Director of Product Design

Posted on 5/28/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Language learning app with gamified lessons

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics


New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Product Design
  • 10+ years of experience in product design as a people manager at a similar or later-stage tech company
  • Experience managing managers
  • Experience in sourcing, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding for the team
  • Consistent track record of effectively managing people and recruiting a diverse team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience defining and influencing product strategy
  • Understanding and appreciation for the accurate application of data and metrics in product design
  • Attention to detail and focus on excellence
  • Grow and lead a talented, diverse, inclusive team of designers and leaders
  • Mentor and develop the skills, talents, and careers of the designers and design managers
  • Collaborate with leaders in other functions to ensure product areas are planning well and hitting metrics
  • Build a thriving culture where designers do high-quality work and uphold outstanding product experience
  • Design and scale the organization, partnering with Leadership and Talent Acquisition on headcount budgeting and forecasting

Duolingo offers a language learning app that utilizes gamified, data-driven lessons and incorporates insights from language learning scientists, machine learning engineers, and AI experts to enhance its effectiveness. The platform's technologies include gamification, data-driven learning, and insights from language learning scientists, machine learning, and AI.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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