Design Project Manager at Ripple Labs

  • Project Management
  • Fulltime
  • USA Only
Job Description

Title: Design Project Manager

Location: San Francisco, CA, United States

We are looking for an experienced detail-oriented Project Manager to support the design team across key initiatives. This could include cross-functional brand initiatives, event experiences, and other critical projects that define how Ripple shows up in the world.

You’ll partner with the VP of Design, Program Manager(s), and team leads to define the best path forward on big projects – whether that’s process, resourcing, driving collaboration and getting work across the finish line.

We are seeking someone who is eager to learn, a self-starter who is passionate about taking action in order to get things done quickly and efficiently. You are organized, take ownership by proactively looking for areas to provide value, and never let little things drop. You excel at building relationships, establishing good communication channels, and clarifying milestones and end goals. The ideal candidate values collaboration, influences cross functionally, and has a deep understanding of the design process necessary to develop and execute design projects.

You’re at your best in a fast-changing environment with plenty of ambiguity and interesting, challenging problems to solve.


  • Support design teams in driving and influencing the project process from initial briefing to implementation.
  • Draft comprehensive and inspirational creative briefs with appropriate timelines.
  • Inspires creative teams to maximize the effectiveness and appropriateness of creative work.
  • Traffic communication between the stakeholders and creative teams.
  • Coordinate internal review meetings as appropriate.
  • Support internal workflow organizing all necessary project documents and other project related administration.
  • Support Strategy and Design in developing category analyses and market audits to provide a clear perspective to support creative direction.
  • Develop estimates for project activity, create POs, and coordinate the onboarding of contractors and agency partners
  • Tracks project deliverables and escalates issues to the VP of Design
  • Updates schedules and projections.
  • Works with Program Manager on budget tracking as needed


  • BA/BS degree
  • 6+ years of project management experience, with a deep understanding of the creative environment
  • Proven experience in planning, managing, and monitoring complex processes and programs
  • Track record of driving projects involving multi-disciplined designers
  • Ability to work independently and a strong sense of ownership
  • Strong track record managing and influencing internal and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Resourcefulness, persistence, and ability to thrive in fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Outstanding organizational abilities and interpersonal skills to develop strong working relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience or interest in crypto is a plus


Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, S o Paulo, Toronto, Reykjav k, Washington D.C. and Dubai.

WHAT WE OFFER The resources and support to be your best at work and beyond:

Do Your Best Work

  • The opportunity to build in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact. A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
  • Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
  • Ripple is Flexible First: you have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination of the two within the 11 countries we are located around the world.
  • Weekly all-company meeting – business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • We come together for moments that matter which include team off-sites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Bonus Flexibility Program: Participants in the Corporate Bonus Plan have the option to elect to receive their annual bonus in cash, equity or XRP, or a combination.
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match)
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee giving match
  • Mobile phone stipend

Take Care of Yourself

  • Twice a quarter R&R days so you can rest and recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
  • Flexible vacation policy – work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
  • Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events

Benefits listed above are for full-time employees. Interns – please discuss benefits with your recruiter.

Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.

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