Product Design Manager

Less than 5 years experience  •  Transportation Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
San Francisco, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Transportation Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17


  • Manage, mentor and inspire a team of product designers, providing design direction and pushing the quality of the design work
  • Push the boundaries of your team’s UX/UI/visual execution and try new ideas. Be able to think “Blue Sky” and explore divergent concepts and create trajectory for the company
  • Influence product strategy and lead your team in executing design work with a high level of polish, and understand how to solve a range of tactical & contained issue to much more complex, loosely defined product challenges across all digital platforms: iOS, Android, web, and email
  • Know how to lead and represent your team effectively, substantiate the work and the decisions behind them, and be an advocate for user-centered design
  • Build relationships with cross functional team members and executives across organizations, and effectively speak to process, design goals and team vision as a strong representative of the design studio
  • Step change productivity and accelerate team efficiency by improving processes and workflows with the design team and cross functional teams


  • 3-5+ years of applied UX/UI design management experience
  • Background in product design (UX/UI), with a focus on mobile
  • Ability to think big and understand complex feature sets
  • A track record of leading design teams through successful product launches across iOS, Android, and mobile web
  • Strong information design experience with a solid foundation in UX design heuristics
  • Experience recruiting, hiring, and retaining multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Deep knowledge and applied experience in graphic design (layout, typography, color)
  • Applied experience with design tools: Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Applied experience with prototyping tools: Framer, Principle, Origami, HTML/CSS/JS, After Effects, Swift
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to work well on an ego-free, highly collaborative, and cross-functional team
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment
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