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2021-24739 -

Director, Intuit Design System

Location(s): Remote
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Intuit is a global technology platform that helps our customers and communities overcome their most important financial challenges. We help give over 50 million consumer, small business, and self-employed customers around the world the opportunity to prosper.

Overview

Come join Intuit as a Head of Intuit Design System and work across Intuit to create and ensure a one Intuit Design System. This role allows you to drive a company-wide design systems strategy and roadmap, define the design systems vision and come up with an action plan that delivers on a One Intuit Design System. This role is all about orchestration and creating a contribution & consumption based design system together with our BU partners.

What you'll bring

  • Communication skills that will galvanize, simplify and energize great people around delighting customers through great user experiences, and ensure successful implementation through influence and hands-on leadership.
  • Strong, well-informed and well-articulated points of view on design quality and the difference between good design and great design.
  • Solutions-centric, and ability to drive informed/intelligent “smart” risks.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Bachelors or Masters in Human Computer Interaction, graphic design, or other relevant field.
  • 10+ years of significant track record in defining and delivering great user experiences in software products and services to a large number of customers; preferably experience with SaaS and mobile products.
  • Excellent command of: framing skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Expert knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management, and user research. Seasoned in Agile development processes
  • Deep knowledge of user experience methods, innovation, ideation, storytelling, prototyping, design frameworks, concept visualization, problem-framing skills and design principles.
  • Proven track record in setting a vision for great customer experiences, inspiring others to get behind the vision, and ultimately delivering products and services that are known for their delightful experience and ease of use.

How you will lead

  • Orchestrate and drive company-wide design definition, specification, collaboration and roadmap with BU partners to agreed fixed design assets, pattern libraries, and components.
  • Foster the Intuit Design System across business units/functional groups, ensuring world class design quality end to end.
  • Inspire a One Intuit mindset across business units and cross-functional team members, including interaction designers, visual designers, design technologists, user researchers, developers, product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate across design counterparts and competency experts to deliver world class design and across company a one Intuit branded look and feel.
  • Change agent: expert ability to partner, articulate, and influence design features in a thoughtful and emotionally engaging manner, to all partners including executives.
  • Lead codification of world class design asset libraries, patterns, components and innovates on existing assets to continue the advancement of the experiences.
  • Use facilitative leadership skills to drive to the best outcome for stakeholders, resulting in others learning from you, and inspiring others to want to work with you, and accelerating those around you.
  • Clearly communicates design direction and intent with customer-backed, and defensible, principles and frameworks.
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Gleb Intuit employee
"When I encounter a technical problem, I feel driven to find a solution that is simple, human, and easy to understand."
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Morag Intuit employee
"It’s important to always strive for improvement, even if you’re already in a good place."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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Joylyn Intuit employee
"Designing at Intuit feels special because we're not just making things to make things. We're tackling real, consequential financial problems voiced by small businesses, self-employed, and individuals around the world. I'm grateful to have such a worthy and motivating mission when I go to work – powering prosperity around the world."
Conrad at work
Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
Alexandria at work
Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
Photo of Natalie
Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
Heather at work
Heather Intuit employee
"By feeding our customers' data through machine learning algorithms, we uncover valuable insights that empower millions of customers to feel more confident about their financial future."
Alexandria at work
Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
Jake at work
Jake Intuit employee
"We use the latest Native frameworks for iOS and Android to deliver a truly delightful mobile-first experience for our customers. I love that we're enabling millions of customers to improve their financial health, all under a world-class mobile experience."
Alexandria at work
Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
Breaunna at work
Breaunna Intuit employee
"It's a great feeling knowing that when you push out a new feature or fix, our customers notice it and really love the work that we do! Here at Intuit, not only do we have the freedom to work with the newest technologies, but we value solving challenging financial problems for our customers above everything else."
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Chelsia Intuit employee
"One of my favorite aspects of this role is that my work is helping small business owners achieve their business goals by solving complex financial problems. It's gratifying to know that the work that I'm doing directly impacts consumers and makes their lives easier so that they can focus their energy on growing their business."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
Carl at work
Carl Intuit employee
"I know that as a product manager at Intuit, my impact matters. Our products support millions of small businesses and individuals around the globe with their finances, delivering more money and fueling the success of real people."

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