Strava Senior Product Designer, Activities

remote San Francisco, CA 4 days ago
A product designer at Strava has a high impact on a small team that has a direct effect on getting people to be active. The activities team is one of the most essential teams revolving around the core of our product.

Strava's Product Team advocates for our athletes and our business, setting and executing on the vision for our product to connect athletes to what motivates them and help them find their personal best. We use design, research, data, strategy and empathy to guide cross-functional teams toward our common goal of becoming the preeminent platform for athletes. It is important to us to include diverse perspectives, and empower our teams to do great work.

Our Activities product team is looking for a highly motivated senior product designer to join our product team. The Activities team's charter is to power athletic growth by making data understandable and impactful to our athletes. The team focuses on building a holistic view of effort and fitness, and highlighting ways to make progress sustainable.

In this position, you will be responsible for the design strategy and delivery for all athlete activities on Strava. We are interested in speaking with you if you're an experienced product designer dedicated to building great customer experiences-You are driven, a big problem solver, highly collaborative, able to build trust across various partners, and can execute. If you are the kind of designer who thrives in a collaborative environment and jumps at the opportunity to tackle new challenges, Strava is the place for you. Our products bring joy and inspiration to a diverse community around the world, and there is so much opportunity ahead for us!

You're excited about this opportunity because you will:

  • Represent design as a cross-functional leader on the Activities product team.

  • Drive the design strategy for the Activities team, balancing multiple inputs including existing features, research insights, quantitative data, business opportunities and your top-notch product sense.

  • Facilitate collaborative, creative activities with your cross functional product team.

  • Craft best-in-class app experiences within Activities team's domain, from high level flow diagrams to hi-fi prototypes with microinteractions.

  • Foster and demonstrate inclusive design within the activities team and on the wider design team

  • Champion visual and experiential quality in our product and on our product team

You will be successful here by:

  • Mentoring a designer on your team as well as other designers on the wider design team

  • Presenting and communicating design decisions at multiple levels, from your teammates to company leadership

  • Using data, research insights and instinct to drive design decisions

We're excited about you because:

  • You have 7+ years of experience designing and shipping software experiences at a tech company or agency

  • You're genuinely curious and interested in helping people understand how their athletic effort adds up

  • You have excellent visual + interaction design skills

  • You're able to scope and sequence design work for yourself and others

  • You have experience designing for complex problem spaces with multiple concurrent user needs

  • You have experience mentoring and/or coaching designers

  • You have experience designing, driving and communicating strategy

  • You have experience designing data visualization

  • You are an expert in stakeholder management and communicating complex ideas simply

About Strava

Strava is the leading social platform for athletes and the largest sports community in the world, with over 85 million athletes in 195 countries. If you sweat you're an athlete, and Strava's mobile apps and website connect millions of active people every day.

Strava is Swedish for "strive," which epitomizes who we are and what we do. We're a passionate and committed team, unified by our mission to connect athletes to what motivates them and help them find their personal best. And with billions of activity uploads from all over the world, we have a humbling and audacious vision: to be the record of the world's athletic activities and the technology that makes every effort count.  

Strava builds software that makes the best part of our athletes' days even better. And just as we're deeply committed to unlocking their potential, we're dedicated to providing a world-class, inclusive workplace where our employees can grow and thrive, too. We're backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, and we're expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. Our culture reflects our community - we are continuously striving to hire and engage diverse teammates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives because we know we are a stronger team together.

In light of the global pandemic, Strava is currently working in a fully remote capacity. As always, we remain committed to fully supporting our employees, especially their mental health and wellbeing, through these challenging times. Despite challenges in the world around us, we are continuing to grow camaraderie and positivity within our culture and we are unified in our commitment to becoming an antiracist company. We are differentiated by our truly people-first approach, our compassionate leadership, and our belief that we can bring joy and inspiration to athletes' lives - now more than ever. All to say, it's a great time to join Strava!