Senior Product Designer - Core HR (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Madrid

The Role

Join our international agile Product, Design & Engineering team and take an active role in shaping our 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 company, and our product development practices.

 We are looking for a skilled and passionate Senior Product Designer who will bring a creative, human-centered design approach, to improve and extend our Time Tracking product within our Core HR space. In this role, you will be responsible for the end-to-end product experience. In addition, you will have the chance to lead fundamental strategic design decisions, develop entirely new features, as well as to bring them to a mature state through continuous testing and iterations. You will work cross-functionally with Product Managers, Researchers, Writers, Engineers, and other Designers to deliver a robust solution for small and medium-sized businesses to grow and maximize the potential of their people.

 Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Being a key part of our product development process, driving design projects from concept to delivery

  • Partnering up with Researchers, Product Managers, and Product Experts to conduct discovery around Time Management topics

  • Creating holistic user experiences to match customer and business needs

  • Creating prototypes for testing with users and internal demos

  • Driving co-creation sessions with other team members and stakeholders

  • Delivering project specifications and support implementation

  • Contributing to our Design System and other Design team wide processes

  • Mentoring and supporting other designers

  • Helping our team hire top design talent

What you need to succeed

  • 5+ years experience designing web-based applications, ideally in a SaaS environment

  • A portfolio that demonstrates your experience with digital products 

  • Strong empathy and openness to understand how people interact with digital products, their expectations and biases

  • Up-to-date knowledge of industry established interaction patterns and design trends

  • Advanced understanding of visual design and information architecture principles

  • Ability to iterate quickly, creating storyboards, wireframes, and high fidelity prototypes

  • Experience working in a complex domain and using analytical problem-solving skills to make decisions

  • Versed in various techniques to support UX Research on mapping insights and quantitatively or qualitatively test solutions with customers

  • Track record of design ownership and worked closely and effectively with Product Management and Engineering leaders

  • A desire to regularly receive and provide feedback for continuous improvement

  • Fluency in English and the ability to clearly communicate about design

  • 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
  • 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
  • Choose between green mobility options, including a bike lease covered by Personio
  • Monthly tax-free stipend of €162 to help cover food and public transportation expenses (Cobee)
  • Private health insurance (company level plan): Access to Sanitas plan at a reduced employee cost (€43 for employees, spouse, or children)
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Spain for €30 per month with a subsidized Gympass membership
  • Free English and Spanish language classes
  • A beautiful office in the heart of the city, 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
Thank you for considering a career at Personio. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to

Please upload any documents that you want to include with your application (e.g. CV) as PDF.

Click to select multiple files or use drag-and-drop
Click to select multiple files or use drag-and-drop
Click to select multiple files or use drag-and-drop
Click to select multiple files or use drag-and-drop

Uploading document. Please wait.