research, keep the voice of the customer at the forefront of the work with a regular cadence of qualitative and quantitative research. 

    • Collaborate with Product team members to understand business impact and measure progress.

    • Foster collaboration across disciplines, including Engineering, Product Management, Product Marketing, Design Technology, UX Research, UX Writing, and Product Science.

    • Participate in and deepen segmentation efforts to better understand employer archetypes and behaviors to inform solutions and marketing.

    • Collaborate effectively with other Product and UX teams to identify and build on touch points that support employer workflows.

  • Envision future product solutions for employers

    • Lead your team in close partnership with Product, Research, and Recruiting to discover, design, and validate solutions to real customer problems.

    • Collaborate closely with UX and Product leadership to build vision work that turns future solutions into reality.

    • Support efforts by our Behavioral Scientist to improve the client’s perception and experience of candidate evaluation and job optimization workflows. 

    • Lead discovery and opportunity validation efforts for large company and enterprise clients to inform future roadmaps.

    • Assist with maintaining awareness and collaboration between Indeed Hire UX and the Indeed SMB and Enterprise teams.

    • Own UX for major web applications and related emails for the employer workflow from job onboarding to candidate offer.

  • Grow and develop a UX team

    • Effectively attract, hire, onboard, and retain a UX team to keep pace with business needs in the employer workflow space. 

    • Demonstrate the business and user value of UX to stakeholders.

    • Mentor and inspire your team to create high-quality UI/UX product experiences in web app, mobile, and email touch points.

    • Share collaboratively across the larger UX organization as you and your team improve methods, frameworks, and guides that may help teams design and validate better, more cohesive product experiences. 

About you.

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

  • 4+ years of shipping product experiences.

  • 3+ years of experience leading and managing a UX team.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, startup-like environment with a rigorous focus on speed to ship and being data-driven, while balancing the delivery of quality.

  • Relentless attention to detail and experience establishing measurable quality benchmarks for product UI/UX work.

  • Experience with or applied knowledge of behavioral psychology principles in UX work. 

  • Experience with service design methodologies and experimentation. 

  • Experience building, testing, and evolving a design system. 

  • Experience of applying generative and evaluative UX research to product work, or experience working well with a dedicated researcher or research team.

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

  • Flexibility to be a player/coach as we scale up and deploy resources into new product teams.

  • Growth mindset and an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Bachelor Degree Required, a degree in Human Computer Interaction, Information Design, Graphic Design, or a related design 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, and we have a strict no-jerks policy. 

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 offices, serious mission — Our work environments feature collaborative team spaces, private areas to focus, and a casual dress code. Which means if you're looking to enjoy open offices or open-toed shoes, this is the place.

  • 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.

  • Delicious food — Catered meals, endless snacks, and a bevy of drink options help make sure you have hydration and fuel for your creative fire.

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

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