Design Program Manager

Seattle, WA
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posted by:
Heather Farrin

Job Description:


  • Support and execute special programs that build culture and drive our strategy forward. These may include team offsites, team onsites, and social events
  • Build impactful relationships across the full design team in Seattle
  • Serve as a dependable point of contact/link to DPMs and cross-functional teams in Menlo Park
  • Help raise the profile of product design internally and externally by working closely with Product Design managers and program owners to implement impactful events, speakers, education or activities
  • Proactively raise and resolve issues around our initiatives before they are a problem for individuals
  • Support product leads with effective team communication, proactive problem solving, information distribution
  • Measure impact of programs and initiatives both qualitatively and quantitatively
  • Track and move initiatives forward working with multiple stakeholders
  • Facilitate meetings such as preparing impactful agendas, establishing next steps and owners


  • Minimum ~7yrs in project/program management
  • Experience working with designers and passion around creating strong design communities
  • 7+ years of experience as a producer, project manager or program manager with a background establishing programs, supporting teams, and developing relationships
  • Track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, being detail-oriented, and delivering results in a highly organized manner
  • Successful in fast-paced environment that requires independent time management, task prioritization, flexibility, and keen ability to identify problems and proactively work towards solutions
  • Committed and motivated to building a deep subject matter knowledge about design, what motivates designers and what makes them successful


  • Bachelor's Degree

Client Description:

This TOP social media company, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building

  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  

  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode

  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do

This social media leader is looking for a Design Program Manager for a 6-month assignment onsite at their offices in Seattle, Washington.



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