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2021-26040 -

Group Design Manager, Event Design Strategy

Location(s): Mountain View, California; San Diego, California; Los Angeles, California
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Overview

Intuit’s mission is to power prosperity around the world for consumers, small businesses and the self-employed. The Brand Experiences and Storytelling group brings that mission to life through high-impact and transformative experiences around the globe all designed to shape, showcase, and demonstrate the power and meaning behind the Intuit ecosystem. We inspire customers with events like QuickBooks Connect and galvanize our 10,000+ employees around what matters most to our customers, utilizing best-in-class storytelling. This cross-functional, high-performing team serves as a center of excellence for the company and includes experts across experience design, strategic content, experiential learning, event production, experiential marketing, and more.

As the Group Design Manger for Events, you’ll be joining a team of cross-disciplinary creatives (visual, motion, interactive, experiential, content designers and producers) who raise the bar on end-to-end experiences across multiple disciplines. Your primary area of focus will be leading the Event Design Strategy team to deliver the design strategy for internal and external events. As a player/coach, you’ll combine your love of design craft and expert collaboration through all phases of the design cycle while mentoring and coaching a team of designers to grow and achieve their career goals. You will report to the Creative Director of Brand Experiences and Storytelling. Come join us.

What you'll bring

What You Will Bring

 

  • Experience driving the E2E experience for internal and/or external events (virtual, in-person and hybrid) from concept to launch to post-event for a global company.
  • An approach to work that is ground in a customer-first mindset
  • Effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator. Able to persuasively communicate across varying levels of the organization.
  • Experience in defining, managing, and prioritizing work while working across organizational lines.
  • Ability to use your knowledge and design expertise to inspire teams to think about problems differently and innovate at the cutting edge
  • Experience building and managing a talented, diverse, inclusive team of designers that consistently delivers on project goals
  • Accomplished at calibrating feedback and coaching a team
  • Comfortable resolving conflict and leading critical coaching conversations
  • Well-balanced across a range of design skill sets, sweating all the details, and a willingness to lean in and design during busy seasons
  • Proven collaborator with experience leading work in partnership with other stakeholders
  • 3+ years as a Manager of Design teams
  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), or equivalent experience
  • Expert focus on detailed aspects of e2e event design, and a strong online portfolio to prove it all 

How you will lead

How You Will Lead

 

  • Provide vision, leadership, direction, and mentorship to a team of event design strategists
  • Responsible for overall team performance and health, resource allocation, project prioritization, and building a culture of design excellence
  • Sets the tone in creating a supportive, inclusive, collaborative, creative environment
  • Build relationships with leaders within the Brand and Experience Storytelling team and across Intuit
  • Foster Intuit’s culture and principles, while setting new standards for operationalizing the design process
  • Harnesses passion for bring out the best in others through active coaching and mentoring
  • Uses data and insights to set strategy and frame decisions
  • Challenges and guides the team to continually raise the bar of their work in service of exceeding customer expectations
  • Influence project work while empowering designers to own the outcome
  • Uses principles of design thinking to test and develop ideas
  • Plays a key role in putting processes and procedures in place that creates efficiency, streamlines work and scales the team
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"It’s important to always strive for improvement, even if you’re already in a good place."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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"Designing at Intuit feels special because we're not just making things to make things. We're tackling real, consequential financial problems voiced by small businesses, self-employed, and individuals around the world. I'm grateful to have such a worthy and motivating mission when I go to work – powering prosperity around the world."
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Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"By feeding our customers' data through machine learning algorithms, we uncover valuable insights that empower millions of customers to feel more confident about their financial future."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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"We use the latest Native frameworks for iOS and Android to deliver a truly delightful mobile-first experience for our customers. I love that we're enabling millions of customers to improve their financial health, all under a world-class mobile experience."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"One of my favorite aspects of this role is that my work is helping small business owners achieve their business goals by solving complex financial problems. It's gratifying to know that the work that I'm doing directly impacts consumers and makes their lives easier so that they can focus their energy on growing their business."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."

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