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Design Manager in Stockholm - Jakobsbergsgatan at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/20/2020

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 325 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

In 2018, iZettle became part of the PayPal family. iZettle is on a mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. Tens of millions of small businesses worldwide are still being underserved by the traditional players. By giving small businesses the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we’re empowering them to reach their full potential. Together with PayPal, we can reach 24 million merchants across the world with more of the affordable tools they need to thrive. Join us in putting an end to the ordinary way the world defines financial freedom.

Design Manager

We're looking for an established design manager to drive the design strategy and foster a culture of craft excellence within our Partnerships product area.

The Partnerships product area is a new area within our Point-of-Sale business domain and we are looking for a Design Manager with previous experience or ability in growing teams and defining product strategy.

This area is where we focus on building an ecosystem of integrations around iZettle’s in-store point-of-sale to become the hub for all business needs for the users.  These integrations are the base of our omni-channel offering. This is becoming more and more critical in times when the customers focus is rapidly shifting to online shopping.

What you’ll do:

  • You will divide your time between driving the overall Partnerships design strategy as well as managing between 2 to 5 designers across multiple teams.

  • You will oversee the end-to-end experience within the Partnerships area defining how all of the products within the area work together whilst ensuring that user needs are understood, business objectives are clear, design solutions are appropriate and the final quality is high.

  • You will jointly lead the vision for the Partnerships area alongside your product and engineering counterparts, providing the mission and expected outcomes for the teams - ensuring they're pursuing achievable, measurable and impactful goals that positively impact the larger business strategy and the needs of users.

  • You will together with your tech and product counterparts, make sure the teams in your care are healthy and look after their well-being.

  • You will be accountable for design quality and cohesion across the partnerships products, and flag quality concerns when necessary to the responsible designers.

  • You will help and create a space where great design and product development work can happen. Establish a culture of collaboration, critique and measurable product impact.

  • Provide regular, direct and impactful feedback in design critiques, while additionally engaging individual designers within your care to help them grow their skills and design toolkit.

  • Drive craft and designer development in the Partnerships area by establishing the parameters for success. Guide, coach and mentor designers in processes and techniques and hold them accountable.

Who you are:

  • You have previous experience in managing designers and teams and driving strategy across teams and product domains.

  • You are a design enabler - developing, training and nurturing the employees and craft through guidance, coaching and mentorship.

  • You move seamlessly between the 1000ft level strategy discussions, the 50ft level of flow and structure and 1ft level of pixels without losing your place.

  • You are a design advocate - providing a strong voice for design within product development - educating non-designers to help them understand the nature of Design’s contribution, how Design works best, and how to integrate it in the flow of cross-functional work.

  • You are able to take responsibility for applying and improving a defined design processes and systems. Show good judgment and flexibility in putting them to work. Use them to educate your cross-functional teams and fellow designers on how best to approach problems, experiment towards solutions, solicit feedback and drive for impactful outcomes.

  • Helps fellow designers advocate for best practices and solutions with their teams, providing a strong voice for design within product development.

We would love to hear from you!

We're all for equality for all. Tattoo artists. Dog groomers. Cake bakers. Jewellery makers. You name them - at iZettle - we help them. And to do that well, we need our people to be as unique and diverse as they are. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and together we uphold PayPal’s One Team Behaviour, striving to be a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development, bring their whole self to work and most of all, feel like they belong.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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