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Senior Manager, Product Design

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Manager, Product Design Digital Transformation

VMware is looking fora Senior Manager of Product Design, to join the VMware Design organization focusing on the Digital Transformation Organization. As a design leader, you will help achieve the digital transformation vision of delivering frictionless customer, partner and colleague experiences to accelerate VMwares transition to a modern, multi-cloud SaaS future. On this journey, you will lead a team of designers and engineers focused on creating customer and partner experience with the passion to solve complex business problems. You will collaborate with cross-functional product teams across the globe, to create services and applications for solving challenging problems around the Digital Transformation portfolio.

You will be an integral member of the larger, centralized UX team, that spans the globe and VMwares product offerings. We're looking for someone who can build, drive, and execute on a vision for their team. At VMware, a product design manager focuses on developing and growing employees while also pushing the boundaries of design quality and process within their own team as well as the overall design team at VMware.

We're a team that moves quickly, upholds design quality, and values consistency and simplicity while staying focused on customer needs and outcomes. We work together and value "we" over "me". We believe in inclusion both within our team and in the way we build products and make that clear in the way we hire, design, and execute. We value growth and encourage, not just respect, our differences. We love what we do and build products that are used by hundreds of thousands of productive individuals and organizations around the world.

Youre who were looking forbecause:
You areexcited and motivated by the opportunity to build great enterprise software You quicklylearnnew technical domains for enterprise products You provideconstructive feedback in design reviews as well as to individuals in 1-1s You areaccountable,but know when to ask for help Youleverageyour past experience in design and user research to mentor team members You bring your authentic self to work, including your healthy sense of humor (this is non-negotiable). We laugh a lot, and genuinely enjoy one another and not just at happy hours.
You have a track record of:
Building strong partnerships with PMs and Engineers as well asexecutives Building high-functioning teams thatcandeliver friction-free experienceson time, while meeting the needs ofengineeringandadheringtothe design system Supporting individual contributors so they can work to their fullest potential Working with PM and engineering to prioritize and staff projects that need UX Leading Agile teams, estimating work, and planning across sprints and quarters Working with dev teams migrating from on-prem software to Cloud services Managing UX for more than one productacross multiple time zones inside and outside the US Defining the UX strategy for a suite of products Leveraging an existing design system, expressedin tools,likeSketch or Figma Ensuring the success of products as well as individuals Going deep into projects to understand and to resolve issues, while giving team members the freedom to work independently without you
Bonus points for domain knowledge of VMwaresoftware.

While were not looking for a portfolio, we will expect to seeexamples ofwork youve led to completionthat demonstrate theexperience we are looking for. In addition, wed like you to shareexamplesofhow youvementored and helpedUX professionalsgrow within an organization.

VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind:VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

Keywords: VMware, Palo Alto , Senior Manager, Product Design, Other , Palo Alto, California

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