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    Creative and Design
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  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
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    • Date Posted
      March 18,2021
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    Head of Strategy and Business Development - Europe


    Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We're a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA testing for dogs, the award-winning WHISTLE™ GPS dog tracker and health monitor, Pet Insight Project, our ground-breaking science team that uses AI to turn billions of data points into actionable insights, and our partnerships like the LEAP VENTURE STUDIO accelerator that supports innovators and start-ups, allowing Kinship to bring new solutions to pet parents.

    Kinship is a business division of Mars Petcare, the global leader in pet health, nutrition, and services, and dedicated to one purpose: A Better World for Pets. Learn more at


    The Product Team at Kinship is at the forefront of digital services and platforms for millennial pet parents. We're product managers, designers, and researchers driving true innovation in the pet world through the development of platforms that benefit consumers and their pets. We're an experienced team backed by a global leader and focused on the future of pet care. Our team is a go-getting, dedicated group committed to bringing everyone closer to their pet and making that experience about ease and joy.


    • Work hands-on to develop user flows, wireframes and high-fidelity visual designs that delight pet parents across our digital products and services
    • Engage closely with product management and stakeholder partners to understand product goals and create informed designs
    • Partner with our research and testing team for quick reads on new product ideas and feature refinements to existing products
    • Strike the right balance between efficiency and quality in a start-up environment
    • Present your work to the product team as well as stakeholders and senior leadership
    • Collaborate on design systems that will influence all of our products, not just those being worked on at the moment
    • Iterate based on wireframe or prototype feedback from pet parents
    • Willingness to dive in on QA when needed and go the extra mile to ensure a great experience for our users whether we're shipping features or brand new products


    As Kinship people, we have three pillars that set out how we aim to be-in our everyday work, and in how we approach each other. We call these our Cultural Pillars. In all of the roles that we hire for, we look for people who are Optimistic, Purposefully Inquisitive, and Open to All. And for this role, you'll need these skills to knock it out of the dog park:


    • At least 3+ years of experience in product design at a digital technology, lifestyle, or e-commerce company
    • Experience crafting well-thought low and high-fidelity work throughout the development process
    • A track record of consistency in designs and an eye for identifying issues across imagery, branding, iconography, etc. at early stages
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with key milestones and the ability to make autonomous decisions to help us reach those goals
    • Demonstrable success designing products from end-to-end with strong user feedback and the KPI performance to match
    • Strong user experience instincts and willingness to flex that muscle in your work
    • Ability to influence key stakeholders and produce design outcomes that get thumbs up from users and stakeholders alike
    • Proven success in a fast-paced environment with resilience to evolving priorities or late stage needs and navigating it all with grace and flexibility
    • Pet lovers who think about how to improve the lives of their furry friends and their loving parents are very welcome


    • Unique opportunities for a customizable career within pet care
    • A super collaborative, flat work environment with direct access to our senior leadership team
    • Work from the hottest cities across the world
    • Dog-friendly workplaces
    • Medical, dental, vision, 401k match, and pet benefits for you and your family
    • Unlimited paid time off
    • Flexible work opportunities
    • Parental leave for the birth or adoption of your new human child (and fur baby)
    • Discounts on pet products, services, nutrition and veterinary wellness plans
    • Welcome kits with pet merch & Kinship swag
    • An extensive onboarding program with a chance to meet all of our leaders across Kinship
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