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Design Manager

Full time · Mid-Senior Level · Design · Location: Bangkok · Salary: THB 65-110K
Design Manager

Design Manager

Morphosis is a leading design consultancy that specializes in design thinking, UX research, product design, product development, and digital marketing. We are based in the heart of Bangkok, just two minutes from MRT Queen Sirikit. Our mission is to create products that change people's lives and make an impact on the business of our clients.

Together with our sister company, Seven Peaks, we have more than 200+ team members and will continue to expand in the coming years. Our partners at Seven Peaks Software reinforce our expertise and capabilities in design by providing scalable enterprise and cloud-based digital product solutions that are reliable, fast, and thoroughly QA tested.

As a company, we at Morphosis are detailed oriented, collaborative, supportive, eager to learn, and passionate about what we do. Seniority doesn't matter here. We respect and value everyone's opinion regardless of their level. Ego also has no place at Morphosis. We are all working toward the same goal, which is to build engaging and impactful products. We’re proud of the culture we’ve created and are looking for people who will continue to build on it.

Job brief

We are seeking a Thai Design Manager to oversee the design process for our web and mobile apps projects. In this position, you will oversee a team of UX/UI designers as they research, brainstorm, sketch, refine, and perfect wireframes and user interface designs. While your primary responsibilities are to supervise the team, eliminate risk, and ensure quality excellence across projects, you may also participate in the design process. Therefore, you should have some leadership experience and advanced skills in UX and UI design.


Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and training of the design team
  • Assist with budgets to actual variance explanations for projects
  • Support team to disrupt, improve, and evolve ways of working when necessary
  • Ensure all work areas meet quality and compliance standards
  • Establish creative strategy, budgets, and schedules for key design projects
  • Take responsibility for delivering designs on time
  • Operationalize and implement a standard system for design delivery
  • Work seamlessly across organizational structures, partnering with marketing, product, and business leadership to develop holistic brand systems
  • Manage development and review the quality and accuracy of large-scale project designs
  • Establish department goals and objectives that support the strategic plan
  • Partner with site and product teams to ensure the brand is consistent across the full customer journey
  • Capture all states, cases, and functional logic in partnership with the product and engineering team to ensure seamless execution
  • Partner with product leaders and build and maintain relationships to develop a clear understanding of overall business and technology strategy where design is a key part of what is delivered
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for design
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders, including content developers, IT, senior management, internal business partners, and vendors
  • Keep a pulse on the culture of product design among designers and design partners to ensure designers are capable of doing their best work
  • Provide reporting on the implementation of projects while in progress and upon completion
  • Collaborate with product and marketing to educate on and maintain a cohesive brand
  • Solve business challenges with the goal of improving experience for prospects, customers, and staff
  • Maintain established corporate brand standards and consistency of messaging across all published materials and media

Requirements

  • 2-3 years minimum as a design manager or similar
  • A deep technical knowledge of the complete design process from brainstorming to end products
  • A creative drive and a keen eye for innovative ideas and trends
  • Effective supervisory and organizational skills
  • The ability to be a leader but to also know how to motivate team members
  • The patience and determination to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Flexibility and dependability to work in multifaceted working environments
  • The ability to produce quality projects consistently
  •  Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Experience with Figma and/or Sketch
  • Experience with UX design, UI design, and Agile software methodologies
  • Some knowledge of HTML and CSS is a big plus
  • A collaborator and problem solver
  • Prior experience as a consultant
  • A leader in project design and negotiation
  • Dedicated to organizational transformation
  • Strict attention to detail and prioritization capabilities
  • Good English and Thai communications
  • Preferably Thai citizen

Benefits

  • 10(15) days annual paid vacation
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid work policy
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Learning support
  • Free lunch every Tuesday and Thursday
  • An office in the heart of Bangkok at MRT Queen Sirikit Station
  • An international work environment with over 25+ nationalities on the team
  • Working with well-known international and local client
  • An opportunity to attend events and conferences
  • Standard perks such as free drinks and snacks in the office, team activities, trips and parties

How to apply 

Please send your resume and portfolio to hr@morphos.is. Applications without a portfolio won't be considered.


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Why should you work with us?

01

Quality-driven culture

We stand for excellence, so quality is a key element that we guaranteed on every project.

02

Free coffee, snacks, and lunches

Our office cafe has coffee, tea, and snacks, plus free lunches twice a week. We also have a PlayStation so you can show off your gaming skills!

03

Close-knit teams

You will always have a say and input on where we go next. Join us and help us define our path together.

04

Inspiring environment

We know people do their best work where they love to be – that’s why we have a beautiful office in The PARQ at Queen Sirikit MRT.