Design Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota




Direct hire

|Job ID 67320|Posted Jun 28, 2024
•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Interaction Design, UI/UX Design, Web Product Design, Web Development or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background 
•    8+ years of experience in a related field, with at least 5 years of experience in user experience, interaction design, product design and research in a product development team required and with at least 3 years with managerial experience. 
•    Experience within financial services, specifically around Advisor experience
•    Proven experience in navigating and collaborating with different areas of the enterprise, including Engineering, Product and Business owners, to help prioritize work and identify high impact opportunities for the experience 
•    Ability to motivate, inspire and organize a team of 5-8 designers and researcher to deliver goals outlined for the portfolio of products the manager oversees.
•    Manage a team like a business owner making tradeoff and prioritization decisions around how to allocate team members (skill sets and quantity) to meet the goals of the portfolio and products within.
•    Excellent communication and persuasion skills, with the ability to build trust and establish long-term relationships.
•    Understanding of impact and success metrics for any given product to focus and reprioritize design efforts to ensure the greatest impact possible.
•    Ability to collaborate with cross-functional peers and drive change within the organization.
•    Experience in talent management; including experience in recruiting, hiring, and professional development.
•    Strategic mindset with the ability to develop processes and approaches for tackling design problems.
•    Experience working with design systems and agile practices within a product team model.

•    Strategic design thinking and the ability to contribute to the overall design strategy of the organization. 
•    Knowledge and experience working in financial services, ideally wealth management.


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