Head of Design (m/f) - Lisboa
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We took an unorthodox approach to starting a payments platform, designing and building an omnichannel payments platform from scratch. Today, we are the payment platform of choice for some of the most inspiring and leading companies. We are built for agility. We decide and move quick. We are straight to the point. No nonsense. We are transparent, work hard, but also play hard. We love what we do and are relentless in our pursuit. Our team and background is global, and to continue our trailblazing we are looking for smart and passionate individuals to be part of a winning team, solving some of the most difficult and unique challenges in payments.
Head of Design
You will lead a team of product designers and partner cross-functionally with engineering, PM, marketing and brand teams. You will design the UX and visual product experiences that strike the right balance of delighting users while achieving company growth targets. You are the foremost lead in design strategy for both external and internal-facing software products. You will be responsible for setting the design vision and strategy, owning the design system, and developing design standards for your team to deliver the UX/UI, user flows, wireframes, prototypes and mock-ups. As the design leader, you foster an environment rooted in user research, data, and design critiques to empower your team to deliver thoughtful design solutions. This is a hyper-growth role in a fast-paced environment, so effective prioritisation , a bias for informed action, and clear communication will all be crucial to your success.
What'll You'll Do
- Lead a team of product designers the team is made up of product designers who solve problems by partnering with their tech team. Based on the problem you are solving, you may also partner with other functional areas like hardware, IOT, and city operations.
Set design vision, strategy, goals, success metrics, and develop roadmaps that drive maximum impact based on data insights, market intel, and user research.
Ensure high-quality outcomes for all internal and external products. You set and reinforce the standards for Dott’s user experience.
Collaborate and align with other teams in the company. This includes supporting design areas (product, user research, marketing, brand) and more to drive towards shared goals.
Communicate roadmaps, priorities, insights, and decisions in a way that builds confidence at all levels and locations: from local city teams to HQ led teams.
Coach and mentor a high performing design team to innovate and ship product efficiently.
What'll You'll Need
- Previous work experience managing a team of designers in hyper-growth, technology-driven companies
7-10+ years of experience leading high-performing and innovative design teams
Prior history of building design vision and strategy and leading the UX and UI process from idea, iteration, launch
Excellent communication skills: From Slack messages to pitch presentations, you remain calm under pressure and communicate with ease to all audiences
User centered mindset, you leverage research and data to inform design decisions
Attention to the details: you’re organised and efficient with running lean teams
Desire to work in a rapid and dynamic environment: Our industry is evolving every day — you should be up for the challenge!
Excellent Salary conditions + Bonus structure, laptop, company phone, remote working possibilities.
Who we are
Paybyrd is the payments platform of choice for many leading companies, providing a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. Paybyrd delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels.