Product Manager – Design Systems

Spotify

  • Full Time

The Platform team creates the technology that enables Spotify to learn quickly and scale easily, enabling rapid growth in our users and our business around the globe. Spanning many disciplines, we work to make the business work; creating the frameworks, capabilities and tools needed to welcome a billion customers. Join us and help to amplify productivity, quality and innovation across Spotify.

Spotify is a global brand, engaging throughout a wide variety of home-grown and partner-built applications to deliver incredible experiences on multiple form factors.

We are looking for an experienced product manager to level up Spotify’s ability to scale out our cross-audience and cross-platform mobile technology-based design system. You will lead a dedicated cross-functional team — including both engineering and design — to deliver the solid foundation upon which all these experiences depend and enable all our products to fully represent our identity. You will be part of a larger product team — each member with their own specialty — working with all aspects of our developer platform to build high-quality experiences everywhere.

 

What You’ll Do

 

  • Articulate and evolve the Mobile Design Systems team’s vision and mission, building strategies, and systems that impact all our mobile consumer-facing products.
  • Through design systems thinking, engage with the wider community and bring insights to the organization.
  • Seek diverse input from a broad set of internal collaborators to deliver measurable impact.
  • Work with the Engineering Manager & Design Manager to build a strong and healthy space — including capabilities, happiness, resilience, and growth.
  • Find a balance of innovation, support, and maintenance
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    Who You Are

     

  • You’re experienced in working with design systems to efficiently scale out a visual identity, empowering teams iterating on the experience.
  • You’re comfortable working across platforms and understanding the relative merits and constraints of those environments.
  • You are excellent at sorting out ambiguity and ensure engineers, designers, and stakeholders have appropriate information and clear direction at all times.
  • You understand the importance of the developer experience to improve impact, distribution and success for those building on top of your product.
  • You are an excellent communicator and storyteller, engaging with your audience on a personal level.
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    Where You’ll Be

     

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the EMEA region in which we have a work location and is within working hours.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Central European and GMT time zones for collaboration and ask that all be located in that time zone.
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.
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    Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
    Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.
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