Web Design Director houzz
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Houzz is looking for a strong design leader who is passionate about technology, innovation, and home design to work in our growing design team. This hands-on individual will mentor a team of driven designers, help set the direction of and actively work on the design of our web product. This role requires broad knowledge of design principles, a consistent track record of launching successful, engaging, and timeless web applications (not static sites), excellent communication skills and a highly creative approach.
The Houzz design team heavily encourages our members to collaborate with each other to help grow our skills and keep each other on our toes. We're an innovative platform that's moving the home design and remodeling industry to the 21st century, and we need awesome people to make that happen.
Help drive the creative process and set the tone for our user-focused web platform
Collaborate with the co-founders and design leadership on design direction
Create designs that clearly communicate our story and brand to our professional customer base, sales teams and advertising customers
Recruit new designers and actively participate in the hiring process
Embrace brand consistency and creative expression of the Houzz brand
Be a hands-on contributor
Ability to hit the ground running
Strong portfolio featuring beautiful and functional designs, with a pixel-level eye for detail
Ability to handle the pace and ambiguity that comes with working in a start-up environment
A passion for the home design and improvement space
Expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator, and any other tools you use to create amazing visuals
5 years minimum work experience, along with leadership and mentoring experience
||Palo Alto, CA |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
, Sequoia Capital All Jobs: at houzz
|Headquarters:||310 University Avenue|
Palo Alto, CA 94301
|Company Profile:||Join Houzz and help revolutionize the 300B home improvement industry with a combination of mobile, local, social and visual technologies.
We've built a community of more than 16 million design-obsessed unique monthly users and over 300K registered local home improvement professionals. In addition to the core site, our mobile apps include the highest-rated lifestyle iPad app in the Apple AppStore, with over 15 million downloads and an average of five stars from over 100K reviewers. Our software development stack includes Redis, Solr, MySQL, jQuery, a custom ad server, targeting and recommendation engines, and image serving and processing at a very large scale.
We are backed by some of the top venture capital firms in the world, including Sequoia Capital, NEA, GGV and KPCB, and are generating revenue by delivering products that address the needs of homeowners, local professionals and global brands.
We have an entrepreneurial culture, a warm work environment, and a close-knit family that loves to celebrate birthdays and team accomplishments. We offer a competitive salary, generous equity, full benefits and the best team of nice and smart people that you've ever worked with.|
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