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Creative Director, Product Design

 

Creative Director, Product Design

San Francisco | California | United States

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. As a Pinterest employee, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet. We’re looking for a Creative Director who will working closely with our co-founders, design team and cross-functional leaders across the company. You’ll lead some of our most complex and boldest initiatives and dream up compelling a vision to guide our team to translate it into our product. You’ll design and build new ideas that push forward Pinterest’s role in the world. You will also work with and mentor a small but mighty team of designers, writers, technologists, and researchers. This is a full-time position in San Francisco, but charged with building an iconic, global brand.


What you’ll do:

  • Establish the strategic direction and product vision for our most complex problems, bridging the gap between vision and execution.
  • Be at the forefront of major design initiatives and broadcast the efforts of the design team across Pinterest
  • Set and refine the design quality bar, in partnership with design leadership, through our principles and design system.
  • Be responsible for mentoring and helping grow talent within the team.
  • Represent Pinterest Design within the global design community, attending and speaking at conferences

What we’re looking for:

  • A leader who prefers to lead by doing. You can’t resist the urge to practice your craft by rolling up your sleeves and work alongside your team to unlock creativity
  • A respected designer and product thinker that has mastered their craft and cohesive product strategy, ideally a renaissance person with endless curiosity
  • A mentor who is energized by growing others’ careers and knows how to motivate a team
  • An inspiring communicator that represents creative work, builds trust and influences alignment of our creative vision across marketing, PR and product 
  • A believer in our mission of bringing everyone the inspiration to create a life they love
  • 12+ years with a track record of shipping inspiring well built experience 

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