Product Design Leader, Workplace AR/VR

  • London  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    27 October 2020  
    Posted on
    27 August 2020  

At Facebook in the AR/VR organization, we're building the next generation of devices and experiences that give people the tools to feel connected anytime, anywhere. We are looking for an experienced Product Design Manager to lead an AR/VR Team. The team brings together world-class experts across design, engineering, product and more to define the evolution of the product by leveraging emerging technology platforms like virtual reality (VR).

You will collaborate closely with engineering and product management to set product vision, strategy and user experiences and then bring this vision to life. The ideal candidate will have strong fundamentals in visual and interaction design in both 2D and 3D products, and expertise leading a team of designers through a 0-1 product development cycle.

This is a full-time position based in our London office. Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply: Medical Dental Vision Pension Life Assurance Childcare Gym Transport Laundry.

Product Design Leader, Workplace AR/VR Responsibilities:

  • Build, lead and mentor a team of product designers and prototypers.

  • Help lead the vision and strategic plan for the product roadmap, both short term and long-term.

  • Guide the team to develop best practices for ensuring a high bar of quality.

  • Manage multiple work streams and allocate design resources accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for success by setting clear and measurable goals.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, engineering, and user research to ensure a smooth product development process and consistent visual language.

  • Establish world class design practices and a strong design culture.

  • Execute in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment.

  • Collaborate and manage vendor relationships and project load.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Industry experience in a management or leadership role.

  • Experience developing products from 0-1, and shipping 2D or 3D software products.

  • Design portfolio with examples of interactions and visuals across web and mobile applications or 3D immersive experiences like games or productivity applications.

  • Experience in high-level product strategy from concept to production.

  • Visual and interaction experience in software design.

  • Organizational and analytical experience.

  • Experience executing with hands-on design.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leading teams in 2D. 3D software design experience is preferred, but not required.

  • Experience leading design teams that have delivered v0 to v1 products.

  • Experience leading design teams for interactive or immersive 3D products.

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together.

Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

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