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Head of Design

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 Development 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 Head of Design who will boost our design standards to build even more amazing products for our clients than before!

How can you grow with us?

  • You will take charge of our Design Crew (two teams, 10 people) and help them achieve even better results,
  • Being owner of our design standards, you’ll have real impact on vision of your domain team and services,
  • 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 (and dedicated HR Business Partner) in your managerial role, so you won’t be left alone.
  • Our fast-paced work environment guarantees rapid skill development,
  • You will own your work and decide on the project’s direction.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Leading one of the best Design Team,
  • Being line manager of two Design Team Leaders,
  • Taking care care of quality standards in Product Design,
  • Defining recruitment needs in your team and participate in the recruitment process together with our HR team,
  • Planning learning and development activities in your team,
  • Conduct periodic reviews with the Design Team Leaders to motivate them and help them grow.

Ongoing

Head of Design

PLN 25,000 - 28,000 net + bonus + VAT (B2B) 

Warsaw HQ office/remote

What we’re looking for:

Experience:

5+ years of commercial UX/UI or Product Design experience,
2+ year of experience in a Head of Design or Design Manager or any other managerial role,
Experience with planning and facilitating custom workshops tailored to the client’s needs,
Ability to create and implement your vision and ideas,

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.

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Benefits

Paid Break

When we work, it’s intense, but overall we value balance. That’s why we offer at least 20 paid days off per year to recharge your batteries.

Freedom

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

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.

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.

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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