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Design Program Manager

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10,001+ employees

Rideshare, bikeshare, and electric scooter services

Compensation Overview

$95k - $115kAnnually

Senior, Expert

Toronto, ON, Canada

Product & UX/UI Design
UI/UX & Design
Required Skills
  • 6-7+ years of experience working in relevant design industry—product design and/or consultancies—or program management
  • Passion for user experience and design
  • Proven ability to manage workflows, project plans and ship high quality design
  • Great communication skills, written and verbal, with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Attention to detail with great organizational skills
  • Relevant understanding and appreciation of current product design processes and systems
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and malleable workflows
  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Resilience and equanimity in dealing with change, challenges and adversity
  • Proactive in seeking opportunities to improve and expand team, personal skills and experience
  • Nice to have: experience working with remote or dispersed teams
  • Understand the core features and functionality of Lyft’s rider and driver product offerings inside out, and work with the team to help set goals and trajectory
  • Shape, drive and document processes and tools for effective team workflows and collaboration
  • Create, iterate on, or move process forward for the request and prioritization of product design team work
  • Support and elevate the quality of design work at a big-picture level (but also be in the weeds when needed)
  • Partner closely with design leadership to understand the big picture and to improve operational excellence at a larger scale than just within the day-to-day work of design teams
  • Use an objective bird’s eye view on projects to resolve pain points and mitigate tensions
  • Work directly with a multidisciplinary team of designers, researchers, prototypers and animators to ensure projects are scoped properly and executed on time with leader alignment
  • Collaborate, communicate, and negotiate with product managers, engineers, brand and marketing leads, and stakeholders at all levels across the organization
  • Own and drive the design project lifecycle from strategic planning, scheduling, requirements gathering, design reviews, delivery and implementation to launch
  • Scope and define projects strategically with cross functional partners and design team
  • Lead planning and prioritization with cross-functional teams, balancing multiple inputs and needs
  • Provide up to date visibility into current projects, team utilization, project health and priorities
  • Participate in and facilitate design reviews and retros
  • Collaborate with program management team and design leads with resourcing and team allocation
  • Manage deliverables in an accurate and timely fashion

Lyft offers a flexible ride-sharing service that allows drivers to set their own schedules and earn on their own terms. The company utilizes shared rides, bikeshare systems, electric scooters, and public transit partnerships to promote transportation equity and offset carbon emissions.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth