Manager, Experience Design at Zillow
Seattle, WA, US

The Search & Evaluate team works closely with our user researchers to build products that guide customers through the most expensive transaction of their lives. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is excited to solve real user problems through an iterative approach.

The Zillow Experience Design team is a fast-paced, collaborative, and driven product team. We're a tight-knit, fun-loving and slightly quirky group – come meet us and find out more.

About the role

As a Product Design Manager at Zillow, you will guide and inspire the Search & Evaluate team to create engaging experiences for our consumers. This is a unique opportunity to help millions of real people buy homes by leveraging your creative problem solving design skills. As part of the Zillow design leadership team, you will be a thought leader and will drive innovation across experiences for Zillow. This includes the chance to:

  • Lead, mentor and guide a group of talented designers while still being involved in day to day design execution as needed

  • Collaborate with product partners to prioritize, plan projects, and design approaches to enable the best experience outcomes

  • Coach designers on design process, provide constructive design feedback, and help them work with product teams more effectively 

  • Build alignment with product teams and translate shared vision into team goals and projects

  • Work with design leadership to operationalize team design process and schedule

Who you are

  • You have 5+ years of experience designing and delivering user-centered, consumer experiences

  • You have 2+ years of management experience and demonstrated experience leading design teams

  • An exceptional designer who’s able to inspire designers and researchers, lead them to deliver their best work while having fun at the same time

  • An expert at design process, workshop creation and facilitation

  • A natural coach, mentor and teacher

  • Exceptional collaborator with product management, engineering, user research, content and design

  • Driven to move fast, be decisive and deliver world-class user experiences

  • Excellent communication skills in a fast-paced environment (verbal, written, and visual) who has the ability to influence and build consensus

  • You’re organized and your teams get the work done

Get to know us

Zillow is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home, and connecting them with the best local professionals who can help. Zillow is part of Zillow Group, whose mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.

At Zillow Group, we're powered by our inclusive work culture, where everyone has the support and resources to do the best work of their careers. Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction is supported by our passion to empower people and enrich lives around everything home, a deep-rooted culture of innovation, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. But, don't just take our word for it. Read our reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (#69), Fortune Best Workplaces for Diversity (#38), Fortune Best Workplaces for Parents (#31), Fortune Best Workplaces for Women (#20), Fatherly's Best Workplaces for New Dads (#37), JUST Capital 100 Company (#69), Bloomberg Gender Equality Index constituent.