As a Product Designer Manager for the Files area you’ll work with cross-functional partners to create the strategy, vision, and plan of action for the best web-based experiences for Dropbox customers. The Files team own fundamental experiences used by millions of people around the world, including our file browser, end-to-end upload experience, and content previewer.
As a design leader you’ll be a champion for innovative and impactful approaches to solve the most important problems for our customers. You’ll be a steward of operational excellence, holding your teams accountable to ambitious goals and developing processes to achieve efficient but impactful outcomes along with a well-loved culture. You’ll lead a team of 4-5 product designers not only by means of their product work, you’ll also be a coach and mentor in their career development and a culture and community builder. You’ll be a driver in maintaining a high craft bar within our web experiences to ensure continued improvement in product quality.
Set vision & strategy with your product partner and persuasively communicate direction
Guide your teams through focused work that lead to both customer and business results
Make clear and timely decisions that unblock your teams and partners
Manage a motivated and skilled product design team with humility, candor, and flexibility
Hold high standards of quality and work with partner organizations and teams to design cohesive customer experiences
Be dedicated to your team’s progress by investing in skill development, culture, and community
2+ year experience leading a team of designers as a manager
Ability to effectively guide teams through a range of experiments to big swings
Strong design craft(while this isn’t a practicing IC role, it’s important that you’ll be able to lead your team to quality execution and coach on skill development)
Customer-focused mindset with critical business evaluation skills
History of building strong cross functional partnerships
Demonstrated experience working on projects from discovery through shipping/iteration.
Clear, compelling presentation and communication style
Culture builder with excitement around building trusting and collaborative environments
Questions & answers for this position
What is the type of contract for this position?
The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
What's the salary range for the Product Design Manager, Files Area position?
The suggested salary for this position is $152,100-$222,700*
Is telecommuting possible for this position?
Yes, telecommuting is possible for this position
Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc.,