Product Design Manager - Elastic EndPoint & Cloud Security (R6212)


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We are looking for a Product Design Manager who, while primarily focused on management, can roll up their sleeves to review designs and provide clear direction when needed. This individual will lead the product design team focusing on EndPoint and Cloud Security within our Security Siem platform. The successful candidate will oversee the development of the product-design roadmap, mentor and support designers, and ensure the team's work aligns with the overall security design strategy.

Collaborating with other design managers to align priorities and design approaches, this role will also support the creation and refinement of a broader security design strategy in partnership with the design director. It's crucial for the manager to maintain a strategic view, yet delve into the details when necessary, ensuring timely project execution. 

Responsibilities include clearing hurdles for the team by offering strategic directions aligned with our overarching design vision. Being a part of our large global UX team, the manager will play a key role in upholding our global UX strategy and promoting design maturity throughout the organization.


  • Support, influence, and lead the creation and management of the product design roadmap in line with the broader security design strategy.
  • Mentor and support designers, helping them to develop their skills and careers
  • Work with other design managers to prioritize projects and align design approaches, taking a complete view of the user experience and ensuring that it is consistent across all products and platforms.
  • Manage the team's work balance to ensure optimal productivity and creativity, while also paying close attention to the details of the design process and the user experience.
  • Help complete projects on time by ensuring that the team is meeting achievements and deadlines
  • Unblock projects by providing clear tactical directions that are inline with the design strategy
  • Dive into details while staying strategic, balancing the need for excellence in execution with the need to be responsive to business needs
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure design is integrated into product development


  • Proven experience in product design management
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Experience with leading product design roadmaps and delivering products on time
  • Ability to mentor and support designers to help them develop their skills and careers
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Experience with cross-functional collaboration and ability to work with collaborators from multiple departments
  • Excellent understanding of design principles, trends, and standard methodologies
  • Ability to balance attention to detail with the ability to stay focused on the big picture


  • Understanding and experience designing UIs that handle extensive data.
  • Strong background in SaaS platform design and usability.
  • Proficiency in creating and improving sophisticated workflow designs.

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As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

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