Vice President, Product Design

Posted 6.6.24
Location
Remote

At MyFitnessPal, our vision is to be the most trusted brand for improving your health through better food choices. We believe good health starts with what you eat. We provide the tools and resources to reach your weight management goals.

We are looking for a Vice President of Product Design to lead our product design, content design, and UX writing teams. As the VP of Product Design, you will lead teams to develop features that solve important problems for over 15M monthly active customers in over 120 countries.

You will be responsible for defining MyFitnessPal’s end-to-end design direction, ensuring products are of the highest quality, and driving business value through design. In this role, you’ll be a key member of a cross-functional leadership team, working together with your counterparts in Product Management, Engineering, Analytics, Research, Marketing, and other functions to define the strategy, operations, and communications that guide the team to build great products addressing real customer needs.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Lead a talented, diverse, inclusive team of product and content designers that consistently deliver excellent end-to-end customer experiences, and is well-balanced across a range of design skill sets
  • Develop design talent and build a thriving culture where designers grow in their careers and feel a strong sense of inclusion and belonging
  • Contribute to MyFitnessPal’s Product vision, strategy, and roadmap to drive both short- and long-term impact
  • Define and own the design direction for the full product experience, and influence MyFitnessPal’s brand direction
  • Create operational excellence in the Product Design team (and beyond), with a focus on learning, feedback, and high-velocity iteration
  • Partner closely with a cross-functional team of Product Managers, Engineers, Analysts, Researchers, and Marketers to deliver high quality experiences for customers across markets, platforms and product surfaces
  • Live our core values in all you do:
    • Be Kind and Care
    • Live Good Health
    • Be Data-Inspired
    • Champion Change
    • Leave it Better than You Found It
    • Make It Happen

Qualifications to be successful in this role: 

  • 15+ years of experience in Product Design with at least 10+ years of leadership experience with direct reports under your guidance and leadership, including hiring and developing senior managers and individual contributors
  • Demonstrated experience leading high-velocity Design teams to have meaningful impact on the customer and the business
  • Extensive experience leading consumer-facing Product Design design teams focused on native iOS and Android apps
  • Ability to create design direction and processes that balance small design iterations with larger experience changes to improve the end-to-end experience and achieve goals
  • A strong bias-to-action to address challenges, build and test products, and learn from failures and successes
  • Analytical approach to Design work, incorporating qualitative and quantitative insights to inform decision making and measure outcomes
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working in subscription model businesses
  • Experience developing products in the health, wellness, or exercise space

 

Please consider applying even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. Research shows you can still be considered for a position if you meet some of the requirements. At MyFitnessPal, we’re building a fitness product for everyone and believe our team should reflect that. We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at MyFitnessPal ranges from $200,000 – $275,000. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, MyFitnessPal offers a wide range of comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, parental planning, mental health benefits, annual performance bonus, a 401(k) plan and match, responsible time off, monthly wellness and technology allowances, and others.

Exciting Full-Time Employee Benefits, Perks and Culture

Embrace the Freedom: Be a digital nomad, work from anywhere we have operations within the continental U.S. 

Office Vibes: If you prefer working in an office, we’ve got you covered, our HQ is in vibrant Austin, TX.

Face-to-Face Connections: We value personal connections. Enjoy opportunities to meet and connect with your team members in person to help forge meaningful relationships that extend beyond the virtual realm. Teams meet as often as needed and all of MyFitnessPal gathers annually.

Flexibility At Its Best: Achieve the work-life balance you deserve. Enjoy a flexible time-off policy and work on your own terms with our Responsible Time Off benefit. 

Give Back: Use  your volunteer days off to support what matters most to you. Each full time teammate receives 2 days per calendar year to give back to their community through service.

Mentorship Program: Take control of your career through our mentorship program where, if you’d like, you will be matched with a teammate who can help you scale your skills and propel your growth.

Family-Friendly Support: Embrace the journey with confidence and care. Enjoy our paid maternity and paternity leave, to provide time to balance family responsibilities with your career and take the time needed to strengthen family relationships.  We understand the complexities of starting or expanding a family, which is why we provide best-in-class comprehensive assistance for fertility-related matters. 

Wellness Comes First: Live Good Health is one of our core values. Receive a monthly Wellness Allowance, empowering you to focus on your physical and mental well-being by choosing from a range of wellness initiatives, including dedicated mental health days.

Celebrate Greatness: Your hard work deserves recognition! Our reward and recognition platform empowers peers to acknowledge and reward each other for the exceptional contributions they make. 

Elevate Your Health & Fitness: Get access to MyFitnessPal Premium, allowing you to take your fitness, health and wellness journey to new heights.

Unlock Your Potential: Access our virtual learning and development library, and participate in training opportunities  to continuously grow and enhance your skills. 

Championing Inclusion: Our dedicated DEI Committee actively fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace by setting actionable goals and evaluating progress across the organization.

Healthcare Matters: Your well-being is our priority. Take advantage of our competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits that cater to your holistic healthcare needs. Feel secure and supported on your wellness journey.

Secure Your Future: Benefit from our retirement savings program, giving you peace of mind for your financial goals. Reach them sooner with MyFitnessPal’s competitive employer match.

 

At MyFitnessPal, our mission is to enable people to make healthy choices. And it wouldn’t be possible without our team. We celebrate the unique POV that each person brings to the table and believe in a collaborative and inclusive environment. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, military or veteran status, sex, gender, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. These are our guiding ideologies and apply across all aspects of employment.

 

MyFitnessPal participates in E-Verify. 

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