This UX Manager position for our Dev section is 100% remote.
GitLab is building an open-source, single application for the entire software development lifecycle—from project planning and source code management to CI/CD, monitoring, and security.
At GitLab, we live and breathe open source principles. This means our entire handbook is online, and with a few clicks, you can find the details of future releases, the maturity of our different product categories, the details of our past releases, and an overview of the product vision you’d contribute to when working here.
We started 2019 with a team of 15 Product Designers and Researchers. Right now, we’re in a period of growth, we’ve more than doubled the size of the Product Design and UX Leadership team, and we’re increasing the number of GitLab employees to over 1,000 this financial year, too.
As a UX Manager at GitLab, you will be responsible for managing a team of 9 talented Product Designers. Each of these Product Designers is embedded into a cross-functional product team within our Dev section stage groups. The Product Designers in our Dev section work on high-traffic, ever-maturing product categories, such as our source code repositories, design management tools, access management capabilities and planning features. The work you’ll be overseeing will be impactful and highly visible to millions of our users across the globe.
What you can expect in a UX Manager role at GitLab:
Projects you might work on as UX Manager, Dev:
When working with your direct reports, you’ll define a UX Strategy for the Dev section, offer assistance when reviewing their design and research work, and help them achieve their goals through our Individual Growth Plans. You’ll also work with cross-functional partners to identify and remedy pain points in our product development process, ensuring effective collaboration with our Product and Engineering counterparts.
You should apply if:
What it’s like to work here at GitLab:
The culture here at GitLab is something we’re incredibly proud of. Because GitLabbers are currently located in over 56 different countries, you’ll spend your time collaborating with kind, talented, and motivated colleagues from across the globe. Some of the benefits you’ll be entitled to vary by the region or country you’re in. However, all GitLabbers are fully remote and receive a "no ask, must tell" paid-time-off policy, where we don’t count the number of days you take off annually. You can work incredibly flexible hours, enabled by our asynchronous approach to communication. We’ll also help you set up your home office environment, cover your home internet subscription, pay for your membership to a co-working space, and contribute to the travel costs associated with meeting other GitLab employees across the world. Also, every year or so, we’ll invite you to our Contribute event. Our hiring process for this UX Manager, Dev position typically follows six stages. The details of this process and the compensation for this role can be found at the bottom of our job family page.