Product Design Lead / Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | Full-time | Partially remote

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Do you want to join a fast-growing, profitable company that has moved beyond start-up to become a recognized leader in our space? Wodify is on the cutting edge of gym management software with products empowering gyms, members, and coaches around the globe. Connecting the world to the future of fitness is the vision pushing us to cultivate beautiful yet simple software experiences with our product suite — Wodify Core, Wodify Arena, and Wodify Rise. To date, we’ve connected two million people and 5,000 gyms in 90 countries.

As a Product Design Lead at Wodify, you will be an integral part of our small but growing Product Design & Management team. You’ll work collaboratively with leadership, developers, PMs, and customer success on the challenge of designing powerful, customizable software that allows gyms to manage their business the way they want while still being so easy-to-use that everyday gym owners can figure it out. You’ll also lead and manage a small product design team, providing feedback and guidance to jr product designers and researchers.  It won’t be easy, but it’s a huge market and one Wodify is ready to win.

A Day in the Life:

  • Work with product managers, engineers and the Head of Product to define both the long-term strategy and short-term tactics for our product suite
  • Define user goals, models, and user flows and interfaces and translate them into wireframes and interactive prototypes
  • Design unified experiences across application platforms, including information architecture and interaction design
  • Collaborate with software developers to transform product visions into beautiful, elegant experiences
  • Lead the small design team by giving tactical feedback on work and by helping designers grow thru guidance, mentorship, and management
  • Work in a highly collaborative fashion with the design, product, and project teams
  • Consider all parts of the experience, from copy to animations to business model, when designing

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 5+ years of user experience design experience of complex software or web applications 
  • Strong portfolio a must (candidates without demonstrated software design experience will not be considered)
  • Experienced in user research and usability testing but also have the ability to move quickly based on known requirements
  • Able to reduce complex problems down to the right balance of flexibility, power, and ease of use
  • Technical understanding of web and mobile app technologies including things like responsive design, strong focus on mobile experiences and how they differ to desktop 
  • Skilled in storytelling (explaining your work, process, and decisions)
  • Interest in managing/leading other designers and researchers and in building a healthy, collaborative design culture
  • Comfortable designing based on limited business requirements and open to iterative feedback to help our company produce its best work
  • Think in systems and are able to extrapolate and extend shared patterns and behaviors
  • Posses a collaborative work style, growth mindset, and get-it-done attitude

Education & Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity plan
  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance paid 90% by Wodify plus company-paid disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan and FSA
  • Cell Phone Stipend 
  • Generous PTO and Holiday Calendar
  • Team, social and philanthropy events
  • Weekly healthy meal delivery, subsidized by the company
  • Gym reimbursement and commuter benefits
  • Beautiful office fully stocked with coffee, snacks, and wine on tap

The Application Process:

  • Fill out the online application form.
  • Have a phone call or virtual screening interview
  • Come to our office (or meet virtually) for interview(s) with the team
  • If we think you're a fit, we'll make an offer