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Design Team Lead - Platform (Remote)

Company: CrowdStrike
Location: Pico Rivera
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt CrowdStrike we're on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. We've earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people - clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you're ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let's talk. About the Role: In this hybrid management/individual contributor role, you'll be directly managing a small team of designers as well as leading design efforts to tackle complex problems and produce creative solutions for our users. It's an opportunity to get your feet wet as a manager, while also maintaining a hand in individual contributor work. Or, even if you've been in management for a while, but find you still want to do IC work as well, this might be a good spot for you. Our UX team is composed of UX designers, UI/visual designers, researchers, writers, and QA specialists collaborating closely with product managers and engineers to deliver the best possible experience for our customers. You'll be joining our Platform product group. This group is responsible for creating the building blocks that power applications that stop breaches. These building blocks support numerous internal product groups and external partners and include Authentication, Host Management, Workflows, Partner Integrations, and our design system, Toucan. What you'll be doing: Team management * Coordinate with other UX managers, engineering managers, and program managers to prioritize, track, triage, and organize workload for the designers in your product group. * Maintain visibility into the product roadmap for the and sharing that information back to other managers and team members. * Manage team workload, project resourcing and coordination in a fast-paced, highly distributed environment. * Be a "voice of design" in roadmapping and planning activities. * Work with product group managers to support strategic hiring and team growth initiatives, as well as hiring for and growing the Platforms group. * Coach, manage, and mentor direct reports. Design and Design Leadership: * Build team cohesion and shared vision among the various functional areas, including product managers, designers, writers, researchers, engineers, and QA. * Collaborate with other leaders to refine UX design processes and best practices; encourage collaboration, pairing, and workshopping. * Work collaboratively with researchers, designers, writers, and engineers to design user-focused and data-informed applications. * Plan and lead design and ideation sessions that help create alignment, gain consensus, and drive projects forward. * Partner with UX researchers to write, facilitate, and analyze user research. General: * Some travel for project offsites and team get-togethers, though no company travel is happening during COVID-19. * Develop a general understanding of cybersecurity domain to best support team members. Skills we're looking for: * Experience in project management and/or work prioritization in a design environment. * A background as a UX design individual contributor that led to a deep understanding of the various functional areas of UX and how they collaborate and intertwine. * Knowledge of and experience in cybersecurity and/or endpoint management enterprise SaaS is a bonus. * Desire to learn and grow as a design manager. #LI-DG1 #LI-Remote Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike: * Market leader in compensation and equity awards * Competitive vacation policy * Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan * Paid parental leave, including adoption * Flexible work environment * Wellness programs * Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: CrowdStrike, Pico Rivera , Design Team Lead - Platform (Remote), Other , Pico Rivera, California

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