Head of Design at ActionIQ

| New York City, NY
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About Us:

ActionIQ is building the next-generation data infrastructure for the CMO. As Marketing becomes more data-driven, and CMOs more sophisticated, a new market for data-first Marketing Applications is inevitable and requires a complete rethink of the traditional Marketing tech stack. ActionIQ is a pioneer in this emerging space pursuing a multi-billion dollar opportunity.

Description of Role: 

At ActionIQ, we are looking for a Head of Design to join our team and build out a world-class product and visual design team. 

The Team: 

The Design team at ActionIQ plays a critical role in the success of our customers and the growth of our business. On a day to day basis, we work cross functionally with internal and external teams to ensure our design is central to our culture, and high-quality design is realized across different mediums including our product and applications, marketing assets, and ActionIQ’s overall visual brand and identity.  As the leader of the Design team, you will bring a vision for the team and a passion for creating a culture of design across the company.

One year from now you will have:

  • Managed and mentored existing design team members.
  • Established a clear vision and strategy for the Design team.
  • Continued to hire and grow the Design teams by hiring visual and product designers based on the needs of the business.
  • Collaborated with product managers and engineering on new product development as a product designer in support of the Product Design team.

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead, inspire, and develop current design team members in their career at ActionIQ.
  • Manage day to day activities, including project execution and planning, of the product design and visual design teams.
  • Collaborate with marketing on planning and budgeting of external design agency resources.
  • Allocate team resources to projects to be able to effectively deliver against product and visual design roadmaps.
  • Hire and onboard new team members based on the needs of the business.
  • Establish clear guidelines for quality design and ensure all product and content created meets or exceeds these guidelines.
  • Share and evangelize the work of the design team across the organization to help create a culture of design.
  • Partner with product managers to define processes for user research.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree: preferably in Visual Design or Fine Arts
  • 5+ years as a manager of high performing design teams.
  • 5+ years as a senior product designer at a SaaS technology company. 
  • Experience in enterprise software a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across a range of teams, including product, engineering, and marketing.
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills.
  • Proven ability to deliver high impact designs.
  • Possess a strong understanding of data and creative testing frameworks.
  • Demonstrated willingness to continuously learn and challenge the status quo.

Benefits

  • Work with a fun, inclusive, and smart team of people as we build a NYC-based enterprise software company!
  • Competitive compensation package, including significant equity component
  • Backed by top-tier VCs (Sequoia, Andreessen Horowitz, FirstMark Capital).
  • Top notch health insurance benefits, including 12 weeks paid parental leave for both parents.
  • We have officially opened a beautiful new office right on Madison Square Park! All NYC-based employees currently have the option to return to the office 3 days per week on an “opt-in” basis. We plan to officially reopen our office in the beginning of 2022.
  • Check out this blog post here to learn how we designed our return to work plans.
  • Work from Home stipend to optimize office set up.

ActionIQ is committed to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse organization. We embrace equal opportunity for all applicants and seek to foster a culture of belonging for our employees. We recognize and appreciate that the more inclusive we are, the better we will function as a team. AIQ welcomes qualified applicants of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or family status, disability, military veteran status, and any other status or background. Join us on our journey to build a product that will help our customers deliver memorable experiences that will drive loyalty and growth.

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An Insider's view of ActionIQ

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Today SysOps biggest challenge is observability. We are laser focused on creating dashboards, monitors, and reports that will allow SysOps to create meaningful actionable alerts.

Tracey Little

SysOps Manager

What does career growth look like on your team?

I've landed some significant deals since I started. Including, the largest deal in our company history to date. Every account win and every account loss brings significant learnings and growth. Every day. Our sales support and enablement teams here at ActionIQ are incredible. Every win is "our" win.

Cindy Kenyon-Carpenter

Enterprise Sales Director

What are ActionIQ Perks + Benefits

ActionIQ Benefits Overview

At ActionIQ, we offer unique benefits that cater to the whole person inside and outside of the office. We do not track PTO, but trust the employee to get his/her/their work done while also taking the right time away for self care. We make time to get to know each other, check in, and help each other achieve goals. We have daily offerings like meditation and coffee breaks; weekly all hands meetings that unite the company and foster transparency, and year long perks that cater to the whole person. We are focused on the long term more than the short term and are actively working and adapting to continue fostering a strong, united company.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We do not track how much time-off every employee takes. We trust employees to manage their own vacation schedule to maintain the right level of work/life balance.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
ActionIQ offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

From covering the cost of a One Medical membership for all employees to ensure quality, affordable and accessible health care to commuter benefits and student loan refinancing, ActionIQ offers perks that take care of the whole person and their families, even furry companions.

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