Head Of Design

Keeptruckin San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

Who we are:

KeepTruckin is on a mission to modernize the trucking industry. With the leading fleet management platform, we are bringing trucks online and fundamentally changing the way freight is moved on our roads.

At KeepTruckin, we see our hard work rewarded in tangible ways every day and we believe that intelligence is most powerful when paired with humility. We're motivated by the opportunity to impact and improve every facet of a trillion-dollar industry that touches everyone's lives. KeepTruckin is proud to be a Forbes Cloud 100 company and recognized by Glassdoor as a "Best Place to Work" in 2019.

We are looking for people from all backgrounds who want to make an impact on the millions of drivers who keep our world moving. Together, we laugh hard, snack harder and work together to drive innovation at the intersection of tech and transportation.

About the Job:

As the head of Product Design at KeepTruckin, you will lead the design and user research teams, working with the leadership team to design and deliver high tech, user centric solutions to reimagine fleet management and freight marketplaces. You will work on creating top notch user experiences and visual design for an underserved consumer community - commercial vehicle drivers, while also building great experience for fleet managers. You will do all this in context of a hardware platform whose industrial design you will lead as well. Your mandate will be the build a top class user research and visual design team, building the next generation of products for commercial vehicle safety, asset management and freight marketplace solutions.


  • Build a high functioning design team of visual designers, user researchers and industrial design that can scale across 3 product lines

  • Determine the organizational principles that will allow us to scale design as a function over the next several areas

  • Define the User Experience and Visual Design for a variety of complex and challenging product features and solutions.

  • Be the voice of the user in the company. Ensure that all product features meet KeepTruckin's standards of User Experience

  • Define and maintain effective design processes within your team that ensure polished and timely deliverables.

  • Collaborate with Engineering and QA to ensure design standards are met during implementation.


  • At Least 10+ years experience in design roles, with leadership experience spanning user research, visual design and design systems.

  • Seasoned manager with demonstrated capability to build teams of 25+ designers

  • Experience managing multiple areas simultaneously, working closely with leaders from multiple business units

  • A demonstrable portfolio of UI/UX design and user research

  • Bachelors in Design or equivalent

  • Great communication skills

  • Ability to set a vision and direction for the user experience, working closely with product management and engineering

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to diversity in the workforce. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to; race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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