At OLX Group (Permanent), in Lisbon, Portugal
Expires at : 2022-02-13
OLX Group, we're one of the fastest-growing networks of trading platforms. We serve over 300 million people every month and operate in 30+ countries around the world.
We help people buy and sell cars, find housing, get jobs, household goods, and anything you can think of. We have more than 20 well-loved local brands including OLX, Otomoto & Otodom.
Our solutions are built to be safe, smart, and convenient for our customers.
We’re looking for a Head of Product Design with exceptional design, communication and people management skills to join the leadership team of one of our critical business areas and lead and grow its design arm.
We’re looking for a strong visual and interaction skills experience, and the ability to help shape product strategy will be imperative as you will lead the design direction and strive to push forward overall design quality, and business impact.
What responsibilities will you get when working with us?
Establishing and delivering, in collaboration with cross-functional leadership, against and UX and Design strategy for a core business line to OLX
Leading and developing a team of Product Designers, including growing other leaders, and defining a team structure under you
Setting up clear goals and expectations for your organisation and key stakeholders, managing project loads, allocating designers accordingly, and setting up your team members for overall success.
Owning and developing the culture for the organisation, both the one under you, but also the broader design and UX community within the company
Mentoring and guiding the team to develop best practices, ensuring a high quality bar, and scaling it to the broader community
Collaborating cross-functionally with leaders in Product Management, Engineering, User Research, Data Science, and other disciplines to ensure a smooth product development process.
Recruiting new design team members, and actively participating in the hiring process, as well as improving our overall processes and scaling mentorship in the organisation
Actively contributing towards the practice of design, and sharing the ownership of the User Experience for our end users across multiple product lines
Minimum 5 years industry experience with proven track record in a people management role, building out and managing design teams
A portfolio of work that contains examples of Interaction (UX) Design and Visual Systems Development for digital applications that work in cross platform environments
Experience in leading and contributing towards product strategy, with concrete examples of impact on both UX and business goals
The ability to leverage and communicate with data to drive change and adapt
A caring leader with a can-do and impact focused mindset that sees challenges as opportunities, and thrives in a collaborative diverse and multi disciplinary environment