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Staff Product Designer, Lifecycle

We are looking for a Staff Product Designer to join the Lifecycle team. Lifecycle’s mission is to help new teams get the most out of Slack. From team usage and education, to demonstrating the value of paid features, we make it radically simple for teams to learn, grow, and upgrade. 

 

Slack designers serve a vital role at the company, from creating the vision for new features, to the craft and finish of every detail in the product. We appreciate designers who think deeply, speak clearly, and embrace collaboration and feedback.

 

Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?

 

What you will be doing

  • Work with the product and engineering teams to drive design vision and strategy for Lifecycle. This includes crafting experiences for:

    • Paid feature visibility

    • Upgrading and purchasing

    • In-product education

  • Partner cross-functionally with product and engineering leadership to represent the design team, lead design initiatives, and provide feedback in planning and product channels

  • Partner with engineering to ensure that our implementation and user experience is high-quality

  • Work with designers across product teams and lead broad, organizational-wide initiatives, such as improving Slack’s design system and mobile design practices

  • Help guide, improve, and implement design and feedback processes

  • Solicit feedback from designers and product partners within and beyond your product team 

  • Be an active mentor for other designers, and help lead critique, design reviews, quarterly planning, and sprint planning

  • Recruit and interview designers, and actively improve our inclusive design hiring process

What you should have

  • 7+ years of extensive experience in a leading individual contributor role, on a product design team for desktop or mobile

  • An outstanding portfolio, showcasing a foundation in typography, interaction and visual design, and idea generation

  • Experience working and collaborating with diverse teams in a dynamic, rapid growth environment

  • Extensive experience closely partnering with product managers to develop the strategy and rationale for features

  • Extensive experience with prototyping as a means to explore and convey design solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Slack is a layer of the business technology stack that brings together people, data, and applications – a single place where people can effectively work together, find important information, and access hundreds of thousands of critical applications and services to do their best work. From global Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, businesses and teams of all kinds use Slack to bring the right people together with all the right information. Slack is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has ten offices around the world. For more information on how Slack makes teams better connected, visit slack.com.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.

Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.