Product Design Lead

Amsterdam (Netherlands), Athens (Greece)

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Posted 2 weeks ago

About the role

Are you excited by the opportunity of leading and scaling our product design capabilities? Are you passionate about creating beautiful, user-centric, high-impact products? Our Product Design function is growing and we are looking for a Product Design Lead that will shape our product design vision and enforce strong design practices within our product organization.

The ideal candidate must have a keen eye for detail, solid UX skills with proven track record in building real products for the web, mobile and apps. You must be a proven leader, outstanding mentor, and an excellent communicator that can thrive and innovate in a very fast-paced, dynamic working environment.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Drive the end-to-end design process, from ideation to prototyping to full productionization
  • Scale, manage and inspire a team of product designers, providing design direction and always raising the bar/ pushing the quality of the design work
  • Be an advocate of customer obsession, user experience consistency, and design excellence across the organization
  • Work closely with designers, product managers, engineers, marketers, and executives and influence our product strategy and execution
  • Provide design mentorship and be a champion for both craft and career development
  • Be a thought leader and always stay on top of new technologies and trends in mobile UI/UX designs
  • Partner with our research team to conduct user interviews, usability tests etc. and integrate user insights into product design and development

What you'll need to have:

  • 10+ years of experience in a fast-paced and dynamic cross functional environment
  • A diverse portfolio demonstrating design excellence across web & mobile applications
  • Mastery of product design, user interface and interaction design, visual design, storytelling, and prototyping
  • Strong knowledge of:
    • Sketch, Figma or similar design tool
    • Prototyping tools (Framer, Principle etc.)
    • Version control tools (Github, Abstract etc.)
  • Expert knowledge of interaction design processes and methodologies, particularly as applied to web/mobile products
  • A track record in building, mentoring and coaching high-performing design teams
  • Experience in collaborating effectively with engineering managers, product leaders, marketers, researchers and executives
  • Experience with and good understanding of different research and testing methods including when and how to use them
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Superb attention to detail

What's in it for you

  • Competitive full-time salary
  • Flexible working hours, top Line tools, Spanish
  • Working in a hyper-growth environment, you will enjoy numerous learning and career development opportunities 
  • Breakfast, high-quality daily lunch on a very low cost, fruit and snacks all day long
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Bonding Benefit
  • Pension Benefit
  • A great opportunity to grow and work with the most amazing people in the industry
  • Being part of an environment that offers challenging goals, autonomy and mentoring, which creates incredible opportunities, both for you and the company.

 

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Beat is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. 

Job tags: Coaching Engineering Figma Framer Product design Research Sketch User experience User interviews Visual design