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Senior Manager, Product Design - SiriusXM Connect

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Product, Design
Irving, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Who We Are

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SiriusXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connect) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.

This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.

SiriusXM Connect

SiriusXM Connect (SiriusXM CV) is a leading provider of connected services to vehicle manufacturers, delivering one of the most broadly adopted connected vehicle platforms in North America for the last 25 years. Named the 2020 Company of the Year in the Telematics Industry by Frost & Sullivan, we provide safety, security and convenience services to millions of vehicle owners across major automotive brands. Our teams are continuously working to develop leading-edge technology that can not only add convenience to the daily lives of so many drivers across the country but our advancements in safety and security could also help save their lives.

How You’ll Make An Impact

As a Senior Manager on the SiriusXM Connect team, you will help grow and lead an inspiring team of designers and collaborate with partners to craft innovative and elegant products for internal and external customers. You will be challenged to innovate and differentiate our services within the competitive connected vehicle and related markets, address our customers wide range of needs, impact SiriusXM Connect’s core business metrics, and further mature the design team’s skills and culture.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop a nuanced understanding of SiriusXM Connect’s business goals and the needs of our customers.
  • Manage a subset of the Connect design team across design functions (UX, visual, design systems, content design).
  • Attract and retain diverse, passionate, and talented designers and guide their career development.
  • Set your team up for successful delivery of elegant, impactful product design work.
  • Work with design and cross-functional leaders to shape SiriusXM Connect’s strategic vision, product development process, and culture of user-centered design.
  • Consider the full ecosystem of our customer’s experience across mobile, web, TV, and other devices and connect to the tools & teams powering the front-end experience.
  • Present work to senior leadership and communicate design rationale, process, and how success is to be measured.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need

  • 8+ years of experience with the product design and development process – demonstrable via design portfolio, use cases, in-market products, etc. Portfolios should highlight challenges you faced, how you collaborated with others, what you learned, and the personal/business/end-user impact of your work.
  • 3+ years of management experience.
  • Bachelor of Science in a design or tech-related field or equivalent industry experience.
  • A user-centered approach to problem solving that leverages research, analytics, empathy, strong design intuition, best practices, and accessible design.
  • Track record of inspiring and influencing your team and partners to consistently achieve meaningful impact through design.
  • Commitment to professional growth and learning for both yourself and your team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to tailor communications to your audience.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Patience, kindness, accountability, and curiosity.
  • Nice-to-have specializations:
    • Strong background in visual design (and/or collaboration with brand and marketing teams)
    • Experience maintaining a component-based design system (used by both design and engineering partners)
    • Expertise in designing ad-supported experiences
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

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