Manager, Product Design - Security Products

United States (Remote)

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Posted 6 days ago

About HashiCorp

HashiCorp is a fast-growing startup that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build products to give organizations a consistent way to manage their move to cloud-based IT infrastructures for running their applications. Our products enable companies large and small to mix and match AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other clouds as well as on-premises environments, easing their ability to deliver new applications for their business.

About the Role

HashiCorp is looking for a Product Design Manager who is deeply passionate about bringing human-centered thinking to the technology infrastructure space, and who is excited to work on the bleeding edge of technology. The Product Design Manager will lead a small team of product designers focused on our security product line. This person will partner with engineering and product management, drive vision and strategy, own the experience of the product line, prioritize impactful work, and drive the career development of your team.

The ideal candidate has experience in technical enterprise products, leading design teams, partnering with PM and Engineering teams. This person will be expected to understand and embrace complex technical problems and drive a vision to solve them with design. In addition, this person will be responsible for the day to day management of a design team, including driving career development, ensuring a high quality bar for design, and bringing a design lens to product discussions.

In this role you can expect to:

  • Ensure design excellence by articulating a bar for quality and meticulous attention to detail
  • Drive execution and efficiency by leveraging design processes and research outcomes
  • Develop the careers of your team and help grow and mentor your team members to the next level
  • Balance priorities to execute both tactically as well as articulating a clear product design vision for your area
  • Align design objectives and priorities with product, engineering, and business goals to maximize impact and customer value

You may be a good fit for our team if you have:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience leading a design team
  • A portfolio of visual and interactive designs that includes process work with variations, rationale, prototyped interactive explorations, attention to detail, and lessons learned
  • Knowledge of design fundamentals including layout, color, typography, and tone
  • Experience working closely with software engineers and a basic understanding of how things are built
  • Ability to adapt to and work within constraints
  • Experience working on complex enterprise or developer / devops products

Nice to have:

  • Technical fluency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. and framework awareness
  • Ability to conduct research
  • Understanding of accessibility standards
  • Experience designing tools and products for technical audiences, across multiple interfaces (Web UIs, CLIs, and APIs to name a few)
  • Familiarity with infrastructure management concepts
  • Experience with data visualization

Attributes we look for:

  • Empathy for end-users and consumers
  • Humility and a learning mindset
  • Listening to understand
  • Explain complex ideas simply
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Reflective
  • Responsible and takes ownership over work

HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be. #LI-EC1

Job tags: APIs AWS Azure Cloud-based CSS DevOps HTML JavaScript Mentor Product design Product management Research Security Typography