Wrike: Product Design Lead

Headquarters: San Jose California

URL: https://www.wrike.com/company/

Wrike has opened a new office in Prague and we’re looking for a Product Design Lead to join our Product Design team. We believe our product experience will be our major driver of innovation and differentiation and our Product Design Leaders will be instrumental to our success. Our product is thriving in a highly competitive market and it’s used by millions of people worldwide to achieve their best within their teams and organizations.

In this role, you’ll help define and drive the future of the Product Design organization. You will lead, identify, and set experience strategy, envision complex UX ecosystems, and inspire teams to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

The ideal candidate is someone who possesses the ability to form a clear vision of the future of our product experience and has the courage to pursue forward-thinking design. They apply their passion for customer needs, design thinking, prototyping, brand expression, craft, and design fidelity to guide research and design processes.

Your manager will be Umberto Abate

About the Role

  • Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a team of product designers.
  • Lead vision, creative and holistic thinking across portfolio areas and product releases.
  • Lead product design from the front, knowing how to empower designers in the team to do the best work of their career.
  • Build strong relationships and operating rhythms with leaders inside and outside their core product teams to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed.
  • Advance and ensure coherent application of our design language system and platform architecture.
  • Foster culture and principles within the group, while defining standards, documentation practices, and tools for execution and operational excellence.
  • Engage in the design communities, representing Wrike and the Product Design Team.
About You
  • Significant professional product design experience.
  • Experience leading a team of product designers.
  • Experience leading cross-functional activities and workshops using design-thinking methods to inform product strategy and planning.
  • Up-to-date expertise in human-centered design best practices.
  • Experience with customer research methods.
  • Ability to visualize and prototype intended solutions at various levels of fidelity, from high-level wireframes or mock-ups to conceptual presentations to highly technical documents and diagrams.
  • Ability to present designs to a wide range of audiences, including software development, quality assurance, learning content development, marketing, and sales.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to distill complex ideas to their essence.
  • Experience with agile software design methods.
  • Remote hire within the European Union
Additional skills that will help you stand out
  • Cognitive Science / Ergonomics background.
  • Software development background.
  • Visual or graphic design background.
Through the recruitment process, you’ll be guided by Kristýna Červená.

More about Wrike and our Prague office can be found at prague.wrike.com

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