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Lead Product Designer



Product, Design
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

At Imply, we are on a mission to help developers become the new heroes of analytics. Our unique database, built from Apache Druid, enables them to develop the next generation of analytics applications. With Imply, developers can build without constraints as our database lets them create interactive data experiences on streaming and batch data with limitless scale and at the best economics.

Backed by leading investors including a16z and Bessemer Venture Partners, Imply is on a fast growth trajectory - disrupting the $100B database market - with customers including Salesforce, Reddit, and Intercontinental Exchange. Come join our team of disruptors, pioneers, and innovators!

The Role:

The UX Team is growing and we are looking for our newest team member to help shape the future of our products. In this role, you’ll be responsible for working within a cross-functional group of talented UXers to plan and design highly usable experiences in our cloud platform, Polaris. You will report directly to the Director of UX and will be focused on a variety of specialties including Product Design, CX Design, Architecture and have the ability to collaborate with stakeholders to promote a great culture of Design throughout the organization.


  • In this role, you will be a critical team member for dedicated areas of our SaaS product offering, Polaris. As such, you’ll be expected to deliver an amazing user experience that is easy to use and delights our customers
  • As a primary designer, you’ll also drive growth experiments and CX projects throughout the customer lifecycle, cross-collaborating with a variety of stakeholders
  • As a key member of the team, you will help shape and evangelize best practices across the whole organization. This means contributing to the UX foundations including our design system, UX Playbook, tools, and definition of process


  • Ability to interact with internal/external stakeholders through user interviews, user testing, and other research methods
  • Strong skills in Understanding of the SaaS development process, design thinking and how design impacts the product life cycle
  • Comprehensive understanding of front end development and ability to work closely with engineers to see designs through release
  • Self motivated, team player, with highly efficient project management skills
  • 5+ years of experience design for SaaS/B2B products
  • Bachelor’s Degree with focus in Design or comparable experience

Bonus Points:

  • Ability to measure usability through qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Experience building and/or implementing Design Systems
  • Generative research to create journey maps, user journeys, and personas
  • Experience in designing for analytics or application development

What we offer:

  • 100% Paid Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Program
  • Fertility Coverage Option
  • Pet Insurance
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Mental Health Support
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off - USA Only
  • Wellness Stipend
  • Home Office Equipment Reimbursement
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

Individual compensation will be determined based on the candidate's experience and qualifications aligned with Imply’s internal levelings guidelines and benchmarks. The below range encompasses roles with on target earnings. This role is also eligible to participate in Imply’s equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Compensation: $123,300 - $300,000

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that certain minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Imply, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or for other roles in the future.

Imply is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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