UX Product Design Manager

Santa Clara, California

Who We Are:

 

Malwarebytes is the next-gen cybersecurity company that millions worldwide trust. Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware, and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. The company’s flagship product combines advanced heuristic threat detection with signatureless technologies to detect and stop a cyberattack before damage occurs. More than 10,000 businesses worldwide use, trust, and recommend Malwarebytes. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia, and a global team of threat researchers and security experts.

We’ve created a fantastic culture that our employees love and were recently named in the top 10 of Fortune Magazine’s “Great Place to Work” list.   We’re growing fast and are looking for some great people to join us.

 

 

Who We Need:

 

Our Design team is currently looking for a top-notch seasoned User Experience Product Design Manager to help us deliver a user experience that is unparalleled among consumer and business applications. If you share our passion for simplicity and conviction that consumer and business applications should be strikingly better than the norm, then this is the place for you.

 


What You’ll Do:

 

  • Work in cross-functional teams to plan, prioritize, and deliver best-in-class design solutions to support the complete cohesive user experience for the organization.
  • Leverage modern technologies to define innovative user interfaces and interaction models that result in improved user productivity and operational efficiency.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to communicate design strategy and rationale.
  • Make understanding end user requirements a constant priority.
  • Produce wireframes, mockups, prototypes, and user experience requirements for products.
  • Produce research program, strategies, and plans.
  • Manage the UX Customer Engagement Program.
  • Educate internal teams on best practices around information architecture, interaction and visual designs, usability and supporting technologies.
  • Manage research and design projects.
  • Manage and mentor a team of UX researchers and designers.

 

 

Skills You’ll Need to Have:

 

  • 8+ years of experience in design consumer and complex enterprise level applications.  
  • 2+ years of experience in leading and managing a design team.
  • Track record of developing and delivering successful, intuitive, and compelling designs that contribute toward market leadership.
  • Strong knowledge of the product life cycle; ensuring consistent great user experience in a series of software products.
  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to successfully develop and deliver shipping products.
  • Expert knowledge of user-centered design processes and methodologies.
  • Broad knowledge and advanced skills in interaction design, information architecture, usability evaluation, and appropriate technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and communicating product interaction designs (wireframes, mockups, prototypes), guidelines, templates, and standards.
  • Expertise with design tools (Photoshop, Invision, Zeplin, ect.).
  • Experience gathering and documenting business, functional, and end user requirements.
  • Experience designing successful desktop, web and mobile applications.
  • Ability to think creatively and effectively communicate ideas.
  • Advanced people skills – ability to communicate easily and work well with co-workers and users.
  • Proven effectiveness in leading and managing projects.
  • Proven effectiveness in working as a member in cross-functional teams which include designers, researchers, engineers, product managers, and tech writers.
  • Solid understanding of front-end technologies and industry trends, and experience designing applications leveraging these trends.
  • Ability to juggle a number of priorities and deliver results on time in a high pressure, dynamic environment.
  • A/B.S. degree (M.S. Preferred) in Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, Experimental Psychology, or a related field.

 

 

What We Offer:

 

  • An opportunity to do something great for yourself and the world
  • A great work environment that supports growth and development
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Open time off policy
  • Stocked kitchen with healthy (and some unhealthy) drinks, snacks, fruit and lunch options
  • A company that enjoys having fun; holiday and summer parties, sporting events and lots of other great stuff

 

 

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