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Product Design Manager, Personalization
Posted on 4/7/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Creativity
Management
Product Design
Requirements
  • You have 3+ years of people management experience with designers in a fast-paced product development environment
  • You have experience hiring and developing inclusive teams
  • You are a leader with practical design chops you don't mind dusting off from time to time. You've shipped many consumer products over the years, and understand what it takes to build meaningful customer-first product experiences
  • You have a keen eye for detail and can give effective direction and direct feedback to designers on the team - we appreciate radical candor!
  • You're a phenomenal communicator, both written and verbal. You have the communication skills to help set up frameworks and brainstorm initial design concepts. You also have the ability to mentor others to deliver work, and make strategy come to life
  • You tackle opportunities that are ambiguous and vague. You do this by understanding the people involved in the project, what the project needs, and using everyone's strengths to achieve the project's goals
  • You have an online portfolio or PDF that you can share with us. A link to your online portfolio, or a PDF, is required. Applications without a portfolio are unlikely to be considered
Responsibilities
  • Directly manage a small team of designers, supporting them as they drive their personal and professional growth. The overall team is ~3 designers
  • Partner with Product, Tech, and Insights leads to collectively set the mission, vision and strategy for a group of ~65 people. You will help inspire this group to be healthy, and high performing
  • Lead projects across the entire product lifecycle - from concept to MVP to rollout and beyond. You set the vision for the content experience and build space for others to collaborate
  • Bring user-centric thinking to technically complex problems. We craft user outcomes that are powered by machine learning models. It's important to not to lose sight of the needs of the listener and the creator
  • Challenge status quo on creativity and quality of design work across the team
  • Promote your team's work to drive alignment across the other teams
  • Proactively look for and solve high-level issues and opportunities
Spotify

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading music and podcast streaming platform
Company Overview
Spotify's mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity — by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with 406m users, including 180m subscribers, across 184 markets.
Benefits
  • Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse
  • Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents
  • Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs
  • Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success
  • All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub
  • Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events
Company Values
  • Innovative: We move fast and take big risks
  • Sincere: We have no time for internal politics
  • Passionate: We revel in what we do
  • Collaborative: We recognize that we're all in this together
  • Playful: We don't take ourselves too seriously