Engineering Manager (Hybrid)

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Posted 19 October 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameMatty Kidsley

Job description

We are looking for an Engineering Manager on behalf of Procreate to drive inter-departmental coordination of a major release or update.

Procreate are an industry-leading creative product company, being a recipient of two coveted Apple Design awards and holding the title as best-selling paid iPad app on Apple's App Store for the past six years. 

In this role, you will participate in conversations surrounding product roadmap and strategy, and propose strategies for external product communication. Their ambitious product roadmap is driven by the desire to deliver the best creative software experience for the global community. 

Your responsibilities…
  • Guide a small team of engineers to develop and ship mission critical features, solve technical problems, and define project parameters
  • Build an understanding of product and the existing roadmap
  • Familiarise with your tech stack, engineering environment, and existing workflows
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders, team leaders, and members of the executive team
  • Deliver technical guidance for product care
  • Identify areas for operational improvement and efficiency
  • Own, lead, and support the execution of a large scale, highly visible project
  • Work directly with CTO to assign projects and tasks to the right teams and people
  • Routinely assign tasks, monitoring engineering processes and progress
  • Work directly with team leads and the executive to ensure product departments (product, quality assurance, testing, and R&D) are aligned
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Deep technical experience and proficiency in progressive people management of a team of engineers
  • Dynamic and responsive ability to make decisions that help achieve company goals, considering the complex nature of the codebase, current engineering capabilities, and the make-up and skill set of the team
  • People and project management, with the ability to monitor progress and assign tasks to other engineers
  • Experience delivering feedback and taking part in performance reviews
  • Emotional intelligence and a calm, self-assured leadership style
  • Experience as an Engineering Manager in a fast-paced technology, product, or creative company
  • Deep hands-on engineering experience in relation to UI work or development of custom, in-house rendering technology