Lead Product Designer (Remote)

Cisco Meraki

Location: Remote -

Job Type: Full time

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Cisco Meraki is the industry leader in simple, secure, intelligent networking and IoT platforms. We empower organizations everywhere – from local libraries to global hotels – to focus on their mission and have technology that simply works.

Cisco has been named #1 Best Company to Work For in the U.S. by Fortune in 2021!

What we’re looking for

As a Lead Product Designer, you’ll help envision and create outstanding experiences, while leading and mentoring other designers. Collaborating closely with cross-functional partners, you’ll balance a strategic approach with lean design execution. You’ll get to understand the complex needs of IT administrators, set the vision for the product grounded in those needs, and partner with a cross-functional team to build it iteratively.

Our team's primary focus is on software, but we also find opportunities to collaborate with teams across the organization and think about how to improve the entire customer journey. Meraki believes the quality of our products is dependent on the quality of our teams. We place a high value on nurturing the growth and development of everyone on our team. On the Design Team, we give and get feedback early and often, share what we know, and learn from each other.

Responsibilities

  • Guide the design of large, complex projects or initiatives that span products.
  • Partner with Product Managers and Engineers to find opportunities, explore solutions, and take concepts from ideation to execution.
  • Translate what may start as ambiguous business needs into clear customer-focused solutions and frameworks.
  • Ensure a holistic, strategic, detailed approach to design in your product area.
  • Build effective working relationships and bring the wider team into the design process.
  • Craft stories and prototypes that help others envision and rally around your designs.
  • Provide constructive feedback and direction to other designers.
  • Contribute to broader product strategy and initiatives, and mentor more junior designers.
  • Play a hands-on role facilitating workshops, sketching and prototyping solutions, creating high-fidelity designs.

You're an ideal candidate if you have:

  • 10+ years of professional experience designing and delivering products in cross-functional teams from start to finish.
  • Love for making complex problems and workflows feel simple and approachable!
  • Ability to balance working strategically with shipping often.
  • Ability to persuasively tell the story of a project and its underlying design rationale.

Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!

Please include a link to your online portfolio. Only those applications that include portfolios will be considered.

Cisco requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated or have an approved religious or medical accommodation. Candidates accepting an offer must provide proof of vaccination status on their first day. If someone anticipates requesting an accommodation for this requirement, they must receive approval before the start date. Candidates receiving an offer will receive additional information about the accommodation process at the time of the offer. All offers of employment are contingent upon complying with Cisco's vaccination policy.

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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