Lead Designer - Venmo
PayPal Inc.

Austin, Texas

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At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role:

The customer is at the center of everything we do at PayPal. As a leader in financial technologies, PayPal teams are cross-functional and inspired by the goal of improving the financial well-being of people and businesses around the world. Our cross-functional team of designers, researchers, engineers, and product leaders partner across the PayPal family of companies as one team to deliver unique and meaningful products for millions of customers around the world.

Meet our team:

As a Product Design Lead within the Venmo team, you will create meaningful and cohesive end-to-end experiences for Venmo. You will work alongside your cross-functional team members to influence decisions and ultimately deliver the best possible mobile payments experience for our customers

Job Description:

Your way to impact:

As a Product Design Lead you will be the voice of the customer. You will be responsible for the design methodology of one or more highly complex or strategic product domains contributing to PayPal's outcomes. And inspire others to optimize our products continuously. You will represent your domain to your peers, senior leaders and execs across the broader organization. And you will actively mentor other designers and help lead cross-functional teams.

You will report to the Design Director, Venmo, and be a member of our diverse Global Design Organization, where we use our design and research skills to inspire and influence across the company.

Your day-to-day:

In your day-to-day you will:

  • Contribute to PayPal's strategy and vision, leading designers in the conceptualization, execution, and delivery of PayPal's product experiences by applying a customer-focused, iterative design process
  • Make design decisions based on insights and advocate for continuous learning and the inclusion of metrics
  • Present compelling and actionable insights and recommendations to multiple teams and leaders across the organization
  • Actively mentor and develop others and be an influential thought leader within our UX community by leveraging your strengths to help others grow and inspiring other designers to advance their skills and encourage big-picture thinking

What do you need to bring:
  • 8+ years' experience and 3-4 years managing direct reports
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in the study of user experience, design, research, or related fields
  • Thorough experience across products and platforms, financial services expertise an advantage
  • Master of the UX lifecycle with direct experience in all skill areas, including tools, facilitation of workshops, or other collaboration techniques to drive momentum and credibility within the organization
  • Solid knowledge of story and backlog management tools

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

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PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com.

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is
$107300 to $259600

Our Benefits:
At PayPal, we're committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can't do this without our most important asset-you. That's why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:
Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

Any general requests for consideration of your skills, please Join Our Talent Community.

As part of PayPal's commitment to employees' health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Notice to Applicants and Employees who reside within New York City. Click here to view the notice.

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