Lead/senior product designer.

Kyiv/remote-free

 


You will lead the design team in developing the design system and UX of the new site builder platform in close collaboration with Product Managers, and develop the design quality and design processes of the company by providing mentorship and guidance to the rest of the team.
Our client is a multinational company distributed within two continents, therefore advanced English is a must.


To assess your experience, skill set, and level of seniority sharing your portfolio would be very appreciated.

About the client


Our client is a site-building platform with more than 13M users worldwide. They enable small businesses, non-profits, and everyday users to create, manage, and grow their online presence easily and with no technical knowledge. In addition to a robust, easy-to-use website builder and secure hosting services, the solution offers e-commerce and marketing solutions.
Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, has offices in Kyiv and Lviv, Ukraine.

Responsibilities as a designer:

As a design professional a primary focus is on translating the product vision into requirements and essential design driven by the best UX methodologies and patterns.

 

  • Work closely with the product team to navigate the details of overall product strategy, business goals, and individual project requirements.

  • Know the company’s goals

  • Know  technical limitations and dependencies

  • Understanding the key design methodologies

  • Produce design solutions based on hypotheses & user testing results

  • Develop the overall design system and guidelines of the company

  • Perform UX research, user interviews, user testing, product, and competitive analysis to evaluate the best solution for our customers

 


Responsibilities as a Team lead

 

  • Support and mentor each member of your team. Onboard and adapt new designers of all levels

  • Facilitate sprint planning, project reviews, retrospectives. Ensure the company processes are followed.

  • Assist Product Managers in the grooming product backlog to prepare for a sprint. Manage the readiness and quality of the implementation plans.

  • Coordinate and get the approval for the created implementation plans from Product Managers

  • Develop design processes, starting from UX research and competitive analysis to creating sophisticated solutions, presenting, and defending them.

  • Facilitate the team in design discussions

  • Keep the focus of the team on achieving the sprint goals according to the acceptance criteria of each priority

  • Represent the voice of the design team in Product and Management meetings

Your Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in UI/UX design (1+ years in leading positions)

  • Deep understanding of UX methodologies, patterns, and metrics

  • Good understanding of the product metrics

  • Strong UI skills

  • Cross-platform design

  • Prototyping

  • Design systems development

  • Competitive analysis

  • User research & persona development

  • Usability testing

  • Requirements definition

  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, JS principles

  • Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills

 

 

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to significantly influence our product roadmap and strategy, and design;

  • Challenging work in the international professional environment;

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work remotely;

  • 20 paid vacation days per year;

  • Paid sick leave;

  • Team building events;

  • Medical insurance;

  • A social package, including gym membership and English courses (50% compensation)

Sounds like a match?

 

You are welcome to apply with a form below linking your CV/linkedin and portfolio.

Thank you!