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Senior Manager, Product Design, Developer

Coinbase

Coinbase

Software Engineering, Product, Design
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

At Coinbase, our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people. We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy. You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there.
  • You’re never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0.
  • You appreciate direct communication. You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener - because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other. You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. You’re not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.

About Coinbase Design - We are a tight knit team of designers and researchers. We value low-ego collaboration and balancing rigorous product thinking with thoughtfully crafted experiences. As a close partner to Product and Engineering, Coinbase Design team plays a critical role in executing on the company vision. We take on hard user experience problems to deliver delightful and easy-to-use products from very complex technical challenges. You'll help design our flagship products for the largest user base in crypto and define user experiences for entirely new features that the ecosystem has not seen before.

You will lead the design team for the Coinbase Developer Platform. Our vision is to be the best onchain developer platform allowing millions of developers to easily and securely build blockchain applications, and serve them to billions of users. Our customers range from financial institutions joining crypto for the first time to onchain native startups building the next world changing app. Whether you want wallets, blockspace, data infrastructure, or testing resources, we provide them all, all backed by the same infrastructure that powers Coinbase. We’re a small team and move at the pace of a startup.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Lead and manage a team of 3-5 Product Designers building great developer experiences
  • Proactively identify blockers, opportunities and improvements to the team's product area.
  • Be involved in all decision-making at all project phases for your product area (including planning, strategic, tactical, QA, analysis, decision, shipping and retro)
  • Collaborate cross functionally to drive and shape product vision and strategy
  • Direct the allocation of resources for the team in the current and following quarter
  • Help others grow, including mentoring other designers
  • Design working processes for your team
  • Organize and document multiple projects and the team's working in writing

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • 3+ years of professional experience leading a team of designers
  • Have experience designing for developers (eg. developer tools)
  • Have experience recruiting and managing designers focused on developer audiences
  • Strong mentorship and technical skills
  • Experience setting creative direction for consumer-facing products for web and mobile
  • Excellence in UX thinking, visual design, and written communication
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with other designers, engineers, user researchers, and product teams
  • Fluency in Figma and prototyping tools
  • Experience driving user research studies
  • You are low ego, collaborative, and open minded
  • You love transforming complexity into simplicity, and creating order from uncertainty
  • Passion for crypto

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with the web3 ecosystem
  • Technical degree (Computer science or computer engineering)
  • Previous programming experience


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Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range as detailed below. Full time offers from Coinbase also include target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).
Pay Range:
$236,725$278,500 USD

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. For US applicants, you may view the Know Your Rights notice here. Additionally, Coinbase participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

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