Design Manager

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Product | Full-time | COVID-19 remote

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About The Job

ShareChat & Moj are some of India’s favourite social media platforms. Our growing team of designers spanning across multiple disciplines is responsible for driving brand communication across channels and in-product visualisations. We are currently seeking a highly talented, motivated and self-driven design manager to join our monetisation/revenue team. As a design manager you will leverage your mentoring experience in a fast-paced startup environment to build an effective bridge among design pod leads and managers from various functions such as UI, Content, Marketing and Brand Design.

We at ShareChat work towards creating an interactive social platform for all the Indic language users. Home to more than a million user communities, our foundations are deeply rooted in diversity & local entertainment. We aim to exemplify every cultural heritage of our user base through a well-thought strategy of user behaviour, understanding and empathy. Through this understanding we create communication designs that not only cultivate resonance, but also builds retention. Our end objective is to establish user happiness by providing local entertainment, through nurturing a social platform that is built on a design language based on a community first approach.

 Responsibilities

  • Awareness of global trends, with an ability to effectively translate & inculcate its elements locally
  • A sound understanding of social media, with a keen interest on the local social media scene, particularly focusing on how their ads user experience looks like
  • Experience of designing enterprise grade SaaS/B2B products/UIs
  • Awareness or experience of building seamless & native ads experiences which brands love and which resonate well with the end users
  • Understand the architecture of the brand, continuously build it's language and become its guardian through absolute ownership
  • Attract, hire and grow the design team
  • Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship across a multi-disciplinary organisation
  • Lead all phases of design work; dissecting complex briefs, identifying opportunities of high-impact work, design ideation, directing final spec design and implementation
  • Drive a compelling user empathy and creator satisfaction vision across all communication channels
  • Contribute to cross-functional leadership, and manage multiple complex schedules for on-time delivery
  • Collaborate with other design and function leads, to drive best practices and consistency across all ShareChat brands

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in communication design working either as a graphic designer or an art director
  • 5 years of experience in a people leader role
  • Domain expertise in areas of adtech & commerce - having designed ad products for brands & e-commerce companies would be preferred

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in design, related field, or an equivalent practical experience
  • Experience working collaboratively with designers from multiple disciplines such as graphic designers, Illustrators, art directors, motion designers and 3D designers
  • Experience working with global and national brands, freelance talent across the above mentioned disciplines of design
  • Experience working from home & managing a distributed team across India