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Automotive Company

Principal Product Manager (Design System)

Tokyo | Remote - designuxdesign
English: none
Japanese: none
~14 million yen (annually) Visa sponsorship
Employment Type
Full time

We are looking for a Product Manager to lead a global design system team for one of the most popular car make in the world, which has launched its mobility sercive in 27 countries and amid rapidly advancing technological innovation surrounding cars and based on a mutual desire to swiftly deliver the evolution of cars to customers.
Your mission
  • Collaborating with your design and engineering counterparts, define the strategy and roadmap for the design system to enable our organization scale.

  • Define project goals and ways of measuring success and adoption rate, usability, and identify barriers to use by all designers and engineers from different countries.

  • Empower designers and developers to build higher quality products, faster and promote collaboration across disciplines.

  • Create UI kits, components and provide guidelines & documentation for use by our designers and engineers.

  • Guide the Platform UI Squad in growing, maintaining, and evolving the design system used across platforms, teams and countries.

Your heroic skills
  • A deep technical understanding of design systems (at large scale) that bridges both design and engineering.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills to promote collaboration across a broad group of teams including design, engineering, product and branding.

  • A background in product design with a firm grasp across key concepts in UI, UX and creative related design.

  • Experience in complex workstreams spanning multiple teams and roles. Experience across geographically distributed teams (multiple tech hubs) a plus.

  • A good understanding of the product development process and agile methodologies across both discovery and delivery.

  • Experience guiding teams and cross functional groups through the product design process from concept to launch

  • A passion for helping others grow in their roles and craft by understanding workflows and identifying opportunities.

What you’ll learn
  • How to scale a design system capable of supporting multiple sub service mobility brands (car subscription, car rent, car share) that will be used by millions of customers daily.

  • How to effectively work in a global environment with offices all over the world.

What we offer
Compensation: ~14 million yen (annually) Visa sponsorship
Various insurances
Flexible work schedule