Job description

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today.

Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots.

The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history.

Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.


Team Description

Our Research & Design team crafts delightful experiences that make people's lives easier. We're a close-knit, collaborative group, guided by a highly iterative user-centered design process. Combining research, data, and thoughtful critique, we're discovering needs and solving fundamental problems that impact work and life for millions of people around the world.




Role Description


As a Product Designer on the Standalones team you will work across the product development lifecycle to improve the quality of the experience of DocSend, Formswift and Dropbox Sign. You may focus exclusively on one of these products for an extended period of time, or you may have the opportunity to work across them.

Some projects will involve a high degree of ambiguity, and you can use your design skills to explore opportunities and align your team. Other projects will be incremental improvements toward a vision that you and the team set together.

You will partner closely with product, engineering, data science leadership plus your manager to achieve the best possible outcomes for our customer and for Dropbox.

Responsibilities

  • Impact. Deliver high-quality work that adds the most value for our business, cross-functional stakeholders, and customers.
  • Decision-making. Identify and gather input from the right stakeholders and consider customer needs to make informed and timely decisions.
  • Communication. Contribute to crisp narratives to create understanding, influence others, and enable effective decision-making. Influence stakeholders across a variety of audiences.
  • Customer focus. Understand the needs of my customers and validate that my proposed solutions solve the right problems.
  • Solution generation. Use a framework for exploration and scope the breadth of your exploration to potential impact.
  • Product strategy. Create a compelling and easily understood vision for a complex feature or product area that inspires the team to take action.
  • UX problem solving. Demonstrate a coherent solution that integrates multiple features, users, or workflows
  • Visual design. Consistently practices good use of visual design skills.
  • Iteration. Work through multiple cycles of iteration and evaluation, addressing a succession of issues.



Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of UX-related work experience
  • High craft bar and attention to detail in visual design, interaction design, and prototyping
  • Fluency with common prototyping tools to demonstrate complex features and flows in web experiences
  • Innate customer obsession and deep experience working with UX research on foundational insights as well as concept evaluation and iteration
  • Demonstrated skills for collaborating closely with other designers, researchers, product managers, data scientists and engineers in order to achieve better design outcomes
  • Experience across the product development lifecycle from discovery through shipping/iteration.
  • Familiarity with designing for mature products — incrementally, against visions, and through step-change improvements
  • Demonstrated ability to launch and iterate on products and features, with an eye towards business and customer impact
  • Fluency with describing impact in quantitative/business metrics as well as qualitative methods.
  • Ownership mindset with a bias towards action, helping to drive teams and projects forward.
  • Deep knowledge working within a design system as well as contributing back to it.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience designing for a specialized customer audience in an SaaS environment
  • Examples of redesigning large portions of mature products in a large, matrixed team



Total Rewards


Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, and peer compensation. We target most new hire offers between the minimum up to the middle of the range.


Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).


Current Salary/OTE Ranges (Subject to change):• US Zone 1: $171,700 - $202,000 - $232,300.• US Zone 2: $154,500 - $181,800 - $209,100.• US Zone 3: $137,400 - $161,600 - $185,800. Dropbox uses the zip code of an employee’s remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. Current US Zone locations are as follows:• US Zone 1: San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro• US Zone 2: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington (outside Seattle metro), Washington DC metro and West Virginia (DC metro)• US Zone 3: All other US locations


Dropbox is a Virtual First company and is open to hiring candidates across the U.S. However, for this role, the locations posted are preferred.




Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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