Lead UX/Product Designer at TripleLift

The Role

We are looking for a talented and driven UX/product design leader to help create the next generation of TripleLift's SaaS platform for publishers, advertisers, and ad tech companies. Reporting to our Head of Product, you will work closely with our other designers, product managers, and the team of full-stack application engineers. This is a leadership role - we need you to bring to the table a combination of:

  • experience building complex application functionality that delights users with its simplicity
  • data-driven, user-centric approach for creating the most efficient user experiences
  • knowledge, energy, and drive to make TripleLift renowned for its UX

 

About TripleLift

TripleLift is one of the hottest New York start-ups, as recognized by Crain’s, Forbes, AdWeek, The New York Times, and many others. We make native advertising simple, scalable, and effective. Using our pioneering computer vision technology, our platform seamlessly transforms images and video into respectful, user-centric ads that match the unique look and feel of a publisher's site or app. TripleLift's native inventory is accessible through the industry's first - and now the world’s largest - real-time native ad exchange, helping advertisers reach millions of consumers across all devices at scale. Since 2012, TripleLift has delivered results for some of the biggest and most respected brands through what we call the next evolution of online advertising.

 

Responsibilities

  • Grow and manage the UX Team
  • Establish the vision and processes for creating the products upon which our business is built
  • Work closely with the product team to define requirements, develop the user experience, information architecture, and user interface designs for our products
  • Work closely with our full-stack engineering team to get the products built
  • Manage the style guide and execution of assets, typography, icons, and interfaces for multiple platforms
  • Lead UX practices, research, and standards
  • Solve complex problems with innovative visual designs and solutions 

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in digital graphic design, or similar, at a 4-year university or art school preferred
  • Bonus - Human Computer Interaction (HCI) coursework
  • Bonus - Formal UX coursework

Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years experience as a senior designer, leading design teams to build mobile and web applications at a startup or agency environment
  • 3+ years in the ad tech industry preferred

You need to bring to the table

  • A beautiful, clean, and engaging portfolio showing examples of application functionality
  • A strong understanding and demonstrated use of UX principles and guidelines
  • Mastery of visual design
  • Fluency in modern design tools
  • Experience in mentoring or managing other designers
  • The ability to think both about the big picture and micro-level details
  • A collaborative spirit

Location

New York, NY

Benefits and Company Perks

  • Amazing company culture
  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Ongoing professional development 
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Equity options 
  • 401(k) program 
  • Snacks on snacks on snacks
  • Yoga, massages, and meals

TripleLift Awards

  • #37 Crain's Best Places to Work (Crain's-2016)
  • Forbes Most Promising Companies in America (Forbes-2015)
  • Crain’s Best Places to Work (Crain’s-2015)
  • AdTech Startup of the Year Winner (NYTimes-2015)
  • Startup of the Year Finalist (AdWeek-2015)

 

Note: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal labor law of general and nationwide application, including Overtime, Minimum Wages, Child Labor Protections, and the Equal Pay Act. This role is a FLSA exempt role.



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