Manager, Product Design - Calgary Remote (14818)

Calgary /
Product – Product Design /
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Manager, Product Design
Duration: Permanent
Location: US or Canada - Hybrid or Remote
Start: ASAP

Who You Are:
Getty Images is hiring an innovator and an accomplished Product Design leader who is an enthusiastic advocate for the customer experience! You are adept at using research and data to drive decision-making and amazing products. You thrive on close collaboration within cross-functional teams, relishing the opportunity to bring the customer perspective into team reviews and discussions. And you love to elevate a team’s work by growing their team’s problem-solving toolkit and engaging in regular, constructive critiques as you iterate and collaborate on defining the best possible solution.

Your Next Challenge:
Getty Images’ Product Design team is seeking a Product Design Manager who will be an outstanding addition to our team. You'll lead a hardworking team, focused on crafting human-centric experiences for our Customers. The right person for this role must have experience in developing both holistic and future-forward experiences as well as a demonstrated ability to inspire and mentor designers and writers to push the boundaries, as well as keeping a focus on optimizing our current experiences.
In this role, you will manage the day-to-day and strategic activities of a team of Product Designers and Writers who are responsible for elevating the end-to-end experiences on iStock and Getty Images. This unique team (called e3) also includes Research, Service Design, as well as, a Product Manager, a Product Owner and Developers. You will partner with the different functions to find opportunities and solutions; prioritize them and then determine the best approach to address them.
As a design leader, you will be encouraged to use your full range of UX, product, interaction, systems, and design skills to raise the craft of your team, and guide them through the end-to-end development cycle. 

What You'll Need

    • Lead, support and inspire the design and writing team
    • Partner closely with leaders in design, product and development to influence and execute on product vision and strategy.
    • Manage and develop a team of designers and writers, including: managing project loads and allocating work accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for career growth and overall success.
    • Ensure your team consistently creates high-quality experiences as you move from concept to release.
    • Critique and provide insightful feedback to ensure designs adhere to our design system, are strong solutions and of high-quality.
    • Minimum 1 years of experience in a management or leadership role on a design team.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in user experience, product design and/or UX writing/content design.
    • Positive attitude, collaborative and a passion for design excellence.
    • Broad understanding of end-to-end design and the many skills that fit under the title of UX Designer, including interaction design, visual design, writing and front-end development.
    • A solid history of outstanding design work and ability to coach and mentor a team towards great design.
    • Proven ability to manage multiple and distinct projects at the same time.
    • Ability to balance being a key partner, who has empathy towards their peers in and seeks consensus, while having a strong design presence and voice.
    • Experience thriving in an agile/lean development environment.

Nice To Have

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, or equivalent experience.
    • Master’s degree preferred 

What You Can Expect (Mental and Physical Requirements)

    • Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
    • Occasionally moving objects up to 20 lbs and frequently moving objects up to 10 lbs.
    • Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; Time of each will vary.
    • Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine, computer printer, etc.
    • Constant assessment of accuracy and thoroughness of the work assignment. 

Management Competencies

    • Communication
    • Customer Focus
    • Leadership
    • Managing Performance
    • Results Focus



Covid-19 Company Statement:
Getty Images does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing may be mandated by the relevant local laws with which Getty Images will comply. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).  

US Specific:
Getty Images does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing has been mandated by the Biden administration and that mandate applies to our US workforce. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).

Who We Are:
For over 25 years, Getty Images has embraced disruption and change; riding the digital wave to evolve from a fragmented, analog stock photo business into a multi-billion dollar, global e-commerce industry leader and trusted brand. The breadth and quality of our content has always allowed our customers and partners to tell their stories with greater creativity and accuracy, eliciting more emotion and enabling more action.
Help us move the world with images!
Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world available through its industry-leading sites and The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in almost 200 countries and is the first-place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful content from the world's best photographers and videographers.
Getty Images works with over 360,000 contributors and image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 news, sport and entertainment events, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world's deepest digital archive of historic photography. With over 440 million assets, of which over 320 million are digitized, encompassing the latest global news, sports, celebrity, music and fashion coverage; exclusive conceptual creative images; and the world’s largest commercial archive. New content is added daily, with 8-10 million new assets added each quarter.
Getty Images offers the most exclusive and unique creative and editorial visual content globally. The breadth and quality of our content allows our customers and partners to tell their stories with greater creativity and accuracy, thereby eliciting more emotion and enabling more action. Getty Images moves the world —whether the goal is commercial or philanthropic, revenue-generating or society-changing, market-disrupting or headline-driving. Getty Images offers the highest quality and most diverse visual content, based on industry-leading expertise and innovation.

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As a company, we're committed to living these Principles every day. Here's how we support our mission to be the best place to work globally.

We are trustworthy, transparent, and honest
We love character, authenticity, and integrity.

We always raise the bar
Excellence is our norm; we get better through endeavor, curiosity, and speed.

We collectively bring solutions
We love debate, but collaborating to solve problems for ourselves and our customers is everyone’s responsibility.

We care, are kind, courteous, and respectful
We will not tolerate rudeness.

We reject biased behaviour and discrimination
We seek to understand biases in all forms. We call out biases and discrimination when observed and take action where responsible.

We are inclusive of different voices, perspectives, and experience
Diversity and inclusion are never done, but we are passionate in their pursuit.

We are one Getty Images with no silos
We share goals and accountability; we and actively seek information and expertise; we make time for our peers.

We deliver on our commitments, and commercial goals
With one voice and shared accountability.

We put the customer at the heart of everything we do
We listen to, anticipate, and exceed customer needs, adapting as they evolve.

We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives. Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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