Design Program Manager
San Francisco, CA

At Qualia, we've built a new class of real estate technology that simplifies home buying and selling into an easy, understandable, and secure process. Our products bring together users from across the real estate ecosystem---homebuyers and sellers, lenders, title and escrow agents, and real estate agents---onto a single shared platform, providing greater clarity and transparency to real estate transactions. Today, millions of consumers use Qualia to close on homes every year.


As Design Program Manager you will oversee coordination for all marketing design projects at Qualia, managing communications with stakeholders across multiple departments. You will guide high-complexity projects through the design life cycle, and facilitate the branding and design identity for software that is currently the system of record for millions of home closings in the US. Your responsibilities will include design project communication, roadmap and sprint planning, and handling day-to-day project management for the design team.


  • Handle internal communications between designers and project stakeholders.
  • Manage initiatives to improve design team efficiency and impact.
  • Oversee design sprint planning and resource management.
  • Communicate design requirements to project stakeholders and advocate for design.
  • Contribute to day-to-day operations of the design team and help unblock designers so they can focus on creative execution.


  • You have a history of helping world-class design teams ship designs.
  • You have familiarity with agile planning and previous experience administering project management software to help plan and communicate project progress.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 2+ years working with design teams as a project or program manager.


Qualia is made up of incredibly bright, mission-driven coworkers who are passionate about using technology to solve real world problems---and we're growing quickly. In order to continue building an engaging and dynamic organization, we're committed to giving everyone the support they need to do great work.

Our benefits package is designed to allow our team members to be their best selves, both in and out of the workplace. In addition to comprehensive health plans, a 401k program, and commuter benefits, we prioritize family and personal well-being through professional development, parental leave, and a flexible time off policy. The team is temporarily remote during the pandemic, but Qualia offers a robust online onboarding program to train new hires, biweekly all hands meetings, daily meditation sessions, and a variety of internal virtual events to keep employees connected.

We believe diverse perspectives and backgrounds are critical to building great technology, and our goal is to cultivate an environment where people feel equally valued and respected. Qualia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, citizenship, socioeconomic status, disability, or veteran status.

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