• Product Design Manager

    Job Locations
    Permanent Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    We are searching for a Product Design Manager to join our team in Dublin. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented team of designers who design experiences for millions of users. You will provide leadership, direction and mentorship to the team and lead creative thinking and vision exploration across multiple product areas and platforms.

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    Main duties and responsibilities: 

    • Oversee product design across a cohort of our applications and deliver outstanding designs, interactions and experiences that will differentiateWorkhuman in the market.

    • Champion design standards and the delivery of our product features through an agile development environment.

    • Be a advocate for driving consistent design and ensuring integrity of UX and design during release cycles.

    • Represent the voice of your designers and their feature teams in collaboration with other teams, executives, managers, and peers.

    • Conduct regular check-ins with team members and keep up to date with all project initiatives.

    • Lead community of practice across the team in conjunction with other leaders and designers.

    • Set a plan for continuous vision and exploration work within the design team to push our product further.

    • Build relationships with product managers and engineers to grow concepts through design exploration, ideation and user validation.

    • Manage and set quarterly objective based team goals.

    • Work to better the craft of design across the design team and overall organization; understand the current process and look for opportunities to enhance.

    • Help facilitate ideation sessions and design sprints with key product areas.

    • Present design solutions to stakeholders and company executives, defend design decisions and identify ways to incorporate feedback into the development cycle.


    Required skills and experience:


    • Experience working on SaaS enterprise products.

    • Be a people person, empathetic with a clear communication style.

    • Determination to push for change and a passion for team development.

    • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to gracefully defend your team’s design decisions.

    • Portfolio of work to showcase experience.


    Education and Qualifications


    • At least 10 years experience in product / UX design.

    • A minimum of 3 years experience leading a team of designers.

    • Third level degree in design or similar discipline.




    • 25 days annual leave, increasing with years of service.
    • Company plan VHI Health Care & Dental cover for you, your partner and children.
    • A Pension commences after successful completion of your probation period.
    • Participation in Workhuman’s TAX FREE employee recognition program.
    • Discounted gift certificates.
    • Discounted TaxSaver Travel cards/free car parking (subject to availability).
    • Income Protection.
    • Life Assurance.
    • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme.
    • Access to Workhuman® University.
    • Additional ‘perks’- Free breakfast cereal, fruit, tea/coffee, fantastic catered events throughout the year etc.


    The Company

    Who We Are:

    Culture creators. Visionaries. Innovators. Game changers and changemakers. A Unicorn or two … That’s who we are at Workhuman®. We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work – and the world – through our people and global technology. We’re building cultures of gratitude and human connections for leading global brands – and that starts with our own. Here you can be yourself, learn, and grow with some of the best people you’ll ever meet. Be inspired to do your best work, celebrate life’s most meaningful moments, and truly experience the benefits of an award-winning workplace and caring culture rooted in respect and gratitude. This is the place where you can make a positive difference to colleagues, customers, and the world every day. You might just be the next human we’re looking for – because all the things that make you human and unique are the very reasons you belong here!

    The Company:

    Workhuman® is the world’s fastest-growing integrated Social Recognition® and continuous performance management platform. Our human applications are shaping the future of work by helping organizations connect culture to shared purpose. With a consistent stream of gratitude fueling unparalleled, provocative workplace data and human insights, Workhuman® Cloud is a critical software engine for global companies seeking to motivate and empower their people to do the best work of their lives. Workhuman® (formerly known as Globoforce) was founded in 1999 and is co-headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

    Did you know:

    • We are #1 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the 2019 medium-sized workplace category and have been named one of the 2019 Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe
    • Workhuman® is used by 4.5 million of employees across 160 countries.
    • Our core values are; Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.


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