Trade Skills
design
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Location
Fully Remote
Applicant Location
UK

Description

The Senior Manager, Product Design will be responsible for managing the design and implementation of components and the subsequent features built from them. You will lead a team of Designers and work closely with and report to the Chief Experience Officer, organizing the roadmap of work and the individuals responsible.

What we're looking for:

  • Experience managing and leading design and development teams
  • Strong knowledge of design systems
  • People skills to manage a cross functional team
  • Great communication skills with the ability to take input and make decisions
  • An eye for visual design and detail

What you can expect in your first month:

  • Learn the basics of our design system
  • Familiarize yourself with the current schedule
  • Collaborate with the other development teams to get insight on components needed
  • Get to know your team

What you can expect by month 3:

  • Be comfortable with tasking the team and setting schedules
  • Prepare internal release notes and communicate design system changes
  • Familiarize yourself with each individual platforms quirks
  • Develop the career, skills, and performance of a team of designers

What you can expect by month 6:

  • Comfortable with the full roadmap and timelines
  • Knowledgeable of how design components are used and which need updating
  • Operate as a key part of the design and web team, taking ownership of areas that interest you and pushing their design forward to create a better product
  • Build a team and systems that allow you to attract and hire the best design talent
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