As Vice President of Product Design, you will lead a team responsible for inspiring design across all surfaces of Rakuten.com (Web, Mobile, App and Extension), developing and creating a cohesive, top-quality experience that aligns with how our members engage with our platform end-to-end. This key leadership position is responsible for developing an overall strategy for our ever-evolving site, leveraging the current team’s talents and wisdom and up-leveling and motivating them to think differently. The VP of Product Design plays an integral role in coordinating across the product management, engineering, marketing, and GTM teams to ensure the most seamless experience for our users, regardless of how or what features or products engage with on our platform. This leader must develop a deep understanding of our member and merchant needs, craft and implement initiatives to reinforce and improve upon the design of Rakuten Rewards, and ensure all deliverables are consistent with best practices and company needs. We’re looking for a self-motivated design leader with rich UX/UI experience in developing strategies for simple visual solutions for complex problems.
RAKUTEN SHUGI PRINCIPLES
Our worldwide practices describe specific behaviors that make Rakuten unique and united across the world. We expect Rakuten employees to model these 5 Shugi Principles of Success.