Head of Design // FRI:DAY

December 20, 2017

We are FRIDAY. Our aim is to offer an insurance that actually benefits our customers’ lives. We are building the first entirely stress-free car insurance – without loads of paperwork, annoying bureaucracy and lengthy contract duration. We are based in Berlin and benefit from the support and trust of the renowned Swiss Baloise Group.

As a Head of Design you will be providing leadership, guidance and coaching to designers and non-designers in all design related topics while at the same time working hand-in-hand with fellow Designers, Product Owners and the Developer team to take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into useful and enjoyable experiences for our customers.

We are looking for a creative problem solver, who embraces design thinking, and thrives on getting it right for the user:

  • Setting the creative directions of the product and brand by continuing and developing the overall design strategy in cooperation with the product and marketing teams
  • Translating the overall design strategy to actionable design principles and guidelines
  • Overseeing work produced by the creative team and help designers, UX designers and writers produce exceptional results that meet the objectives
  • Individually contributing as a designer, creating user journeys, sketches, wireframes and UI designs
  • Brand Management – you are responsible for the consistency of our brand appearance over all channels & to further develop our brand
  • Translating marketing objectives into clear creative strategies and create and conceptualise Marketing campaigns (Social Media, Ads, Landingpages, etc)

Your skillset:

  • You have a degree in Interactive Design, Visual Design, Communication Design or a similar field
  • Broad experience in Product/UX/UI and Communication Design, with a particular strong background in shipping mobile products and a strong portfolio that showcases your skills
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills and the ability to manage and inspire creative teams
  • Ability to understand and discuss technical topics, requirements, and limitations related to software development
  • Experience working with agile development teams

If your heart beats for great design, creating memorable experiences, and you enjoy working in a hyper growth environment, submit your CV and cover letter. Please also provide a portfolio that shows a range of product experiences you’ve created and outline your role and process.

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