It's a classic David versus Goliath story.
Our client is a dynamic startup in the Cloud Tech space - the "David" in the market that successfully competes with the big Google and Amazon "Goliaths". They boast a whopping overall $300MM+ in funding, and a die-hard Developer user-base who very much feel a part of their tight-knit, pro-human and pro-developer mission.
They are seeking a fulltime PRODUCT DESIGN MANAGER with a Visual UI / Design Systems focus to join their close-knit team in their downtown office, where their branding and fun, friendly vibes permeate every square inch.
It's the kind of place where someone apologizes when they schedule a 5pm meeting, and where they have fun office-decorating parties and genuinely enjoy each other's company. Did we mention catered lunch every day? And they really care about their staff's personal and professional evolution - they have a dedicated team for the employee experience, and leadership training for managers. It's a pretty special place, and the vibe there feels like family.
Their end users are developers using their Cloud services, versus them housing their own server on their own rack. This is a close-knit, highly-engaged user community who enjoys our client's intuitive simplicity and custom-tailored solutions to their particular challenges.
Which is where you come in! You'll be leading the charge on the Product Design team dedicated to making the developer experience as seamless as possible, continuing to enhance the "less is more" aesthetic, creating intuitive dashboards, and rolling out new features. And internally, you'll be maintaining and evolving the Design Library - you are ecosystem minded, and have a track record in co-creating Design Systems that are easy to use for both designers and in house devs.
You'll be reporting to the VP of User Experience, and partnering closely with the Product Design Manager leading a parallel vertical - both of whom are stellar. You'll be managing a team of ~5 Product Designers, helping them be the best they can be, while executing hands on work yourself.
Being able to "talk tech" is great, or having experience working within a tech-heavy environment, so you have a better-than-most track record of deeply connecting with and designing for this unique user base who value simplicity overall as the differentiating factor in their platform decision-making. If you have some dev skills yourself, all the better - it's not required for the role, but can be a plus in understanding your audience.
Comp is competitive salary + bonus + stock options.
What you'll be doing:
TO APPLY, either apply here on our site, or email your resume, portfolio, and approx salary $ range to:
info (at) joanneweavergroup (dot) com
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