We're Osome - an international fintech startup making the lives of entrepreneurs easier. We help thousands of businesses kick admin, accounting and bookkeeping out of their day-to-day, so they can spend more time on what's important to them. We've developed a unique solution that combines SaaS with a human-in-the-loop approach to provide full-fledged services in real-time.
We're experiencing tremendous growth in both clients and team members. We have over 500 people in our global offices 🌎. We're looking for more bright minds who'd love to change the world by solving complex problems.
About the role:
We're looking for a passionate Head of Product Design to lead and manage our design teams to ensure our products and experiences are valuable for business owners and their teams and of the highest level of craft and execution.
In this role, you'll be a foundational member of the leadership team, reporting directly to the VP of Product. You'll be working with partners in engineering, operations, UX research, content design, and other disciplines to define the strategy, practices, and communications that guide the team to build great products addressing real user needs.
What you'll do:
⭐ Build, manage, and grow a distributed team of product designers and managers that consistently delivers great experiences for our clients.
⭐ Drive collaboration and vision across the company to build alignment on priorities leading to product design and execution.
⭐ Together with engineering and product leads, shape the product roadmap, both short- and long-term.
⭐ Partner closely with a distributed team of product managers, engineers, user researchers, and product analysts to deliver high-quality experiences for people across our markets.
⭐ Lead designers through best practices, attention to detail, and sometimes unconventional thinking to ensure business impact.
⭐ Drive work to leverage our design system, build UX frameworks, and advocate for the priority of reusability at scale.
⭐ Identify and grow leaders within the design team, setting them up for success through mentorship and coaching.
⭐ Raise a quality bar for performance while fostering a strong, collaborative design practice.
Who you are:
⭐ You have extensive experience in Product Design and substantial leadership experience - hiring, guiding, and developing both individual contributors and Managers.
⭐ You have experience in growing a design practice within cross-functional teams.
⭐ You’re passionate about design and how it can change the future of entrepreneurship.
⭐ You strive to make an impact across the company.
⭐ You have exceptional communication skills to ensure healthy cross-functional collaboration.
⭐ You thrive when developing great people and great products.
⭐ Bonus points for experience and wins in fintech design.
Our Benefits 🙌
Osome grows alongside you, but we already have a few perks:
⭐ The opportunity to join a goal-driven startup with big ambitions
⭐ The chance to grow and develop a scaling team of talented Designers, and to help shape and define the way we work
⭐ An open, inclusive working environment, with founders deeply-rooted in the startup space
⭐ An agile working model focused on goals and performance
⭐ Amazing London City HQ , complete with roof terrace for those days that you want to work from the office.
⭐ Private medical insurance
⭐ 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
⭐ Quarterly social events
⭐ Learning opportunities and mentorship from peers and leaders, including a yearly continuous professional development budget.