Visual Design Manager

Airbnb, Beijing, China

Who wouldn't want to work here?


  • Design elegant UIs for China audience across platforms
  • Create and manage asset libraries for reusable, systematic design
  • Manage visual designers across multiple product areas and be accountable for visual quality
  • Help shape the strategic vision and goals for the entire visual design team
  • Work with other design specialist and managers on team-wide initiatives, like recruiting and developing content standards
  • Help the team influence strategic decisions in their product areas
  • Mentor and coach team members to set concrete goals and develop their strengths
  • Provide regular, actionable performance feedback and reviews
  • Share learnings with the team in San Francisco and work with other design specialist to improve our visual design quality.


  • 2+ years management and leadership experience
  • 5+ years experience working as a Visual/UI Designer
  • Solid knowledge of the creative process, including typical time and resources needed to produce work on time, at high quality, and to specification
  • Expert understanding of the formal elements of design, including typography, layout, balance, and proportion
  • Excellent organization and presentation skills to structure your presentations and documents in a way that can be easily understood and modified by others
  • Problem solver that requires very little guidance on projects; thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills in Chinese and English
  • Proven ability to collaborate successfully with cross-­functional partners and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for Airbnb’s mission and deep empathy for our diverse community

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