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Reddit is hiringDirector of UX

Full TimeUX Design
Posted 4mo ago
Reddit is a community of communities. It’s built on shared interests, passion, and trust and is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. Every day, Reddit users submit, vote, and comment on the topics they care most about. With 100,000+ active communities and approximately 73+ million daily active unique visitors, Reddit is one of the internet’s largest sources of information. For more information, visit redditinc.com.

We are looking for a Director of UX to join the Reddit UX organization. As a UX Director you will define a cohesive visual strategy across visual UI elements, iconography, illustrations/imagery and motion design that aligns with Reddit’s brand identity, elevate the quality and efficiency of the entire org by enhancing design systems, and lead new exciting product efforts that expand new types of user journeys. 

You will partner with ENG, PM, UX research and other design teams to deliver UX strategy that significantly improves product experiences. 

The Reddit UX Team is a talented group of designers, researchers and writers who set the bar high, build great things and grow together by elevating each other. Come join us as we take Reddit into the future, and be a part of a high-impact team.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, and manage, a growing team of designers. 
  • Foster creativity and collaboration both inside and out of your area of ownership.
  • Execute at every stage of the design lifecycle from concept to delivery.
  • Contribute to design thinking at the company, resulting in tangible improvements across our portfolio of products – as well as to how we approach and solve user problems.
  • Drive change through user insight – resulting in improvements to the Reddit experience.
  • Build consensus across diverse teams through user-centric solutions and effective communication.
  • Effectively communicate and present solutions to user problems across the organization and senior executives, as well as to large groups of end users.
  • Own quality of user experience for your area.

Qualifications:

  • 13+ years of relevant design experience. 
  • Minimum 5+ years of previous experience managing a team(s) of 10+ designers
  • A portfolio of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions, creative strategy and/or design system for consumer facing products across platforms 
  • Proven experience with iterative design and development process
  • A strong sense of user empathy.
  • Problem solver who can be effective in situations with limited information, building a solution from first principles and communicating it to stakeholders.
  • Humble, driven, and motivated to ship the best product.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401k Matching
  • Workspace benefits for your home office
  • Personal & Professional development funds
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Vacation (please use them!) & Reddit Global Wellness Days
  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Volunteer time off

 

Pay Transparency:

This job posting may span more than one career level.

In addition to base salary, this job is eligible to receive equity in the form of restricted stock units, and depending on the position offered, it may also be eligible to receive a commission. Additionally, Reddit offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, and parental leave. To learn more, please visit https://www.redditinc.com/careers/.

To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base pay ranges for all US-based job postings regardless of state. We set standard base pay ranges for all roles based on function, level, and country location, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including, skills, depth of work experience and relevant licenses/credentials, and may vary from the amounts listed below.

The base pay range for this position is:
$245,800$344,100 USD

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at ApplicationAssistance@Reddit.com.

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