Design Director

  • Seattle, WA
  • Full-time

Job Description

Design Director - Consumer Web and Mobile

  • Drive design and usability on a modern web and mobile suite service 50M+ unique monthly users
  • Work strategically and tactically - make a real, hands-on impact
  • Lead a small, passionate team with a great culture of fun and innovation

WhitePages is the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S. Our suite of products includes a top-40 website, popular mobile apps with over 9 million active users, and a range of enterprise SaaS products. We reach enormous numbers of users – and with around 120 staff – each of us has an exceptional opportunity to make a big impact.


We’re looking for an amazing Design Director to lead a team skilled in information architecture, interaction design, visual design, and user research. You’ll be the lead user advocate and usability expert for all WhitePages web and mobile properties, working closely with Product, Sales, Business Development, and Engineering to ensure that our products and services strike the right balance between user experience, profitability, business growth, and innovation. In this role you’ll work both strategically and tactically to support company goals, and roll up your sleeves to contribute directly on agile sprint teams.

Our ideal Design Director will have hands-on experience leading teams from concept to delivery on high-profile consumer web and mobile products. They’ll be a true leader, coach and mentor who can recruit and develop A-Grade talent – while remaining on the tools and actively contributing to UX, interaction and visual design. They’ll be able to evangelize the importance of UX at all levels of the business and be the champion of our brand.


If you have 7+ years of UX (or human factors) experience, demonstrated success on large-scale consumer web/mobile products and the proven ability to lead an Agile design team we’d love to hear from you. Hands on ability working with “Web 2.0” technologies, HTML/CSS/JavaScript and the Adobe Creative Suite would be highly regarded.


In return we’re offering a unique opportunity to drive the User Experience for more than 50M monthly web and mobile users in a fun and creative environment. If you’re looking to make a real impact, APPLY NOW for a confidential discussion.


About us:

Started in 1997 from a Stamford dorm room, we’ve grown our revenue every year and now serve over 50M unique monthly users. A top-40 web property, WhitePages is headquartered in the heart of downtown Seattle, but also has offices in NYC and Budapest. Our staff enjoy spectacular new offices, a fully stocked kitchen, weekly events (including catered lunch and happy hours), annual company trips and so much more!


We have strong company values and culture and would love to share why opportunity worth considering. We appreciate and respect diversity, and are an equal opportunity employer.


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