Sr. Manager - Product Design

6-9 years
30 days ago 1 Applied
Job Description

What's On Your Plate

  • Manage and develop 3-5 designers

  • Owning design strategy and management of a large chunk of our user journey (design practice for 4-5 squads)

  • Manage design bandwidths and be the hiring manager for your team

  • Work with product leads to articulate the vision and evolution of the product/discipline area for quarters ahead

  • Seen as the go-to expert over multiple squads, is able to effectively utilize product functionality to drive big company objectives

  • Drive experience first problem-solving practices within the product squads

  • Ensure pixel-perfect design quality and design system alignment with the designers on your team

  • Having an impact through people by developing great relationships with designers, helping and challenging them to succeed

  • Provide clear feedback and coaching to designers

  • Ensure designers have clear goals that support them in delivering impactful work

  • Understand and support our journey toward becoming a world-class design team

  • Think in terms of scalable systems, not just one-off solutions

  • Meet the bar for delivery of design work within your design team

  • Connect with the craft of design, especially high-quality, modern design/research

  • Give useful design feedback in a clear, respectful way

What Did We Order

  • 6+ years of experience in digital product design, with 3+ years of people leadership experience managing product designers

  • Experience with building, hiring, and mentoring high-performing teams

  • Have a transparent, candid, and constructive approach to feedback with a keen ability to identify areas of opportunity and improvement

  • Track record of delivering business impact, and can speak to design decisions that drive meaningful product value

  • Strong understanding of how engineering, analytics, and user research intersect with design

  • A portfolio of relevant design work, performed by you and the teams you've led, that demonstrates your ability to create products that people love

Talabat (Arabic: طلبات, Ṭalabāt) is an online food ordering company founded in Kuwait in 2004. As of April 2021, Talabat operates in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq. A subsidiary of Delivery Hero since 2016, Talabat became the largest online food ordering company in the Middle East.

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