Plate IQ

Seamless restaurant operations. We are redefining how restaurants operate and buy products at wholesale with intuitive tools and deep data analytics.

Lead Designer

Location
 
Emeryville, CA / Remote
Job Type
 
Full-time
Experience
 
3+ years
About Plate IQ

Seamless restaurant operations. We are redefining how restaurants operate and buy products at wholesale with intuitive tools and deep data analytics.

About the role

Skills: CSS

Design at Plate IQ: We believe there are too many barriers to running a successful restaurant. While there are numerous products trying to help restaurants deal with their customers, very few products, if any, are trying to think about the restaurant as a customer.

Plate IQ’s mission is to help restaurants optimize their spend. We’re designing products to not only help our customers streamline their processes, but to change how the food industry interacts with each other as a whole. That’s where you come in: we’re looking for a strong designer who can take their passion for design and apply it skillfully to improve how we build products. This role would touch most projects at Plate IQ -- from our brand and websites to events, web and mobile products, and even printed publications. We think of design at Plate IQ as a competitive advantage!

You will: Expand and build our product design systems, define and standardize our design patterns Help us build a world class design team from scratch. Collaborate with engineers and product managers to define both the long-term vision and the short-term tactics for our products Lead user research initiatives to understand problems and test hypotheses Implement, structure, and facilitate design and feedback processes Focus on what you do best — whether that’s sketches, wireframes, prototypes, designs, or code—and you’ll have the opportunity to sharpen the skills you’re looking to develop. Sometimes work on very broadly defined, loose concepts, and sometimes on narrowly defined, tactical deliverables. Recruit and interview other product team members including designers, engineers, and product managers

You may be fit for this role if you: Enjoy tackling complex problems and evaluating tradeoffs between utility, speed, and simplicity Have experience designing for digital products, and are familiar with some basic technical concepts Take pride in your work, and own it until all details are attended to Are effective at communicating your work, methodology, and decisions to product team members Have 5+ years relevant design experience at a tech, product-driven company Are an expert in either UI, UX, or visual design, but skilled in more disciplines across product design. Enjoy mentoring others. Be it designers, engineers or other members of the team to elevate the design thinking of the entire company.

You might work on: Workflow: Web based Plate IQ dashboard that helps restaurants automate their invoice management. Payments: Help restaurants pay their vendors online through our payments products. Tools: Help our data operations team digitize invoices effectively. Analytics: Help restaurants find the most value from the data we capture and help them find better prices on the products they buy. Marketing: Help make a great first impression to our potential clients via our marketing page, swag, trade show banners, etc. Mobile experiences for all our products on iOS and Android

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