Senior Product Design Manager

| United States +80 more | Remote
Sorry, this job was removed at 2:40 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Find out who’s hiring remotely Nationwide
See all Remote jobs Nationwide
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.

Birdy Grey is a direct-to-consumer brand whose mission is to celebrate and elevate friendships during one of the most important milestones in a person's life: THE WEDDING.
Founded in 2017 by best friends Grace Lee (CEO & Founder) and Monica Ashauer (President & Co-Founder), Birdy Grey offers affordable bridesmaid dresses starting at $100, and fun gifts and accessories for everyone in the bridal party. Brides and bridesmaids alike count on Birdy Grey for their most important day-so much so that we've dressed over half a million bridesmaids (and counting) in less than 5 years.
THE OPPORTUNITY: Senior Manager, Product Design
REPORTS TO: Chief Technology Officer
LOCATION: US, Remote with quarterly travel to LA or NY
Birdy Grey is looking for a Senior Manager, Product Design. This is a player/coach role where ~70% of your time will be spent executing and ~30% of your time will be spent managing workflows and collaborating with your team. You will be responsible for the Digital Product Design function -, creating end-to-end user experiences, organizing user research, scaling our product design system, and delivering high fidelity visual user flows and experiences.
Scope Of Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product management, engineering, creative, brand, marketing, and business stakeholders to shape the product design vision and strategy
  • Manage the end-to-end design process from discovery to concept ideation to user flows, wireframes, components, detailed visual mockups, and prototypes
  • Test prototypes with users, present to stakeholders for buy-in and alignment
  • Responsibly and effectively advocate for the user; fostering a shared understanding of the intersection between design, technology and business.
  • Present to executive-level leadership and support your design rationale using quantitative data and site metrics, user feedback, and usability findings
  • Identify and execute unmet research opportunities that can add insights and value
  • Manage and mentor a team of Product Designers

Experience / Requirements

  • 8+ years professional experience as a Product Designer, UX Designer, or Interaction designer, preferably in the DTC e-commerce industry.
  • 1+ years experience mentoring and managing a team of Product and/or UX Designers
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating ability to create seamless user experiences across a range of industries with emphasis in UI and interaction design.
  • Expert proficiency with Figma
  • Experience working directly with engineers to bring new designs to life; strong understanding of responsive design and WCAG accessibility guidelines for desktop and mobile web
  • Experiencing creating and scaling component based digital product design systems
  • Experience organizing and running a UX Research Practice
  • Excellent communication, ability to work in ambiguous environment, prioritizing and managing multiple milestones and projects efficiently
  • Experience running design working /review sessions

Nice To Haves

  • Experience working with data teams and marketers, analytical rigor, ability to derive and synthesize insight from product analytics data sources
  • Experience designing for the Shopify platform
  • Experience with 0-1 projects
  • Experience managing a team in a remote environment
  • Start-up experience
  • Interest in weddings and fashion

WHY BIRDY GREY: BENEFITS & PERKS (for eligible Full-Time Employees)

  • Competitive Compensation: Based on experience and performance + Annual Performance Bonus
  • Healthcare Benefits: 100% employer covered medical dental & vision plans, 50% spouse and dependent medical coverage + access to One Medical + Mental Health Benefits
  • Retirement: 401K + up to 4% match after 3 months
  • Generous PTO: Flexible Open PTO Policy + 11 paid holidays
  • Wellness: A monthly wellness day + $50 monthly wellness stipend + summer Fridays
  • Flexibility: Partial remote with a high level of autonomy and accountability + $50 monthly WIFI stipend
  • Employee Discount: Free bridesmaid dresses + 50% discounts on Birdy Grey products
  • Family Benefits: 3 months of paid parental leave
  • Purpose: Join in the success of a high-growth, 80% women, minority founded, early-stage startup by driving performance and building out new processes


  • Birdy Grey is #305 on Inc5000's List of Fastest Growing US Companies 2022
  • #22 on BuiltIn's Best Startups to Work for in LA
  • Be part of a company innovating the $75B+ US wedding market (IBISWorld, 2019)
  • Join a Women Founded Small Business blazing trails in the Bridal industry
  • Birdy Grey is making waves on BuzzFeed, The Knot, Brides, People, Allure, PopSugar, Bustle and more
  • Named #5 on LA's 50 Hottest Startups in 2020 by Pitchbook & Dot.LA
  • Customers can participate in Birdy Grey's giveback program with The Princess Project, a non-profit that provides prom dresses and accessories to teens in need

Additional InformationThe Lead Announces the 2021 Foremost 50 List: The Annual Power List of High-Growth D2C Brands
Cult-favorite bridal brand brings $99 bridesmaid dresses to one-day pop-up in Plano
My wedding party wore thse $99 bridesmaid dresses from Birdy Grey and everyone looked amazing, proving you don't need to make anyone spend $400 on a dress they'll wear once
Birdy Grey Instagram - @birdygrey
Birdy Grey is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) provides you with rights regarding how your data or personal information is treated. Under the legislation, California residents can choose to opt out of the "sale" of their personal information to third parties. Based on the CCPA definition, "sale" refers to data collection for the purpose of creating advertising and other communications. Learn more about CCPA and your privacy rights.
How To Opt OutBy clicking on the link below, we will no longer collect or sell your personal information. This applies to both third-parties and the data we collect to help personalize your experience on our website or through other communications. For more information, view our privacy policy.
Do not sell my personal information

