Manager UI/UX Design (m / f / d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Lisbon

Usercentrics is a global leader in the field of consent management platforms (CMP). We follow our company vision to build a world where user privacy enables a thriving digital ecosystem. Our mission is to provide privacy solutions that empower organizations to embrace data privacy while building trust with their users through freedom of choice. With our product, businesses can collect, manage and document user consents on websites and apps, and achieve full compliance in accordance with global privacy regulations while facilitating high consent rates and building trust with their customers.

We are looking for a Manager UI/UX Design to lead the strategic direction and execution of our UI/UX design initiatives, ensuring our products deliver exceptional user experiences. 

You will serve as the leader for our existing team of UI/UX Product Designers and closely align with different design positions within our marketing and growth departments, ensuring cohesive and high-quality design outputs across all touchpoints. Additionally you will spearhead the design strategy, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and craft intuitive, engaging interfaces for our privacy solutions (Cookiebot CMP, Usercentrics CMP & PMP). This position demands a profound understanding of design principles, a passion for user-centered design, and the ability to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our users and partners.
Your Tasks
  • Establish and steer the overall design vision, design system and design strategy for Usercentrics, aligning with customer needs, best practices, our product strategy, brand handbook and market trends
  • Serve as the leadership anchor for the UI/UX Product Design team and Marketing design team within the company, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous learning
  • Define and explore the design problem space before proposing innovative, user-centric solutions
  • Develop and nurture close relationships with customers and partners to gain insights into their needs and the competitive landscape, driving design decisions that resolve user challenges
  • Lead the UI/UX design process from concept to implementation, ensuring timely delivery of compelling design solutions
  • Communicate design updates, vision, and milestones to internal stakeholders, securing alignment and support
  • Document and maintain design systems and standards
  • Enable sales success through the design and provision of materials that support new product launches and features
  • Continuously evaluate and refine UI/UX design based on user feedback, analytics, and best practices
  • Serve as a leading voice in UI/UX design, offering guidance and expertise to internal teams and external clients
You Bring
  • Proven experience as a UI/UX Manager, Senior UI/UX Designer, or similar leadership role, preferably in a SaaS environment
  • Strong leadership in UI/UX design with a portfolio showcasing excellence in user interface and user experience design across multiple platforms
  • Demonstrated experience leading design teams, including UI/UX designers and collaboration with marketing design teams, to produce cohesive and innovative design solutions
  • Deep knowledge of design tools and software (e.g. Figma), and a strong understanding of front-end development technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with a user-centric approach to design and decision-making
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience with agile and lean methodologies, and familiarity with project management tools (e.g., Asana, JIRA)

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Usercentrics we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Why join Usercentrics?
  • Joining Usercentrics means becoming part of a fast-growing, diverse and international team of tech enthusiasts and entrepreneurially-minded who build our success story together
  • Company culture is important to us - we strive to continuously develop a positive, vibrantand inspiring environment that enables everyone to thrive both personally and professionally
  • Get involved! We have plenty of initiatives and love to see people from all department enthusiastically participating and shaping our future together in different cross-department projects
  • Your work-life balance is important to us too - we offer flexible working hours, hybrid working and the possibility of workcations (in accordance with our company policy)
  • We always remember to have fun along the way, both in our day-to-day work and at our regular team events on site in our offices in Munich, Copenhagen, Odense, Lisbon and Prague or online
  • You are the most valuable asset to our company which is why we’re happy to offer awesome benefits like our personal development budget, job-related language courses and a lot more (depending on your location) to focus on your well being
About us

We are driven by our values #BeBrave, #BetterTogether, #LeadbyExample, #InnovateWithPurpose, #PassionForPrivacy, #GiveBack and #ComeAsYouAre. They show what we believe in and how we work. They help make our team special and guide us in everything we do. They're the heart of our company and inspire us to do our best every day.

We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment (DEI) where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential. We believe that our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are our greatest strengths — so we are committed to building with them as we foster innovation and drive our success.

We recognize that this is an ongoing journey. We commit to listening and to continuous learning, growth, and improvement. By embracing DEI principles, we will create a more just and equitable society, and we are proud to play our part in making this vision a reality.

We are #BetterTogether.

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