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Senior Product Designer



Product, Design
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024
Remofirst empowers employers to be free from geographical boundaries when accessing talent, allowing employees to pursue opportunities wherever they may exist. We are on a mission to be the FIRST to truly revolutionise the industry and be a generational company.

Our platform offers a full-range people management tool, employee benefits like health insurance, and financial benefits, and enables clients to hire anyone from anywhere with one click. Remofirst manages employees and contractors for Fortune 500 companies and the best startups worldwide.

We are a small but strong team of 90+ people (and growing) hyper-focussed on delivering a world-class platform and unparalleled service with our industry-leading partnerships. To help accelerate our growth and pace of delivery, we are looking for talented Senior Product Designers to take charge of our various product lines from discovery to delivery.

As a Senior Product Designer at RemoFirst, you'll have the opportunity to contribute significantly to shaping our product landscape, ensuring it embodies value, usability, and top-tier craftsmanship. Engage in all facets of product development, from conceiving innovative ideas to refining details before launch. Apply your expertise in product, interaction, and visual design, actively participating in strategic decisions alongside cross-functional teams and senior management. You’ll have ownership of the whole end-to-end design process - from discovery to delivery. We want you to have the autonomy to deliver what you think is best for our customers.

What you'll be doing:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Product Owners, Engineers, Data Scientists, Customer Success Managers, and Finance Managers
  • Shape product strategy and vision alongside product owners and senior management
  • Define and address customer and business problems, identify product opportunities proactively
  • Align success metrics with product owners and the rest of the team.
  • Conduct user research, speak to users to understand their pain points and needs
  • Craft elegant and effective design solutions
  • Present design proposals, gather feedback, and iterate
  • Implement and iterate solutions in collaboration with the technical team
  • Organise and execute user testing
  • Follow-up on release performance and user feedback for continuous improvement
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Remofirst’s in-house design system
  • Invest in design standards, documentation, and processes

What you might work on:

  • The range of products we engage with mirrors the diversity of our user base. Design permeates every facet of both our product and operational landscape, providing exposure to a variety of distinct areas, including:
  • Employer app
  • Partner app
  • Full-Time Employee app
  • Contractor app
  • Admin app
  • Design systems and tools

What you’ll need:

  • 3+ years experience of shaping stellar SaaS designs for thriving tech startups, leaving a mark in B2B; also welcoming wizards with a B2C touch
  • Showcase a portfolio rich in web app design finesse, proving a knack for clean and impactful product visuals
  • Elevate product strategy dialogues with high-level thinking, articulating design decisions with clarity
  • Navigate technical nuances seamlessly in design decisions, showcasing a holistic understanding
  • Take charge of the design process, thriving as a self-directed team player in the dynamic development landscape
  • Problem-solving enthusiast, relishing complex product challenges, and dedicated to solving the right problems
  • Laser-focused on UX, backed by a keen grasp of human behaviour, and a flair for visually pleasing, grid-savvy designs
  • Possess an eagle eye for pixel-perfect design execution; meticulous in getting every detail spot-on
  • Analytical and data-driven, ready to deliver measurable results in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment
  • Knowledge/experience in programming and understand how engineers work
  • Experience in designing and maintaining cross-platform design systems
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and storytelling skills.
  • To be a constant and learner, coupled with a commitment to sharing knowledge and promoting team-wide expertise

Nice to have:

  • BS/MS in HCI, Design, UX, or related field

How you’ll work:

  • Adept at cross-cultural communication: Being a completely remote company, we’re working with people from different cultures across different time-zones. You will need to have a strong aptitude for proactive cross-cultural communication
  • Systematic and Strong Time Management: We have lots to achieve together as a team, and at times, you will need to be able to manage your time and priorities for yourself, and by yourself
  • Knack for Product Thinking: Our customers are at the heart of what we do. You will be expected to have a strong and empathetic approach to deliver a stellar experience that our customers love to use
  • Hyperlogical Problem-Solving: We’re moving and growing at a fast-pace, and that means being involved in solving complex problems. You will need to demonstrate a strong knack for first-principles, hyper-logical approach to solving problems and cutting through complexity.

Why work at Remofirst?

  • Startup environment. Remofirst is an early-stage start-up. You have a voice and can influence and grow rapidly
  • Build & Scale From Scratch. Experience hyper-growth scale and help us build a great team of professionals worldwide that can help us achieve this ambitious vision.
  • Work for a Market Leader. Scale a project that counts market-leading companies like Microsoft, Mastercard, and more as happy customers.
  • Compensation and perks are great! Competitive compensation. Work equipment of your choice. 100% remote work. PTO regulated by local statutory
  • Culture. We lead with respect, kindness, and the right to fail. We value hard yet smart work. Diversity and inclusion are part of our DNA.

Please note: All of our salaries are in USD and will be converted to your local currency with a fixed FX rate.