Product Design Manager

Product Design Manager
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The Meta Design community is pioneering technologies to bring people closer together, and our teams share in the responsibility of doing it at global scale. We are committed to designing and building Meta apps and technologies—the Facebook app, Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, Workplace, Portal and Novi—to serve a diverse global community. Meta is looking for a Product Design Manager with exceptional design, communication and people management skills. As a Product Design Manager, you will lead and manage teams to ensure our products and features are valuable for people, easy to use, and of the highest level of craft and execution. In this role, you'll be a foundational member on the leadership team, working together with your counterparts in engineering, data science, UX research, content design, and other disciplines to define the strategy, operations, and communications that guide the team to build great products addressing real user needs. You will be expected to utilize your full range of people management skills, product strategy, product design, interaction design and visual design skills. This posting represents different full-time roles across the Meta company.
Product Design Manager Responsibilities
  • Build and manage a talented, diverse, inclusive team of product designers and leaders that consistently delivers on projects and is well-balanced across a range of design skill sets
  • Responsible for overall team performance and health, resource allocation, project prioritization, and building a culture of design excellence
  • Lead and oversee the user experience of a product from conception to launch in partnership with product managers, engineers, UX researchers and content designers
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into useful and valuable products for our billions of users
  • Contribute to strategic decisions around the future direction of Facebook products
  • Design end-to-end flows and experiences that are simple and elegant for our supported platforms
  • Define, craft and evolve designs within visual systems and/or standard
  • Proactively solicit and provide feedback from designers and a broader product team in order to continually raise our bar for quality, while also taking on mentorship
  • Cultivate a healthy design process for the team, and be a key contributor to your organization's product strategy
  • Effectively communicate your team's product goals (both within the team and outside the team), and connect related projects across the company so that problems or joint decisions can be resolved quickly
Minimum Qualifications
  • 4+ years of experience in Product Design
  • 3+ years of design leadership experience with direct reports under your guidance and leadership
  • 3+ years of experience working collaboratively with product, engineering, design, content and user research teams
  • Experience building and shipping applications or software across a variety of platforms
  • Experience leading product direction and strategic thinking with the experience developing product goals, identify opportunities, and make decisions based on the impact to people and the company
  • Experience representing work to a broader product team and other leaders, clearly and succinctly articulating the goals and concepts
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with delivering 0-1 products from concept stages to launch
  • Experience working on large scale, complex, ambiguous projects across multiple teams
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About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(New York City only*) Planned salary of $212,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law
(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $191,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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