Product Design Manager - Infrastructure

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Facebook  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    10 August 2019  
    Posted on
    12 July 2019  

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.

Facebook is continuing to grow quickly and, as we do so, is becoming increasingly geographically dispersed. This makes collaboration across multiple locations ever more important, thus focusing on building systems and products for Facebook employees to collaborate with each other remotely, particularly around meetings and video conferencing is a pivotal initiative. Goal being to deliver a single, consistent, easy-to-use product experience for video collaboration, across all platforms, with high quality and reliability. 

Facebook is looking for an experienced Product Design Manager to lead a team of designers who can tackle many of the unique challenges that occur in this critical space. The ideal candidates must have strong mentoring and communication skills as well as strong visual and interaction skills. Your ability to drive product road mapping with immediate product strategy will enable you to push forward in this space. You as the manager here will be responsible for combining growing, coaching and managing the team with hands-on design when possible. 

Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply: 
Medical Benefits.
Dental Benefits. 
Vision Benefits. 
Pension Benefits. 
Life Assurance. 
Childcare Benefits. 
Gym Benefits.
Transport benefits.
Laundry Benefit. 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and develop a team of designers. This requires setting clear goals, managing project loads and allocating designers accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for overall success.

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

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

  • Recruit new designers and actively participate in the hiring process.

  • Roll up your sleeves and contribute as a designer when necessary.

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

  • Collaborate with teams in other offices.
     

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Industry experience in a people management role on a Design team. Strong understanding around design excellence

  • A portfolio of work that contains examples of Interaction (UX) Design and Visual Systems Development for digital applications that work in cross browser environments.

  • Experience leading product strategy.

  • Ability to communicate with data to drive change.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.

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