Director of Product Design (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us


We are a dynamic, fast-growing fintech company based in Berlin with a mission to break down barriers to better saving across Europe. Our platforms give customers simple, transparent access to the Raisin deposits marketplace, where our partner banks from all over Europe offer an ever-growing range of competitive savings products. In Germany, we also broker cost-effective investment portfolios and pension products. Raisin has raised more than €195 million in funding from renowned investors including Goldman Sachs, PayPal Ventures, Index Ventures, btov Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Orange Digital Ventures and Thrive Capital. We have also been featured on the FinTech50 — the list of Europe’s top 50 fintechs — every year since 2016, ranking in the top 5 in 2018 and 2019. 

Our marketplace is available in over 30 countries across Europe through, with dedicated country platforms in Germany, Spain, the UK, Austria, France, Ireland, and the Netherlands. Since launching in December 2013, we have brokered €16 billion in savings for more than 200,000 satisfied customers to more than 80 partner banks. Our distribution partners, such as Commerzbank, o2 Telefónica Deutschland, N26, ClearScore and Yolt among many others, extend Raisin’s impact as well as their own range of offers: they make our deposits marketplace available to their customers.

Your Profile
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design or a related field

  • 10+ years of experience in the fields of UX Research, Interaction Design, and UI Design of which minimum 3 years experience leading UX & Design team(s)

  • A solid understanding of all disciplines of UX and UI (e.g. IA, user flows, wireframing, prototyping and visual design)

  • A strong visual design background with a deep knowledge of „Google Material Guidelines” and „Apple Human Interface Guidelines”

  • Know-how in the field of research: interviewing users, setting up surveys and usability tests as well as interpreting the results

  • Deep experience in designing for multi-platform, with deep knowledge on the uniqueness of design challenges on each

  • Being able to interpret qualitative and quantitative data into opportunities for improvements

  • Strong knowledge of common tools like Sketch, InVision, Axure, Adobe Products

  • Experience in fast-paced environments such as startups and familiar with agile software development

  • Strong communication skills in English (German proficiency is a plus)

  • An exciting portfolio that demonstrates your professional expertise; and references that are able and willing to attest to your design talents and leadership skills.

Your Responsibilities

Raisin is making a concerted investment in design-centric and customer-centric multi-platform approaches to removing friction and creating delightful experiences for all our Customers across the B2C,  B2B  and B2B2C aspects of our company’s mission and purpose, as well as for our Raisineer employee-colleagues, too. The Product Design team will take a service design approach to improve the full-journey experience for each and all of them.

  • Reporting to the Chief Product Officer, you will lead a team of a dozen-plus UX and UI Designers, UX Researcher, UX Writers, and Graphic Designers. 

  • You will grow the UX & Design team through filling talent gaps and mentoring the current in-house talent as the business objectives of the company evolve and grow.

  • You will intimately collaborate with cross-functional leadership— particularly Product Directors, CRM, and Engineering Leadership - to increasingly and compassionately improve our collaborative cross-functional ways-of-working, leading by example for your team

  • As de facto leader of the UX & Design “Chapter” you will support the go-to-market (business) teams in their design needs, and support the work product and development of designers working in that realm.

  • You will enthusiastically take co-accountability for the collection, curation and prioritization of “customer signal” from within the product itself (i.e. defining, instrumenting and measuring critical events), from customer service, CRM and other go-to-market teams, and from primary user research.  And encourage your team to intrinsically take accountability for the same.

  • You and your team will solve user problems and unlock customer and enterprise value through user-centered design and service design practices, and serve as champion same.

  • You and your team will “own” the creation and/or curation of the user Journey.  Including collaboration with POs on user journey mapping and product tear-downs, developing UX concepts, user click-flowing, wireframing (starting from low fidelity to high fidelity) and prototyping.

  • You will work with OKRs to set and achieve ambitious objectives for the Company, and improvements of your UX & Design Chapter.

Our Benefits
Be part of a diverse team of more than 34 different nationalities, who strongly believes in agile cross-functional methods, collaboration and appreciation in our daily work. We are professional and work hard to always be the best in our field. You find us in our open office in beautiful Prenzlauer Berg well connected to public transport and surrounded by a great variety of restaurants and supermarkets.

  • Relocation and visa support as well as a relocation reimbursement
  • Personal training budget of 1,700 € and four full training days
  • Free choice of hardware
  • Beginner German classes directly at the office and financial support for acquiring a language certificate 
  • Hungry all the time? Breakfast, snacks, daily fresh fruit as well as drinks are provided
  • Stay up to date at regular townhall sessions with our founders and feel free to ask any kinds of questions
  • Flexible working hours, home office and 28 vacation days 
  • Enjoy more than 50+ different sports with Urban Sports Club: We subsidize your membership with more than 20 € per month 
  • We offer you a company pension scheme (Betriebliche Altersvorsorge), which we support with 20 %
  • Enjoy yearly company retreats to exciting European cities and other team events, such as Lunch Lottery, Tech Lunch, Xletix and Raisin Ladies Events

Your application

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