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Director, Design - Platform



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Job Description

Procore is looking for a Director, Design - Platform to help us transform the construction industry by inspiring future-facing solutions that simplify complex business processes and drive richer collaboration across stakeholders on a construction project.

As a Director, Design - Platform, you will lead a team of talented UX designers toward designing customer-centric solutions that radically improve existing functionality and propose design solutions for filling in gaps in our current product. As a member of the Platform leadership team, you will be a fierce advocate for quality design and a bold voice that drives commitment towards creating elegant solutions for our customers. You’ll also partner with Product, Engineering, and UX leaders to develop and execute our strategy. You’ll be deeply connected with and motivated by our vision to improve the lives of everyone in construction. If you’re interested in helping put Procore at the center of all things construction—apply today!

This position will report to our VP of Design and will work in our Austin, Texas office. We’re looking for someone to join us immediately.

What you’ll do:

  • Establish and lead the vision and strategy for the future of the Procore design system and platform efforts

  • Collaborate with key leaders to develop and prioritize business objectives and key results

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evangelize and drive adoption of the design system

  • Continuously evaluate, refine, and improve the design system, ensuring it meets the evolving needs of Procore's products and solutions while refining design standards, guidelines, and best practices

  • Serve as an internal thought leader and key facilitator of the design process by leading with a design system-centered approach to building experiences

  • Balance design forward-thinking with approachability by designing easy-to-use, human-centered experiences that appeal to a broad audience

  • Gather and analyze qualitative and quantitative insights to inform design decisions

  • Act as a mentor and coach to designers, fostering a culture of feedback and continuous improvement to elevate design outcomes and individual growth

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s preferred in graphic design, HCI, UX, a related area of study, or equivalent work experience

  • 8+ years of experience building and delivering successful design systems and platform-related work

  • Prior design management experience in a collaborative environment, with a track record of managing effective design teams

  • Ability to fluently communicate between business and design, setting meaningful goals and objectives for your team, while advocating for key design decisions to company leadership

  • Proven track record of leveraging analytics to inform design decisions and validate hypotheses

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and inspire excellence in design work among team members with strong servant leadership qualities, fostering team autonomy and engagement

  • Deep understanding of user-centric problem-solving, design thinking, and full-cycle product development, with expertise spanning various design disciplines that may include: service design, user experience design, interaction design, information architecture, and others

  • Dedicated focus on data and optimization while also being empathic and deeply passionate about connecting with our current and future customers

  • Proficient with modern interface design tools such as Figma, Principle, Flinto, etc

Additional Information

Base Pay Range $214,960 - $295,570. Eligible for Bonus Incentive Compensation. Procore is committed to offering competitive, fair, and commensurate compensation, and has provided an estimated pay range for this role. Actual compensation will be based on a candidate’s job-related skills, experience, education or training, and location.

Perks & Benefits

At Procore, we invest in our employees and provide a full range of benefits and perks to help you grow and thrive. From generous paid time off and healthcare coverage to career enrichment and development programs, learn more details about what we offer and how we empower you to be your best.

About Us

Procore Technologies is building the software that builds the world. We provide cloud-based construction management software that helps clients more efficiently build skyscrapers, hospitals, retail centers, airports, housing complexes, and more. At Procore, we have worked hard to create and maintain a culture where you can own your work and are encouraged and given resources to try new ideas. Check us out on Glassdoor to see what others are saying about working at Procore.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome builders of all backgrounds. We thrive in a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive environment. We do not tolerate discrimination against employees on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

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