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Product Manager - Editor Experience

Company: Figma
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Figma is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to make design accessible to all. Born on the Web, Figma helps entire product teams brainstorm, create, test, and ship better designs, together. From great products to long-lasting companies, we believe that nothing great is made alone-come make with us! The Editor Experience team delivers the main features that designers use every single day. - As a Product Manager on the Editor Experience team, you will work on the heart of our design tool - typography/fonts , vector graphics, layout , import/export , as well as the overall UI for the entire editor. This is a broad scope and it covers a huge portion of what makes Figma a beloved tool by the design community. - You will become an expert in how designers work, and bring that learning back to the team. You will advocate for fixing the tiny things that matter to designers, such as details of how graphics work , and you will use that learning to make big bets on where the design industry might be heading in the future. - - And because Figma is used by so many of the leading software companies, you will be in a unique position to advance the state of the art for how UX design in our entire industry works. - This is a full time role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the United States. - What you'll do at Figma:

  • Talk to customers and develop expertise in the various ways that designers use Figma today.
  • Work with your team to explore new, innovative feature ideas that amaze and delight designers.
  • Do all the things you'd expect in a PM, like driving planning and prioritization, defining and tracking key metrics, collaborating on marketing, messaging, positioning, and go-to-market plans Some projects you could work on:
    • Coming up with new ways to allow people to explore design ideas much faster than they do today.
    • Improving our vector editing tools to make them more precise and expressive.
    • Exploring concepts for how a next generation Figma UI might work.. We'd love to hear from you if you:
      • Have d eep user empathy and are able to build relationships with key customers.
      • Have a design background, or if you have a love of design in general.
      • Love building complex tools that balance power and flexibility with ease of use.
      • Have a n eye for the details, both in terms of user experience and the technical nuances .
      • Can balance user research, data analysis, your team's input, and your instincts in the decision making process .
      • Have a n affinity for the fast-paced, changing environment of a start-up, a sense of humor and get-it-done personality
        We will work to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please let your recruiter know if you require accommodation. About Figma Dylan Field and Evan Wallace co-founded Figma in 2012 with the vision of building tools for designers in the browser. Their goal was to create the first design tool that combined the accessibility of the Web with the functionality of a native app. Today Figma is a platform with tools and spaces to support the entire product development process-idea to design to build-and has simplified collaboration for companies like Microsoft, Uber, and The New York Times to name a few. At Figma, we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, products, and community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace-we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. By applying for this job, the candidate acknowledges and agrees that any personal data contained in their application or supporting materials will be processed in accordance with the applicable candidate section of -Figma's Privacy Policy. -

Keywords: Figma, San Francisco , Product Manager - Editor Experience, Executive , San Francisco, California

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