Senior Product Designer (Headspace Health) at Headspace

| Santa Monica
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About the Senior Product Designer (Headspace Health) at Headspace:
Headspace is looking for a Senior Product Designer for Headspace Health, the digital health subsidiary of Headspace pioneering new ways to incorporate mindfulness into digital medicine. Headspace Health is developing digital therapeutic products to help mitigate and treat chronic health conditions. 
We are incredibly passionate and ambitious about improving the health and happiness of the world, and with more than 30 million users in over 190 countries, we’re well on our way. Creative excellence is core to Headspace, and we believe in the power of design to positively influence the way people interact with themselves and the world around them. You’ll have the chance to solve complex design and product problems working on cross-functional teams with other designers, researchers, product managers, engineers, customer experience specialists, and more. At Headspace, designers don’t work in solitude.
About the Senior Product Designer (Headspace Health) opportunity:
This is a rare opportunity to work with a talented and diverse team on one of the world’s most loved apps. We’re at an exciting time in our history — with the creation of our newly formed digital therapeutics subsidiary company, Headspace Health! These lofty goals need great people who are excited about:
● Working with behavioral scientists and design researchers to craft emotional experiences
● Injecting the brand into the product features
● Exploring projects beyond the core app (AI, voice, healthcare, etc.)
At Headspace, Product Designers drive high-quality design of simple and complex features across mobile, web, and emerging platforms. This includes developing thoughtful ideas and enthusiastic opinions about things like usability, design, and technology. 
You have equally strong conceptual and production skills, with a keen eye for effective typography, iconography, color, layout, texture, and transitions that work within the context of the Headspace brand and an ability to translate those into intuitive, accessible, and visually-compelling product designs.

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into useful and valuable tools and features that deliver on project goals.
  • You’re ego-less and objective. You receive feedback well and can iterate on your designs within a team without being attached to your iterations.
  • You have an up-to-date understanding of design best practices and trends, but are also comfortable exploring new paradigms in UX and UI design.
  • You’re a passionate advocate for quality and detail throughout the feature development process, pushing for delightful interactions and moments of joy.
  • You’re a problem solver, think big and explore divergent ideas/concept to inspire your team and bring new ideas to the table.
  • You’re a self-starter with a curious mind and have no problem moving projects forward.

What you’ve accomplished:

  • 4-5+ years of relevant work experience including demonstrated experience in designing visually compelling consumer mobile/web-based interfaces.
  • 1-2+ years working with health-related products or within the industry is a plus
  • Fluency with the human-centered design process
  • Attention to detail and a solid understanding of visual communication
  • Familiarity with proven and emerging tools for interface design and prototyping, including Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, and good ol’ fashioned pen & paper.
  • An understanding of modular, grid-based, systems design
  • Basic understanding of how designs are implemented by client engineers (HTML/CSS/JS, Auto Layout, etc)
  • Familiarity with the design sprint process and rapid prototyping.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and teamwork skills. 

How to get started:
If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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We're located in the heart of Santa Monica on Michigan + Cloverfield, just off the 10 freeway. Bergamont train station is right behind our office.

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Headspace Benefits Overview

Unlimited Time Off
Lifetime Headspace Subscription
$500/year learning and development budget
$75 gym stipend
Daily catered lunch and fully stocked fridge
Full Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Voluntary Coverage
Basic Life AD&D
Flexible Spending Account
Commuter Benefit

Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
$75 gym stipend each month
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Poilicy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$500 Conference budget
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Annual Hackathons. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Unlimited PTO. Daily catered lunch.

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