As a Design Program Manager, you'll own the daily operations and operational strategy of the Design team. Your operational excellence will help create a creative, purposeful environment that empowers designers to do their best work.
You'll be responsible for developing and applying just the right amount of process and oversight that works for Design and our cross-functional partners in Product, Engineering, and Marketing. You'll partner with all levels of the organization to build processes and programs that elevate team performance as we scale. You'll have the opportunity to establish cross-functional best practices, improve communication, remove roadblocks, and keep teams on track, all while growing team culture, industry expertise, and team impact. Your programs will have a material impact on the business and future of Plaid.
What excites you
Ownership of Design's operational strategy, including goal setting, project planning, headcount forecasting, impact measurement, value communication, and our design process.
The rapid pace at which we move from concept to concrete solution
Close collaboration with engineering and business teams on all aspects of product development
Keeping things running smoothly and on schedule
Building healthy, creative, and engaged teams
What excites us
Experience prioritizing ambiguous problem areas, driving alignment, and building consensus across multiple stakeholders
An eye for continual improvement, and passion for efficiency and operational excellence
Background creating environments that motivate and inspire people to do their best work
Seamless ability to flex to the needs of different people, projects, and systems
Balance when optimizing across speed, quality, and risk
The ability to challenge assumptions and strive for improvements
Excellent communication and critical thinking skills
Comfort with a fast-changing environment
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Location/Region: San Francisco, CA