Lead Product Designer (m/f/d)

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Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you want a job that’s exciting with a team that loves what they do? Then we may have just the thing...

At Doodle, we’re the kind of people who wake up every morning passionate about what we do. That’s what we’re looking for in our new Doodlers. You’ll be brimming with new ideas, driven by curiosity and don’t flinch at the thought of experimenting - even if the test fails. You’re someone who challenges the status quo and enjoys pushing yourself and others to reimagine, optimize and innovate.

Who Are We?

Doodle is the world’s leading scheduling platform, helping millions of people instantly set meetings with clients, colleagues and teams. Tapping into the unique nature of smart scheduling with AI, Doodle simplifies the planning of 1:1 and group meetings for busy professionals. As the world's most trusted online scheduling platform, Doodle attracts more than 25 million monthly active users.

Now’s your chance to join 100+ ambitious engineers, designers, product managers, marketers and salespeople on a mission to make great meetings happen. Be a part of a global team headquartered in Zurich, with offices in Atlanta, Belgrade and Berlin.

Who We’re Looking For

We need a Lead Designer focussed on Product/Ux to join our team in Berlin.

You will be part of the Design Chapter of Doodle. As a Senior member on this team you'd be contributing to mature our user-centered design process while working on some of the interesting challenges in Scheduling in cross-functional teams together with Product Manager and collaboration with Engineering.

Ideally, You Have

Hard Skills

  • Capability of turning user problems into simple and functional solutions.
  • A good understanding of usability principles.
  • High quality production of wireframes and visual designs for digital platforms.
  • Production of both rapid and high fidelity prototypes to describe the behavior of concepts.
  • User-Interface and Interaction Design with attention to detail.
  • Experience in preparing and conducting User Research and Usability Tests.
  • Experience working with data to validate decisions and measuring the success of design/experience with relevant metrics.
  • Enthusiasm for digital design best practices, new interaction models, design standards and emerging technologies.

Soft-Skills

  • Clear communication skills
  • Understand stakeholder needs, anticipate stakeholder needs and present potential solutions
  • Working cross-functional teams in close collaboration with Engineering, Product Managers and Product Marketing/Customer Support

For a Lead Role, we expect

  • Minimum of six years of experience in the field
  • Ability to lead your own projects and organise your workflow
  • Demonstrate experience in coaching and growing junior designers
  • Ability to contribute to push the Design Process forward by identifying gaps and keeping abreast with best practices in tooling/methods
  • Knowledge of intricacies in scheduling meetings would be a plus.

What the Role Involves

Each Designer at Doodle is part of a different team, but as a Chapter within Doodle, we as a group have the responsibility to elevate the Design practice to higher standards and always evolve in a positive direction. This includes:

  1. Continuous contribution to the Design System and Component Library
  2. Contribute to the development of the Design Practice and Culture within Doodle (Events, Best Practices, Community Development, Ways of Working)

As a Designer at Doodle we expect that each Designer can be self-driven and self-organised with the support of the Design Team and respective PM. Each Designer should have a comprehensive view of the different aspects of the Design practice - Research, Prototyping, Testing and Delivery.

Your responsibilities include:

  1. Foster and continuous work on Discovery and Validation processes
    1. Setup, Organise and Run User Research in order to discover new needs or validate current Product approach
  2. Development and Design of Concepts and Solutions that best serve our customers and respective User Testing
    1. Continuous UX and UI work on the core product
    2. Setup, Organisation and Running of Usability Testing, both qualitative and quantitative
  3. Continuous Product Development support day-to-day with Developers and PM
  4. Evangelise, promote and implement the Vision and Mission of Doodle and its strategic decisions in and out of the Design Chapter
  5. Be an active voice of the User in all senses - strategic, product development and production

What’s Awesome About Working at Doodle?

  • Top talent deserves a competitive salary.
  • We’re a team that cares about each other. We think we work best when we work together, so you’ll always feel included.
  • Diversity is what makes us successful. We all have different strengths and push each other to try new things, innovate and deliver impactful results for the business.
  • Your personal development matters and we mean it. Every Doodler gets a yearly budget to use for anything that promotes your continuous learning (be it an industry conference, language classes, leadership training, or anything else).
  • Your well-being matters to us. Access thousands of beneficial meditation tools with your free Headspace account.
  • Get together with the entire team of Doodlers (from all offices) to connect, bond, play games and unwind at the annual international retreat.
  • Travel to (and spend time with other Doodlers) in some of our lovely offices worldwide.
  • Take advantage of our ‘work from anywhere’ policy.
  • Enjoy complimentary Doodle Premium memberships for you, your friends and your family.
  • Free snacks and fruit in all our office locations.

Hiring Journey

  • On-demand video interview to tell us more about your motivations and personality
  • Portfolio Review
  • Meet the Design team : Collaborative Workshop
  • Meet the Extended team
  • Culture fit
  • Offer

So, Get in Touch!

At Doodle, we’re committed to providing an environment of mutual trust and respect, where equal employment opportunities (EEO) are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, gender and sexual orientation. Diversity and inclusion are of utmost importance to us. We’re committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work and our products will be. We want to hear from you, so please don’t hesitate to apply!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Berlin

Kohlfurter Str. 41-43
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Perks & Benefits

Like what you've been reading so far? Here's a little peak at some of the extras...

  • Personal development

    Commitment (and budget) for further education and development. We want to make sure you're always learning something new.

  • Office life

    Friendly, talented coworkers and a fun office environment. Weekly game nights and plenty of time to hang out together. Just ask us!

  • Travel

    Exciting interoffice travel possibilities (Berlin, Zurich, Belgrade, and the USA). Visiting other Doodlers is encouraged. Even without a specific reason :)

  • Fuel

    Mate, soda, coffee, and fresh fruit. All the good things that keep a tech company running full steam.

Team & Culture

We're a tight-knit team of 100+(or so) spread out over four different countries. We’ve got our home-base in Zurich and awesome offices in Berlin, Belgrade, Atlanta, and NYC. 

We’re not a huge company so our team structure enables us to quickly implement new ideas before they get stale on the corporate ladder. Everyone here is encouraged to contribute or experiment, and if we’re in agreement about a new decision we go for it.

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