Lead Product Designer

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About Us
 

At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers approximately 25 million Internet properties, for customers ranging from individual bloggers to SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare all have web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list and ranked among the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. 

We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us! 

This role can be located in Remote states in the U.S. or in our Lisbon or London offices.  

About the Department

We’re a group of people that love to learn, collaborate, and solve large-scale problems. 2021 is a big year for us, and we’re looking for an inquisitive, curious and talented Product Designer to join our team.

Your work will impact and influence the user experience of a product used by millions of people daily. As a Lead Product Designer, you will work closely with other designers, engineers, product managers, and other cross-functional stakeholders. While this is not a managerial role with direct reports, we expect our Lead Product Designers to lead by example and coach the rest of our organization into doing their best work.

If you’re a systems-thinking Product Designer who’s excited to work on big, meaningful, and complex problems with real-world impact, come help us make the Internet better! We’d love to hear from you.

What you'll do

  • Identify opportunities for cross-departmental work and understand the shared dependencies that connect all of our products and services.
  • Work with engineering and product leaders to establish both near-term and long-term product vision.
  • Help refine the Cloudflare design team culture and export our best practices to product teams across the organization. 
  • Actively contribute to documentation that helps our design team grow our skills and scale our practice. 
  • Develop and socialize decision-making frameworks to the broader product design team.
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative data and understand how to translate it into accessible service and interface design.
  • Apply your product design skills throughout the product development lifecycle from researching and sketching to polished interface designs.
  • Mentor and coach product designers, helping them grow in their skills and careers. 

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • Clearly and effectively formulate direction and strategy for the team to build consensus.
  • Deep empathy with, and understanding of users’ needs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 7+ years product/UX design experience.
  • Previous leadership experience a plus
  • Technical expertise and a basic understanding of network services a plus

What Makes Cloudflare Special?

We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.

Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers--at no cost.

Athenian Project: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.

Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.

1.1.1.1: We released 1.1.1.1 to help fix the foundation of the Internet by building a faster, more secure and privacy-centric public DNS resolver. This is available publicly for everyone to use - it is the first consumer-focused service Cloudflare has ever released. Here’s the deal - we don’t store client IP addresses never, ever. We will continue to abide by our privacy commitment and ensure that no user data is sold to advertisers or used to target consumers.

Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!

This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations. Please note that any offer of employment may be conditioned on your authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export laws without sponsorship for an export license.

Cloudflare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and place great value in both diversity and inclusiveness.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to their, or any other person's, perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. We are an AA/Veterans/Disabled Employer.

Cloudflare provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodations include, but are not limited to, changing the application process, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job, please contact us via e-mail at [email protected] or via mail at 101 Townsend St. San Francisco, CA 94107.

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Location

600 Congress Ave S, Austin, TX 78704

What are Cloudflare Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Cloudflare has many ERGs including Afroflare, Latinflare, Nativeflare, Asianflare, Desiflare, Womenflare, Women in Engineering, Proudflare, Vetflare, and more.
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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