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Manager, Product Design

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10006516 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jul. 27, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Hulu’s Product Design team is seeking a Product Design Manager who will be an outstanding addition to our team. You'll lead a hardworking design team, focused on crafting human-centric experiences for Hulu’s Discover team that positively impacts some of the most important parts of the product. The right person for this role must have experience in developing both holistic and future-forward experiences and a demonstrated ability to inspire and mentor designers to push the boundaries, as well keeping focus on optimizing the details of current experiences.

As a design leader, you will be encouraged to use your full range of product, interaction, systems, and visual design skills to raise the craft of your team, and guide them through the end-to-end development cycle.

We are looking for candidates that want to work with a groundbreaking, award-winning design team. Join us and you’ll be part of a talented team taking the core app experience at Hulu to the next level.

What you bring:

● A minimum of 3 years of experience building or leading teams of full-time designers

● A minimum of 7 years of product design experience

● Experience working within content Browsing and Discoverability in some capacity

● Ability to cultivate a positive environment for outstanding designers, and continually raise

the bar for quality and innovation.

● Clearly articulate your team's design decisions to internal partners

● Demonstrated experience and expertise in high-level product design strategy

● A strong understanding of user-centered design principles and design thinking practices

● Proven leadership and mentorship competencies.

● Add to an inclusive design culture and attract world class talent

● You enjoy and are energized by mentoring others as well as helping others achieve their


● The ability adapt department plans and priorities and drive business and viewer needs

What you’ll do:

● Set team values and manage individuals at different stages of development. This requires setting clear goals, managing project loads and allocating designers accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for overall success.

● Develop, codify, and evangelize best practices – primarily focusing on design excellence, team growth, and stakeholder management.

● Own the vision for your group, and its relationship with the department and business goals.

● Provide clarity when it’s needed, help your ICs work more effectively and encourage them to implement the most desirable design solution.

● Guide your team to develop processes for ensuring a high bar of quality.

● Set the strategy and vision for your area of ownership, offer a strong product and design

voice with your cross functional partners.

● Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, engineering and user research

to ensure a smooth product development process.

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

● Evangelize a culture of design thinking, continuous learning and constructive critique

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Hulu, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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