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Design Team Leader

Warsaw/remote

We are all about supercharging tech-based businesses. But make no mistake – software development is just a part of what we do at Startup House. Our mission is to deliver all-around support for startups at all stages of development.

Our Product Design Team is expanding and looking for fresh blood – we’re currently looking for a Team Leader who will guide our Designers on their path and help us build amazing products for our clients.

As a Design Team Leader, you will work both as a people manager and senior developer on projects with a time ratio of 30% for management and 70% for project-related work.

It’s a great role for you if you want to advance your career as a manager but still work on great startup projects hands-on!

How can you grow with us?

As a Team Leader:

  • You will take charge of our Product Design teams (3–4 people) and help them achieve even better results,

  • You’ll work directly with our CEO and other managers to improve your management skills and become an even better leader than you are so far,

  • You will be supported by our HR team in your management role, so you won’t be left alone.

 

As a Senior Product Designer:

  • You will work on various projects for clients of different backgrounds, both business- and consumer-targeted,

  • The next product you’ll help create could be either an ingenious IoT mobile app for kids in Norway, an innovative LegalTech solution or a HealthTech platform that helps fight the pandemic in Nigeria... or something just as exciting!

  • You’ll gain wide experience in a multitude of industries and in various methods of work, both for exciting startups and established enterprises like Siemens or Toyota,

  • Our fast-paced work environment guarantees rapid skill development,

  • You will own your work and decide on the project’s direction.

Responsibilities

As a Team Leader:

  • Leading one of the best Design teams in Warsaw,

  • Taking care care of quality standards in Product Design,

  • Defining recruitment needs in your team and participate in the recruitment process together with our CEO and HR team,

  • Improving the onboarding process for new employees,

  • Conduct periodic reviews with the Design team members to motivate them and help them grow.

 

As Senior Product Designer:

  • Owning the overall end-to-end process of user experience creation working with clients,

  • Conducting Design Sprints and custom workshops with clients with the goal for reaching the best design possible,

  • Coaching, mentoring and supporting the UX/UI team,

  • Envisioning and creating flawless experiences, intuitive interfaces and engaging interactions for multiple platforms (web and mobile).

Opening soon

Design Team Leader

PLN 14,000 – 17,000 + VAT (B2B)

Warsaw HQ office/remote

Requirements

Experience:

4+ years of commercial UX/UI or Product Design experience,
1+ year of experience in a Team Leader or any other managerial role,
Marvelous UX and UI portfolio presenting your process and track of thought – we’d love to take a look at your work!

Tech skills:

Experience with planning and facilitating custom workshops tailored to the client’s needs,
Great skills in using prototyping and design tools (preferably Sketch and Figma),

Soft skills:

Proactivity and high level of organization of your own work, with strong skills in time management and planning,
Will to improve your skills in the field of team management on your own and in cooperation with HR,
Readiness to work in a dynamic environment – seriously, we’re still growing as a company, so you have to be flexible when it comes to rapid changes,
Excellent communication skills – especially the ability to listen to other team members and the ability to communicate your thoughts clearly,
C1+ in both Polish and English – we work internationally, so that’s a must.

Appreciated:

Experience with UX research and user testing,
Familiarity with front-end code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and web / mobile-based environments,
Knowledge of other design software (Miro, InVision, Zeplin, UseBerry),
Interest in usability, new technologies and startups!

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Benefits

Freedom

to speak about your ideas, concepts, and constructive feedback to work on them, to make them happen.

Balance

between messy startup and red tape corporation, between getting things done and chill out, between work and life.

Multisport

so you can try to keep fit or just feel better having it!

Insurance

access to specialists, generalists and more.

Remote work

sometimes tough, sometimes rough, sometimes great — here you have it all!

Flexible hours

just keep up with your team meetings and the rest is flexible.

Goodies in kitchen

some fruits, some healthy sweets, some beers, some ice creams.

Leader’s support

get inspired and helped by our leadership team.

Referral bonuses

refer a friend and get not only a great companion to work with, but also a small bonus.

Team lunches

once a week on Friday and once every 3 months there’s a Startup House Day with everyone!

Macbook

best device? We can argue, yet those are best for us!

Feedback culture

you don’t like this perk? Let us talk about it!

  • First call

    First call

    Hi! We’d like to get to know you better and tell you more about Startup House. We will also answer all of the questions you have for us.

  • Task

    Task

    For some of the positions (mostly in development and design), you’ll then get the chance to show off your practical skills.

  • Interview

    HR or Tech interview

    It seems like you might be who we’re looking for! Let’s discuss the more technical parts of your future job.

  • CEO interview

    CEO Interview

    You’re doing great! One final step. Meet Alex, our CEO!

  • Offer

    Offer

    Congrats! You’ve passed the entire recruitment process. We’re glad to have you on board :) See you Monday!

Any other questions?

Here you can find answers to the most bothering questions

Still can't find the answer?

Should I join your company?
Yes, definitely.
What about working remotely?
Of course, you can choose to work remotely as a Developer. However, you’re always welcome at our Warsaw office to work with the whole team! Designers, QAs, PMs, Sales and the back office work from our HQ and have options for remote work!
What is the coding task?
The task requires writing a micro application — it is not a purely algorithmic task, but a real application, where we check coding skills. It is then evaluated by our development team, after which we send you feedback.
What does the company structure look like?
We have 8 teams: Development, QA, Project Management, Design, Marketing, Finance, Business Development, HR.
How is the architecture defined on a project?
We work on projects with the client on a partnership basis — our team advises clients on how the application should be developed. Senior Developers deal with project estimation.
Will I be working directly with the client?
Depending on the project, our developers participate in standups, reviews and calls, while Project Managers are responsible for direct contact with our clients.

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