Open position at Wrike

Product Design Manager

Work schedule
Full-time

In this role, you’ll help define and drive the future of the Product Design organisation. You will lead, identify, and set experience strategy, envision complex UX ecosystems, and inspire teams to push the boundaries of what’s possible. 

As Level 2 Product Design Manager you possess the ability to form a clear vision of the future of our product experience and have the courage to pursue forward-thinking design. You apply your passion for customer needs, design thinking, prototyping, brand expression, craft, and design fidelity to guide research and design processes.

What you'll do:

  • Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a team of product designers
  • Lead vision, creative and holistic thinking across portfolio areas and product releases
  • Build strong relationships and operating rhythms with leaders inside and outside their core product teams to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed
  • Lead product design from the front, knowing how to empower designers in the team to do the best work of their career
  • Advance and ensure coherent application of our design language system and platform architecture
  • Foster culture and principles within the group, while defining standards, documentation practices, and tools for execution and operational excellence
  • Engage in the design communities, representing Wrike and the Product Design Team

What we are looking for:

  • Significant professional product design experience
  • Experience leading a team of 4+ product designers
  • Ability to visualize and prototype intended solutions at various levels of fidelity, from high-level wireframes or mock-ups to conceptual presentations, highly technical documents, and diagrams
  • Advanced English: written and spoken
  • University Degree or equivalent working experience

Additional skills that will help you to stand out:

  • Experience leading cross-functional activities and workshops using design-thinking methods to inform product strategy and planning
  • Up-to-date expertise in human-centered design best practices
  • Experience with customer research methods
  • Cognitive Science / Ergonomics background
  • Software development background
  • Visual or graphic design background

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