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Lead Design Program Manager

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About the role 

Chime is looking for great Design Program Managers to join our fast-growing design team. We're looking for people who are passionate about design and excited about making an impact. DPMs at Chime are strategic partners and play a critical role in driving operations, systems, tools, and processes that empower the design team to produce world-class work.

This is a highly cross-functional role that requires strong collaboration, organization, and communication skills to improve team cohesion, increase efficiency, build a healthy operational framework, and scale design's impact within Chime. We have a high bar for design work at Chime, and DPMs play an integral role in helping us reach this standard.

For Colorado based roles:  In accordance with applicable law, this role has an annual starting salary of $130,000 plus bonus, a competitive equity package, and benefits (see below). The actual pay may be higher depending on your location, skills, qualifications, and experience.

In this role, you can expect to

  • Advocate for design by ensuring the design team has time and space to apply sound design practices in the product development lifecycle.
  • Operate holistically by bringing all the critical pieces together – strategy, business objectives, design, execution, technology, and customer needs.
  • Be the primary point of contact for tracking, reporting, status, prioritization, blockers, and dependencies by facilitating exceptional collaboration and communication across product teams.
  • Organize and plan projects from start to finish, including project kickoffs, scoping and alignment, streamlining conversations, and establishing action items and owners to ensure we follow through to maintain momentum.
  • Communicate clearly and create best practices for meeting facilitation and connecting with cross-functional teams.
  • Move us forward by driving complex programs to help the Design teams scale, including prioritization and planning, resource management, and program tracking.
  • Drive efficiencies by developing and implementing repeatable processes across the design lifecycle.

To thrive in this role, you have

  • At least 6 years experience managing interactive, web/mobile, or product design projects as part of an in-house product design team or a design consultancy
  • Impressive verbal, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Incomparable team-building and conflict resolution skills
  • Outstanding organizational, time management, and prioritization skills
  • A cool head, quick wit, and enthusiasm
  • A knack for driving conversations and navigating ambiguity
  • Ability to be self-directed and take initiative

A little about us

We created Chime because we believe everyone deserves financial peace of mind. By eliminating unnecessary fees and helping people grow their savings automatically, we’ve empowered millions of Americans to take control of their finances. 

Chime is the largest and fastest-growing U.S. player in the challenger-banking space. Through our banking partners, we offer access to bank accounts with fee-free overdraft, provide members the chance to receive early access to their paychecks, help them improve their credit, and more!

We’ve built one of the most experienced leadership teams in Fintech and were recently valued at over $25.5B. We’ve raised over $1.7B in funding from leading investors including Sequoia Capital Global Equities, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, General Atlantic, Tiger Global, Dragoneer, DST, Coatue, Iconiq, Menlo Ventures and others.

What we offer

  • ? Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus the usual medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • ?  Quarterly stipend to spruce up your home office 
  • ? Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days 
  • ?  Virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers- think cooking classes, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • ?  A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help create a completely new kind of banking service

We know that great work comes from great, and inclusive teams. At Chime, we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice. 

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About Chime
Chime Financial, Inc. is an American financial technology company which provides fee-free mobile banking services that are provided by The Bancorp Bank or Stride Bank, NA Account-holders are issued Visa debit cards or credit cards and have access to an...
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