Jobs at Samara

Product Design Manager

We’re looking for a creative leader who will shape and build the digital experience of Backyard and its adjacent services. The Product Design Manager will work closely with Samara’s cross-functional leaders to define product strategy and vision while growing a team of designers and engineers focused on building groundbreaking, beautiful user experiences.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, development and implementation of a delightful, thoughtful, and unique ordering and delivery - experience for a groundbreaking new product
  • Deliver solutions that set new standards in customer-centric service design
  • Align design, engineering, research, business, and marketing strategy teams around a clear vision and value - proposition
  • Grow a collaborative team of engineers, designers, and data scientists
  • Create product roadmaps and define key metrics to measure product success and health


  • 5 years of experience in digital product design and/or service design
  • 3+ years of experience in product management
  • 3+ years of people leadership experience
  • Experience leading the work of UI/UX and product designers
  • Experience with complex design systems
  • Experience with creating wireframe concepts
  • Ability to holistically combine online and offline experiences
  • Proven ability to take projects from concept to market
  • Experience with product testing, metrics definition and monitoring
  • Sensitive to qualities of great design, with incredible taste
  • Ability to articulate both tangible and intangible value of products and services
  • Ability to lead and influence without being the direct manager of all team members.
  • Strong understanding of product-building areas including engineering, design, analytics, and user research/- insights.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail