We are TravelPerk : a fast-growing, well-funded startup that has raised $134m since our creation in early 2015. Backed by world-class investors from some of tech’s most disruptive companies, including Slack, Trello, Twitter, Farfetch, Deliveroo and Delivery Hero, our team is made up of A-players from the online travel industry - Booking.
com and Skyscanner, among others.
Our mission is to revolutionize the B2B corporate travel market, worth over $1.3 trillion, by simplifying the process for everyone involved.
In doing so, we’ve been named the fastest growing SaaS startup in Europe (#5 in the world) by SaaS1000 and have been featured as one of the hottest startups to watch by both Forbes and Wired.
If you’re ready to take off with us, keep reading!
What you will do :
We are looking for a Principal Product Designer to join the team here at TravelPerk! We need a experienced Designer who is considered an expert.
The ideal candidate will still enjoy doing hands on end-to-end design but also have leadership qualities in order to nurture our talented team.
You will be wiling to bring your creativity and skills to contribute to the team to make our product the best it can be!
Are you a humble mentor who is passionate about all things product? We want to talk to you!
As a Principal Product Designer, you will :
Own the end-to-end design process whilst considering the impact of your work across the various teams and parts of the application.
Lead and mentor other designers.
Think in systems and detest copy-and-paste implementation. You will push other designers to optimize their workflow and re-use or re-purpose components instead of rebuilding every time.
Challenge Product Owners, bringing your own knowledge and experience to the table to push for even greater ideas.
Mobile-first is not just a buzzword to you, it is a mindset. It is the way that you work and is something that you instill in those around you.
Drive your own research to help uncover new ideas and to find existing problems. You are forever inquisitive and never consider that something is "done".
Analyse Product Metrics to ensure that your designs and those of the team are working as intended, and if not, you are there to start asking more questions.
Create interfaces to test your ideas / prototypes with the team and with customers.
Bridge the gap between design, development and product and understand the role that each team plays in delivering a solid product.
Mentor and support fellow Designers, Developers and Product Owners to continually raise the bar for quality in our product.
Influence and support the growth of the team through hiring, networking and sourcing our future team members.
Present and report to the leadership team around product design.
Hold workshops and train other members of the team.
Required skills and experience :
You have at least 8+ years’ experience in a Product Design role owning the end-to-end design process.
You have 2 years experience in a Lead or Principal Designer position.
Experience leading or mentoring a team.
Experience in working in a team of Designers.
Worked on complex designs in hyper-growth companies.
You know Sketch inside-out.
You enjoy working in agile teams using Lean UX methodologies ideally in the squad format.
You have a strong passion for digital products and a demonstrable track record of achievements a portfolio is required to apply for this role.
Your level of written and spoken English is at a business level which you can use to confidently communicate to the rest of the team and to stakeholders.
You can understand, interpret and challenge data insights.
You come with great references as a true team player.
You have worked in high-growth SaaS, ecommerce or travel companies.
You are easy-going, enthusiastic, and have the humbleness to let go when you see a design is failing while having a passion for correcting it.
You always aim for excellence, but you understand that done is better than perfect .
What do we offer?
Competitive compensation including equity in the company.
24 vacation days per year and flexible working hours.
Health perks : Choose between a private health scheme or a gym allowance.
Flexible compensation plan" to help you diversify and increase the net salary.
Free Spanish classes.
Free coffee and beverages, fresh fruit and other breakfast stuff.
The Principal Product Designer position requires full-time, in-house work in Barcelona, Spain. We can help with relocation from anywhere in the world.
English is the official language at the office. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required.
TravelPerk is an equal opportunity employer : All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.