VMware Product Design Manager in Bengaluru, India
VMWARE is looking for a hands-on design leader looking to build and lead a talented, focused, and dynamic design team within VMware. 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 product designers while also pushing quality and process within their own team as well as the overall design team at VMware. We're a dedicated team that moves fast, upholds design quality, values consistency and simplicity, and focuses on customers and their needs. 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're the organization to "get it done" together. We're not afraid to make new mistakes, learn from them, and grow together as a team and an organization. We enjoy what we do and build products that are used by hundreds of thousands of productive individuals and organizations around the world. This is a pivotal role on the Design Team – you should be comfortable engaging with the strategic dimension of work, strong on interaction design, and have keen eye for the visual execution. Your contributions will be just as much to the critical thinking and rationale behind ideas as in executing them. You will make confident design decisions, and be smart and persuasive in bringing others with you. If you’re enthusiastic about both helping Product Design teams grow and learn, and overseeing the design of high-quality product that solves real problems for engaged customers, you’ll fit right in. You Should Qualifications: • have the passion and ability to articulate your vision, work with the product design, management, and development teams to drive execution, and can maintain a high level of design quality. • Care about every pixel we're shipping and always strive for perfection. • Push the boundaries of design beyond the "functional" to building products that people love to use every single day. • Embrace accountability. You move fast, make new mistakes, learn from them, and grow with them. You Have • Ten years or more of experience designing and building products. • Two years experience managing and/or leading design teams. • Experience in agile methodologies, lean UX, and helping teams deliver design work faster. • Strong sense of product design, from high level strategic direction down to UI design details. • Examples you can share on how you mentored and helped product designers grow within an organization. • Experience working with multiple modern design tools such as Sketch, Framer, Figma, Invision, etc. • Established a strong, collaborative design practice in an area that has not had previous design support. • The ability to motivate and inspire people to grow, learn, succeed, do their very best work. • A Portfolio that can help us get an insight of into your work and the work you've led to completion. Great If You Also Have • Experience in prototyping and motion design. • Some coding skills especially with modern frameworks like Angular, React, and VUE. • Spoken at conferences or led workshops on design or product
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