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Manager, Product Design in Los Angeles at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/18/2021

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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 392 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.

You’ll be expected to think holistically about complex systems, empathize with customers, and understand business goals to enable a team to create compelling and effective user experiences. As a design manager, you will also act as a coach and mentor to designers on your team and be a thoughtful advocate for their careers.

Manager, Product Design 


Honey is a fast-growing startup based in Los Angeles. Our online shopping platform offers users a smarter way to shop. Through a simple browser extension, we open up instant access to exclusive savings, deals, rewards and discovery, all powered by the collective knowledge of Honey’s community of online shoppers. We are helping millions save when they shop online, and we're hiring! We are actively seeking a Product Design Manager to join the Product Design Team in our Los Angeles office. 


About the Role 

You’ll be expected to think holistically about complex systems, empathize with customers, and understand business goals to enable a team to create compelling and effective user experiences. As a design manager, you will also act as a coach and mentor to designers on your team and be a thoughtful advocate for their careers. 


What You'll Do 

  • Hire, recruit and maintain the top design talents. 

  • Collaborate with Product Directors, Engineer Managers and other product division partners to identify and frame division wide user and business problems. Help your team in quarterly planning. 

  • Set up and enforce team wide experience (UX & UI) principles. 

  • Build and maintain team wide processes to streamline day-to-day activities. 

  • Proactively give feedback to your team’s projects and career growth. 

  • Regularly seek feedback from your team and partners. 

  • Build rapport with other departments and communicate to remove blockers if needed. 

  • Conduct 1 on 1, goal setting and performance reviews to grow your team. 

  • Collaborate with other Design Managers, Leads and Head of Design on pushing the design department to the next level. 

  • Manage your team’s culture and health. 

  • Collect data qualitatively and quantitatively to share both team wide wins and learnings. 


About You 

  • You have 8+ years' experience shipping products used by millions of customers. 

  • You can drive your team to solve challenging user experience problems with delightful solutions. 

  • You view team member’s growth as the most exciting achievement. 

  • You're a great champion when communicating up. 

  • You're a great diplomat when communicating across. 

  • You're a great coach when communicating down. 

  • You have enough business acumen to decipher business asks and drive team solutions to achieve the goals. 

  • You have enough engineering knowledge, especially around mobile platforms (iOS & Android), to ensure feasible team solutions. 

  • You have a breadth of essential design knowledge from user research to prototype. 

  • You're fluent in modern screen design tools like Figma and be able to get your hands dirty when needed. 

  • Lives and breathes design! 


Bonus Points For 

  • Experience managing a team that ships e-commerce or fintech products. 

  • Experience managing a team that ships consumer facing products to millions of users. 


At Honey, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. 

Honey is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. 

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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