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Head of User Experience & Design

Company Overview

Coined “the future of interior design” by Architectural Digest, Fuigo is a first-of-its kind digital platform that empowers interior designers by providing them with the business management tools and marketplace they need to succeed.

About the Role

We believe the individual defines the role as much or more than we do and are looking for product designers excited to join a small but growing team. In this role you will lead the creative process from research through implementation and we're looking for designers comfortable with both interactive and visual design.

While this is a business/e-commerce oriented application, you will be working in a culture that values beautiful design and strict attention to detail -- an eye for user experience is critical. We’re looking for visionaries that can communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical clients and stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with our product, engineering, sales and marketing teams by creating, improving and using wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, and effectively communicate your interaction ideas.
  • Advocate for the customer and follow user-centered design principles. Leverage our Park Avenue studio as a R&D lab to get immediate feedback and inform design decisions
  • Research and define user personas for our products
  • Grow and build a leading best in class UX design team while implementing industry best practices
  • Work closely with our engineering team to make informed UI/UX decisions
  • Stay current with trends in UX and the competition 

About You

  • 6+ years of direct experience in product design with experience in modern SaaS, eCommerce, and/or eMarketplace products
  • A strong portfolio of work demonstrating conceptual, UX and visual design
  • A user-centered design approach, leading design sprints and UX research
  • Experience with design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud or Sketch, as well as rapid prototyping using InVision or similar
  • Bonus points if you are able to write HTML and CSS
  • Experience with the agile product development process
  • Experience attracting, hiring and retaining top design talent.
  • Experience working cross functionally with engineers, dev teams, sales, and marketing
  • Ability to represent the company in client discussions with professionalism and intelligence
  • Communication, leadership, team building, and people skills

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Yearly education/conference allowance
  • Flexible time off vacation policy
  • Convenient and exciting location in the Flatiron District across from Madison Sq Park
  • Work in a beautiful office designed by New York’s top interior designers.

About Fuigo

Fuigo was created with one purpose in mind -- to empower interiors designers to bring inspiring spaces to the world. With our proprietary business platform and a dynamic and collaborative team, we help designers focus on their creative process while we handle the business minutiae. We are growing fast, and are looking for people who want to live at the intersection of technology and design.  

Our state of the art 18,000 sq. ft. Studio is in the heart of the Flatiron district on Park Avenue. It is a creative haven with relaxing common areas, a fully stocked cantina, and private breakout nooks. We offer great benefits and equity options. The atmosphere is fun, bright and friendly with an emphasis on collaboration, learning and growth. We work hard, but we want to enjoy life while doing it.  

Fuigo is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 

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