Product Design Leader - Messenger for Business at Facebook
Menlo Park, CA, US
We’re looking for a strong leader to join our team to help us build the future of business messaging and monetization. The ideal candidate will have a strong consumer and business product background and is able develop products balancing the needs of people and businesses, all while having strong fundamentals in systems, interaction and visual design, with experience leading a large team of designers working across projects in multiple stages, from incubation to optimization. Your role will be to both help set the vision and drive execution on any work related to business messaging in Messenger. This includes creating new and better ways for people to interact with businesses as well as improving the ways for business to reach the right audience. The Messenger Business team is responsible for growing this ecosystem through product experiences that enable person-to-business communication on Messenger. This includes first party SMB tools, APIs for developers, and consumer facing experiences. Our team is also responsible for monetizing Messenger, which is not only already a multi-billion dollar business including one of the fastest growing ad products at Facebook, but also a critical driver in growing messaging between people and businesses.

Product Design Leader - Messenger for Business Responsibilities
  • Building and managing a growing team of talented designers.
  • Help establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product design and execution.
  • Help lead the vision and strategic planning for the product roadmap, both short term and long-term.
  • Manage multiple projects and allocate design resources accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for success by setting clear and measurable goals.
  • Offer organizational design thinking to best structure the team and equip them for success in their goals.
  • Drive product design with a team of world-class engineers, Product Managers, analysts and user researchers.
  • Establishing a strong, collaborative design practice.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 10+ years of experience in Product Design.
  • 6+ years of management experience with direct reports under your guidance and leadership.
  • 8+ years of experience working collaboratively with engineering, design and user research teams.
  • Senior people management, team development, and recruiting experience.
  • Experience growing strategic design practice within design teams.
  • Visual and interaction experience in software design.
  • Organizational and analytical experience.
  • Experience executing with hands-on design.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in a two-sided marketplace.
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