Lead UX Designer

Position Description
At NEXT Trucking, we believe that great product design will be a key element that allows us to continually delight customers and exceed our business goals. The Lead UX Designer will lead the charge as NEXT Trucking develops the people, processes, and systems to become a best-in-class, design-driven organization.

  • Define a design standard for NEXT Trucking, and champion a user-centered design process that always focuses on the needs of the customer.
  • Define a clean and elegant user experience that makes it simple for customers (who may be very slow technology adopters) to easily get started using our products.
  • Develop low- and high-fidelity prototypes for new features. Validate designs through continuous, iterative testing.
  • Develop a design infrastructure that allows our product and design capabilities to scale as NEXT Trucking continues to grow rapidly.
  • Build and manage a lean UX team that can balance the need to create elegant designs but also get things done quickly.

  • Solid design chops from a reputable company
  • 7+ years of experience leading design projects and teams.
  • An impressive portfolio that includes examples of UX improvements you have made within business environments that turn complex experiences into simple ones.
  • High customer empathy, with a desire to make our customers’ lives better
  • Have high “EQ”; be even-keeled, flexible, and able to quickly adapt to unexpected changes
  • Have an incredible work ethic
  • Proven experience in delivering commercially successful software products
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with different personality types and seniority levels
Nice to Have:

  • Experience working effectively with remote/offshore teams
  • Experience within transportation industry is a plus
  • Experience working within a hyper-growth environment before
  • Portfolio of mobile products that demonstrate thought leadership in the mobile space
  • A great sense of humor

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life
  • Competitive Pay
  • Holidays, PTO, and Vacation
Next Trucking

Based in Los Angeles, CA, we are a Technology Company disrupting the transportation industry. We have developed a mobile app and online marketplace servicing truckers and shippers. Our technology is transforming the way shippers and truckers communicate by creating an on demand platform where shippers can instantly find truckers with capacity and be able to have real time tracking updates and transparency with the movement of their freight throughout the entire shipping process.

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