Product Design Manager

(London, United Kingdom)

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. 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 empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is looking for an experienced Product Design Managers to lead a team of designers. Candidates must have strong mentoring and communication skills. The role combines growing and managing a team with hands-on design. Candidates must have strong visual and interaction skills and the ability to help shape product strategy. Candidates that can build their own designs are preferable. This is a full-time position based in our London office. Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:· Medical Benefits· Dental Benefits· Vision Benefits· Pension Benefits· Life Assurance· Ride2Work· Childcare Benefits· Other Benefits Gym Pruhealth Partner Gyms· Transport· Laundry Benefit · 2016 UK Holiday Calendar· Paid Time Off (PTO): 25 Paid vacation days per year· Posted: 29 Sept 2016· Closing date: 27 Oct 2016


  • Manage and develop a team of designers. This requires setting clear goals, managing project loads and allocating designers accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for overall success
  • Guide the team to develop best practices for ensuring a high bar of quality
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, engineering, user research and communication design to ensure a smooth product development process
  • Recruit new designers and actively participate in the hiring process
  • Roll up your sleeves and contribute as a designer for at least one project
  • Execute in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment
  • Collaborate with teams in other offices

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years industry experience in a management or leadership role on a Design team
  • Minimum 5 years of design experience
  • Strong design portfolio with examples of well-thought out interactions and clear visuals across web applications (not just static websites)
  • Experience and expertise in high-level product strategy
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills

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