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Company Description Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 700 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to design a more enlightened way of working. From our headquarters in San Francisco to eight dedicated Studios and a worldwide team of employees who choose where they work best, our Virtual First approach is leading the way into the future of work. 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 design organization, we want to create magical experiences for our customers and make Dropbox “just work.” Our mission is to simplify our user experience and help customers discover meaningful value through our various offerings. We are building toward a multi-product future where users can easily discover, try and buy new products - this role will be critical to enabling us to make that a reality. As a Principal Product Designer at Dropbox, this role will lead key strategic design and company initiatives with a focus on creating coherent experiences across our products. Your role will be threefold; work across the Dropbox organizational structure, bringing focus to key customer journeys across our lines of business ensure excellent Product Design craft across the organization. Working with our talented Design Directors, Product Designers, Brand Leads, Research Leads and Content Designers to highlight and focus us down on sweating the right details for our customers identify and drive company-level initiatives that have high value to our business and our customers. Responsibilities Problem Opportunity & Framing; Proactively discover company level opportunities whose justifications are extremely challenging and help bring clarity and insight to these problems. Ownership; Of specific design-led projects that you proactively seek out. As well as working with the VP Design to identity programs of work where your direction and expertise are needed to guide the work to a successful customer focussed outcome. Execution; Work across the entire design organization to ensure that the quality of craft execution and our design practices are to the high standards that our business and customers expect. Strategy; In close partnership with the VP Design and Design Leadership Team, help to execute and inform the ongoing evolution of the Design strategy and influence the Product strategies across our company. Impact; You are able to develop innovative patterns and systems that are durable, repeatable and set a new standard for interaction for the company. Key partners; Design Leadership Team, Extended Design Leadership Team, GMs, President. Requirements 8-10+ years experience in a senior Individual Contributor role. Experience building products in a remote or distributed team environment. Exceptional interaction and visual design skills. Demonstrated portfolio of shipping amazing customer experiences that have made a significant impact on business and customer metrics. Deep organization and execution capabilities, especially in areas of influence and collaboration with multiple stakeholder groups Excellent written/verbal communication - an engaging storyteller. Proven ability to hold conversations on design with Staff and external industry leaders. Experience in design thinking methodologies to lead teams toward customer centered outcomes Total Rewards For candidates hired in Colorado, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is $187,000 - $220,000 - $253,000. This salary/OTE range represents the low, middle, and high end of the salary or OTE (Sales roles) range for this position, and is subject to change. To determine a Dropboxer’s starting pay we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location and an evaluation of a candidate’s skills, experience, market demands, and internal parity. This position may be considered a promotional opportunity. 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). Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to: Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage (US Only) Competitive 401(k) Plan with a generous company match and immediate vesting Flexible Time Off/Paid Time Off, paid holidays, 11 Company-wide PTO days, Volunteer time off and more Protection Plans including; Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Travel benefit plans Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Child and Adult Care, Day Care FSA (US Only), Fertility Benefits (US Only), Adoption and Surrogacy support and Lactation Support Mental Health and Wellness benefits Free Dropbox space for your friends and family Additional benefits details are available upon request. 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).