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Director of Product Design
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Product Design
Communications
Requirements
  • 8+ years of experience in product design as a people manager at a similar or later-stage tech company, including experience managing managers
  • Experience sourcing, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding for your team, as well as spot promising design talent
  • Consistent track record of effectively managing people, including developing talent on your teams and recruiting a diverse team that reflects our learners
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that lead to effective and concrete output
  • Experience defining and influencing product strategy
  • An understanding and appreciation for the accurate application of data and metrics in product design
  • Attention to detail and a focus on excellence
  • Ability to work from or relocate to Pittsburgh, PA
  • A strong appreciation for and experience working closely with Design Operations
  • Worked at a company with very high design standards
  • Experience managing content designers
Responsibilities
  • Grow and lead a talented, diverse, inclusive team of designers and leaders that consistently delivers high-quality products
  • Mentor and develop the skills, talents, and careers of the designers and design managers on your team, coaching them to success and impact
  • Collaborate closely with leaders in other functions (Product and Engineering) to ensure that product areas are both planning well and hitting their metrics
  • Be a strong advocate for design influence and design priorities
  • Build a thriving culture where designers do high-quality work and uphold our outstanding product experience
  • Design and scale the organization, partnering closely with Leadership and Talent Acquisition on headcount budgeting and forecasting
Duolingo

201-500 employees

Language education platform
Company Overview
Duolingo’s mission is to make education accessible and fun. The company offers a language-learning website and mobile app.
Benefits
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees as well as eligible partners and dependents
  • Mental health benefits such as therapy sessions and coaching to support you to be your best self
  • Fertility benefits to support your family planning journey
  • Fully paid parental and adoption leave
  • Fully paid subscription to Care.com and paid backup days for dependents and your fur family
  • 401(k) with generous match and immediate vesting
  • 20 days of PTO, with two additional weeks off for winter break
  • Yearly professional development stipend
  • Transportation reimbursement for however you get to work
  • Lunch prepared daily by our in-house chefs
  • Annual international retreat for all full-time employees
  • On-site gym and massages
  • On-site game/break room
Company Core Values
  • Make learning fun
  • Universally accessible personalized education
  • Give the product away for free