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Design Manager

Theorem is looking for a Design Manager that has 3+ years of hands-on Design Manager experience leading a team.
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Description

Theorem is looking for a motivated craftsperson to join our global team of 200+ professionals to support our growing distributed services business. We are on a mission to dismantle the traditional consulting ecosystem and replace it with an effective framework for innovation that transforms the way businesses think about and solve problems from the inside out.

WHO YOU ARE

You’re the best designer you know. You’re not just a leader, you’re a hands-on rockstar. You read minds. Communication will be your number-one skill, which will often require translating client needs clearly.

You’re happy when others are happy. You’re at the stage in your career where you care about the work more than being liked.

You don’t need praise. You work in the service of your colleagues.

You’re a natural coach. You’re a time-management whiz who’s always looking to support your people.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Develop strong designers into rock-solid superstars. And best of all, do it from anywhere.

Theorem hires top designers, regardless of location and we need great communicators to lead them into battle. As a Design Manager, you’ll be one of the cornerstones of our design department.

A Design Manager at Theorem provides a crucial vision for the UX and UI design of software products so their designers have complete ownership of their work. Design Managers empower designers by giving them the confidence they need to make their deadlines, present their work, and integrate within a cross-functional team.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Attract, nurture, coach, and retain talent.
  • Ensure every assigned product designer has a career progression plan with regular check-in points and real-time feedback.
  • Ensure product designers are provided with continuous and valuable learning opportunities.
  • Contribute to determining product design salary ranges and adjustments.
  • Contribute to defining and building the vision for our design organization.
  • Contribute to defining quality standards for our work.
  • Contribute to creating training and learning material and opportunities for product designers.
  • Responsible for the quality and quantity of the design output.
  • Responsible for the continuous, iterative improvement of our product design team.
  • Work closely with product management team to ensure we're building the best products.
  • When necessary, act as Product Designer for short periods of time.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge of modern design tools and approaches
  • Must be a current practicing designer
  • Demonstrated skill in leadership, people management, coaching, consulting, conflict resolution and client management 
  • 3+ years of hands-on Design Manager experience leading a team

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 2007, Theorem LLC (https://theorem.co) is a remote-first technology consulting company, fully distributed by design. We are privately-owned and committed to building a sustainable organization, at the company level, and for each of our team members.

Our services range from new product development, pure R & D, legacy modernization, pricing strategy development, revenue generation, process optimization, and organizational transformation and cultural design.

Customers come to us because they need to change to succeed and are looking for a solution that isn't just about technology — but also people, process, and leadership. We consult, form a diverse team of experts, and deliver strategy and execution under one roof.

Current and past customers include some of the household names on the Fortune 200 list but also start-ups and non-commercial organizations.

Unsure if your skills meet all of our requirements?

Apply anyway! We would love to meet you and find out more about how your skills could add value. At Theorem, we value open communication and feedback. We believe that diversity of identity, perspective, and experience makes us stronger; we would love to hear your perspective too!

BENEFITS AND PERKS

100% REMOTE

TEAM RETREAT - Once a year the entire Theorem team gets together at an inspiring location to meet, work and play.

HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY MIND - HAPPY TEAM - We offer paid vacation and support healthy lifestyles through our physical fitness benefits program.

HEALTHCARE & FINANCE - For US & UK based full time employees; we have comprehensive benefits.

Theorem expects all team members to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities, and all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, employee development decisions such as training, and all other terms and conditions of employment, are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, genetics, nationality, national origin, citizenship status, employment status, ethnicity, ethnic origin, color, creed, religion, belief, age, family or parental status, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, sex or gender assigned at birth, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual preference, lifestyle, social class, military status, disability, hairstyle, physical features, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination. Theorem encourages applicants of all ages. Theorem is an equal opportunity employer. No statements by Theorem are intended to create an offer of employment unless made in writing, signed by an officer of the company and no offer shall become effective unless countersigned by the prospective employee.

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