Manager, Product DesignPrimary Location US, Texas, Plano Additional Location(s) Remote United States Date posted 04/07/2021
Job Title:Manager, Product Design
Role Overview:Does the thought of protecting millions of users from online harm in an easy and engaging way sound like a great mission for you? The McAfee Product Design team is focused on making great design the core of everything we create for our customers, partners, and channels.
As the Manager of Product Design for New Concepts you’ll play a pivotal role in exploring innovative new concepts that influence and define the next generation of McAfee consumer products. This role will help identify opportunities to define and execute product strategy via insights from market and generative user research, and articulate a clear, aspirational, and practical UX vision. The work you do at McAfee will positively influence the lives of millions of consumers around the globe every single day.
From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. We help businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats, both at home and away. We want to continue to shape the future of cybersecurity by working together to build best in class products and solutions.
About the job
As Manager of Product Design at McAfee, you will report to the Director of UX. You will partner with product managers, engineers, executives and other designers to create clear, easy, intentional, and exceptional product experiences.
You will grow and empower a team of consumer product designers to imagine, prototype, and create experiences targeted from a few months into the future out to a three-year-vision
Deliver extraordinary end-to-end product experiences that bring delight to our customers by applying your deep knowledge of UX design (research, ideation, conceptual design, prototyping, user testing)
Facilitate cross-functional design workshops with business, marketing, product management, and engineering, to explore multiple concepts with clear user goals and testable hypotheses
Create user flows, journey maps, interaction patterns, wireframes, storyboards, design specs, prototypes, UI mockups to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Participate in design sprints, stand-ups, sprint planning, and lean product testing
Measure and present actual UX outcomes using qualitative and quantitative methods
Champion a mobile-first design strategy to deliver responsive, consistent, and seamless experiences across all digital devices
Partner with program managers to scope UX projects for efficient delivery while maintaining high standards for design
Consider localization needs and requirements to ensure a seamless design for all customers
Demonstrate thought leadership in the product space and mentor junior designers
You have 3 years' experience managing Product Designers and/or Researchers and have been driving Product/UX designs for large-scale digital products for leading brands for 7+ years
You have a stunning portfolio that displays a spectrum of creative design solutions from concept to launch for consumer products
You are a storyteller, keen visionary, and possess a “maker’s mindset” to imagine what could be
You enjoy “getting your hands in the clay” and can roll up your sleeves and inspire through your work when needed
You have keen visual awareness with deep understanding of design principles like typography, layout, composition, and color theory
You can effectively use standard design tools like Figma and Sketch
You have experience promoting the high-level strategy (the why) and helping your team tie design, data, and research back to that strategy
You mentor naturally. It’s in your DNA
You have exceptional cross-functional collaboration skills and are adept at facilitating design-led sprints and workshops
You have successful experience implementing organizational change with your team
You have a passion for creating visually pleasing and intuitive user experiences
You have experience shipping consumer products across the full lifecycle
You share our values, and work in accordance with those values
Comfortable working in a very dynamic and collaborative work environment across time zones and geographies
Company Benefits and Perks:
We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.
- Pension and Retirement Plans
- Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
- Paid Time Off
- Paid Parental Leave
- Support for Community Involvement
We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.For Colorado Residents the starting salary for this position is $120,000.00