User Experience Design Manager – Illustration


User Experience Design Manager – Illustration

Sunnyvale, CA
  • Responsibilities

    LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

    Searching for your dream job? At LinkedIn, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Are you looking for an opportunity to bring delight to millions of people? We’re looking for a User Experience Design Manager to join our team in building Icons & Illustrations that professionals don’t just use, but love. You’ll use your passion for creating world-class design systems to shape the direction of our incredibly fast-growing company. You’ll collaborate with product managers and designers to define a warm & professional illustrative style for LinkedIn’s brand & product offerings. Our User Experience Design team sits in both our San Francisco and Sunnyvale offices. Location is flexible.


    • Define, direct, and oversee the creative direction of our illustrative style
    • Proactively seek opportunities to improve the expression of our brand in product
    • Effectively communicate ideas, design rationale and specifics of design approach
    • Create holistic design solutions that address business, brand, and user requirements
    • Work with product designers and managers to deliver the final product
    • Document and communicate product illustration principles and use cases


    • To be considered for this position, you must include your portfolio, website or other samples of work.


    • Minimum of 3+ years of experience managing and directing creative projects
    • Experience directing and guiding a team through a complete lifecycle of several launched projects


    • Solid understanding of design principles as they pertain to icons & illustrations
    • Ability to present cohesive design approaches to a non-design audience (including business, product, and technology teams)
    • Ability to grasp multiple product requirements with careful attention to detail
    • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks, and work within deadlines with little supervision