Senior Product Designer - Product Platform (m/f/d) - Location: Munich; Dublin; Madrid; Amsterdam or Remote

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role

Personio is the all-in-one HR solution for small and medium-sized enterprises. 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. 

Our Product Platform domain is fulfilling this purpose by building out the platform strategy for Personio’s product. We are a rapidly growing, enablement-focused domain that strives to create secure, reusable, and extensible systems that accelerate the ability of our internal teams to create customer value, at scale. 

Furthermore, Product Platform plays a pivotal role in delivering the tooling, components, templates and standards that establish the foundations of a common Personio UI platform; ultimately providing Personio’s customers with a consistent, accessible and delightful product experience.

To support our mission, we are looking for a Senior Product Designer that is passionate about solving complex problems and has experience of doing so through a more systematic approach. As a successful candidate you will help define the global capabilities and experiences that support our overarching design vision and enable other domains to deliver a best in class HR solution.

Your role and responsibilities:

  • Be part of a mission-based multidisciplinary team, working side-by-side with Product Managers and Engineers

  • Act as a key contributor to our product development process by driving design projects from concept to delivery - with a strong focus on the early stages of the design process (discovery and research).

  • Creating holistic user experiences to meet customer and business needs

  • Creating rapid prototypes for testing and stakeholder review 

  • Partnering up with UX Research team to drive discovery

  • Partnering up with UX Writing team to create structured and meaningful content

  • Facilitating co-creation sessions with wider team members and stakeholders

  • Delivering project specifications and supporting implementation

  • Contributing to and advocating for our Design System

What you need to succeed
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in designing web-based applications, ideally in a SaaS environment

  • You have 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

  • You have a strong understanding of visual design and attention to detail. Experience with data visualization is a plus. 

  • You have the ability to iterate quickly through the use of low and high fidelity prototypes

  • You have a good understanding of Information Architecture (IA)

  • You seek regular feedback for continuous improvement (growth mindset)

  • You have significant mentorship experience 

  • You are fluent 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
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, including a Personio contribution
  • Choose between green mobility options, including a JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Germany for €22 per month with a subsidized Qualitrain membership
  • A beautiful, spacious office in the heart of Munich, 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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