Product Design Manager, Augmented Reality & Wearables - Platform

Product Design Manager, Augmented Reality & Wearables - Platform
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Burlingame, CA
At Meta, we’re shaping innovative experiences in service of giving people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Our multidisciplinary design teams are creating new ways to help people connect, find communities and grow businesses. Together, we are committed to building innovative technologies — Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, Workplace, Meta Quest and more — to serve billions of people around the globe. At Reality Labs, we are focused on defining experiences in Augmented and Virtual Reality utilizing AI, finding new ways for people to connect and build communities and help people feel more present with each other even when we're apart. Meta’s work in augmented and virtual reality, as well as AI, spans a number of breakthrough technologies and touches industries ranging from entertainment and gaming to education and beyond. Our Augmented Reality vision is to “build the next mobile computing platform to help people be more present, connected, and empowered.” To that end, we are building new wearable devices and software platforms, which are designed for effortless control and connection. Meta is looking for a Product Design Manager with exceptional design, communication and people management skills to lead our teams working on the tools and systems required to support our portfolio of devices.
Product Design Manager, Augmented Reality & Wearables - Platform Responsibilities
  • Hire, mentor and manage a medium-scale design team that consistently delivers on projects and is well-balanced across the different 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 strategists
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for people using our products
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams
  • Stay on top of industry trends and emerging technologies
Minimum Qualifications
  • 6+ years of experience in Product Design
  • A portfolio that demonstrates relevant work, a proven understanding of best practices in product design and a track record of shipping high-quality products.
  • 3+ years of design management experience with direct reports under your guidance and leadership
  • 6+ 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
  • Experience with delivering 0-1 products from concept stages to launch
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working on tools or platforms used to create software and digital design assets
  • Experience designing software applications for a new device or non-mobile product experience such as TV, auto, VR, smart home, etc.
  • Experience working on AR, VR, AI, voice assistants, or smart speakers/displays
  • Experience working on large scale, complex projects across multiple org pillars
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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$165,000/year to $231,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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