Facebook Product Design Manager in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:

Building 8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. Facebook's Building 8 team is looking for an experienced Product Design Manager to help shape our product strategy while leading a team of designers.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage and develop a small team of designers by setting clear goals, managing project loads and allocating designers accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for overall success.

  2. Guide the team to develop best practices for ensuring a high bar of quality.

  3. Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, engineering, user research and communication design to ensure a smooth product development process.

  4. Recruit new designers and actively participate in the hiring process.

  5. Roll up your sleeves and contribute as a designer for at least one project.

  6. Execute in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment.

  7. Collaborate with teams in other offices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Minimum 2 years industry experience in a management or leadership role leading teams in hardware and software design.

  2. Minimum 5 years of design experience shipping hardware and software products.

  3. Design portfolio with examples of interactions and visuals across web and mobile applications.

  4. Experience in high-level product strategy all the way to production.

  5. Visual and interaction skills in hardware and software design

  6. Communication skills and attention to detail.

  7. Organizational and analytical skills.

  8. Ability to grow and manage a team combined with experience to do hands-on design.

Industry: Internet

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