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Principal Product Designer



Product, Design
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023
Are you based in the U.S. (the Los Angeles area would be a plus) and ready to be at the forefront of a communication revolution?
Join us and become an integral part of a dynamic team that's reshaping the essence of human connection through cutting-edge technologies. This isn't just any design role — it's your chance to embark on one of the most pivotal and rewarding challenges of your career.
You'll dive into a world that merges the richness of cultural nuances, the excitement of pioneering behaviors, and the power of innovation. With Ava, you'll be the beacon of change for millions of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, crafting spaces where they can engage effortlessly in everyday conversations, thrive at work, and excel in educational environments.
But there's more — this role is a unique platform to scrutinize and reimagine the very fabric of human interaction.
How can we break barriers to make communication more inclusive?
How can efficiency and connection be not just buzzwords, but real outcomes?
You'll not only ponder these questions, but you'll also have the tools and support to build the answers.
Channel your inner Archimedes as you join us in this mission: "Give me a lever long enough and a support on which to place it, and I shall move the world."
With communication as our fulcrum and your ingenuity as the lever, together we'll not just move, but transform the world.
Get ready to make an indelible impact.
Are you in?

You would be PERFECT for this role if:

  • You have at least 7 years of experience in a design role
  • You can untangle hard conceptual problems and have sharp intuition for how people use products (UX).
  • You can create compelling visual designs (UI)
  • You care about the business needs, implications, and possibilities of your designs. You understand trade-offs are necessary and can balance between craft, speed, and the bottom line.
  • You have strong beliefs, loosely held. You're a good listener who likes to collaborate.
  • You like to tell stories using both words and visuals and strategize the best way to make your point across.
  • ✨ Optional: you can produce graphics, videos, animations, and GIFs with a high level of craft and attention to detail.
  • ✨ Optional: you have bases of (or desire to learn) sign language to easily connect with our users.

What will you do as a Principal Product Designer at Ava?

  • Ignite your passion for innovation as you dive into the heart of product creation, meticulously crafting every facet of new feature sets, from the initial spark of an idea to the polished perfection of the user experience. Envision yourself as the architect of our application's evolution, reimagining and refining the onboarding journey to envelop our users in a sense of belonging from their very first interaction with our groundbreaking communication tool.
  • Embrace the thrill of in-depth user research, aligning in lockstep with our dedicated support team to delve into the nuances of what our users genuinely need, desire, and cherish about Ava. Your insights won't just be heard—they will resonate, sparking audacious decisions that could redefine our trajectory and illuminate our product roadmap.
  • Step into the role of a linguistic alchemist and design maestro, synthesizing complex systems into simplicity itself, propelling our team forward at the speed of light as we expand. Your work isn't just about understanding—it's about facilitating acceleration.
  • Collaborate with the passionate artisans in growth, marketing, and sales to craft compelling user stories that do more than just engage—they inspire.
  • Together, we’ll showcase the myriad of ways Ava enriches lives, championing our community towards a future that’s not just connected, but 24/7 accessible.
  • Join us, and leave your indelible mark on the fabric of communication as we know it.

Why be the Principal Product Designer for Ava?

  • Embark on a Life-Changing Journey: Imagine crafting technology that sparks tears of joy—this is the extraordinary reality of our mission. You're not just joining a team; you're uplifting hundreds of thousands of lives, and we're just warming up! With every update, every line of code, you're scripting history, pioneering change at a scale that's as immense as it is deeply personal.
  • Unveil Hidden Realms of Human Experience: Your role transcends mere job descriptions—you'll be an explorer charting the unspoken needs of a beautifully diverse populace. From the vibrant pulse of the Deaf community to the wisdom of our elders adapting to a world less heard, your work becomes a bridge to understanding, a canvas reflecting the full spectrum of human resilience and connection. Prepare to be amazed by the stories that unfold.
  • Join a League of Extraordinary Minds: Our team is a mosaic of brilliance, a small but formidable force where each member is a maestro of their craft. Here, 'impossible' is just an unexplored idea, and 'innovation' is our daily bread. You'll collaborate, laugh, and leap beyond boundaries with some of the most talented people you've ever met, in an environment that's as nurturing as it is challenging.
  • Craft the Future of Communication: With Ava, you're not just developing an app; you're revolutionizing the essence of communication. This is your chance to rethink and sculpt a new paradigm, crafting an experience so intuitive, so empowering, that it could transform the way humanity interacts. This isn't just a product; it's a legacy—a beacon of hope that will redefine the landscape of connection for generations to come.
  • Join us, and be part of a visionary crusade to redefine connection and accessibility. Together, we're not just changing the game; we're changing lives.