Principal Product Designer, Skills Platform


April 8, 2021

Job Description:
We are looking for a Principal Product Designer who cares deeply about their craft, is highly skilled at applying expertise in human-centered design, and is passionate and committed to partnering with the leadership to achieve crucial outcomes. This ambitious and high-profile role offers an opportunity to innovate product design at the highest level of Pluralsight’s platform.
What you’ll own:

  • Lead design at the core of Pluralsight’s strategic pivot toward platform based product innovation.

  • Represent design in cross-functional initiatives, and execute on special projects.

  • Craft and communicate design strategy across teams.

  • Support, enable, and evangelize a human-centered design culture and process.

  • Define the look and feel of our digital products and champion high strategic, visual, and interaction standards.

  • Lead a group of designers and facilitate collaboration, critique, consistency and design excellence.

  • Contribute and help scale the Pluralsight Design System.

  • Be an expert advocate for accessibility and inclusive design.

  • Communicate and create buy-in for user-centered product strategy with leadership, engineers, and other stakeholders.

  • Deliver input into the hiring of product design roles.

  • Coach designers and work alongside teams aligned with strategic initiatives.

  • Assess opportunities and work across contexts.

Who you are:

  • You care deeply about product design, moving your craft forward, and creating in the most impactful way possible.

  • You have a vision to support and empower individuals and teams to do their best work.

  • You care about the next generation of practitioners and helping them grow.

  • Your diplomatic leadership style lends itself to working closely with other leaders to co-create outcomes with real results.

  • You take accountability for defining and scaling efforts that have the greatest impact.

  • You have demonstrated leading through seeking context and influence.

Experience you’ll need:

  • Enough experience to demonstrate expertise in product design craft and strategy, across B2B and B2C products, services, and platforms.

  • Expert grasp and continuous curiosity of best practices in all aspects of digital product design including: User research, information architecture, interaction design, visual design, prototyping, design systems, workshop facilitation, accessibility, etc.

  • Experience leading and executing high impact cross-functional initiatives.

  • A proven track record of taking ownership of outcomes through collaboration and accountability for excellence.

  • Service and product leadership to improve, inspire, and guide team members.

  • Commitment to Pluralsight values or a desire to embrace them.