Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
Design Managers help define, detail and drive end-to-end product experiences at Xero. You’ll be a ‘player / coach’ – working on your own design tasks, as well as assisting others through design critique and mentorship. You’ll be contributing to design strategy, and looking after key relationships with Product leaders. You’ll help define how we improve as a Design team by working closely with other Leads, as well as our Design Directors.
About the Role:
This Product Design Manager will sit across our Global Tax Portfolio; partnering with the Global Tax Leadership Team and designers in Melbourne, Wellington and Denver. The purpose of the Global Tax Portfolio is to provide a global platform for our regional compliance teams. Teams will design and build common components for regional teams to consume, ultimately reducing duplication of effort and enabling Xero to scale. As the Product Design Manager you’ll be leading and managing a group of dispersed designers to design a set of well thought out and executed common user experiences. Your team's mission will be to lift the quality of the user experience across our tax products globally. The key stakeholders for the Global Tax Portfolio will be other product teams that are trying to deliver effortless compliance experiences in each of their regions. As the Product Design Manager, yourself and your team will need to understand and solve for the outcomes these teams are trying to achieve for their Partner and SMB customers.
At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.
Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.