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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Safeguard Global builds adaptive solutions for organizations seeking to thrive in the global economy. Through a combination of workforce management data, technologies, services and market expertise, Safeguard Global enables success through smarter, more efficient global employee management, recruitment, payroll, onboarding, expense management and more.
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    Head of Design

    How you will make a difference:

    • Lead design initiatives, utilizing expertise in design disciplines such as design thinking, service design, LeanUX, user experience design, and interface design.
    • Adopt a player-coach mindset, balancing deep immersion in design disciplines with strategic alignment around business, product, platform, and customer needs.
    • Conduct research and translate insights into tangible, holistic, and human-centered frameworks (e.g., customer journeys, ecosystem maps).
    • Facilitate co-design activities (e.g., workshops).
    • Anchor the design process in user needs as well as business value and feasibility.
    • Manage stakeholders and take them on the design journey.
    • Navigate complex systems of touchpoints and champion a problem-first approach.
    • Help identify pain points, opportunities, and future paths for our business and customers.
    • Promote design practices within the business and inspire team members on the power of design and the utilization of methods and tools.
    • Lead the Design Guild with dual reporting to the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer, and develop the craft within Safeguard Global.

    What will make you stand out:

    • Strong background in platform-led growth companies with a demonstrated ability to guide the application and value of design systems to designers, engineers, and product managers.
    • Proficient in advanced and emerging technologies, well-versed in design patterns and trends.
    • Proven capacity as a pioneer, tackling significant challenges through experimentation, practical empathy, and data-driven analysis.
    • Expertise in strategic thinking, leadership, innovation, creativity, resourcefulness, platform expertise, analytics, design patterns, experimentation, team building, and design systems.


    • 10 years of relevant experience in design leadership.
    • Experience in leading design initiatives from end-to-end in a fast-paced environment with frequent changes.
    • Strong history of adapting to change and thriving in highly ambiguous situations.
    • Ability to balance process, technology, and creativity to meet complex problems.
    • Excellent communicator at all levels, appreciating the needs of high-performing cross- functional agile teams.

    Additional Details:

    • This is a Director-level role.
    • Open to candidates globally.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Safeguard Global on to apply

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