We’re looking for an empathetic leader to help us build and grow the best design team in the world

We’re working for and with our users to build a bank that’s fair, transparent and a delight to use. You’ll be working with a team designing a product that’s part of day to day life for more than a million people already, and your work here will help us scale much further, ensuring a high bar of quality for design and a focus on solving user problems as we grow.

How youll contribute:

  • Manage designers who work embedded in independent product squads, working on all the surfaces that make up a user’s experience with Monzo.
  • Collaborate with your peers in leadership within Product, Engineering and Data Science to define a strategic vision for what we build, helping focus on solving user problems.
  • Help set clear development goals for your team, and regularly check in on progress.
  • Help designers define their career paths, identify opportunities and level up to do the best work of their lives.
  • Hire and develop more managers and designers as we grow.
  • Represent us publicly in the ways that feel natural to you: writing, speaking, or running events in order to share what we do.

You should apply if:

  • You’ve managed designers before!
  • You’re passionate about developing designers’ skills and careers.
  • You really understand how software is built.
  • You inspire and motivate people to do their best work fully aligned with business goals.
  • You know how to grow and hire new leaders.
  • You’re product-minded and intensely customer-focused.
  • You care about design all the way from a strategic level down to design details and getting the pixels right.
  • You’re a skilled communicator and know how to work with independent teams.
  • You know how to balance quick wins and bigger, more impactful pieces of work.
  • You love change and know how to manage it.

We’ve gone through several phases of growth at Monzo, and we’re about to go through several more. It’s thrilling and a bit unpredictable, and we like it that way. Join us!

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can - whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing a bank that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different underrepresented demographics.

This role is based in London, UK.

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