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Executive Director – Product Management Lead, Design System

  • Job
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Product
  • Wilmington

AI generated summary

  • You need 8+ years of product management experience, expertise in product development, ability to drive change, build Design Systems, and influence stakeholders. Thought leadership is preferred.
  • You will oversee product roadmap, lead product team, drive business growth, coach on best practices, own product performance, monitor market trends, create Design System roadmap, build partnerships, prioritize work, and serve as internal subject matter expert.


  • Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:
  • 8+ years of experience or equivalent expertise delivering products, projects, or technology applications
  • Extensive knowledge of the product development life cycle, technical design, and data analytics
  • Proven ability to influence the adoption of key product life cycle activities including discovery, ideation, strategic development, requirements definition, and value management
  • Experience driving change within organizations and managing stakeholders across multiple functions
  • Experience building Design Systems and/or UX Frameworks
  • Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:
  • Recognized thought leader within a related field


  • Oversees the product roadmap, vision, development, execution, risk management, and business growth targets
  • Leads the entire product life cycle through planning, execution, and future development by continuously adapting, developing new products and methodologies, managing risks, and achieving business targets like cost, features, reusability, and reliability to support growth
  • Coaches and mentors the product team on best practices, such as solution generation, market research, storyboarding, mind-mapping, prototyping methods, product adoption strategies, and product delivery, enabling them to effectively deliver on objectives
  • Owns product performance and is accountable for investing in enhancements to achieve business objectives
  • Monitors market trends, conducts competitive analysis, and identifies opportunities for product differentiation
  • Creates and manages a Design System roadmap that is grounded in business priorities, customer/stakeholder feedback, data and experimentation.
  • Builds excellent partnerships with Design, Technology, Data Analytics and others to deliver excellent product and measure its business and customer impact
  • Provides leadership and direction that motivate and inspire a team of product professionals
  • Creates, implements and communicate a prioritization framework that ensures we are focusing on the highest value work
  • Serves as internal mobile subject matter expert with a passion for design systems, tools that make high-quality product development easier, and digital landscape and trends


What are the main responsibilities of the Executive Director – Product Management Lead, Design System?

The main responsibilities include overseeing the product roadmap, vision, development, execution, risk management, and business growth targets, coaching and mentoring the product team, owning product performance, monitoring market trends, creating and managing a Design System roadmap, building partnerships with other teams, providing leadership and direction, and serving as a subject matter expert on design systems and digital trends.

What qualifications and skills are required for this position?

Required qualifications and skills include 8+ years of experience delivering products, projects, or technology applications, extensive knowledge of the product development life cycle, technical design, and data analytics, proven ability to influence key product life cycle activities, experience driving change within organizations, and experience building Design Systems or UX Frameworks.

What are the preferred qualifications for this job?

Preferred qualifications include being a recognized thought leader within a related field.

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For over 200 years, JPMorgan Chase & Co has provided innovative financial solutions for consumers, small businesses, corporations, governments and institutions around the world. Today, we're a leading global financial services firm with operations servicing clients in more than 100 countries. Whether we are serving customers, helping small businesses, or putting our skills to work with partners, we strive to identify issues and propose solutions that will propel the future and strengthen both our clients and our communities. © 2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.


  • Healthcare and Insurance Plans

    Our employees are entitled to a variety of healthcare insurance plans, ranging from medical, dental and vision, to life and accident, disability, before-tax spending accounts, and group legal services.

  • Wellness Programs

    We are committed to providing employees with exceptional care — including arranging wellness screenings and assessment as well as access to health coaches, counseling, and guidance services for our employees.

  • Employee Programs

    Programs offered to eligible employees include parental leave, back-up child care services, flexible work options, matching gifts, discounts on banking services, electronics, arts and entertainment, fitness programs, travel and more.

  • Family Care

    We know how important your family's health is to you so we offer a variety of healthcare packages that cover you and your partner, your children and your parents.

  • Hybrid Working Model

    Dependent on the needs of the business and the nature of the role, JPMorgan Chase offers a hybrid work model for some roles, with at least three days on-site.