Design Program Manger

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 09/15/2021 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Manager Job Number: 31199

Job Description


Design Program Manager III


Responsibilities
  • Ability to build meaningful cross-functional relationships.
  • Leverage relationships to inform problem solving and improve our design team' s focus and velocity. Manage Design Program Managers (DPMs) who are supporting key products.
  • Manage and grow the DPM team to support product groups across the Family of Apps as the team works collaboratively with other orgs.
  • Provide operational strategy for complex problems associated with a growing organization and limited design resources.
  • Choose the highest impact opportunities and execute. Ensure we are resourcing both the short-term needs as well as looking ahead and planning for the next big challenge across product design teams.
  • Develop lightweight, repeatable processes, standards, workflows and tools that keep the team nimble and successful in a culture that values moving fast and iterating quickly.
  • Act as a strategic partner to design leadership on large, complex problems and operational programs.


Minimum Qualifications
  • 10+ years of experience in design operations or related fields establishing programs, supporting design teams, and developing relationships
  • 2+ years of direct people management experience
  • Knowledge of design process and strategy
  • Experience in developing design standards and design operations
  • Experience working with external vendors, including sourcing and negotiating
  • Experience leading teams working with product or business teams from roadmapping through delivery
  • Experience working directly with product designers, UX researchers, and content strategists
  • Track record of influencing, defining and scaling complex company-wide product or business strategy in a fast-paced environment
     

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Krista Stillmunkes

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