Manager of Product Design

Toronto

Job description

At the intersection of business opportunity and user need, you will chart and execute a strategy to deliver value to our clients while exemplifying our shared company values. If you are driven to make great things and have a track record of delivering results, read on. Devbridge is seeking a Manager of Product Design to lead our Toronto Product Design team.

I’m really impressed with how the organization at all levels is constantly striving to be better - better processes, better communication, better work environments, better projects - and that we actually implement new ideas.

Manager of Product Design

You will own the quality of, and opportunity for, product design across a portfolio of Fortune 1000 clients. The role focuses on both supporting the world-class designers who make up our team, and the award-winning digital products we build for our clients.

  • Manage the balance of needs between delivery and support for your team
  • Take ownership of your product design team’s career growth
  • Provide delivery support through hands-on coaching, mentorship, and execution
  • Work directly with the Managing Director to grow product teams in a healthy and sustainable way, and advocate for the value of design within new partnerships
  • Capture learnings of products and the larger digital product industry to shape and evolve the Product Design capabilities within the Toronto office for our global clients

The Core Values of Devbridge Group

Make Great Things

Be engaged in every aspect of the software delivery process, and know the ins and outs of making great things. You’ve delivered them before, and you can’t wait for the next challenge

Deliver Results

Activity without progress is worthless. The strongest candidates take responsibility for success and failure, and support the team through their efforts

Embrace Transparency

Tracking, measuring, escalating, and following through on expectations. Clients work with us because they trust us. We work well together because of how this value extends to our teams

Seek Mastery

You know ‘design is never really done’ and you treat your professional development the same way. Rejecting mediocrity, and always looking to improve your skills and those around you

Take Ownership

Speak up and stand for what you think is true. You do this for your team, your pod, and your own career and ideas. You execute your vision with data and action

Have Fun

Celebrate success and share in growing a team and place where great things can be made

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years leading product development and managing designers
  • 8+ years of experience in the design industry
  • Track record and examples of cross-discipline product work
  • Design recommendations made with data, knowing the right tool for the right job
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Benefits:

  • A digital products focused company with a variety of challenging engagements with upper mid-market and Fortune organizations
  • Develop the team and practice alongside an engaged and energetic management team
  • Sponsored participation in professional improvement events
  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Three weeks paid vacation plus standard Canadian holidays
  • Maternity/Paternity leave benefit
  • Gym membership
  • Team building events, Friday lunches, and a stocked kitchen
  • Employee referral program

Learn more about our culture and why Devbridge Group is a great place to work.

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