Manager - Product Design

United States /
Design /
Full Time
/ Remote
Drivetrain is on a mission to empower businesses to make better decisions. Our financial planning & decision-making platform helps companies scale and achieve their targets predictably.

Drivetrain is a remote-first company headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 2021 by a couple of ex-Googlers, Drivetrain is a fast-growing company on a trajectory for success with backing from leading venture capital firms.

Drivetrain provides a great culture for its employees to thrive in and be happy. 

💜 Remote-friendly: Drivetrain brings together the best and the brightest, no matter where they are and provides them a great degree of autonomy. We trust our people.
🗣️ Open & transparent:  We know that when our creators have access to all the information they need, their best work will emerge.
👏 Idea-friendly:  We provide an environment to explore new ideas, to take risks, to make mistakes, and to learn, so you can succeed. Anyone in the company can come up with great ideas and become a catalyst for positive change. We let the best ideas win.
👥 Customer-centric:  We follow a product-led growth strategy, continuously  learning from our customers and collaborating to build the amazing software that Drivetrain is.

About the role

Drivetrain is looking for a Manager to lead our Product Design function. You'll be leading a team of designers to produce high quality design. You'll need to mentor designers, communicate with other teams, prioritise design tasks, and conduct design reviews. You'll play a leadership role in defining Drivetrain’s product decisions.

What you’ll be doing

Experience managing Product Design Managers who focus on enterprise business tools.
Solid visual awareness with understanding of basic design principles like typography, layout, composition, and colour theory.
Experience defining the high-level strategy (the why) and helping your team tie design and research back to that strategy.
Proficiency with visualisation software (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator).
Experience driving organisational change with cross-functional stakeholders.
Passion for creating visually pleasing and intuitive user experiences.
Collaborative team spirit with great communication skills.
Ability to master Drivetrain.

What you'll bring to the role:

Has 6-8 years of SaaS Product Design experience
Excellent writing skills
Has strong analytical skills with a creative mind
Is aspirational, self-driven, and proactive
Has excellent communication skills

Sounds exciting? Apply at careers@drivetrain.ai. It may just be the next best decision you’ve ever made!