Product Design Manager

In this role, you'll be a foundational member of the leadership team, working together with your counterparts in engineering, data science, 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. 

Product Design Manager Responsibilities

● 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 useful and valuable products● Contribute to strategic decisions around the future direction of Prosper 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 standards● 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 a 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.● Hire, mentor and manage a 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.

Minimum Qualifications

● Experience managing and mentoring teams in highly matrixed organizations● Design experience, encompassing interaction design and visual design and how these elements impact product function● Experience working collaboratively with engineering, design and user research teams.● Experience leading product direction and strategic thinking with the ability to develop product goals, identify opportunities, and make decisions based on the impact on people and the company● Able to represent work to a broader product team and other leaders, clearly and succinctly articulating the goals and concepts● Experience working with research and data to drive decision making

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to za.repsorp%40rh with the subject line “Product Design Manager”