Circleis a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes toharness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments,commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and productsprovide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasuryinfrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer ofUSD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currencyin the world. USDC has grown to over 53+ billion in circulation andsupported over $1.9+ trillion in transactions in the past year.Circle’s payments and treasury infrastructure services available through theCircle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digitalcurrency and blockchain based finance. Circle’s SeedInvest service bringsinternet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growthcompanies. Combined, Circle’s suite of services helps companies toparticipate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.
Whatyou’ll be part of:
Withthe mission “To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionlessexchange of financial value,” Circle was founded on the belief that theinternet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economicsystem, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integratedworld economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesseseverywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with newtechnologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such asystem can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission ispowered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect.We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders,our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore,we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.
Whatyou’ll be responsible for:
Circleis looking for a Director, Product Design to lead the design strategy andoutcomes, grow a team of designers to meet the needs of our ever-growing suiteof services, and define the processes that make them successful. You’ll own theend-to-end design direction and design strategy for multiple product pods,contribute to our product roadmaps, and establish a strong design culturewithin our product development teams.
Inthis role, you will help define strategy, outcomes, and operations that allowour teams to build great products. Your partnership with our ProductManagement, Engineering, UX Research, cross-functional stakeholders, andcustomers will help us craft solutions that will be used by thousands ofbusinesses to impact millions of end-users around the world.
Whatyou’ll work on:
Building your team ofdesigners, coaching and mentoring them to grow their skill sets
Cultivating strongpartnerships across various functions to shape our products, theirroadmaps, and define outcomes
Championing customerneeds in the rapidly changing crypto and blockchain problem space
Partnering closely withvarious teams at Circle to drive early alignment and prioritization aroundproblems to solve
Setting a high standardfor the quality and intuitiveness of our experiences, making products behave inthe ways our customers would expect
Contributing to a designculture that fosters collaboration through diversity of thought, customerparticipation, and early engagement of team members
Youwill aspire to our four core values:
Multistakeholder – you have dedication andcommitment to our customers, shareholders, employees, and families and localcommunities.
Mindful – you seek to berespectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
Driven by Excellence- youare driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means yourelentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and youwork intensely to achieve your goals.
High Integrity – you seek open and honestcommunication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethicalstandards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty, and intolerance.
Whatyou’ll bring to Circle:
Director, Product Design
12+ years of experiencein UX or Product Design, with direct experience owning end-to-end productexperiences
5+ years of designleadership experience, managing direct reports and design decisions
Demonstrated experiencehiring senior design talent, managing them, and developing their careers
Ability to“connect-the-dots” through the work being done in other product areas to solvesynonymous problems
Have led full designlifecycle to successful outcomes
Weare an equal opportunity employer and value diversity atCircle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationalorigin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, ordisability status.
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