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Construction software made for the field.

Design Lead
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

You fight for the user. Where others see problems, you see opportunities to change people’s lives. You paint a vision of a better world, and inspire your organization to run there with you. We're looking for a seasoned designer who's passionate about having a massive impact on millions of people. You'll lead the design of our Android platform, define the direction and strategy for high impact projects, and champion design thinking across the organization.

Craft: You consider the broader user journey and nail the details to create elegant, easy-to-use experiences.
Strategy: You use design process to focus on the right problems and create elegant solutions.
Influence: You inspire others to solve for customers through storytelling, design thinking, and business and technical acumen.

5+ years working with product teams to ship experiences users love
Distilling complicated problems into simple and elegant solutions
Designing for the whole user journey and considering every touchpoint along the way
Iterating, experimenting, and working in a fast-paced environment
Bringing together people with diverse experiences and ideas
Influencing others through storytelling, negotiation, and communication

Comfortable designing for multiple platforms: PlanGrid is on web, iOS, Android, and Windows
Strong visual intuition, with an understanding of composition, balance, symmetry, whitespace, and typography
Solid design process: build deep customer empathy, identify customer problems, come up with multiple solutions, evaluate ideas using prototypes and experiments, and work with engineers and QA to bring designs to life
Self-motivated, autonomous, and a master of navigating ambiguity; you set your own schedule and drive it forward
Understand technical constraints, and have the ability to clearly articulate ideas to product and engineering teams

The right design tool for the right task: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Affinity
Mockup presentation tools: Wake, Zeplin, Invision
Modern prototyping tools: we use Framer, Pixate, Flinto, Form, Invision and Marvel, and power prototypes with real data
Bonus, but not required: experience with markup and CSS, CoffeeScript, version control tools like Git, ability to get in and kick the tires with Interface Builder

Located in San Francisco’s Mission District just one block from BART, among local shops, bars, and restaurants
Flexible vacation
Dog-friendly office
Clipper Cards (for public transportation) funded by PlanGrid
Construction site tours of the biggest projects in San Francisco using PlanGrid
Volunteer time off: We encourage employees to give back to our local communities. We organize volunteer days and have worked with organizations such as Glide, SF/Marin Food Bank, Muttville, Family Dog Rescue, and Bryant Elementary School (as part of PlanGrid’s commitment with Circle the Schools). Catered lunches Premium medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees and their dependents401kEquityOffice is wheelchair accessible
PlanGrid builds beautiful, effective, field collaboration software for the $8 trillion per year construction industry. Our platform is used by tens of thousands of contractors, building owners, engineers and architects.

PlanGrid is the leader in field collaboration. It helps contractors, owners, designers, and architects collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop, managing blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, and punch lists. PlanGrid’s cloud-based platform stores over 50 million digital blueprints, making it the largest digital blueprint repository in the world. The company emerged from Y Combinator in 2012, and has secured over $62 million in funding from world-renowned organizations and individuals including Sequoia, Founders Fund, GV, 500 Startups, Box, Northgate, Spectrum 28, and Tenaya Capital.