16 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Product Designer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Are you interested in languages, education and technology and want to work in one of the world's best EdTech startups? Then join our growing design team and be part of an ambitious and talented team revolutionising how we learn languages.
About us
Busuu is the app that makes learning a language easier for everyone and proves that learning a language doesn’t have to be done in a classroom.
We are the world's largest language learning community with over 100 million users in 190 countries, growing at up to 30,000 new users per day. We make learning a language easy by combining AI-powered courses with instant feedback from our global community of native speakers and live tutoring from qualified teachers across the world.
If you are passionate about languages, want to work with smart, creative, energetic people and possess the initiative, confidence and good judgement to make independent decisions every day - then you are probably the perfect addition for our growing team.
What does a Product Designer do at Busuu?
As a Product Designer at Busuu, you will have the opportunity to create delightful and engaging experiences, pushed to millions of users every day. You will lead design projects in your squad across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product launches.
You will partner with product managers and engineers to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges and you will work closely with engineers as they build and ship ideas. You will get to know our users and leverage their feedback to quickly ideate, design, iterate, and launch products and features they love and at the same time, meet business needs.
We are growing our strong design team and you will be part of this by creating a strong design culture across the company, encouraging feedback, helping to build and improve our new brand and design system.
What we’re looking for in a Product Designer:
  • Ability to produce polished, high-fidelity mockups and prototypes of product workflows
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be customer-centric, exceptionally detail-oriented, and results-driven
  • Have a growth mindset, test and measure your design solutions with a mix of qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Work collaboratively in a flexible way with other designers, product managers, researchers, engineers and stakeholders
  • Be confident to work and improve an evolving brand and design system
  • Have a keen interest in illustration and iconography
In return we will ensure that you have:
  • Flexible working hours. If you prefer early starts, late finishes or the odd day working from home
  • Monthly & quarterly company team activities, Friday socials and other activities
  • Training budget, so you can learn more in your field, attend conferences and events that you find interesting
  • Perkbox subscription with a lot of great benefits in it
  • Private health insurance
  • Weekly office yoga
  • Pension contributions
  • We love animals, if you have a furry friend, feel free to bring them with you
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • A well-equipped London office with free breakfast, plenty of snacks, fresh fruit and free dinner of your choice if you need to stay late
What happens next
We aim to have a simple and speedy hiring process and we want to make sure that we are right for you as much as the other way around. The hiring process for the Product Designer role are the following 4 steps:
  1. CV application review - We will review it as quickly as possible and update on the next steps
  2. Let’s chat  - Quick chat about your experience and the role
  3. Portfolio review - You will be asked to prepare 1 or 2 case studies and then present it to the design team in the interview
  4. Design challenge and meet the team - You will be asked to participate in a collaborative challenge and present to the team, after that 1/1.5 hours meeting with someone from the product and engineering teams

Skills Required

  • Product Design