Santa Monica, CA

Product Design Manager at SimplePractice

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About Us 

At SimplePractice, our team is dedicated to improving the health and wellness industry by building a suite of innovative solutions for practitioners and their clients. Our product supports practitioners on their clinical journey to becoming licensed, helps them manage their business and practice once they’re up and running, and enables new clients to discover and interact with practitioners. Taking a practitioner-first approach in everything we do makes it possible for health and wellness practitioners to devote more time to their clients while they use SimplePractice to start, grow, and maintain a successful private practice.

The Role

SimplePractice is seeking a Product Design Manager to join our team on a full-time basis. We are looking for someone who can own, innovate and lead the design in our ecosystem of products. You will get to lead our team of designers while having direct interaction with all levels of the company, including members of our executive team. 


  • Own and lead the design across all of SimplePractice ecosystem design experience.
  • Lead the SimplePractice design system and design ops in an effort to cultivate a coherent look and feel across all facets of SimplePractice platform.
  • Collaborate with Product Directors, Engineering Managers and other Product partners to identify and frame end-to-end Ecosystem business problems. 
  • Guide your team in quarterly planning. 
  • Help build and enforce team wide experience principles and vision to create best-in-class design, lead your team in quarterly retrospectives and future planning. 
  • Build and maintain team-wide processes to streamline day-to-day activities, adjacent opportunities, and vision for 2 to 3 years in the future. 
  • Manage a team of designers, proactively give candid feedback to your team’s projects and empower career growth. 
  • Hire, recruit and maintain top design talent.
  • Collaborate with other designers, design managers and Directors on pushing the design department to the next level.
  • Work cross-functionally with Engineering, Product, Marketing and Leadership to shape Product and communicate efficiently to remove blockers if needed. 
  • High attention to detail; comfortable, independently multitasking and prioritizing projects in a fast-paced work environment.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • You have 7+ years experience shipping products to customers.
  • Experience managing small design teams.
  • Drive a team to solve challenging user experience problems with delightful solutions.
  • Great coach, communicator and leader enabling designers to do their best work.
  • Subject matter expertise relating to design processes, methods, and toolkits; ability to identify opportunities to improve how designers work, and develop effective solutions
  • Good business acumen to decipher business asks and drive team solutions to achieve the goals.
  • Proficient in design software such as Figma, Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision, etc and able to jump in and create designs when needed.
  • A clear understanding of the product design process, analysis and prototyping.
  • A portfolio demonstrating creative problem solving, ability to design for multiple media and clean visual aesthetic.
  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to work in a fast-paced, strong work ethic, sense of urgency and accountability.

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Thank you for your interest in opportunities at SimplePractice LLC (“SimplePractice” or “us” or “we” or “our”). Please note that when you submit your resume or application materials to us for employment purposes, we may collect the following categories of personal information about you:

  • Identifiers (e.g., name, address, email address, and phone number); protected characteristics (e.g., sex, gender, age, citizenship, disability status, and veteran status); professional or employment-related information (e.g., employment history, educational background, certificates and licenses, work eligibility information and other information obtained from your resume, cover letter, your responses to our application questions, background check forms, and your references); other personal records (e.g., signature, photograph, and criminal background information); and inferences drawn from personal information collected (e.g., creating a profile that reflects your abilities and aptitudes).

We collect the above categories of personal information for the following business purposes:

  • To perform recruitment and hiring services; to manage the workforce; to comply with federal and state laws, and to maintain security (e.g., to detect and prevent against security risks and incidents, to prevent against fraudulent or illegal activity, and to ensure compliance with our company policies and procedures).

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Where we are

Walking distance to great restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping centers. Plus, abundant parking and close to the Metro Expo.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • EmberLanguages
    • ReactJSLibraries
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • HotjarAnalytics
    • PeriscopeAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • Pivotal TrackerManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • BaseCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • OutboundEmail

What are SimplePractice Perks + Benefits

SimplePractice Benefits Overview

We take care of the people who take care of our customers. We offer 100% medical, dental, vision plans and an attractive 401k. We also offer generous PTO and wellness perks including an Employee Assistance Program (for mental health counseling, legal and financial consultation).

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Flexible Time-Off Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Catered lunches in the LA office
Happy Hours
Garage parking included
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

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