Devbridge Group is a Chicago-based software design and development company and strategic partner to B2B enterprises. Devbridge specializes in agile software development for FORTUNE 1000 enterprises in financial services, manufacturing and technology. Nearly 300 employees are located at offices in the US, Canada and Lithuania.

Manager, Product Design at Devbridge Group
Manager, Product Design

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Design


You're an experienced Product Designer and you believe pragmatic and metric driven design paves way for great digital products that not only delight, but also deliver value.

You are passionate about pushing the boundaries of Product Design and what it can offer business - from research, to user experience, to interface design, to user testing. You believe design is a science with hard KPI’s that can influence decisions that either make or break a product. You are a practitioner, mentor, thinker, and a leader for a team of individuals just as passionate about creating value-centric experiences as you are.

We are looking for a Product Design Team Lead who will hire, manage, and lead a subset of our growing Product Design practice in the Chicago office. You will be a part of a focused and passionate organization that has grown the business at a rate of 50% a year. You will be challenged to accelerate this growth by building our digital products practice locally and across the US.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 30/70 split of management and execution
  • Practice product design on a daily basis - research, design, and evangelize the design discipline within the product team and at the client organization
  • Maintain a high utilization for the team and assist the sales team in pursuing new business by advocating product design services
  • Manage a team of up to five Product Designers across a subset of the product portfolio
  • Recruit up to three team members per yea
  • 2-4 years of experience leading small teams in product design
  • 8-15 years of design industry experience (e.g. agency, tech, consulting)
  • Design portfolio with examples of cross-discipline product design work
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • A digital products focused company with a variety of challenging engagements with upper mid-market and Fortune organizations
  • Ability to work as part of an engaged, young, and energetic management team
  • Sponsored participation in professional improvement events
  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks paid vacation plus standard United States holidays
  • 401(k) plan
  • Maternity/Paternity leave benefit
  • Gym membership
  • Team building events, Friday lunches and a stocked kitchen
  • Employee referral program

Company Reviews

Devbridge Group is an engaging and fun place to work. I am surrounded by creative and intelligent people, working in a fast-paced environment to deliver solutions we can be proud of.
Rohitha Perera
Strategic Account Executive
at Devbridge Group
I like the atmosphere. I like that the company is international and that I get to meet colleagues from our Chicago office. But most of all I like my colleagues.
Linas Sukevicius
Senior Web Developer
at Devbridge Group
I like to be surrounded by people doing what they love to do and being very good at it.
Jaroslav Sadovski
Team Leader
at Devbridge Group
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Why work with us
Devbridge Group creates superior products that address clients’ business challenges through design thinking and agile delivery. Since 2008, we’ve doubled in size annually and have appeared on the Inc. 5000 list four years running. We are a development-focused, international company with variety of challenging, compelling projects.
We’re a group of highly skilled product managers, UX/UI designers, engineers, QA and business professionals who are passionate about technology and enjoy solving complex challenges. We believe that success depends on all of us working collectively to make great things, and strive to make our work measurable, meaningful and impactful.
Perks & Benefits
Three weeks paid vacation plus standard U.S. holidays
Gym membership
Team-building events, Friday lunches and stocked kitchen

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