Lead / Chief Product Designer

Robo Wunderkind
Listed on:
September 9, 2020
🇦🇹 Austria
Austria, Vienna

We are looking for a Lead Product Designer to manage product design at Robo Wunderkind. We have a huge opportunity ahead of us to continue innovating at the intersection of robotics and education, to support our users in their learning journey, to expand to new use cases and customer segments and to grow our users community. We’ve love to find the perfect person to help us get there. We are a team of 17 people, 10 nationalities, ambitious and passionate about what we are doing. We have a backing for our growth and we are looking to take our design to the next level.

You’ll lead a team of designers to create the future of playful education. You will play an important role in defining our product strategy and roadmap in collaboration with Product Management, Engineering, Marketing and Sales. We are looking for a person that has a strong design viewpoint and is able to lead the design direction of the entire company.              

What you'll do:
Lead and evangelize a vision for all Robo Wunderkind product experiences
Develop a world-class design culture that is inspiring and innovative
Lead the product design of modular robotic kit, educational apps for the community of kids, parents and educators, existing website and content which is being created by the team
Manage a team of 2 Designers and closely work with Engineering, Learning Design and Product Teams
Build out the product design team and nurture talent

Your key milestones for first 180 days:
Revise and improve the onboarding for existing product
Revise user experience, define changes that will bring maximum results to increase user engagement and implement them
Systemize and implement feedbacks from Customer Discovery Interviews and UX research results
Together with a funding team develop a Product Roadmap based on deep market research of current competitors and STEM education industry for the next 5 years
Partner with key stakeholders for effective collaboration and integrating the design centered process into product development process

Your Skills:
You have 7+ years of experience designing and delivering user-centered, engaging experiences across a range of platforms and can demonstrate the success and impact of your efforts for both users and business.
You led the product design development process for a product that was marketed globally
Experience of developing physical products is a plus
For 3+ years you managed at least of 3-4 direct subordinates
A leader who people want to follow. You build trust, inspire, and mentor designers.
You know how to implement user-centered design methods, you have experience working in design systems, and a highly refined visual design sensibility
A great communicator (verbal, written, and visual) who has the ability to influence and build consensus both within a design team and with stakeholders across the company.
BA/BS and/or MA/MS in a relevant design field

We are open to working remotely and our team spreads over 2 continents. Those working in Vienna have flexible work hours and can work from home 2 days per week.

To apply, please send us your CV and motivation letter bosovych@yournewjob.io

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