Product Management | REMOTE | Full Time
WHO ARE WE:
Sounding Board is the first-of-its-kind coaching enablement platform offering both the technology infrastructure and the coach network to enable and scale coaching practices organization-wide. A Series-A startup backed by top tier VCs with a vision to democratize access to coaching across all levels of an organization, Sounding Board combines a SaaS, cloud-based management platform with a high quality, managed network of global coaches that can deliver remote, virtual 1:1 and group coaching at scale.
Our customers include large scale enterprises like Intel, Kraft Heinz, Mozilla, Dropbox & Cloudera and high growth companies across every industry such as Chime, Plaid, Zoom and UserTesting. When companies partner with us they see a resulting increase in promotion, retention and development of critical leadership skills in their participating employees. SAP.iO foundry recognized Sounding Board as one among the top 7 HRTech startups in 2019.
We are a mission-driven company creating the next generation of leaders
Exciting, early-stage startup led by experienced, entrepreneurial founders from
Backed by leading investors including Bloomberg Beta, Precursor Ventures, Canaan
Competitive salary, and benefits
Remote working environment (must reside/work in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, and Washington)
Passionate, diverse & inclusive team
Coaching & Wellness benefit – Every employee gets a 1:1 coach & monthly wellness stipend.
Flexible PTO – take time when you need it
Health benefits for employees and dependents 100% paid for by the company
End of year Holiday shut-down
Five additional summer holidays in 2021
WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY?
Are you a product designer with a passion for translating customer needs into simple, delightful experiences?
Do you like to challenge yourself, question bias, dive deep into the user experience, and deliver work that truly represents the best of your ability and the customer’s needs?
Do you want to help craft solutions that are actively used by many Fortune 500 companies?
Does having a meaningful role in shaping the future of our product and working in the education space excite you?
If so, we want to hear from you!
At SoundingBoard, we’re all about building leaders. Connect with stakeholders, customers, and subject matter experts to get answers and insights. Collaborate with other designers to build deeper product knowledge and get feedback. Flex your design intuition to question and refine requirements to help drive problem-oriented, customer aligned, and data-driven solutions to market.
WHAT WILL I BE DOING: (specific details of the job):
Use various research and design methods to plan, ideate, and refine concepts into user testing-ready clickable prototypes
Help evolve our design system by contributing new components and patterns
Build relationships and collaborate with internal stakeholders, coaches, and Fortune 500 customers for research, workshops, user testing, critiques, and design demos
Collect, synthesize, and present actionable insights and support design decisions from research and input data
Work with other designers to contribute to the design culture, provide feedback across projects, and continuously broaden your understanding of the product and business
WHAT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE DO I NEED:
6+ years of Product Design or UX experience working on digital products, software, or applications
A strong understanding of best practices in user experience, interaction, visual design
We love Figma. We’re looking for the ability to create new and utilize existing components and styles in the design system to create clickable prototypes for user testing and dev handoff. Extra points if you’ve mastered Auto-Layout!
The ability to work with flow diagram software (Miro, Whimsical, Lucid Chart, etc)
Some experience with Jira and Confluence preferred
Ability to gather, internalize, and share new knowledge, skills, best practices, tools, and design patterns to improve and evolve our design culture
It is the policy of Sounding Board, Inc to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.