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Product Design Lead (Retention & Payments)

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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As Design Lead for Retain Group you will be responsible for leading design as we execute on our product strategy to retain calm parents, confident students, and empowered tutors. You will work closely alongside our VP Product for Retain Group, Product Managers, Designers, Functional Experts, and VPs from Customer Care, Marketing, and Tutoring, as well as, Engineers and Engineering Leads from our App, Tutor Experience, Dashboard, and Learning Experience Squads.

What you'll do:

  • Leading the design process within the Retain Group while contributing to our design culture in Product and overall at GoStudent
  • Driving customer and business outcomes through exceptional design
  • Negotiating short-term vs long-term priorities, defining scope, and estimating timelines together with your VP Product and stakeholders with energy and positivity
  • Presenting and defending design concepts and decisions to functional experts
  • Leading cross-functional design reviews for various initiatives and taking ownership of design quality across all Retain Group customer-facing and internal tools and experiences
  • Creating intuitive, elegant, and functional product experiences that align with GoStudent's brand standards and industry best practices
  • Producing design deliverables using Figma, including site maps, user flows, page flows, service maps, wireframes, prototypes, and more
  • Effectively communicating design concepts to executives, product managers, engineering leads, and other stakeholders
  • Seeking and embracing feedback, and regularly sharing work with the team, executives, and stakeholders to improve design outcomes

Who you are:

  • An open-minded and fast learner with 5+ years of experience in Product Design, capable of building trust and vitality within your team
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to identify opportunities, define product specifications, and discover insights
  • Passionate about delivering exceptional user experiences and incorporating design thinking principles
  • Familiar with agile and lean development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) and related tools (Jira/Confluence/Miro)
  • An entrepreneur at heart, confident in your abilities with a structured and independent working style
  • In love with the idea of working collaboratively and mentoring your team members and colleagues
  • A self-starter that takes pride in excellent craftsmanship

Qualifications:

  • Expert proficiency in Figma and/or other design tools
  • Experience with consumer brands, conversion optimisation, and EdTech design
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS, with hands-on skills in rapid prototyping as a plus
  • Demonstrate proficiency in information architecture, multi-step and cross-platform flows, considering the holistic user experience and potential states (errors, successes, dead-ends)
  • Ability to clearly present work and articulate the reasoning behind design decisions
  • An online portfolio showcasing a strong focus on user advocacy, including examples of cross-platform design, analytical decision-making, and strategic thinking
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to effectively convey complex ideas and goals to different audiences
  • Experience collaborating with User Research and Data Science to integrate qualitative and quantitative data into the design process, making data-driven decisions

Your way to unlock your full potential

  • Disrupting Education: Join us for a unique opportunity to disrupt the traditional education landscape. It's not just a job; it's a chance to be part of something big and meaningful.
  • Global Dream Team: Say hello to an international and diverse crew of thinkers, doers, and magic makers. Get ready to be inspired daily by your colleagues from around the world.
  • Work, Your Way: We offer a flexible, hybrid work environment that respects your need for work-life harmony with 2/3 remote days a week & 5 fully remote weeks a year so you can shine in a way that suits you best.
  • Office Shenanigans: Our regular team and office events will keep your spirits high. We believe in bonding, celebrating, and having a blast together.
  • Strength in Unity: Join one of our GoStudent Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and be part of communities that champion causes you're passionate about.
  • Growing is LIT: The sky's the limit in our EdTech playground. Access a wide array of online and in-person learning and development opportunities to build your career as high as your dreams can take you.
  • Support Around the Clock: We've got your back 24/7. Enjoy a comprehensive Employee Support Programme that's not just for you but for your loved ones too.

 

Life at GoStudent: 

Do you want to reimagine education together with us and join a mission to believe in?

GoStudent is one of the world’s leading tutoring providers and education platforms. We’re also a unicorn and have raised more than €675m investment to date. Together with our acquisitions Seneca Learning, Tus Media, Fox Education and Studienkreis, we currently support more than 11 million families each month to fulfil our vision to help each student reach their full potential. 

We are passionate about disrupting the future of education and making a real impact. Join our journey and unlock your creativity and advance your career by mastering exciting challenges together with an international, driven team. We are here to support your goals and to discover how far we can reach by growing smarter and stronger together. If this sounds good to you, then join us now and unlock your full potential.

 

Openness Statement

At GoStudent, we are an open and welcoming bunch that values your unique skills, passion, and potential. We don't hire based on age, gender, nationality, or political views, but rather focus on your talent and motivation to contribute to the future of learning. Even if you are a unicorn - just as GoStudent is: if you believe that you can make a positive impact, we encourage you to throw your hat in the ring & to apply, regardless of whether you meet every requirement. Our team is diverse, and we believe that this diversity fosters creativity and innovation, making us a better company. Join us in reimagining the future of learning!

 

Learn more here: https://www.gostudent.org/en/team-and-careers

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