Lead Product Designer

Hi! We are Netguru. We help entrepreneurs and innovators shape the world through beautiful software. We’re looking for people to join our team and build a culture based on trust, taking ownership, and transparency.

Introducing innovative solutions and improving our internal processes are the foundation for our development and achievements.We offer a safe, inclusive and productive environment for all team members. We respect and want to build on our diversity.

We are open for workplace adaptations. We also help team members develop their skills through internal learning opportunities, R&D projects, and personal growth budgets.

Our efforts bring results: Netguru ranks as one of the most desired IT employers, alongside Facebook, Netflix and SpaceX.

If you want to be a part of our PD team, click "apply now" and create outstanding projects with Netguru! 

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Joining Netguru means: 

  • Working in an experienced and knowledgeable team.
  • Working on interesting projects using the best technologies available on the market.
  • Ability to make an impact on the technological stack of Netguru and its clients.
  • Constant development of your skills thanks to a dedicated development budget for workshops and conferences.
  • Having a smooth start: your leader and a buddy will support you and mentor you.
  • Enjoying flextime and flexplace: adjust your daily schedule to your individual needs, work from the office or from home.
  • Working on the best equipment: we will provide you with a MacBook and additional accessories for your computer to make your work even more efficient and comfortable.

Tasks and duties:

  • Leading, designing, and providing support and guidance to the design team, making sure that designers understand the specification and have the right skills and training to be able to perform their tasks effectively.
  • Taking a proactive approach by keeping the team and clients informed of the progress in the projects and potential issues.
  • Sharing knowledge, motivating and inspiring others to generate new ideas.
  • Encouraging others to display their works on the Netguru Dribbble and Behance profiles by being the example to follow.
  • Identifying risks involved with the design process and providing solutions to complex problems.
  • Keeping consistency of team’s work, ensuring highest quality while keeping within set boundaries
  • Reviewing the design process on a regular basis and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Owning the responsibility of the overall sprint or iteration outcome on 1 up to 3 projects.

Ready to apply? See if you identify with our:

Must-haves:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Product Design and prior experience as Late Senior Product Designer or Lead Designer.
  • Leading design teams on service or product companies.
  • Strong agency, with ability to apply right measures to right problems.
  • Strong command of written and spoken English (C1); Polish not required
  • Experience working across design disciplines and platforms.
  • Great multitasking & self-management skills.
  • Hands-on experience in various design responsibilities as well as team-leading experience.
  • An ability to look at the product holistically: being present at the early stages (UX phase), through the UI phase, to supervising the development. Able to deliver the full scope of the product design work (e.g. UX, branding and UI).
  • Familiarity with performance bottlenecks and ways to resolve them.
  • Familiarity with enterprise-size projects.
  • Familiarity with interaction design.
  • Strong UX skills as well as advanced UI skills.
  • An outstanding design portfolio with commercial web or mobile projects.

Nice-to-haves:

  • Recognition in the Design industry 
  • A strong social media presence and a solid up to date portfolio including Dribbble, Behance or equivalent.
  • Experience in public speaking - you participated in conferences or meetups as a speaker.

Perks & benefits: 

  • Generous private health insurance package with dental care.
  • Optional life insurance for you and your family.
  • A growth budget for your educational plan.
  • Masterbenefit: discounts on car leasing.
  • Discounts on Apple products.

What will happen next?

  • We’ll send you feedback via email as soon as we review your portfolio and read your CV. Before applying, please, make sure your portfolio is up-to-date and that it includes information on the process you follow, the research you have done and that it presents in detail your UX skills
  • We’re going to invite authors of the most promising portfolios to the language audit.
  • This step, if successful, is followed by an interview with our Recruitment and Design crews.
  • If the interview goes well, we will present you with the recruitment task – a work sample, so we could learn about your real competencies.
  • You’re going to receive a design task based on real-life projects that we conduct every day.
  • We’re going to check how comfortable you feel with design duties and how you manage communication with a fictional client. Most importantly though, we hope you’ll enjoy the process all the way through.
  • Being successful with all the previous stages, we’ll invite you to the final meeting with the Team Leader to present your task outcome.
  • If everything goes well, we’ll be more than excited to welcome you on board.

If you need any disability-related adaptation at any step of the recruitment process – simply let the recruiter know! We'd be happy to help.

Want to ask more? Drop us a line at jobs@netguru.co

Not interested in long-term cooperation? Join the Netguru Talent Marketplace and have access to various project-based opportunities. Get a gig and collaborate with different companies and industries. Have a possibility to not only gain more experience but also develop a variety of skills you didn't even know you had. Work the way you like, on your terms, with no strings attached.

PLN 14,500- 18,750 + VAT (B2B) + 20 paid days off
or PLN 12,100- 15,600 gross (UoP)
Deadline: ongoing
Poznań, Warszawa, Gdańsk, Kraków, Wrocław, Katowice, Białystok, Łódź, Remote
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