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Senior Design Operations Manager (Remote)

Company: Andela
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About Andela

Andela exists to connect brilliance and opportunity. Since 2014, we have been dedicated to breaking down global barriers and accelerating the future of work for both technologists and organizations around the world.

For technologists, Andela offers competitive long term career opportunities with leading organizations, access to a global community of professionals, and education opportunities with leading technology providers.

For companies, Andela provides access to a global network of fully integrated team members that unlock their business' innovation and growth potential.

At Andela, we are deeply passionate about creating long-lasting and transformative growth opportunities for all and doing it in an E.P.I.C way.

We are excited to continue building our team with incredible people like you!

About The Role

The Design Team at Adela is in high growth mode. We are seeking a Manager of UX Design Operations to join our outstanding team to support the implementation and management of a companywide UX operations strategy.

Reporting to the Head of Product Design, this new role will focus on building scalable infrastructures from the ground up and support a healthy design team and culture across people, programs and tools.

You will be responsible for improving our user experience and ensuring consistency across all digital user touch-points, by developing repeatable, efficient UX processes and templates and achieving companywide alignment to best-in-class design practices and governance.

Responsibilities

  • Help ensure design consistency across all digital touch-points
  • Manage our design systems and tooling. Identify team needs with regard to process, tools, documentation, file management, etc.
  • Deliver organizational support for key projects/programs: key communications, meeting documentation, and scheduling.
  • Join the design leadership team as a member who helps coordinate the collaboration and synthesis of design strategy across multiple product areas.
  • Improve flows of communication from working teams up to design leadership, and outward to partners, the executive team, and the company.
  • Manage the flow of product design work as it moves from design to development
  • Define the goals and measures of success for design operations.
  • Allow the design team to focus their time on designing and shipping great products and ensure design has a high bar for quality.
  • Implement new tools with designers, researchers, and cross-functional partners to solve for our growing need to collaborate.
  • Establish and keep up-to-date documentation of how the design team works.
  • Work with engineers as they build and support UI kit
  • Iterate based on findings from research, experiments, and feedback
  • integrate learnings from design sprints into our design guidelines. Share finding with stakeholders
    Requirements
    • 5+ years of experience in product design, user experience, or design strategy.
    • Have built operations teams and programs at scale.
    • Experience and understanding of product development process between engineering, product management and product design.
    • Have developed or improved design processes working with your partners such as marketing, and engineering.
    • Familiarity with design systems and design tools such as Figma, Sketch.
    • Great communication at every level with the ability to flex between executives and team members.
    • Enjoy working on a cross-discipline team of engineers, product managers, project managers, and other designers.
      Benefits
      • Fully Remote work culture
      • A fair and competitive salary
      • Bring your own device stipend - buy your own laptop with funds from Andela
      • Quarterly work from home stipends
      • Generous paid time off
      • Additional paid holidays
      • Flexible working hours
      • Health insurance (country-specific)
      • Equity
      • 401k (US only)
      • Andela Affinity Groups
      • And more!
        At Andela, we outcompete through diversity. We know that our strengths lies in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives, backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take pride in that. Andela is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices. Andela provides equal employment opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without regard to factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding), genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Our policies expressly prohibit any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above.

        Andela is home for all, come as you are.

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