Tuesday , January 19 2021

Twitch Jobs in Oakland – Head of Design Ops

Job Description:

The Head of Design Ops at Twitch will be a nurturing powerhouse who understands and cherishes the power of design. Someone that understands how to create healthy design processes that yield high-quality results with incredibly happy designers. They will know how to identify potential issues and amplify opportunities cross -functionally. They are well versed in running Agile sprints and communicating progress within the design group and to cross-functional teams. To be impactful, you will have a high commitment to equality and an admiration for Design, Engineering, and Product Management. They will be sympathetic to all three disciplines and an expert at what makes a designer’s heart beat and what they need to be successful

Job Responsibilities:

  • Keep the product design team in sync through communication of project status, potential overlaps, and key timelines that team members should be aware of.
  • Work with individual design teams and understand how they all fit together within the product design org .
  • Implement or create tools/process for scaling work
  • Document and communicate process so that there is a shared understanding
  • Communicate progress of design projects throughout the product org —providing visibility and predictability of design work across the organization.
  • Partner with design managers as a true leader —to execute on larger cross functional projects 1-3 times a year.
  • Constantly tweak the design process, optimizing for team collaboration and raising the design bar through shared understanding
  • Standardize our on and off-boarding practices, tools and templates.
  • Own vendor contracts and conversations for design tools and agencies that the team uses.
  • Be the glue between design, product, user research, and engineering program managers.
  • Advocate for design team health and identify potential burn-out for designers and managers.
  • Manage and improve our agile practices and how work flows through our team.

Job Requirements:

  • Know the ins and outs of JIRA and can show others the way
  • Love people and will go above and beyond because that’s just how you are.
  • Willing to become acquainted with new tools (like Figma) so that you have empathy for designers around you.
  • You’ve demonstrated the ability to bring cross functional teams together
  • You’ve worked on products that build community or are well versed in community building.
  • You have a high bar for quality and attention to detail
  • You are supportive and fun

Qualification & Experience:

  • Have had 7+ years of experience in project/program management

Job Details:

Company: Twitch

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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