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Head of Design

  • New York, USA
  • Hybrid Remote
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We are looking for a New York or Tallinn based Head of Design to oversee our product design, user research functions and act as a player-coach in our team. You will collaborate with the founding team to shape product direction, vision and strategy. With your thoughtful leadership, you will oversee, advocate for, and scale a team of product designers, balancing innovation and speed to market. You’ll have a tremendous and far reaching impact on our product and company.


You would:

  • Drive the design strategy and roadmap alongside the founding team
  • Roll up your sleeves and do hands on design work as player-coach
  • Work closely with Product, Engineering and Business Development to gain a full understanding of design needs, shape and fulfill various strategies
  • Build and lead a growing team of designers
  • Support the design team in achieving a high level of craft excellence - everything from user research practices, to visual design, interaction details, and overall product direction
  • Develop tools and processes to improve team efficiency and speed
  • Impact business goals through effective and efficient development of design solutions
  • Keep up with the audio-video landscape to design market leading features for our product
  • Deliver immediate impact on our product and measurable value to customers


You'll fit right in if you've got:

  • A portfolio of design projects that shows strong product design process and craft skills
  • 8+ years of experience building and shipping world-class products across various platforms, including proven experience managing a team of designers
  • Experience working with SaaS, B2B or other complex technical systems
  • Experience in helping scale and grow an early-stage startup and you know what it takes
  • Passion for understanding user needs and pain points, segment macro and micro trends, and concepting and building products to deliver on these needs
  • Proven ability to deliver value to customers
  • A player-coach approach
  • Owner mentality. You're a mature operator, self-motivated and technically strong. You care deeply about efficiency, improving products, processes and teams
  • Great communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate your design decisions and how they relate to the problem you’re solving
  • Ability to coordinate work across geographically distributed teams with only high-level direction. You thrive in a highly dynamic and entrepreneurial environment

We offer:

At Snackable, we prioritize and invest in attracting and retaining the best talent. We reward our people with:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Meaningful equity options
  • Paid family medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) programs

Team members

About Snackable

Founded in 2018, Snackable is a venture-backed startup with offices in New York City and Tallinn, Estonia. The company is grounded in superior knowledge of audio/video content and AI, with a world-class machine learning team, an advisory board of domain experts, and a track record of building successful, AI-powered startups.

No team is better equipped to enable our clients to reveal the insights that really matter to all of their audiences, faster than ever before.

Why Snackable?

Meaningful impact

You will be part of solving a large and timely problem in a unique domain.

Long-term view

We’re here to build and grow. We are well funded by world-class investors, and proud to count leading media houses and enterprises as customers.

Data informed

If you are interested in Machine Learning, and building an AI-driven product, then Snackable is the place for you.

Learning & fun

We have a great culture, a world-class team, customers, advisors, and investors – we can promise you will learn a lot and have fun along the way.