Head of Design

As the Head of Design at aklamio, you will be working together with our CPO, Head of Tech and Head of Product, leading designers and researchers, while closely collaborating with analysts, product managers and development teams. Be part of our vision and strategy and take our company to the next level.


  • Challenge: an international and fast-growing company that develops with you
  • Flexibility: home office policy and flexible working hours
  • Development: Yearly budget for training
  • Balance: 28 days of vacation and a gym subscription to take care of yourself
  • Belonging: scheduled breakfasts, shuffle lunch, team events. Team building is fundamental for us


  • Oversee and participate in the design process, from concept and strategy to wireframing, UX and UI design, prototyping, testing and final execution
  • Standardise the toolbox for internal users, optimise the journey for external customers
  • Ensure that all stakeholders are supported while maintaining a cohesive approach and design backbone
  • Build, foster and advocate a design culture throughout the company
  • Take a leading role in evolving the Aklamio brand
  • Lead and manage a team of in-house designers and researchers.
  • When needed, coordinate the external support (e.g. freelancers or agencies) while controlling the budget for the whole chapter


  • Minimum of five years of work experience as a UX designer, at least two in leading positions
  • Familiar with data-driven UX design and product development methodologies
  • A real passion for your users, be they end-users, business partners or colleagues
  • Ability to build a brand, a product, an experience, from scratch, while measuring, evaluating and iterating continuously
  • You are a great communicator in English with experience of building, leading and inspiring high performance teams
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and create clarity and transparency in your team and across the entire company
  • You thrive on getting things done and enjoy working in an agile environment

At Aklamio, we believe that a company’s best assets are its customers, their networks, and the power of incentive marketing. Our mission is to empower brands to succeed in a customer-centric world by building the world’s #1 platform for customer incentivization. Founded in 2011, Aklamio has become Europe’s most successful referral marketing solution, trusted by companies such as Virgin Media, Vodafone, PayPal, Endesa, o2, and over 300 international brands. Our 80+ employees work in our HQ in Berlin and London, with teams in Madrid and Paris. Aklamio was ranked 2nd fastest growing technology startup in Germany (Financial Times, Europe’s 1000 Fastest Growing Companies, 2019) and continues to expand internationally.