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Senior Product Designer

| Seattle
Who we are:
Rover.com connects pet parents with the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, pet parents can easily discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, and doggy day care. Founded in 2011 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love. 
Our global headquarters are in Seattle, Washington in the United States, working closely with our teams in Spokane, Berlin, London, and Barcelona. We have a track record of being recognized as a great place to work, having been named among Seattle's 'Best Places to Work' in Seattle Business Magazine and the Puget Sound Business Journal for three years running. We're an agile, fast-growing company, and our leadership comes from some of the world's most respected tech companies. Our pioneering approach to people and pups alike landed us on the list of GeekWire’s Next Tech Titan in 2019 and the World's Most Innovative Companies in 2018 by Fast Company. Needless to say (but we're going to say it anyway)—we love dogs, and we wouldn't dream of going to work without them by our sides.
Who we're looking for:
As a Senior Product Designer at Rover, you have the expertise required to lead product initiatives end-to-end. You will be an ambassador for our users. From paper sketches through to production implementation, you will shepherd your project to fruition championing the importance of the experience. You are equally adept ideating at a 10,000 ft. level AND executing on the ground with visual precision and delight.
The User Experience team is responsible for the Rover marketplace experience on web, iOS, and Android. On the surface, we connect pet parents with pet sitters & dog walkers. Below the surface, we solve for service design challenges centralized around booking services, cross-platform messaging, personalized scheduling, secure tracking, and payments.

Your Responsibilities

  • Work directly with product managers and engineers to define product requirements and experiences
  • Facilitate conversations to draw out the best ideas, and execute with meticulous attention to detail
  • Drive human-centered design decisions mixing intuition with a healthy dose of data and user research
  • Cultivate and strengthen a strong sense of design community amongst your design and non-design peers
  • Work closely with your design peers to establish and expand on the product design system

Your Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience designing for web, iOS, and Android
  • An aptitude for candid transparency and team collaboration
  • Deep expertise in UX design, including visual and interaction design
  • Marketplace experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with building interactive prototypes 
  • You are passionate about our core business
  • You can clearly articulate your process, decisions, and solution
  • You are a self-starter, self-taught, and self-directedYou have shipped work across multiple platforms and have a nuanced view of web, iOS, and Android
  • You can turn complex problems into simple, usable experiences
  • You have experience designing for two-sided marketplace products
  • You know how to motivate your non-design peers to see the value in being attentive to the details
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment and can both mentor and are open to learning from your peers
  • You thrive in environments that value shipping & learning vs. iterating until perfection is achieved

Be Prepared to

  • Walk through your examples of best-in-class work; products that you are proud of having played a major role in defining and creating
  • Talk about your past experiences having shipped, failed, and what you learned
  • Share a few words about why Rover is interesting to you

Benefits of Working at Rover.com

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • 4 weeks paid time off
  • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
  • Doggy benefits, including $1000 toward adopting your first dog
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs)
  • Free catered lunches semi-monthly
  • Regular team activities, including happy hours, snow tubing, game nights, and more
  • 50 free dog walks a year (Seattle only - for now!)

Rover embraces diversity and opposes discrimination.
This position is based at Rover HQ in Downtown Seattle.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

2101 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

What are Rover Perks + Benefits

Rover Benefits Overview

Working at Rover has a lot of benefits—and office puppies are just the start. From our home in the heart of downtown Seattle, we’ve built a close-knit team of developers, analysts, marketers, and customer support representatives, and we’re committed to growth, health, and joy across our community.

Dogs
We’ll provide $1000 to help you adopt or foster a dog. And whenever you need to get away, we’ll help cover your dog’s staycation with a Rover sitter.

Health & Welfare
Taking care of yourself and your health comes first. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance & disability coverage.

Time Off
Family and life events will always trump business. We offer 4 weeks of paid time off annually, as well as 10 paid holidays.

Compensation
We offer competitive compensation as well as stock options, 401K, holiday pay, and pet assistance funds.

Parental Leave
Work shouldn't get in the way of life. That's why we offer 10 weeks of paid parental leave with up to an additional 8 weeks of short term disability pay (60%) to birth mothers.

Treats
Enjoy stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs). We offer a company lunch two times a month for all employees.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily, cat friendly daily.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We host a wide variety of events including happy hours, ski trips, art classes, wine tastings and more. Whatever your passion, you’ll find like-minded friends at Rover.

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