Senior Director, Head Of UX Product Design

| Seattle

Getty Images is seeking an experienced and passionate Sr Director of UX Product Design to bring leadership, vision and creative oversight to our design team. As Head of UX Product Design  you’ll represent design at Getty Images both internally and externally. You’ll be responsible for spearheading progress, establishing the standards for creative excellence, and ensuring members of your design organization have the support they need to feel happy, productive, and empowered to create outstanding customer experiences.

Your next challenge:

  • Support and lead the multiple design teams who are responsible for Getty Images’ digital products.
  • Provide a creative vision and strategy, not just for your design team, but for all of Getty Images.
  • Recruit, onboard and develop world-class design leaders and team members.
  • Craft a culture and structure  that enables and encourages designers to create the best work of their careers at Getty Images.
  • Champion ongoing improvements and set a high bar for creative excellence.
  • Partner with senior leaders across our business to establish a clear vision, and provide guidance and support for achieving impactful results.
  • Represent design with credibility, clarity, and confidence inside and outside Getty Images
  • Create a broad and inclusive culture of design that everyone, regardless of title, can contribute to.
  • Foster collaboration between design, product and engineering teams.

What you’ll need:

  • Experience motivating and managing a team of Product Designers.
  • People management experience with strengths in leading, mentoring, and coaching.
  • Experience interacting with executive leadership.
  • A positive and collaborative attitude with a passion for design excellence.
  • Experience working with large, customer-facing e-commerce experiences, as well as complex workflow tools.
  • Strong understanding of end-to-end design and the many skills that fit under the title of Product Designer, including: interaction design, visual design, writing, and front-end development.
  • Solid history of outstanding design work paired with an ability to coach and mentor a team.
  • Knowledge of how to use data and customer research to continuously improve designs.
  • Ability to balance being a strong design advocate, while remaining empathetic and seeking consensus with peers.

Success starts with having the right people. At Getty Images, we value and mentor each member of our growing team. We seek out talented, goal-oriented professionals who live and breathe the Internet and thrive in a flexible but challenging work environment. Our team of innovators has enabled Getty Images to sustain high levels of profitability and success while evolving along with the Internet for over 20 years.

Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment which celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • WordpressCMS
    • Custom technologiesCMS
    • WorkfrontCMS
    • SeismicCMS
    • AirTableCMS

Location

Situated between the International District, Pioneer Square, Century Link + T-Mobile Park, there are endless options for lunch, happy hour and coffee.

What are Getty Images Perks + Benefits

Getty Images Benefits Overview

We offer:
-Work life balance + remote flexibility
-Team and office celebrations
-Transportation benefits
-Competitive retirement benefits and life insurance
-Great healthcare, including medical, dental and vision
-Donation + volunteer days
-Unlimited vacation

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Get 1 day per calendar year to volunteer with an organization of your choice.
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Intracompany Committees
Moral and Diversity and Inclusion Committees
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious Bias Training
Someone's Primary Function is Managing the Company's Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Mean Gender Pay Gap Below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Getty employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA. We also contribute generously to employees FSA's and HSA's.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
New employees are invested 100% day one.
Performance Bonus
Match Charitable Contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible work schedules and hours are dependent on teams and managers.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to 10000 for eligible adoption expenses and 12 weeks of paid leave. We extend the same reimbursement for surrogacy.
Company-Sponsored Family Events
Getty Images hosts a family day each summer. Events have included Mariners games or trips to the Seattle Aquarium.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Salaried employees qualify for our Flexible Time Off and hourly employees are given up to 27 days per calendar year.
Paid Volunteer Time
More time can be used by flexible time off or PTO.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer a free ORCA card or subsidized parking in our garage.
Company Outings
Getty Images has several events throughout the year including an annual golf tournament + family day.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Fresh bread is delivered daily with fresh fruit, too.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Parking
We offer subsidized parking in our garage.
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