Business Development Lead

We're looking for a Senior Designer to become an important part of our team! You are an advocate for human-centered design, have a passion for digital products, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team.

You'll have the opportunity to work in a close-knit studio, serving as a design lead and a major contributor on our projects. This role reports to our Creative Director, working alongside designers, engineers, and program managers to create impactful digital products and services for our clients.

What you'll do

  • Work on projects in a team environment where we take pride in our work, are daring, push the envelope, and strive to continually grow our skills
  • Lead client projects, presenting our deliverables and delivering high-quality work
  • Create our design deliverables, leading the team to research, conceptualize, critique, execute, and validate digital experiences across a broad spectrum of work
  • Facilitate design thinking workshops and client presentations, communicating and educating our clients on the benefits of design
  • Create top-notch UX and Visual Design deliverables that adhere to our clients' business needs
  • Mentor designers, helping newer designers learn the ropes and improve their craft
  • Share knowledge of design best practices, experience frameworks, and tools across the team (e.g. workshops, brown bags, studio presentations)
  • Help conceive and contribute to internal initiatives, strengthening our design practice and thought leadership while also increasing the visibility of our studio

What you’ll bring

  • 5+ years relevant experience designing engaging software experiences
  • A firm understanding of human-centered design with a demonstrated ability to deliver strategic design thinking in support of inspiring products and interactive experiences
  • Experience serving as a design lead across the full lifecycle of a project
  • Intimate knowledge and experience with current design and prototyping tools
  • Proven experience collaborating with cross-functional teams consisting of researchers, designers, developers, and directors
  • Strategic thinking coupled with a firm understanding of the software development process
  • An interest in emerging technologies and new forms of human-computer interaction
  • Strong communication, including presentation and written skills

What you’ll get

  • A positive, balanced work life
  • Co-workers who trust and support each other
  • Full benefits including medical and dental
  • Life insurance & disability coverage
  • Maternal / Paternal Leave for new parents, adoptions included
  • 401K participation and plan matching
  • Team lunches, activities, and outings (Covid permitting)

About thirteen23

We’re an independent and equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for all of our team members and our community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, nationality, religion, gender, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.