1-2 days per week at home

A little flex time

Head of Product Design

UK or Remote International

£90,000 - £100,000

✨ Learnerbly

Who we are

We're a growing team of 50+ and over the last few years we've built a SaaS-enabled learning marketplace curated from 200+ of the best learning providers.

We've decided to become a fully distributed company since 2020 and give our people the choice to decide where they'd like to work by giving them a WFH allowance to set themselves up and an optional co-working Spaces pass for the days they want to connect with the team.

We've only just started our journey to help unlock everyone's full potential! We're about to press play on our next phase of growth as a business and we want YOU to be part of it!

Our Mission, Vision, and Purpose

  • Our mission is to be the most inspiring learning platform for people and organisations around the world.
  • Our vision is to create a world where everyone unlocks their full potential
  • We believe everyone can make a difference.

🙌 The role

Product at Learnerbly

At Learnerbly, our Product Teams are empowered to solve problems and create products our customers love.

Practically, that means Designers are working collaboratively with Product Managers and Engineers to own a problem and go through the end-to-end development cycle of discovery and delivery. Senior Execs or Product Managers do not tell Designers and Engineers what to build. Sorry, no Feature Teams here (not sorry!)

We have a small (but mighty💪) team and we are looking to rapidly scale up to meet the demands of our customers.

We are looking for a Head of Design to join us and spearhead design at Learnerbly. You will create, steer, and deliver on the design vision for the product. You will also oversee design across the company from Marketing to Operations to People. This is a great opportunity for someone who not only wants to grow as a creator but also gets exposure to all aspects of building a company.

What you'll be getting up to:

  • Build, develop, and lead the Design Team: from identifying talent and hiring through to day-to-day coaching.
  • Collaborate with Designers and the wider team to set and evolve the design vision for the product and the company.
  • Create the design principles, processes, and systems to realise the vision and set the bar for quality.
  • Be the voice of design insider and outside of the company, sharing its work, evangelising its success, articulating its vision. And sometimes this representation means encouraging others to rethink the status quo and design a better solution.

This role will be a great fit if:

  • You are an experienced Product Designer in digital products (service design is a major plus) who has directed Design Teams before or is looking for that next level up.
  • You love working cross-functionally in a multi-disciplinary Product Team in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • You enjoy teaching design and building and coaching teams towards achieving a vision.
  • You are obsessed with solving hard problems with simple, minimal solutions.
  • You want to help us put a dent in the universe.

Please include a link or share your portfolio if you have one. It doesn't need to be up to date, we know at this level you might not have a typical portfolio. We'd just love to see any examples of previous work, your thought process and the results you did or didn't deliver.

Research shows that some people are less likely to apply for a role unless they are 100% qualified. Your experience, skills and passion will set you apart so tell us about your achievements, irrespective of whether they are personal or work-related, tell us about your journey, and about what you learnt.

So, if this role excites you, don't let our role description hold you back, get applying!

⭐️ Our Perks

Check out our Employee Guide for more detail!

❤️ Values-driven culture - we're really proud of our culture.

🤸🏽‍♂️ Flexible working hours - We want our team to have the choice to work in the way that gets the best out of them.

🏢 Distributed working - WFH allowance and co-working Spaces pass.

📚Learning and development - £2,000 learning and wellbeing budget each year.

🏖 Time off - 25 days of paid time off per year.

👩🏾‍⚕️ Health - Healthcare cashback scheme covering medical, dental, optician and more.

💻 Technology - A brand new laptop (or whatever equipment you need).

📮 Surprises - Letterbox gifts

🕵️ Hiring Process

📞 Initial screening call (30mins call)

💡 Portfolio Presentation & Capabilities interview (60mins call)

💛 Values Interview (60mins call)

🎨 Task Interviews (60mins call)

Support - If you have a medical condition or an individual need for an adjustment to our process, and you believe this may affect your ability to be at your best - please let us know so we can talk about how we can best support you and make any adjustments that may be needed.

💛 Our Values

We look for people who share our values and can add to our culture. Values are shared beliefs that guide our decision-making, culture is how we function as a group and how we live our values as individuals.

  • Be your authentic self: This means finding the intersection between what you love and what you’re good at, so you can be yourself at work.
  • Set the destination, own the journey: "Be the change you want to see in the world." Think big, speak up, take ownership. We believe in learning by experimenting and failing fast: use your creativity and resourcefulness to find solutions to problems you encounter.
  • Invite everyone to dance: “Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance.” We look for people who share our values and contribute to our culture. Diversity alone is not enough. We believe by being diverse and inclusive we make better decisions.
  • Practice heartfelt, radical candor: We know seeking radically candid feedback can be hugely powerful. We proactively seek and give feedback to reveal blindspots and accelerate growth.

🌈 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

At Learnerbly, we're committed to cultivating an environment that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. We are a global community and we believe our unique qualities should be celebrated as they are critical to our innovation. It's essential to us that you bring your authentic self to work every single day, no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, caring responsibilities, neurodiversity, or otherwise. Inclusion isn't just an initiative at Learnerbly. We strive to embed it not just into our values but throughout our entire culture.

1-2 days per week at home

A little flex time