Vimeo is hiring a

Head of Design

New York, United States

Vimeo’s mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible, with no interruptive advertising. A focus on high-quality UX and design has been at the core of Vimeo’s DNA since the beginning. Read: Vimeo designers have a MAJOR impact on the business. Since this Vimeo baby was birthed, we've designed beautiful, minimalist UI around the world’s best videos, the world's most gorgeous video player, an incredibly friendly website, and all kinds of newfangled mobile and responsive things.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Oversee all product design and user experience, achieving both business and product goals
  • Own design for web and all native Vimeo apps on mobile phones, tablets, televisions and future screens
  • Build and lead a world class Product Design team
  • Track industry trends and developments, listen to what people are saying, and identify data and competitors that are relevant to Vimeo
  • Conceptualize multiple solutions to a problem, and ensure continued iteration in order to evolve our products
  • Develop and implement methods to effectively prioritize and execute requests from multiple stakeholders
  • Assess the current team’s procedures and implement design best practices to bring efficiency to the way we build products
  • Drive collaboration across teams that contribute to the product value 

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • 10+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, or similar design role with accompanying experience in visual/graphic design
  • Previous experience hiring and managing a team of product designers
  •  “Full-Stack” designer: UX, UI, visual, HTML/CSS prototypes
  • Experience with a large-scale web application, preferably one that deals primarily with UGC content
  • Previous experience managing a design team
  • A passionate and deeply thoughtful approach to creative problem solving
  • Well-rounded understanding of user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate your design decisions
  • Experience working in a collaborative team of designers, developers, product managers and management
  • Previous experience with product design on a single project, iterating over time

ABOUT THE DESIGN TEAM:

Vimeo's Design team is responsible for creating the top quality user experience Vimeo is known for. Designers are responsible for everything from user flows to visual design to brand communication. They think big and small designing complex tools and obsessing over tiny UI details. The team works closely with product, project management, and engineering to keep Vimeo minimal, powerful, and intuitive. They have an empathic understanding of user needs and advocate for user-centric design while constantly pushing Vimeo into new innovation.

ABOUT US:

Vimeo’s mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible and with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world’s leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. We’d love to welcome you to both our team, and our community.

Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo, Inc is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).