Design Manager

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What Taxbit is looking for in applicants

About TaxBit

TaxBit is helping to drive mainstream adoption of digital assets by connecting the consumer, enterprise, and government tax and accounting ecosystems. 

Our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform streamlines our customers’ reporting experience across traditional and digital asset classes. We are trusted by thousands of consumers, leading exchanges and enterprises, government agencies—including the IRS— respected accounting firms, and others to solve complex accounting problems at scale and ensure compliance with the latest tax laws. TaxBit investors include Haun Ventures, IVP, Insight Partners, Paradigm, Tiger Global, PayPal Ventures, Winklevoss Capital, Coinbase Ventures, and other leading crypto investors. Our team is located in Salt Lake City, Seattle and Washington DC.

If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your growth, recognizes your unique contribution, and provides a fun, flexible, and inclusive work environment, then TaxBit is the place for you. We’re looking for team members who are ready to join a hypergrowth company and excited to work at the forefront of an entirely new industry. 

The Role

What you’ll do

The Design Manager will be responsible for:

  1. Recruiting and managing the core disciplines of the Design team
    • Product Design - inclusive of UX and interaction design
    • User Research - inclusive of usability research
    • Prototypers - in collaboration with Engineering
    • Brand Studio - in collaboration with Marketing
  2. Establishing, scaling, and refining the design process at TaxBit
    • Formalizing and expanding the role of design review as part of the larger software development cycle in close collaboration with engineering and product leadership
    • Establishing and integrating design thinking into all aspects of the product life cycle
    • Driving a rigorous user centered design process that integrates user research and builds user empathy with cross functional partners
    • Building and maintaining core tools of design leverage including the design system and component libraries
    • Owning and evolving the brand and visual identity
  3. Shaping the wider narrative of the role for design in the Digital Asset space
    • Using a variety of media and methods tell the story of the impact user centered design brings to Digital Asset products

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience managing a multidisciplinary design team
  • Mindset of customer empathy and team success. 
  • Excellent presentation skills.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in finance, accounting, tax, or crypto industry.
  • Consumer/Enterprise SaaS experience. 
  • Experience implementing design systems.

Why you want to work here

  • Competitive cash compensation
  • Stock options
  • Insurance Package; Dental, Medical, Vision coverage with certain plans eligible for 100% medical premium coverage
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Friday team lunches
  • Company Paid Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Affordable and Optional Short & Long Term Disability and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Hybrid working model: 3 days in-office, 2 days remote
  • Autonomous and flexible work

**Vaccines are mandatory in order to foster a safe environment. 

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