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2020-14215

Design Manager

Location(s): Mountain View
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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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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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Joylyn Intuit employee
"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."
Conrad at work
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."
Alexandria at work
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 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."
Troy at work
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."
Photo of Natalie
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."
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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Heather Intuit employee
"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."
Alexandria at work
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."
Troy at work
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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Jake Intuit employee
"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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Blaid Intuit employee
"By building tools that enable our developers to validate the compliancy of our products, I’m playing a role upholding Intuit’s value of integrity without compromise. Through ensuring that our products are safe and secure for our customers, I feel like I’m part of helping millions of people around the world gain access to the financial resources that they need to prosper."
Alexandria at work
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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Breaunna Intuit employee
"It's a great feeling knowing that when you push out a new feature or fix, our customers notice it and really love the work that we do! Here at Intuit, not only do we have the freedom to work with the newest technologies, but we value solving challenging financial problems for our customers above everything else."
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Chelsia Intuit employee
"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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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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Carl Intuit employee
"I know that as a product manager at Intuit, my impact matters. Our products support millions of small businesses and individuals around the globe with their finances, delivering more money and fueling the success of real people."

Join our mission

Intuit is a mission-driven, global financial platform company that gives everyone the opportunity to prosper. With products like TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, we’re using technology to build solutions to challenging financial problems for millions of people around the world.

Overview

At QuickBooks, world-class design helps power the success of small businesses and self-employed people around the world. Our designers are involved at every step of a project—from gathering insights, brainstorming, prototyping, and experimentation to launching pixel-perfect designs. We’re also innovating through machine learning and conversational UI, and you’ll be contributing to making every interaction delightfully simple.

We are currently looking for a Design Manager for our QuickBooks Payroll Design team. The successful candidate must be both an excellent designer and strong leader since they will manage and mentor a team of designers.  Through a keen balance of design strategy, thought leadership, creative direction and people leadership, the Design Leader enables this team to deliver awesome experiences for our small business customers and their employees.

Design is crucial at Intuit and collaborates closely with PM and Engineering leaders to provide a strong design voice to guide the customer experience vision and strategy. They also use their deep knowledge of customer behavior to drive design judgment, while leveraging solid analytics and experimentation frameworks to make data-driven decisions.

This person would also work hand-in-hand with other design leaders focused on designing for small businesses and self-employed around the world to ensure cohesive and excellent experiences across our ecosystem of products.

What you'll bring

  • 8+ years’ experience as an UX Designer
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Design, HCI, Human Factors, Design Strategy or a design-research related field, or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality design output
  • Strong business acumen and experience in managing multiple stakeholders and senior leadership expectations
  • Experience leading and managing a small team, or groups of teams
  • Excellent leadership, communication, project management, and organizational skills
  • Mastery and deep experience
    • Design and prototyping tools (ability to craft rapid experiments and research to deliver experiences)
    • Strong Design Leadership and Management with excellent influencing skills
    • Defining Style Guides and Pattern Library for global design patterns
    • Designing for Accessibility
  • Knowledge of Agile, Lean UX and Mobile First
  • Proven success working on concept, interface and experiences for innovative large-scale projects, actively collaborating within a cross-functional team
  • Deep understanding of user interface, interaction, and visual design
  • Up-to-the-minute knowledge of design trends in mobile, web, and motion design
  • Street smarts; willingness to roll up the sleeves and do whatever is necessary to meet team goal, get into the work at all levels

How you will lead

  • Help to define and drive the business strategy, stimulating and provoking change or progress across the organization.
  • Provide direction, inspiration, and mentorship to working teams, in line with strategy across the Intuit product ecosystem (TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and others).
  • Maintain and influence cross-functional partners on the strategy and vision.
  • Build capabilities across teams, scaling effort across the business.
  • Manage complex initiatives through design thinking, pushing innovation with a strong focus on the holistic Intuit ecosystem, and have the experience to prove it.
  • Have an uncanny ability to bring people along across a complex organization and inspire them to always aim for bigger, bolder, and smarter.
  • Evolve (or revolutionize) the design system for web, mobile, and/or other mediums.
  • Broad and deep product and customer knowledge across business.
  • Work with a distributed team, across multiple projects and initiatives
  • Operating autonomously, but provide strategic guidance to leadership while managing your direct team of two.
  • Provide strategy and new thinking for unmet opportunities, champion that vision.
  • Participate and facilitate brainstorming and co-design activities with internal groups and with customers.
  • Able to amplify, dramatize stories and information to evoke meaningful and lasting emotional responses. Excellent public speaker.

Be part of a world-class culture

Our culture

We know that innovation thrives in an inclusive environment. We want employees with a wide range of life experiences to bring new ideas and perspectives to the table.

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Our values

Our values are central to our culture. They’ve been our guiding star since our founding and have allowed us to thrive as we work on behalf of our 50 million customers.

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Benefits we offer

People who give their best deserve the best in return. We offer rewards that include everything you’d expect, and even more that you wouldn’t. Enjoy the best in class perks and benefits at Intuit.

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Our culture and entrepreneurial spirit have earned us a spot on “Best Companies to Work For” lists year after year. Join us in our mission to power prosperity around the world.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Intuit will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements of local law.