Senior Product Designer - Payroll - Location: Munich and Madrid

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role
At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe! 

Join our international agile Product, Design & Engineering team and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. At Personio you will have a direct impact on our product, our users, our organization, and our engineering practices.


Personio is the all-in-one HR software for small and medium-sized companies. With offices in Munich, Madrid, London, Dublin, and Amsterdam, Personio is on a mission to make HR processes as transparent and efficient as possible so HR can focus on what matters most: people and strategy.

In the Payroll Domain, our ultimate goal is to ensure that people around the world are paid accurately and on time for their hard work. This means ensuring all the manual backoffice processes and inter-connected systems are simplified and humanised into intuitive and secure solutions.

We are looking for Senior Product Designers that are passionate and experienced in solving complex problems. You will not only help create best-in-class user experiences and contribute to our overall mission to offer a payroll feature to our customers, but provide guidance, mentoring, and support to other Product Designers.

Your role and responsibilities will include:

  • Being part of a multi-disciplinary team, working side-by-side with Product Managers and Engineers as well as other Designers
  • Being a key part of our end-to-end product development process driving projects from concept to delivery. 
  • Contributing to product delivery with visual concepts and UX methods
  • Align designers around a shared vision to driven consistent outcome
  • Identify and set strategies to focus on innovation and disruption within product vertical
  • Creating holistic  and best-in-class user experiences to match customer and business needs
  • Creating prototypes for testing and stakeholder reviews
  • Partnering closely with our UX Research team to drive discovery
  • Driving co-creation sessions with other team members and stakeholders
  • Delivering project specifications and supporting the implementation
  • Contributing to our Product Design language through the continuous iteration of a Design System and UI library
  • Mentorship and supporting other Designers to excel

What you need to succeed
  • 5+ years of experience in designing digital products or services, ideally in a SaaS environment
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your experience with digital products 
  • You understand how people interact with digital products, their cognitive biases and industry established interaction patterns
  • Advanced understanding and application of human-centered design, visual design, and interaction design
  • You have the ability to iterate quickly, create low and high fidelity prototypes
  • Track record of design ownership and worked closely and effectively with PM and Engineering leaders
  • Good understanding of information architecture 
  • You provide feedback regularly for continuous improvement, but also seek out areas of improvement as well
  • Versed in various techniques to support UX Research on mapping insights and quantitatively or qualitatively test solutions with customers
  • Know how to clearly communicate design knowledge on a strategic level 
  • To apply include your Portfolio & CV in English
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Comprehensive healthcare and dental coverage for each permanent employee (excluding taxes)
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, with a Personio match of up to 5%
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Ireland for €30 per month with a subsidized Gympass membership
  • A beautiful office in the heart of Dublin, complete with professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces
About us
We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates, transforming the way millions of people experience work every day. In June 2022 we raised a second Series E funding of $200 million, allowing us to turbocharge this change and making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe.

With over 6,000 customers and a team of 1,500 in seven offices across Europe, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them? 

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.



Your application
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