THE OPPORTUNITY 

The Alegion platform serves a broad base of users with varying degrees of technical expertise carrying out a wide set of data and configuration tasks. The product design team is responsible for taking complex workflows and configuration tasks and turning them into intuitive user experiences. The Head of Product Design will lead this effort while instilling design thinking throughout the company.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

As Head of Product Design, you will lead a design team that includes UX designers and front-end prototype developers. This team is responsible for taking a flexible and highly configurable platform and building simple, intuitive user experiences all oriented around accelerating model development in machine learning. You will influence the creative strategy of the product and advocate for our users. You will work closely with product specialists to understand our users’ behaviors and needs and improve upon existing user research methods. You will make sure that there are good processes in place so that designers can focus on delivering awesome features. You will work as a player-coach helping designers by providing feedback, and managing project workloads while pitching in where needed. Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Own the end-to-end design process of the team, ensuring on time, detailed, and polished deliverables
  • Collaborate with and coach designers through complex design problems, product ideation, and any interpersonal issues that arise
  • Take responsibility for style across product design; this includes promoting design guidelines, establishing a design system, and setting a high design bar
  • Collaborate effectively with an agile, multi-disciplinary team to evaluate the feasibility of proposed designs and champion great UX in the face of technical constraints
  • Foster and champion a design culture across the organization
  • Define and establish effective design processes that emphasize user-centered design techniques, leverage user research, and foster an environment of excellence through data-driven insights
  • Work with research and product management to appropriately assess and optimize the performance of new and existing features, including the incorporation of ML into UX
  • Provide full hands-on design work as needed, iteratively creating interaction flows, wireframes, visual, interactive prototypes, and detailed design specifications
  • Hire, manage, mentor, and develop designers and researchers within and beyond your team
  • Have an active voice in the product strategy and have a clear vision on how to execute design work towards it


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
  • 3+ years of experience hiring, managing, and developing a product design team
  • 5+ years of experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, information architect, or in a similar role
  • Examples of relevant design work you and/or your team has generated showing the ability to solve difficult UX design problems and simplifying difficult business process to intuitive interfaces for customers
  • Broad design and UX strategy experience including, design thinking and facilitation, design systems, prototyping, and user research
  • Excellent people and project management skills
  • Experience designing a SaaS product
  • Ability to understand complex feature sets
  • Experience closely collaborating with technical teams and ensuring designs work within their development libraries and frameworks
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills including the ability to present design concepts clearly and persuasively to colleagues, partners, and stakeholders
  • Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs and customer expectations
  • Experience in AI/ML products a plus 

 

THE COMPANY

Do you want to help work in the most exciting and impactful technology space of our time? Do you want to serve those who want to work and create new opportunities in the global workforce?

Alegion is transforming how enterprises execute on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning projects, while transforming the way people work. Our AI enablement platform integrates human intelligence at scale into the creation of high-quality training data, the validation and scoring of AI models and real-time exception handling. We do this through our advanced data and task management platform and our growing network of on-demand trained human data specialists. By combining human intelligence and artificial intelligence, Alegion processed large-scale and complex data tasks provide the context, emotion and humanity that machine intelligence cannot achieve while delivering the highest quality results, at scale, and at the most effective cost.  https://alegion.com/company/

 

THE TECHNOLOGY

Alegion’s AI Enablement Platform is a robust technology system that supports a wide array of data processes designed specifically for AI, ML, NLP, Computer Vision and Deep Learning systems. It provides the ability to define and configure complex data task workflows including multi-step and conditional paths for text, photo, video and audio. It also manages the distribution of tasks to human data specialists based on required skillets and other criteria and has built-in quality control processes that provide exceptional data quality, predictable pricing and scale to process large volumes of data-intensive tasks.

 

THE CULTURE

  • We have a well-defined mission, and strongly-held core beliefs and cultural values
  • We promote a workplace where employees can make an impact beyond financial results
  • We believe in being truly Agile in every decision, action and interaction
  • We recruit talented employees who are a strong fit for our culture and high-performing teams
  • We value learning and teaching, and heavily invest in employee development and growth
  • We foster a collaborative, team-focused and autonomous work environment

 

THE BENEFITS

  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Meaningful stock grants
  • Open PTO plan
  • 12 company-paid holidays
  • 401K

 

THE LOCATION

  • East of downtown Austin, less than a mile from the light rail station
  • Within walking distance of some of the best culinary eateries in East Austin

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to jobs@alegion.com 

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