Lead Product Designer

As Lead Product Designer you will be joining Hardware Tribe which creates our beautifully designed card payment devices. We empower our people to own their work end-to-end, so you’ll be leading the product from a design perspective, having a holistic approach on the experience, from discovery to delivery - always keeping in mind our customers and their interests! That means having a head for strategy as well as having the skills and willingness to roll up your sleeves and get involved with the details of making great products.

As we put the merchant at the center of every decision we need a strong leader that constantly advocates and drives a human-centered design approach. You will support squads by applying your craft, delivering on our commitment to design excellence, while also driving the evolution of our processes and guidelines to educate fellow designers on how to best approach problems. You will mentor designers on your team for career development and design excellence.

What you’ll be doing

  • You will be partnering with the Product Managers, Engineers, and other colleagues, working in a cross-functional and distributed team. Together, you will be actively involved in defining the customers’ and the business’ problems
  • You will work closely with user researcher in the tribe: initiate, coordinate and review research projects that connect business and user’s needs
  • From wire-framing to designing end-to-end flows and prototypes, you will be in charge of designing products that solve problems in a simple and elegant way while taking care of every small detail
  • You will be formulating and reviewing Product flow among our product portfolio in clear and coherent logic
  • You will be supporting and improving our design system together with other designers 
  • You will have responsibility around hiring, people management and team mentoring. You will also interact with our most senior stakeholders (up to C-level)

You'll be great for this role if

  • You have 7+ years of experience in designing world-class complex apps with strong focus on UX and understanding of human behaviour
  • You have a portfolio featuring examples of complex product design work
  • You have experience leading a team of at least 3 Designers
  • You execute across all phases of design work: participate in research, define conceptual foundation for design solutions, execute excellent UX flows, apply visual design systems, prototype using a variety of tools and methods, create production ready designs, participate or conduct usability testing and support multi-disciplinary teams during implementation 
  • You work independently on complex set of features, collaborate with product management and engineering to arrive at optimal solutions
  • You bring technical savvy to your design discussions and collaborate early and closely with engineers to ensure design decisions and technical complexity align

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re one of the most innovative fintech players in Europe as well as North and South America.
  • You will be working directly with our payment terminals we build in-house from scratch.
  • We’re a truly global team of 3000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents. We have a close, welcoming and international community. We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football, office parties and cooking dinners ;)
  • 28 days’ paid leave
  • SumUp Corporate Pension Plan
  • Yoga classes, running & football teams, game room and gym in the office, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership
  • Learning & development budget for attending conferences and external training
  • A lot of other cool benefits such as Subsidized Public Transport Card (BVG), Language Learning platform (Babbel Premium), Kita/Kindergarten placement assistance, relocation assistance, and a brand new beautiful place to work in the heart of Berlin!

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. 

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