Job Description

Product Design Manager

at Alma

Remote, US

Alma is on a mission to simplify access to high-quality, affordable mental health care. We do this by making it easy and financially rewarding for therapists to accept insurance and offer in-network care. When a provider joins Alma, they gain access to a suite of tools that not only help them better run their business, but also grow it sustainably and develop as a provider. Alma is available in all 50 states, with over 11,000 therapists in our growing network. Anyone looking for a therapist can browse Alma’s free directory. Alma has raised $220.5M in funding from Insight Partners, Optum Ventures, Tusk Venture Partners, Primary Venture Partners, Sound Ventures, BoxGroup, Cigna Ventures, and Rainfall Ventures. Alma was also named one of Inc’s Best Workplaces in 2022.

We are looking for an experienced Product Design Manager to join, support, and manage a growing group of high-performing product designers at Alma.

What you’ll do:

  • Grow, develop, and cultivate a motivated, empowered, and psychologically safe team of talented product designers who have high expectations around individual ownership and impact
  • Partner with Product Managers, Engineering Managers, and other stakeholders to ensure your team is delivering value and impact on key strategic initiatives
  • Collaborate with peers in Product and Engineering to drive decision-making, and define a high-level vision and strategic direction for the team
  • Achieve stakeholder buy-in to the work your team is doing, through evangelism and advocacy
  • Create structures, systems, and processes that enable your team to be successful
  • Engage in the end-to-end recruiting process, hiring, and onboarding product designers to help grow the team

Who you are:

  • You have 5+ years of experience in product or user experience design, with 1+ years of experience in people management
  • You have experience setting a clear, inspiring vision for complex areas, and advocating for solutions that drive success for the business in addition to your users
  • You are a curious, ambitious, empathetic, and strategic leader. You’re a total pro in UX methodologies
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment and making decisions without all of the answers in front of you
  • You believe that a well-designed product means that it’s accessible and usable for all and that you are not your user. You guide your team’s work to reflect that philosophy
  • You have a proven track record of building strong cross-functional relationships and buy-in into your work
  • You’re passionate about Alma’s mission: to simplify access to high-quality, affordable mental health care