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Product Design Manager, Economy at Reddit

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Our mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions. With more than 50 million people visiting 100,000+ communities daily, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. From pets to parenting, skincare to stocks, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit. For more information, visit redditinc.com

Reddit is continuing to grow our teams with the best talent. We're completely remote friendly and will continue to be after the pandemic. Learn more about how we're evolving Reddit's workforce here.

Our mission is to create brand-new products and business models that deepen conversation, community, and connection on Reddit. We believe the Internet was meant to be a frontier — a land of possibility, freedom, and creativity. We want to put people back in control. To do so, we created an Economy team. Now’s your chance to join a world-class team and help us build a better future for online communities and the Internet as a whole.

As a Product Design Manager for the Economy team, you will apply your passion to guide our design processes, mentor talented members of your team, and collaborate with leaders of other Design, Product and Engineering teams to create innovative experiences across all of Reddit’s products. This role is for a hands-on leader who establishes a vision and strategy, scales their impact by empowering other designers on the team, leads the delivery of and is a key contributor to design artifacts. 

Aesthetic and Functional innovation – you will introduce innovation into every project you manage, thinking of new ways to create unique designs that have meaningful impacts on users.

Team management – since you manage a team of multiple designers, you should be able to manage and resolve conflict between individual team members and between different teams

Leadership – you are a good leader who is able to deliver clear feedback to your team members

Deadline management – you ensure team and project deadlines are met

What You’ll Do

  • Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship to a team of Product Designers. Provide thought leadership across diverse products on the platform.
  • Build relationships with leaders to implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed.
  • Bring a deep expertise in Design (frameworks, interaction models, prototypes, research).
  • Think big, framing designs in the context of the broader customer experience, and are equally comfortable diving deep into the details.
  • Comfortable navigating from ambiguity to clarity.
  • Proactively plan ahead, look around corners, and can see the next step.
  • Develop processes and Identify opportunities for improvements that drive quality and efficiency to help designers accomplish more than what they could otherwise.
  • Identify product features and influence business strategy based on an accurate understanding of the needs and expectations of our users, customers, and partners.

What We Can Expect From You

  • A role model, mentor, and motivator of other designers: You are invested in growing people, developing talent, and creating an environment designers are proud to be part of.
  • Design managers are artistic and creative, familiar with design quality and the strategies involved in creating good designs.
  • Wise decision maker and prioritize effectively.
  • Experience working on social or consumer-facing products across multiple platforms (desktop and mobile).
  • Problem solver who can be effective in situations with limited information.
  • Strong communication skills as the position requires working closely with other leaders in engineering, product, and presenting to executive sponsors.
  • Humble and motivated to ship the best product; you're always thinking about how to improve the experience for the end user.

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].

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What are Reddit Perks + Benefits

Reddit Benefits Overview

Reddit is all about diving into your passions and interests. Our benefits are flexible, putting your wellness needs first, so we can build a vibrant culture where we work and thrive together.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Reddit encourages its employees to take advantage of its Volunteer time-off policy which gives employees eight hours per month to make an impact in their communities via volunteer work.
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Reddit offers a 10% discount on pet insurance.
Wellness Programs
Reddit offers personal, professional, and workspace wellness programs.
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $5,000 per year towards your day care FSA.
Generous Parental Leave
Non-birthing parents receive up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave. Birthing parents receive 22+ weeks of paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Reddit offers up to 17 weeks of paid family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Reddit will reimburse up to $25,000 for adoption and surrogacy expenses, and provide up to 16 weeks of paid bonding leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
In addition to an unlimited vacation policy, Reddit offers one paid wellness day off per month.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $150 per month towards your parking and public transportation costs to commute into the office.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Enjoy free lunch in all of our offices!
Stocked Kitchen
All of our offices are stocked with delicious snacks and beverages!
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Utilize your personal wellness stipend to fund your fitness and take advantage of nationwide discounts for Classpass.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend

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