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Senior Product Design Manager, Growth

Squarespace

Squarespace

Product, Design, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Squarespace is a design-centric product company at heart that enables users to build a beautiful online presence where anyone can sell anything. We are looking for a Senior Product Design Manager to shape the vision and execution of Squarespace.com. This person will be a hands-on leader whose responsibility is to oversee the design of a tailored experience that paths users to key conversion moments and communicates the value and wide-ranging possibilities of all Squarespace products.

You will be challenged in an organization that values both vision and execution. You will take ownership of the product space by solving complex problems in partnership with product and engineering leaders. All solutions under your leadership will be well-executed from a brand, visual, interaction, and usability perspective. You are experiment-minded and quick to explore and test new ideas. You are a trusted true team leader who is capable of fostering a collaborative, creative environment and leading a team of designers with a wide range of skill-sets.

You will report to a Senior Director of Product Design on the squarespace.com team in NYC.

You'll Get To…

  • Inspire and challenge a team of designers to push the impact and quality of their work
  • Support the designers on your team by setting clear goals, managing workloads, and and creating the culture and support structure to ensure continuous growth and skill development
  • Work with designers and teams to ensure the best, most relevant processes and practices are employed and evolved as necessary
  • Utilize and improve upon existing design paradigms, while simultaneously pushing to evolve our design language and systems
  • Collaborate with product management, engineering and research, as well as cross-functional teams including Creative, Marketing and Brand
  • Continually seek to understand the capabilities and technical constraints of the systems with which you'll be working
  • Partner with product and engineerings leads to drive strategy in the areas you manage, including competitive research and pushing to leverage potential opportunities
  • Participate in user research and testing, ensuring usability and product consistency
  • Follow both large and small projects through, beyond delivery
  • Present strategy and solutions clearly and effectively to executive rooms.
  • Ensure feedback is considered

Who We're Looking For

  • 8+ years of digital/product design experience
  • 3+ years of management experience leading designers
  • Well versed in, and opinionated about visual and user experience design
  • Well rounded understanding of information architecture
  • Great taste and aesthetic sensibility
  • Love of iterative development
  • A solid understanding of how web and mobile applications work
  • A deep-seated awareness of what makes a great product experience

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $223,000 - $358,800 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,700 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information about our company culture, visit www.squarespace.com/about/careers.

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customers, but we also work toward the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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