The Trade Desk is changing the way global brands and their agencies advertise to audiences around the world. How? With a media-buying platform that helps brands deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers and sets a new standard for global reach, accuracy, and transparency.
So if you’re talented, driven, creative, and hungry to bring something entirely new and wildly ambitious into the world (and have some fun doing it), then we want to talk.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The Trade Desk is looking for an experienced Director of Product Design to be a hands-on designer and leader of a team of interaction and visual designers who craft easy-to-use and delightful product experiences.
The Trade Desk is helping change the way we buy, sell and consume advertising as one of the leaders in the programmatic industry.
Since the programmatic industry is young, you and your team will directly contribute to a new experience that translates the massive power of our technology into simple and elegant workflows for ad agency partners and advertisers.
Our industry is complicated, but we don’t believe our platform should be.
You’ll be managing a growing team of experienced designers who are paving the way to create a more user-centered platform.
Our team thrives on collaborating across teams, and digging in to fully understand the context of any problem. We value ideas and feedback from everyone, and we’re incredibly fortunate to sit next to people who use the platform on a daily basis.
As Director, Product Design at The Trade Desk, you will have a unique opportunity to shape our fast-growing platform used by thousands of people across the globe.
You will be important not just to the UX team, but to the company as a whole.
At The Trade Desk, we believe each opportunity to engage with consumers is unique. Because of this, our platform provides advertisers and their agencies with an unprecedented level of power to describe and reach their target audience.
This means user experience can make or break our business our users must have all the flexibility to harness our system’s growing power and should be able to use our platform with unparalleled ease.
This position reports to our Vice President UX / UI and is part of a cross functional team of UX Design, Research, Writing, and PM.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
As a Director of Product Design :
direction. You will manage a handful of Sr. Managers as well as individual
with dependencies on other internal teams
stakeholders to understand requirements and provide creative, thoughtful
cons of each
utilizing design patterns
experience at various stages of the design process such as wireframes, flow
diagrams, storyboards, mockups, specs, and / or lightweight prototypes
communication skills and design artifacts to effectively negotiate and
TTD is a company that is serious about UX, and where top UX talent
feels proud to work
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE :
visual designers and 5+ years in individual contributor roles, designing
products and services across multiple platforms
managers, and engineers throughout the design process
to drive the company forward
lead projects forward
solutions with measurable outcomes (include online portfolio link with
PM a plus, but not required
such resumes will be deemed the sole property of The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.