Head of Design

Lead our Design Team

Department: Teamwork | Remote

About Us

At Teamwork, we pride ourselves on creating the best software, working with outstanding people, and going above and beyond for our customers. That excellence has been rewarded with hundreds of thousands of amazing customers all across the globe and millions of users who sign in every day to trust us with getting their businesses organized and running productively. We’re a profitable, entirely self-funded business with no investors or outside influences beyond one: our customers and what's best for them. It’s a responsibility that we take very seriously. We’re a company of action, full of triers and doers: we try things, we make mistakes, and we learn from them.

Growing this company from Cork with an extremely talented team of people is an amazing journey to be a part of. 

We are now hiring a Head of Design who will be responsible for providing a creative vision for Teamwork’s product suite and setting the bar for the design of our 5 world-class products. The Head of Design will work closely with other technical leaders within Teamwork to collaborate on the roadmap and both influence and plan for upcoming work. They will work extensively with the Head of Engineering, Product Services and CTO as well as individual engineers and designers to ensure their vision for our products comes to life. 

Key Responsibilities

Lead, manage, and grow the Product Design team at Teamwork as well as establishing best practices, principles, tools, and frameworks that empower our designers

Implements strategies for building a high performance, high-velocity product design team that solves customer problems

Responsible for the realization of the Design System vision through execution

In partnership with the CTO and other leaders within the company, they will analyse what needs to be improved from a UI/UX perspective within the products

Define and own quarterly design initiatives to support Teamwork's annual goals

Drive new ideas into user research, stakeholder reviews, and prototypes throughout the design life cycle

Partner with Product, Marketing, and Engineering to maintain a consistent brand and voice in our customer experience

Work closely with Product and Engineering leaders to ensure alignment

Streamline our process around delivering design into engineering

Ensure the appropriate resources are allocated to the necessary area

Strengthen design decision making through a culture of research and testing

About You

Must have significant experience - at least 10 years + - working in the SaaS industry as a Product Designer

Held design leadership roles with significant product design as a key component of the role

A high quality portfolio that showcases various examples of user research, successful design systems, and game-changing concepts that helped drive business goals

Successful track record of people leadership - Lead high performing design teams in similar companies

Deep expertise in modern web design technologies and tools, including, Sketch, Figma, Principle, Zeplin, InVision, Illustrator, Photoshop, CSS, and HTML

Extensive understanding of prototyping methodologies and practices, user research methodologies, and A/B test planning/execution

Educated to Degree level in a relevant technical discipline

Postgraduate qualification in a relevant technical or business discipline would be advantageous

Proven sustained learning i.e. online /academic learning, meetups, seminars, conferences etc.

What You Can Expect

Working at Teamwork isn't like a normal job. We believe in hiring only the best and then looking after them like they deserve. On top of a great financial package, we do everything possible to make Teamwork a great place to work.

We believe in paying a competitive salary: earn what you're worth, with regular reviews. We’re committed to your long-term future at the company, and we’re passionate about helping you to improve and enhance your skills.

You have unparalleled freedom in how you do your job. Spot something that needs improving? Off you go, make it happen. You’ll be given only the very best equipment so that, whatever your role, you'll have the very best kit to help you do your best work.

We take work-life balance very seriously: we’ll set you up with a subsidized gym membership at the gym of your choice and when you come to Cork, you will get regular company-sponsored lunches, movie nights, and nights out.

Sounds epic? Join the journey at Teamwork.

Teamwork is an equal opportunities employer.

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We would be delighted to hear from you!