Product design lead | Berlin or Europe remote

n8n is a low-code platform for workflow automation and AI app integration, designed for technical users. It simplifies connecting to any app or API and enables the incorporation of AI into business processes. n8n is Source Code Available and has a passionate and engaged community of builders!

We were founded end of 2019 and currently:

‍ ‍ We’re a diverse team of + 40 talented people

 Our annual recurring revenue is growing 5x year-over-year

⭐️ With +40k GitHub stars, we in the top 500 most popular projects on Github

We now count a total of $20m in funding: we were Sequoia’s first seed investment in Germany, and most recently secured a Series A extension (February 2024)

What you’ll be doing

Our Lead Product Design role is a part leadership, part IC role. We’re still small enough that you will need to roll up your sleeves, and be involved in the design work yourself (at least initially). You’ll work alongside our existing Designer and shape the overall UX of the n8n product. However, you’ll also be building for the future, making this function scalable as we navigate our rapid growth plans. As your team grows, this role will naturally transition towards leading and developing your team, while meeting strategic and analytical goals that ensure n8n’s place as best-in-class for design and UX among our competitors.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Building and leading a best-in-class UX / Design function at n8n. We’re looking for someone who knows what good looks like at various different company stages, and can take our Design team through a growth journey.
  • Contribute to vision setting and strategic direction of the overall n8n product, working closely with other leaders to move towards a common goal.
  • Own, audit and continuously improve experiences and journeys throughout the n8n platform and all other design relevant areas. (Brand, Website, Communications etc.)
  • Working with the people team and CEO to define team composition for Design @ n8n, then hiring managing and coaching that team towards success. (Both for n8n, and as individuals pursuing their own career goals!)
  • Product discovery — take ideas from conception to design, user testing and rapid iteration to make sure that they work

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in product design, ideally spent working with complex B2B software products
  • At least 2 years of experience leading design teams, ensuring delivery while coaching and mentoring team members of all senioirty levels.
  • Ideally, you will have experience working in design teams at companies of various stages. You’ll be able to clearly understand our stage, and create a lean, efficient team fit for our purposes.
  • Ability to Lead UX research programmes that inform the wider design operation. You’ll be able to present these insights to the wider business, and use them to inform every design decision.
  • A great portfolio that showcases both interaction and visual design skills, plus your ability to iterate on ideas
  • While it’s not a hard requirement, some coding experience would also be very useful to someone leading design at n8n. We’d love to see some background within Computer Science or Development

Benefits

  • Career opportunities. We are looking to hire ‘rising stars’, who can grow with the company into more senior roles. We give you €1k a year to spend on courses, books, events and coaching, to support you in developing your career
  • Transparency. We all know what everyone’s working on, how’s the company doing — the whole shebang
  • A passionate team. We love our product. We have regular office hackathons to see who can build the coolest thing with it
  • We’re big fans of open source, and you’ll get $100 per month to give to projects you care about
  • Being fair is really important to us. Equity? Of course we give you equity

This role can be done from anywhere within Europe. We can sponsor visas to Germany; for any other country, you need to have existing right to work. Our company language is English.

n8n is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.