Product Design Manager

Job

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Twitter  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    10 July 2022  
    Posted on
    10 May 2022  

Twitter serves the public conversation because conversation is a force for good in the world. The opportunity to help the world connect, debate, learn, and solve problems is what draws us to careers at Twitter, and it’s what keeps us here.

The Position:

Twitter is looking for a Design Manager to join the design team working on the Self Service Revenue Product team. This is a rare opportunity to drive impact at scale, enhancing the Twitter experience both on platform and off and build a team to get us there. Our vision is to give businesses a dedicated experience on Twitter. To do so, we are improving or building from scratch products to help businesses have the best organic and paid experience on Twitter.

We want to make it easier for professionals to understand how Twitter fits into helping achieve their business goals. We aim to provide feedback and direction for a user to understand how they’re doing on Twitter, and enable them with tools to perform better. 

The Self Service Design Manager role is part of the Revenue Diversity team, providing greater revenue stability and growth by empowering businesses to thrive on Twitter. Providing our small and medium business customers with scalable, diversified tools and features allows us to expand our professional user base. Delivering new, simplified workflows for advertisers paired with automated recommendations and deeper analytics and insights generates more value for these customers.
Beyond advertising, we are building an ecosystem of world-class shopping features that enable professionals to leverage an immense volume of brand engagement into an additional monetization stream. Our premium subscription services allow users to evolve their emotional investment in Twitter into a monetary investment beyond advertising.

The Revenue Diversity team is highly collaborative, driven and friendly. Design, product, engineering, marketing and strategy teams partner closely to execute on projects and envision future roadmaps. As the Sr. Design Manager, you will have a direct impact on product strategy, roadmaps, and the detailed design of new experiences. We believe in building strong relationships, surpassing expectations, and having fun along the way.

As part of the Design and Research organization at Twitter, we do our work with a set of 8 principles in mind. It’s our mission to uphold these principles and have them reflected in the experiences we design and build:  

  • Stand for people: From helping people stay informed to engaging in the public conversation to growing their businesses, always advocate for what is best for the people we serve. 
  • Live in culture: Be immersed in and inspired by culture and counterculture.
  • Set standards & break records: Strive for greatness. Don’t shortchange, shortcut, or settle.
  • Work out loud: Share your work and your POV. Create generously. Be transparent.
  • Real talk: Give direct, honest, timely feedback that meets people where they are—and helps them along their professional journey. 
  • Always be learning: Run toward what you don't know.
  • Own it: Be responsible for your work, and accountable for the impact it has on other teams and those we serve. Bias toward action. Be decisive. Optimize to fail quickly, and iterate.
  • Soar: Bias toward action. Be decisive. Optimize to fail quickly, and iterate

Qualifications:

As a member of our growing team, you’ll bring a mix of strong product design experience, “Design-Thinking” methodologies, design-system knowledge, talent, expertise, and innovative product insights to the role. You’ll balance a rigorous user-centric perspective with the ability to make bold decisions and move the product forward in a fast-paced development environment.

You’ll foster collaboration and consistency across teams and products by working closely with product managers and engineers (local & distributed) to build great experiences for developers using Twitter’s data products. You’ll partner with our Research team to find opportunities and integrate user insights into product strategy and design. You will always champion user experience, product consistency, and design excellence.

Who You Are:

If this sounds like a fit for you, you probably have:

  • 8+ years experience in a fast-paced and dynamic cross functional environment
  • Mastery of product design, user interface and interaction design, visual design, storytelling, and prototyping. 
  • Can identify larger scope issues and play a leadership role with cross functional partners to develop creative solutions for bringing new products to market.
  • Able to facilitate creative workshops that drive solutions for large scope issues.
  • Proven record of acting as a leader across multiple teams through the application of design thinking, craft, customer focus, and product contributions.
  • Able to develop and communicate a cohesive strategy for how all products in your area work together to advance a long term product vision and add customer value.
  • Can consistently demonstrate an insightful understanding of customer needs, the competitive landscape, emerging technology, and market trends and set an example of delivering high value work for customers.
  • Experience working across multiple product areas and uniting stakeholders
  • Experience running design teams, and collaborating effectively with engineering managers, product leaders and researchers
  • Experience with the creation of design systems and componentization
  • Consistent track record of coaching talented designers to achieve their best performance
  • Experience directing both the visual and interaction design of projects, across both web and mobile platforms
  • A diverse portfolio (including work in emails/newsletters and/or journalism), across web and mobile, that reflect critical thinking and design excellence
  • Strong communication, storytelling and presentation with confidence
  • Comfort in a fast-paced, highly-dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders
  • A passion for Twitter and its potential, and a desire to reach every person on the planet in our purpose to serve the public conversation
  • Clear and precise writing and communication skills
  • Embrace and encourage diverse perspectives to inspire product thinking
  • Business acumen
  • #LoveTwitter

Additional Information:

Challenge - We solve some of the industry’s hardest problems. Come to be challenged, learn, and thrive as an engineer.

Diversity - Diversity makes us a better organization and team. We value diverse backgrounds, ideas, and experiences.

Work, Life, Balance - We work hard, but we believe with hard work should come balance.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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