Product Manager, Design Language System

Airbnb’s UX Platform team enables the entire Airbnb product development team in delivering any idea into something users can see and interact with. This is a unique opportunity to work across design and engineering, through all stages of the product lifecycle to deliver value to all of Airbnb’s end users.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Define goals and strategy for Airbnb’s design user experience infrastructure: from idea to implementation
  • Work collaboratively to build and deliver against a vision spanning design, engineering and all of Airbnb’s business units
  • Understand the needs of an extremely broad base of internal customers, while still delivering maximum, measurable impact to the creation of the highest quality end-user host and experience
  • Build and evangelize Airbnb’s Design Language system, a unifying set of collaborative tools, assets and processes that enables Airbnb product design

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years delivering software in a product management role
  • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with design tools and infrastructure; familiarity with frontend development across web and native applications
  • Experience executing large scale, cross-team, cross-functional projects
  • Exceptional strength building alignment, working with diverse groups, and getting buy-in from a large and growing organization across business goals and disciplines
  • Experience shipping cohesive consumer facing software, partnered with design and engineering functions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with systems design
  • Experience with WCAG 2.0 web accessibility standards and tooling
  • Experience building and shipping products that span enterprise and consumer needs across a range of business scenarios

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