Senior Product Designer at StackCommerce

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Who We Are:

StackCommerce is the leading product discovery platform for publishers and brands. Our award-winning solution allows users to discover and purchase products on the publisher sites they visit daily. We provide 2500+ merchants and retailers with unmatched exposure through product listings and shoppable articles. For publishers, we power white-labeled e-commerce shops with on-site checkout for readers. We’ve helped over 1,000 publishers monetize with commerce, including Yahoo!, CNN, Hearst, Mashable, NY Post, TMZ, MarketWatch, and more.

The Role:

We’re bringing a big idea to life at the intersection of content and commerce. As a Senior Product Designer reporting to the Head of Product, you’ll help us refine the implementation of our product vision and bring to life great customer experiences. You will be challenged to think holistically for our many stakeholders. You will relevate shopping experiences and help partners visualize their success and opportunities. And above all else, you will create meaningful work that will have immediate scale, shipping to thousands of partners and millions of customers.

About You:

You are motivated to deliver deliberate and functional customer experiences. You are ego-free and strive to improve the work by taking feedback and asking questions. You can self-manage your time and thrive in an environment absent of micromanagement. You have a growth mindset, have fun delivering great work, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment.

What You'll Do:

  • Work closely with leadership to influence the direction of our product
  • Help us deliver the best ecommerce experience so we can create joy in the process of product discovery
  • Leverage user-centered design expertise to create delightful experiences
  • Work with our Product team to influence and establish design goals and information architecture
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineering managers to ensure feasibility and help shape scope and direction
  • Deliver customer journey visualizations and production-ready work for our engineering team
  • Help maintain and grow our design system so we can stay productive and consistent as the team grows
  • Help establish standards and guidelines for fit and finish across multiple products so we can maintain cohesion and familiarity
  • Mentor visual designers on how you approach work and best practices for user experience design

What You'll Bring:

  • 4+ years experience as a product designer
  • Consistent communication skills
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with engineers, product designers, and leadership
  • Ability to self-manage time, set expectations, and proactively communicate on timelines 
  • Experience working with e-commerce and consumer-facing products
  • A willingness to think strategically alongside the product team as you make contributions across multiple products tuned for unique stakeholders
  • Demonstrable fluency with Figma, Sketch, or other design tools
  • Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles 

Big pluses:

  • Experience at a top-tier start-up, large consumer Internet/eCommerce company in a similar role or experience at an agency
  • Knowledge of front-end frameworks (i.e. React)

What to Expect:

  • Intro Call: You’ll hop on a quick call with the hiring manager so we can get to know you better — and you can learn a little more about the role. 
  • Homework Assignment: We send over a quick exercise that challenges you to solve a problem and come up with a creative solution. Get a feel for what you’ll be doing on a daily basis!
  • Remote-Team Interview: You’ll be meeting with 7 team members on a video call. This is your chance to ask questions and see who this role interacts with on a daily basis.
  • Final Video Call: This is a great opportunity to get to know our COO or CEO over video.
  • Offer: We send over an offer and you (hopefully) accept! Welcome to Stack!

Benefits + Perks:

As a company, we have a lot to offer for the right candidate:

  • Competitive Compensation Package: Equity, 401(k) & Health Insurance
  • Dream Setup: MacBook + 27” Thunderbolt display with any bells and whistles you need
  • Super Flex Time: Run errands as needed, just get your stuff done
  • Unlimited Vacation: Take time to unwind
  • Learning Budget: Dollars towards eLearning courses, eBooks, and more
  • WFH Office: Home office stipend and internet dollars to set you up for success
  • Events: Weekly happy hours, company trips, team bonding budgets, quarterly company “Hack Days”, monthly birthday celebrations, and team culture events (even while remote!)
  • When We’re Back at the Office:
    • Location: Our office is on the beach in Venice…take a jog to clear your mind!
    • Free Food/Drinks: Stocked cabinets and fridge at your disposal 

Stack Highlights:

By the numbers...

  • We’ve paid our publisher and merchant partners $150+ million and counting!
  • We’ve been a profitable business from day 1.
  • We work with 1k+ media publishers including Mashable, TMZ, CNN, NY Post, & others.
  • We’ve been a ‘BuiltinLA Best Place to Work in LA’ for 2 years straight.
  • We’re currently a fully-remote team with 110 teammates. Are you next?

StackCommerce is an equal-opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration. If you’re passionate about your work, we’d love to hear from you!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • InDesignDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • DropBoxManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail
    • ResponsysEmail
    • Deliverability PlusEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Oracle EloquaLead Gen

Location

Venice, CA

An Insider's view of StackCommerce

What’s the vibe like in the office?

HUSTLE vibes. Everyone here is constantly pushing themselves and the team to do better and work smarter. We have incredibly talented, driven, creative and hardworking people here. One can't help but to rise up to the challenge, learn more and be part of it.

Helen

Customer Support

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

All businesses need one thing to thrive: customers. But one of the biggest problems is getting them. That’s where my partnerships team comes into play. We help the product makers of the world get new customers in a way that’s never been done before and we're pretty darn good at it!

Mark

Vendor Partnerships

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Within my first few weeks at Stack, I was already working on projects that aggressively pushed my skillset into new areas. Now half a year in, I already feel far more well-rounded as a developer because of the small team and lack of organizational boundaries. This allowed me to try new roles and be a decision-maker on projects that have huge impact

Alex

Software Engineer

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

One of my favorite initiatives is Hack Day when we ditch our daily tasks in favor of pursuing an out-of-the-box idea or product to improve the business. It’s a really fun event, and we’ve seen some of our most successful products come out of it! We also offer a $500/yr learning stipend to encourage the team to pursue new skills and personal growth.

Josh

Founder & CEO

What are some social events your company does?

We have a pretty full events calendar: Weekly Happy Hours, External Happy Hours, TedX Style "Stack Speaker Series," Hack Days, Beach Volleyball, Yoga, 3x3 Basketball Tournament, Company Cruise, Company Olympics, Annual Dodgers Game, Company Offsite, Company Anniversary Party, Annual White Elephant, Cook-Offs, Holiday Party, and more!

Kerry

People Operations

What are StackCommerce Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Salary, Equity, 401(k) & Health Insurance. Unlimited Vacation: Flexible schedule. Allowances: Stack Coupons (buy items at cost), $500 towards eLearning, monthly Book allowance, and parking reimbursement. Free Food & Drinks: Stocked cabinets and fridge for breakfast, lunch and snacks. Location: Our office is on the beach in Venice. Equipment: MacBook + 27” thunderbolt display, plus all of the beach equipment needed to enjoy all that Venice has to offer (bikes, surf boards, basketballs, volleyballs, corn hole, etc.). Events: Annual Company Cruise, Annual Stack Olympics, Annual Dodgers Game, Annual hosted White Elephant, Holiday parties, Monthly Birthday Parties, Monthly "External" Happy Hours, weekly internal Happy Hours and much more! Dogs: Stack is a dog friendly office and is very proud of all of our furry stackers!

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