Product Design Manager

CareZone - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)4.5

We’re seeking a talented and enthusiastic product design manager to lead our team of designers and help shape the future of our product. In this role, you’ll work closely with our team of designers, product managers, and engineers as designs progress from concept to launch.

CareZone is the #1 medical app for iPhone, iPad and Android. We are well funded and we are growing – fast! We’re an experienced team of problem solvers, tech geeks, caregivers and dog lovers who are passionate about creating tools that help people manage personal and family health challenges. We need leaders who can think big and grow big while maintaining fanatical attention to detail.

As we scale our brand, there’s plenty of space for you to grow alongside us helping millions of individuals and families manage their health and the health of those they care for.

The kind of person we’re looking for:
A natural leader — one with great mentorship abilities who can help attract and grow a strong design team as we expand

An understanding of what makes an experience good or bad is critical. You can think through user problems, find reasonable solutions, mock them up in detail, and work with engineers to build

Has an outstanding portfolio, showcasing a foundation in typography, interaction, visual design, and ideation

Strives to empathize with all kinds of users providing ease, trust, and delight

Is as comfortable working at a polished UI design level as thinking about complex UX problems

Is comfortable with iterative design processes that includes managing feedback from multiple sources, constructive criticism, and creative direction

Is detail-oriented while still seeing the big picture

Has a strong understanding of technical limitations and liberties behind decisions

When you design, you sweat the details. Every one. Always.

The kind of stuff you’ll be doing:
Managing and developing a team of designers. This requires setting clear goals, managing project loads and allocating designers accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for overall success.

Guiding the team to develop best practices for ensuring a high bar of quality

Recruiting new designers and actively participate in the hiring process

Designing simple, elegant interfaces that are consistent, easy to understand, and intuitive to use

Analyzing user interface problems and creating solutions that bridge user and business goals

Working closely in cross-functional teams on projects of varying length and complexity

Adhering to CareZone’s visual design language while helping to expand it

Delivering polished designs within production timelines, ranging from quick sprints to longer explorations

Producing visual and production assets around CareZone product releases/updates

The kind of experience you have:
Minimum 3 years experience in a management or leadership role on a design team

5+ years experience on a product design team launching multiple successful products and features, preferably on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, desktop, and web)

Proven track record of collaboration, ideally across multiple sites, with different disciplines

Experience in eCommerce across web and mobile platforms

Experience using data to inform design decisions

Location is flexible, for San Francisco or Seattle