typeform Remote, United Kingdom Full-time 2024-03-20

Who we are

Typeform is a refreshingly different form builder. We help over 150,000 businesses collect the data they need with forms, surveys, and quizzes that people enjoy. Designed to look striking and feel effortless to fill out, Typeform drives 500 million responses every year—and integrates with essential tools like Slack, Zapier, and Hubspot.

About the Team

Design is the foundation of Typeform. Our product is built on a bold and big idea, and we honor this innovation today. We favor bold choices, through experiences and our technology, to push our customers’ experience forward and stay relevant in a fast-moving landscape

When you join Typeform's Product Design team, you'll become a member of a dedicated, down-to-earth, and intelligent group of individuals who work remotely from various locations. We think it's kind of special, and see Typeform as the living, breathing company we are, rather than just a logo and a typeface.

About the Role
The Design department is currently in an exciting phase of expansion, necessitating the recruitment of a new Design Manager to provide enhanced support to our growing team. 

This role will play a crucial part in supporting the department's core functions while also catering to the needs of two key strategic groups. Moreover, it presents a unique opportunity for the manager to actively shape and refine the department's processes to better align with the demands of our growth trajectory.

What You Will Do:

  • Collaborate closely with Design, Product, and Engineering Leadership to shape and execute Typeform's overarching strategy across all relevant domains.
  • Lead and mentor a team of five product designers, ensuring a consistently high standard of design quality.
  • Drive operational enhancements within the Design Function in collaboration with other members of the Design Leadership team.
  • Oversee the effective collaboration and alignment of the product designers with Research and Development (R&D) priorities.
  • Work with direct reports on their professional development and performance management.
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering Group Leadership to deliver on group objectives and priorities.
  • Participate in key Strategic Design initiatives to contribute to Typeform's Gold Standard.
  • Contribute to the evolution of R&D and Design Culture.
  • Work alongside Design Leadership to refine and enhance DesignOps processes and frameworks.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Proven experience in managing, leading, and nurturing Product/UX design teams of varying levels (Junior to Principal), consisting of three or more individuals.
  • Previous involvement with SaaS platforms, complex applications, or enterprise software.
  • Familiarity with working within teams that utilize advanced Design Systems.
  • Ability to drive design teams towards efficiency, measure the impact of their work, and elevate design standards.
  • Proficiency in leading design reviews and occasional use of design tools such as Figma.
  • Experience in user testing and research methodologies.
  • Excellent English proficiency for clear, concise, and engaging communication.

Extra Awesome:

  • Experience in Design Operations.

*Typeform drives hundreds of millions of interactions per year, powering conversational, human-led experiences all over the world. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not tolerate discrimination and harassment of any kind, regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We believe that by celebrating our differences, we can win together.