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Facebook Product Design Manager, Messenger - Design Systems in New York, New York


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Messenger is looking for an experienced Product Design Manager to lead a team of talented designers as we build Messenger’s design systems. Our charter is to build the best design and engineering standards and resources for internal teams in order to create high quality, app-wide experiences for people. Craft and quality are at the heart of what we do, and as people spend more time communicating in private digital spaces, our work are more important than ever.

Required Skills:

  1. Build and manage a growing team of talented designers.

  2. Guide the team to develop best practices for ensuring a high bar of quality.

  3. Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, engineering, user research and communication design to ensure a smooth product development process.

  4. Recruit new designers and actively participate in the hiring process.

  5. Execute in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment.

  6. Collaborate successfully with a large number of teams.

  7. Communicate with data to drive change.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 8+ years of experience in Product Design.

  2. 6+ years of experience working collaboratively with engineering, design and user research teams.

  3. 5+ years of management experience with direct reports under your guidance and leadership.

  4. Senior people management, team development, and recruiting experience.

  5. Experience growing strategic design practice within design teams.

  6. Visual and interaction experience in software design.

  7. Experience executing with hands-on design.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience leading design systems

  2. Having deep knowledge in iOS/Material/Desktop standards

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.