Flexa
Dealfront • Helsinki, Finland

Product Design Director

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

Fully flexible hours

Job Description


Leadfeeder is a fast growing international SaaS scale-up. We are on a mission to bring web intelligence into business. Simply put, Leadfeeder helps companies know more about their website visitors, which enables them to convert promising visitors into sales leads.

We’re excited to share that Leadfeeder has merged with Echobot, a leading provider of European Sales Intelligence. As a result, we now have 250+ team members based across 30+ countries and six offices across the US and Europe. Together, our companies are striving to be the leading sales intelligence and go-to-market platform in our core European and North American markets.

Are you a self-starter looking to learn and grow as part of a world-class team? We are hiring many key people around the world to strengthen our rapid growth. Join our journey!


About this role

Leadfeeder & Echobot are looking for an experienced Product Design Director who will act as a lead to oversee all Product Design efforts in our combined company. You will be in charge of a team of product designers and implement and manage a design system for the company. Key focuses for the role are to find an optimal collaboration approach with the key stakeholders in Product and Engineering and to hire and grow the best product design talent in our organization.

The goal is to ensure Product Design is serving our customers with the best product experience in collaboration with the larger product team within the limits of budget, time and specifications of the company.


Responsibilities

  • Distill abstract business concepts and client needs into elegant creative solutions.
  • Take responsibility for the creative vision and the standard of output across team members who work under them.
  • Pitch ideas confidently and present the creative vision clearly to clients, as well as communicate in the same manner to members of the creative team.
  • Have strong people management and leadership skills in order to hire, develop, and inspire the creative team.
  • Ensure that all creative output/visuals are consistent with the overall brand.
  • Implement and manage an industry-standard design delivery process to coordinate the hand-offs between design and the product and engineering teams
  • Lead multiple projects from conception to completion in accordance with deadlines.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Champion new ideas and gain support within the organization


Requirements

  • A degree in a visual or experiential design discipline or equivalent professional experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a senior-level designer. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience directing complex solutions for SaaS products.
  • Extensive supervisory experience (including leadership, team-building, and delegation) leading and managing creative teams
  • Experience with design processes and systems of fast-growing companies between 200 and 1000 employees.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting, including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to clearly and effectively communicate the creative vision, concepts, ideas, and solutions to stakeholders, internal teams, and clients.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Based in Europe

Benefits

  • Personal budget for home office improvements
  • Company hardware or monthly financial support for using your own equipment
  • Up to 12 paid local bank holidays per year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to weekly yoga / fitness / meditation classes online
  • Mental Health support
  • Bi-annual company retreats

If this role excites you and sounds like a great fit, please apply below!

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme
Work from home allowance
Teambuilding days
Teambuilding holidays
Location
93%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
87%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
70%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
82%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
84%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
85%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Dealfront

Company employees

321

Gender diversity (male:female)

66:33

Office locations

6

Funding levels

£158M

Hiring Countries

Finland
Germany
United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

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