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Head of Product Design

Location:
Remote or Poznan HQ

Salary:
CoE: 19000 - 22000 PLN gross
B2B: 23000 - 26000 PLN net + VAT



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DEPARTMENT

Sales

START DATE
June 1, 2022
TEAM SIZE

6

DEPARTMENT HEAD

Zbigniew Czarnecki

TOOLS YOU'LL USE

Figma
Confluence
Teamdeck 
Slack



Working at Apptension

Hi from Apptension! 

We are a high performing team of 80 individuals that cut through the noise. We hear our partners’ needs and develop them into products and experiences that last. Netflix, Spotify, Uber, Universal, LESS, UNIT9, and PepTalk are a few names with whom we brought products to life over the last 10 years.

People remain our DNA, when we validate our ideas they create potential for in-house built Teamdeck, Tech Radar or SaaS Boilerplate. Our culture happens daily as a cumulative of a thousand things and a thousand things over. 

Now, you decide, because well - we are looking for an experienced and open-minded Head of Product Design to join our team.


What's this position about?

As a Head of Product Design at Apptension, you will have an opportunity to:

  • engage, coach, and develop the team of product designers to be at their best. Set career paths, define learning plans, and have the vision and drive to establish a high performing culture within the team. 
  • shape and communicate a compelling long-term design strategy, setting vision, engaging with brand and clients
  • help to define product strategy and product concepts for the key projects
  • identify the best markets and segments to target
  • drive collaboration and vision across the company to build alignment on priorities leading to product design and execution.
  • manage multiple projects and scale design resources accordingly
  • translate business language, processes, and complex ideas into visualizations and compelling visual stories, balancing creativity and innovation with business acumen
  • discover client’s needs by facilitating team-based workshops and conducting thorough research


What do you need to have to join us?

Here’s a list of the skills that we would like you to have:

  • 5+ years of commercial experience in digital product design,
  • 2+ years of experience in a Head of Design, Design Manager, or Lead Product Designer role
  • C1+ in English (both spoken and written)
  • perfect command of Figma, Miro and Google Workspace tools,
  • rock-solid knowledge of UX principles and Design Thinking methods,
  • experience growing a strategic design practice within design teams
  • experience with planning and facilitating custom workshops tailored to the client’s needs,
  • deep knowledge of business language and proven client-facing experience
  • strong knowledge of visual design and visual theory
  • proactivity and high level of organization of your own work, with strong skills in time management and planning,
  • proven ability to effectively manage a team, especially when team members are embedded in cross functional projects 
  • excellent communication skills, the ability to listen to other team members and to communicate your thoughts clearly

We also value a lot:

Things that will help you stand out from the other candidates:

  • a sharp eye for layout design
  • a strong affinity for the latest design trends and new media 
  • experience building team environments that are trusting, creative and challenging 
  • understanding of the opportunities and challenges of a fast moving business
  • out-of-box-mindset

Here's what we have to offer:


The Apptension Vibe is our favorite perk: we’re really into laughs, high-fives and comfy clothes.


Salary:

CoE: 19000 - 22000 PLN gross
B2B: 23000 - 26000 PLN net + VAT (includes 26 paid days off + bank holidays)


Other benefits include:

  • flexible working hours - we start between 8 A.M and 11 A.M
  • remote work - we work remotely but we have a convenient office location in the center of Poznań too!
  • work in well-oiled Scrum teams + we enjoy spending time together not only in the office
  • co-funded Multisport card
  • private health insurance + psychological support
  • English classes
  • 1500 PLN per year for training, courses, books of your choice
  • team retreats and internal initiatives
  • DevTalks, knowledge-sharing meetings
  • a well-equipped chill room with PlayStation, board games and books
  • internal crowdfunding - each month our employees receive their own budget they can use to execute different ideas

Do you want to join Apptension?

Are you ready to take up this challenge and support our team? Let's meet!