Lead Product Designer


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About Fueled

We believe in hiring the most talented people we can find, no matter who they are or where they live.

Fueled is a digital transformation agency that works with a range of startups and global brands (e.g. Warby Parker, CLEAR, Compass, Cisco, Apple, The New York Times) to strategize, design, develop, and grow uniquely innovative products that provide long-term value for end users and our clients. We’re a partner, not a vendor. That means we strive to truly understand and solve our clients’ problems, ultimately building the right product the right way.

We’re selective with our clients: their values must align with ours, their concepts must excite us, and their demands must require new learnings & challenges.

At our core, we define success as running an organization that makes meaningful contributions to the clients, users, and communities that we serve while nurturing healthy and balanced lives for our team members.

We’re only able to accomplish all of this with the right combination of process and people. And that’s where you come in.

What You’ll Be Doing

As a Lead Product Designer, you know what it takes to launch beautiful, commercially successful products and have an inspirational portfolio that demonstrates a storied background in digital design.You’re an experienced designer with several years of experience under your belt. You naturally take a lead role in setting creative direction, establishing project objectives and directing others to get the job done. You’ve mentored designers before, and are ready to step into a management position and broaden your impact.

  • You’ll be involved in all stages of the product design and development process – from initial strategy, through to conceptualization, high-fidelity, build, launch and marketing
  • Your work inspires the team. Our Leads help raise the bar for design at Fueled through the quality of their deliverables
  • You’ll take a lead role in defining the creative direction of your projects, seeing your vision through from conception to delivery
  • You’re a great presenter. You can articulate your thinking with clarity and concision, remain calm under pressure, and are comfortable presenting creative work to senior stakeholders. You're confident to push back and deliver a better or different approach
  • You are an expert collaborator. You’re a team player who can work just as effectively with your design team peers as you can with clients, or colleagues in product or engineering
  • You’re comfortable leading other designers and delegating tasks to see the project's vision executed
  • You’ll manage and mentor a number of our product designers, and are excited to share your wisdom to accelerate the careers of others
  • You have your ears to the ground, and are aware of changes, trends, and the evolution of our industry and software

Who You Are

  • Has 5+ years of experience acting in a creative role and at least 2 years working in a creative agency environment
  • Has an exceptional portfolio of shipped products (focused primarily on iOS or Android native application design), containing examples of highly usable and beautiful software that solves problems you can effectively articulate
  • Has an understanding of, and has worked in an agile team environment
  • Has an understanding of Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines or Google’s Material Guidelines thoroughly enough to spot when something’s out of place, and when to break the mold
  • Is at ease using Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Has a deep knowledge of modern iOS, Android, Web, and OS X interface conventions
  • Has experience in some of the following areas: CRM, team workflow, activity feeds, visualizations/BI/analytics, native iOS mobile, email design, and responsive web
  • Is exceptionally detailed with excellent oral and visual communication skills, and is comfortable in client-facing situations, primarily when presenting your own or others’ creative work

Interview Process

  1. Kudos for submitting your application, you’ll be hearing from us within the next 48 hours!
  2. Well done, you scored an interview! We’ll set up a Google Meet for an initial screening with a member of our Talent team to formally introduce you to Fueled! You’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have. This screening will last approximately 30 minutes.
  3. Next will be an interview with Asia Wynar, Lead Design Manager, where we will learn more about your skills and experience and you learn more about us. This interview will be approximately 1 hour.
  4. You’ll have a technical interview with Alex Lockey (Director of Design), and James Lindsay (Design Director of New Projects) to gain more insight into your qualifications and experience. This interview will be approximately 1 hour.
  5. Finally, you'll chat with Aubryn Thompson (Managing Director) and Lisa Kerner (Director of Operations). At this point in the process, the team has deemed you technically qualified for the role, so the conversation is more of a courtesy chat to give you the opportunity to ask any outstanding questions you have about the organization. This will last approximately 30 minutes.
  6. Congrats! You made it, and we will be sending you an offer.

Perks & Benefits

We offer a variety of perks & benefits to make sure everyone, everywhere on our team has all the resources they need to succeed.