Director of Product Design

Not Applicable • Full-time • On-site • #StandWithUkraine

Job Summary

Director of Product Design

Salary range: 100,000 – 118,000 EU p/y (depending on experience and + 15% bonus phantom share ownership plan)

Language: English

Location: Anywhere in Germany

Work model: Fully remote, office in Berlin

Duration: Permanent Full-time

Start Date: As soon as possible

Who are they?

My client is the leading enterprise scheduling technology helping some of the largest brands across the globe instantly be able to set meetings with clients, colleagues and teams. They have tapped into the unique nature of smart scheduling with AI and chatbots. They have simplified the planning of 1:1 and group meetings. As the world's most trusted online scheduling platform, they attract more than 30 million monthly active users. Join an amazing global team of 100+ ambitious engineers, designers, product managers, marketers and salespeople on a mission to make great meetings happen.Ideally you are someone who is very passionate about product design and mentoring designers. You’re curious, experimental, empathetic and able to innovate others through your design best practices and continuously empower and upskill your team.

Ideally, you will be:

• An experienced Director of Product Design, able to lead, manage and mentor a team of designers

• Able to implement cross functional best practices with other disciplines and will also own planning, and execution from a design perspective

• Experienced hiring, growing, and developing the Product Design team building strong partnerships with peers in product, engineering, support, marketing and customer success

• With 8+ years of UX/product design experience on a product development team

• With 4+ years managing a design team(s) Previous experience leading design or design teams within a B2B context Proficient in multiple aspects of product design, including research, process, vision, and information architecture

• Someone with previous experience working on a SaaS product with a large international userbase

What you will be doing:

• Responsible for managing and mentoring the existing design team of 6

• Mentoring and collaborating with the Product Design Team

• Creating a culture of Design and acting as a role model for the organizational culture

• Influencing product strategy and roadmaps

• Using metrics, qualitative feedback, and other data to learn about user needs and informing product improvements

• Understanding usage patterns across the scheduling products

• Learning how the product is used across the various use cases to power their scheduling workflows

• Leading sessions on best practices, interaction, and visual designs for your team

• Collaborating with cross-functional partners on roadmaps, new initiatives, and team/product vision

• Leveraging data, and research to better understand customer needs

• Building meaningful relationships and partnerships with Designers, Product Managers, Engineers and Stakeholders

What can you look forward to?

• A very competitive salary as mentioned above

• 30 Vacation days

• Weekly online yoga classes and a free Headspace account

• Language courses (German) and access to Udemy Business Platform

• Top notch equipment (MacBook, keyboard and trackpad)

• Work from abroad (up to 3 months per year)

• Yearly budget to use for anything that promotes your continuous learning (be it an industry conference, language classes, leadership training, or anything else)

• Get together with the entire team (from all offices) to connect, bond, play games and unwind at the annual international retreat

• Travel to (and spend time with other team member) in some of the offices worldwide

• Complementary product premium memberships for you, your friends and your family

Sounds like you? Send your CV at [email protected] and she will have a call to discuss the specifics if your profile is a match!

At Talent, we lead the way when it comes to diversity and inclusion hiring practices. We strive to help our clients build their teams - creating diverse and inclusive cultures. With our human centric approach to recruitment, we are committed to hiring, developing and retaining exceptional people regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. Put simply, we give a damn.

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