Read Full Job Description
Apply Now
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.
Candidate Location Eligibility:
Albuquerque, NM
Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
Baton Rouge, LA
Birmingham, AL
Boise, ID
Boston, MA
Buffalo, NY
Charleston, SC
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Colorado, CO
Columbus, OH
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Dayton, OH
Des Moines, IA
Detroit, MI
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR
Greensboro, NC
Hampton Roads, VA
Hartford, CT
Houston, TX
Huntsville, AL
Indianapolis, IN
Jacksonville, FL
Kansas City, MO
Las Vegas, NV
Lexington, KY
Lincoln, NE
Little Rock, AR
Los Angeles, CA
Louisville, KY
Madison, WI
Memphis, TN
Miami, FL
Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
New York City, NY
Ogden, UT
Oklahoma City, OK
Omaha, NE
Orlando, FL
Other US Location
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
Pensacola, FL
Peoria, IL
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, ME
Portland, OR
Providence, RI
Provo, UT
Raleigh-Durham, NC
Reno, NV
Richmond, VA
Rochester, NY
Sacramento, CA
Salt Lake City, UT
San Antonio, TX
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA
Santa Cruz, CA
Seattle, WA
Spokane, WA
St. Louis, MO
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa Bay, FL
Tucson, AZ
Tulsa, OK
Washington DC
Wichita, KS
Wilmington, NC

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
  • People Operations
    • CSSLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • BigQueryDatabases
    • Google CloudServices
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • ModeAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AirtableManagement
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • Google DriveManagement
    • Google DocsManagement
    • Google SlidesManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • ShopifyCommerce
    • KlayvioEmail
    • Google HangoutsCollaboration
    • SlackCollaboration
    • AsanaProject Management

An Insider's view of Birdy Grey

What are some social events your company does?

We have a bicoastal team, so we do monthly team building events, like a sushi-making virtual class and in-person happy hours and paint nights with local teams. We're also excited to begin incorporating philanthropy to bring everyone together for a cause! We'll be sponsoring and walking to support women's health and empowerment in the coming months.


Senior HR Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My role is primarily focused on product activations on our site, an important project since we're a DTC brand! I coordinate with Content, Design, Merchandising, Ops, and Development to provide site support, upload assets and help ensure that the site is reflecting the products accurately. It's always exciting to see it all come together in the end!


Ecommerce Coordinator

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our product is engaging customers at an often stressful moment in their life. Our goal is provide them with an easy solution & an elevated experience. Approaching problems with an empathetic mindset is key for us. We find that a people-first focus allows our team to come up with creative technical solutions for both our customers and internal team.


Co-founder & COO

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We're a pretty lean team, so everyone at the company has a direct line of access to myself and Monica, our COO. Our calendars are open and we're always accessible on Slack. We have weekly TBs with all of our teams, and we've recently introduced skip-levels so that junior team members have access to senior leadership.


Co-founder & CEO

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We have a very unique business model, which can pose some operational challenges. Our team is currently working on solutions to drive efficiencies across various teams, while also streamlining and automating the process as much as possible. It's a fun challenge for our team that allows us to think outside the box!

Tsung Wei

Associate Director of Operations

What are Birdy Grey Perks + Benefits

Birdy Grey Benefits Overview

Generous Healthcare Benefits: 100% employer covered medical & dental plans / 50% spouse and dependent medical coverage + 50% employee vision insurance + access to One Medical + Mental Health Benefits

Retirement Benefits: 401K with no waiting period

Paid Time Off: Rest and relax with unlimited Open PTO + 11 paid Holidays

Wellness Benefits: A monthly wellness day off, Classpass membership, a $50 monthly wellness stipend, Summer Fridays

WFH/Hybrid Flexibility: Partial remote with a high level of autonomy and accountability + $50 monthly WIFI stipend

Employee Discount: Free bridesmaid dresses + 50% discount on Birdy Grey products

Exciting Purpose: Join in the success of a high-growth, 80% women, early-stage startup by driving performance and building out new processes

Partners with nonprofits
We facilitate Birdy Grey bridesmaids to donate their gently worn bridesmaid dresses to The Princess Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides free dresses to teens in need for prom!
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Remote work program
Most of our team is hybrid remote. We require all employees to come in once a month to the LA or NY office. Some of our teams are full time in office, and everyone has the option to come in more!
Highly diverse management team
Birdy Grey was founded by 2 AAPI females, Grace Lee and Monica Ashauer. Our C-Suite is all women, and our company is majority women.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Hiring practices that promote diversity
We have a blind recruiting process in order to reduce bias for our Recruiters and Hiring Managers. We believe building a team of people from different backgrounds is key to success.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
100% coverage of Dental employee premium
Vision insurance
50% coverage of Vision employee premium
Health insurance
Aetna: 100% coverage of Medical employee premium / 50% spouse and dependent coverage + Access to One Medical
Wellness programs
On the last Friday of every month, Birdy Grey shuts down for a company Wellness Day. We also offer Summer Fridays and a monthly subscription to Holisticly, a wellness benefits platform.
Mental health benefits
We provide access to a Talkspace to support mental health.
Financial & Retirement
Begin contributing with no waiting period!
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave to all employees after 6 months.
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Included in our Open PTO policy
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
We host monthly team dinners, activities, or virtual get togethers.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Fitness stipend
We offer access to a subsidized monthly Classpass membership.
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

More Jobs at Birdy Grey

Apply Now
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.
Learn more about Birdy GreyFind similar jobs like this