CBRE is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with revenues exceeding $13 billion and more than 75,000 employees. A Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, we are one of the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firms. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction, and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services; and development services.
We are looking for a Product Design leader to build and grow our product design practice. As part of our product leadership team, and with Product Management and Engineering leaders as your key partners, you will own and be responsible for setting the strategy, vision and operations of our User Experience and Design.
We are building a global product platform with a vision of transforming the every day lives of people in the workplace so that they may work faster, smarter, healthier and import a connection to the people, amenities and communities around them with personalized and predictive experiences.
You will build and grow the product design team to meet current and future needs, as well as provide people leadership and team development. This is a critical leadership position focused on delivering value to one of CBRE's key strategic growth initiatives.
Key Responsibilities :
Team Development : Attract, inspire, motivate, develop top design talent and enable UX at scale. Organize, manage and grow a global product design team supporting Americas, EMEA and APAC.
Design Systems & Operations: Create a global DesignOps system that supports building a scalable global product. Define and rollout process/tools to deliver UX/UI quality. Establish a design user research function and collaborate with enterprise research teams.
Collaboration: You've worked alongside and fostered highly effective and productive relationships with Product Management, Product Marketing, Developers, Researchers & Analysts.
Fundamentals : As we build out our teams, we need leaders that can get deep into product analytics and support your Product Managers with data, engineering, and design system fundamentals as we continually improve our processes.
Details and Results : You need to zoom in and out to see the forest and the trees right and build your product team structure to support superior product execution across your teams. Meet or exceed your goals with consistent and predictable delivery.
User Science : Apply your deep understanding of studying user intent and behavior to ensure your teams are doing the right user research to refine our product direction and share learnings and insights back to the broader organization.
5+ years of experience leading multidisciplinary design teams at user-focused technology, hospitality or enterprise SaaS platform companies
Demonstrable successes in launching and iterating products as a strategic partner
Track record of developing your people into future design leaders
Experience with delivery of an enterprise product line using Agile-Scrum development methodologies
Experience conducting and curating qualitative and quantitative user research including: design sprints, design thinking workshops, usability testing, user interviews
Product Design evangelist and diplomatic communicator
Internal Number: 18034095
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.