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Senior Consultant, Design

About Our Firm:

Granite Solutions Groupe provides financial services decision makers with people and solutions that deliver. Our clients count on us to deliver the right talent at the right time to achieve critical business results. We leverage our industry knowledge and passion for client priorities to deliver human capital solutions.

GSG was founded in 1998 as a consulting firm delivering project management and technology solutions for the financial services industry. GSG now has a global presence, with team members deployed across the U.S. at Fortune 1000 companies and high-performing Fintech firms.

High-caliber consultants are the face of GSG at our client organizations and offices. We value the deep relationships we have with our consultants that enable us to place them in roles where their skills will have an immediate impact. The GSG consulting team is comprised of diverse, experienced, driven, and dynamic contributors who excel at getting things done.

About the Opportunity:

We are seeking an experienced Product Lead to join our dynamic team. The ideal consultant will have a strong background in product design, with experience in developing and implementing design systems and design operations strategies. Reporting to the Head of Design, this role will be responsible for spearheading the development and implementation of our design system, as well as managing design operations initiatives to support our product design team.

Responsibilities:

  • Champion the development of a Northstar vision for our design system, collaborating with stakeholders to gather agreement and drive alignment.
  • Lead the development and implementation of our design system, ensuring consistency and efficiency across all products and platforms.
  • Manage forecasted roadmaps for the design system, providing regular status updates and identifying potential risks or roadblocks.
  • Collaborate with our Senior UX Designer to facilitate knowledge transfer and ensure a collaborative approach to UX direction.
  • Direct early DesignOps initiatives, ensuring they complement and support the design system and overall design strategy.
  • Mentor and support junior members of the design team, fostering a culture of learning and growth.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, HCI, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in product design, with a focus on design systems and design operations.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing design systems at scale.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and inspire cross-functional teams.
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies and cross-functional product teams.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
  • Knowledge of design operations practices and principles.

Employee Benefits:

GSG is excited to offer its consultants excellent compensation and a robust option of benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. You will receive company-paid life insurance. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of eligible commuter benefits-like paying for work-related public transit and parking with pre-tax dollars. Save for your retirement with pre-tax contributions that go directly into your 401K. We also care about your pets with several options for pet insurance, discount card and prescriptions.

GSG’s Commitment to Diversity:

As a diverse-owned business, GSG is committed to creating a diverse workforce, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.