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Managing Director in New York

We're looking for a Managing Director to lead the business in our New York Studio. Together we’ll build both great products and a great team and attract great clients.

As Managing Director, you will be responsible for ensuring the studio's profitability and leading sales for the New York studio. You'll foster relationships with partners in your local area, and grow thoughtbot’s reputation as a leader in the local community. You’ll work together with the studio's Development Directors, Design Director, and global thoughtbot leadership, to grow and support the team and manage the business and success of the studio.


This role requires a proven track record of attracting potential customers and experience with budgeting and forecasting. Qualified candidates will also have hands on design or development experience, or experience leading or advocating for a technical team. Experience with consulting is a plus.

All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification upon hire.

About thoughtbot

We work with companies of all stages to help identify and solve problems. At thoughtbot, we’re involved in every step of the process. We lead and participate in product design sprints, create high-quality apps, and then deploy them. We use the latest technologies and are always ready to try new methods on both internal and client projects. Read more about how we work in our Playbook.

We believe there is always a better way to do our work, and we want to find it and share it with as many people as possible. We maintain an inclusive environment where we can thrive professionally, as well as have full lives outside of work. Read more about our Purpose and Values.

Our Benefits

Our goal is to provide ourselves with the best possible benefits, tools to use, and environments to work in while staying sustainable. We've shared the full details of all our benefits here.

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