Product Design Manager - Investing

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app, bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our millions of monthly active users. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available and universally accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices.

Our offices are great, but many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Block operates. We tailor our experience to champion our employees’ creativity and productivity wherever they are.

Check out our locations, benefits and more at cash.app/careers.

Job Description

Financial Services is a category within the organization that exists to bring financial freedom to all our customers, many of whom are excluded by traditional institutions. Our teams help customers from the moment they get paid to the moment they file their taxes, while helping them manage, save, spend, invest, provide, borrow, and learn about money along the way.

We are looking for an experienced Product Design Manager to lead our Investing product within Cash App’s Financial Services team. This is a vertical with millions of engaged customers and an ambitious team and roadmap to match. Our focus is to create world-class experiences for our customers. We pride ourselves in rethinking established paradigms and bringing creative solutions into existence in the financial space.

As a Product Design Manager on Cash App’s Financial Services team, you’ll be responsible for recruiting and leading a team of talented product designers, while providing near-term design lifts to challenging projects. You’ll foster an environment for creativity and growth, eliminate roadblocks for your team, and focus on best practices for recruiting and retaining top talent.

Your impact will be seen at a granular level, designing flows and experiences to improve our Financial Services products, providing feedback for your team’s in-flight design work, as well as at highly strategic product levels. You’ll empower designers to grow and develop their own influence within the organization, while also partnering with product, engineering, and data leaders.

Qualifications

You Have:

  • 2+ years experience in people management, with a proven track record of sourcing and growing talent within an organization

  • Proven success shaping design processes and environments to empower individual contributors to do their best work

  • Proven success designing and shipping high-quality, impactful, end-to-end experiences as a design lead and/or manager

  • A passion for inspiring design and product teammates with a clear vision

  • The ability to strategically influence product roadmaps by partnering with other design, product and engineering leaders

  • A natural instinct to tackle large, complex problems head-on, and a tendency towards action

  • The ability to mentor and foster the talent and skill sets of a team of designers. This includes magnifying individual strengths, while also coaching for areas of improvement

  • Comfort in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Comfort presenting and working with senior executives

 

Even Better:

  • Experience molding organizational design and structure to adapt to a quickly growing team

  • An interest in modern financial tools for customers and businesses, and a perspective on key opportunities for improvement in this space

 

Please submit a deck or portfolio of work with your application that showcases your design process and leadership capabilities. If your portfolio site requires a password, please provide us with it in your application or on your resume. Thank you!

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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