Engineering Manager - iOS

San Francisco or New York or Remote US

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Figma is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to make design accessible to all. Born on the Web, now moving into mobile, Figma helps entire product teams brainstorm, create, test, and ship better designs, together. From great products to long-lasting companies, we believe that nothing great is made alone—come make with us!
We’re looking for a leader who is excited about the challenges that come with rapid growth and passionate about connecting people together through a positive and inclusive culture. As the iOS Engineering Manager at Figma, you will lead the iOS team responsible for our upcoming iPhone and iPad apps. You’ll work closely with your team, designers, PMs, and other EMs to re-think our web products so they work seamlessly on mobile. You’ll also continue building the team so we have the right people to create the best mobile experience. The ideal leader for this role is excited about scaling their team and taking Figma into uncharted territory with a new platform.
This is a full time role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the United States.

What you'll do at Figma:

  • Manage, support and grow a diverse team of engineers who design and build our upcoming iPhone and iPad applications.
  • Partner with product and engineering leadership to set strategy, priorities, and mission for the iOS team.
  • Work closely with Product, Research, Design, Data and other engineering teams to define and build a best-in-class mobile experience.
  • Guide the team in planning and executing a technical roadmap, using the latest Apple technologies like Swift and SwiftUI, that will provide the foundation for future feature development with great performance.  
  • Stay in sync with your Android counterparts to ensure parity between platforms.
  • Establish trust within and across teams by creating accountability and a positive work environment in partnership with other leaders in the organization.
  • Grow your career in an engaged and creative engineering community.

Some projects you could work on:

  • Leading a rethink of what Figma editing could be as a touch-first, native iPad app 
  • Adding native commenting and notifications for on-the-go feedback
  • Building offline-first capability into our apps, working closely with editor and infrastructure teams 

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • 2+ years of experience managing high output engineering teams
  • Proven track record of building and shipping high-quality mobile apps
  • A desire to build an inclusive and diverse culture
  • A passion and unwavering commitment to improving engineering productivity
  • Experience scaling products and teams in high growth environments

  • At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Read more about our team

About FigmaDylan Field and Evan Wallace co-founded Figma in 2012 with the vision of building tools for designers in the browser. Their goal was to create the first design tool that combined the accessibility of the Web with the functionality of a native app. Today Figma is a platform with tools and spaces to support the entire product development process—idea to design to build—and has simplified collaboration for companies like Microsoft, Uber, and The New York Times to name a few. 
At Figma, we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, products, and community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.
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