Product Designer

Ready to embark on the quest of joining Hack The Box?

At the end of this thrilling journey, you’ll become a proud member of Hack The Box, with the ultimate mission to help redefine cybersecurity expertise. Get ready for an exciting adventure into the world of cybersecurity!

✨The core mission of the Product Designer

As a Product Designer at Hack The Box, you won’t just be a team member; you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our Labs platform, specifically tailored to the thriving cybersecurity industry. You’ll enjoy a significant degree of autonomy and will be entrusted with substantial responsibilities, moulding user experiences and design outcomes.

Your primary focus will be on the UX aspects of content management, learning journeys, and gamification—vital areas that support our hackers in transforming their passion into a career. Your efforts will contribute to Hack The Box’s burgeoning impact in a sector that is not only culturally significant but also a substantial economic driver, generating billions globally. As Hack The Box aspires to be the premier platform for cybersecurity enthusiasts seeking to enhance their skills, your role will be pivotal in transforming that vision into a tangible reality.

The fellowship you’ll be joining:

Our organization is deeply immersed in a product-centric mindset. You’ll collaborate closely with our Labs Product Manager, Head of Engineering, and Staff Product Designer, enjoying ample freedom to explore innovative solutions (as long as you can substantiate it with a clear user need). Our well-established development team enables us to consistently deliver substantial features. Our team is exceptionally ambitious, remarkably capable, and notably humble. This position is an individual contributor (IC) role that reports directly to our Staff Product Designers.

You should be ready to collaborate across cross-functional teams, possess firm convictions about the essence of a compelling MVP, stay on the forefront of technology, and embrace a readiness to navigate through ambiguity in order to craft solutions from inception to completion.

⚔️ Technology tools & weapons you’ll be using:

  • Digital design and high-fidelity prototyping tools (Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)
  • Technologies that power the Web (HTTP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Web Servers, Web Browsers) from a perspective of implementation feasibility and design-engineer collaboration.
  • Storybook, Maze
  • Jira, Confluence

The adventures that await you after becoming “Product Designer” at Hack The Box:

  • You will be responsible for brainstorming creative concepts with the Labs team, developing original design concepts, executing designs based on established style guides, participating in visual design presentations, and developing design specs for production in the spirit of collaboration;
  • Designing functional and beautiful user interfaces that create inspiring moments throughout the entire hacking journey – from helping hackers connect to their VPN to empowering their skills through gameplay and gamification to bring one-of-a-kind hacking experiences to life;
  • Assisting in the creation and implementation of a scalable style guide and design system that facilitates rapid product development, while ensuring visual and interactive cohesion across products, platforms, and scenarios;
  • Leading end-to-end design projects from concept to launch, ensuring exceptional UX/UI design.
  • Crafting detailed user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs.
  • Communicating your design decisions effectively to senior leadership, developers, and other stakeholders, ensuring that your vision is aligned with business goals and user needs;
  • Engaging in various forms of communication—including asynchronous—to update teams, ask the right questions, and proactively remove blockers in your design process.
  • Regularly reviewing our live applications, taking full responsibility for the UI and UX state of features under your purview.

Skills, knowledge, and experience points required to unlock the role of “Product Designer” at Hack The Box:

  • 2+ years of professional experience in large-scale browser or desktop solutions
  • Proven proficiency with design tools, such as Figma/Sketch (we use Figma).
  • Skilled in Prototyping and pivoting solutions for user testing
  • Expertise in documenting interaction details, visual design specifications, and QA of the implemented product (Understanding of HTML/CSS is a plus)
  • Highly professional, deliver high-quality work efficiently
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Outstanding ability to communicate design ideas to designers, engineers, and product managers
  • Experience in handling multiple projects simultaneously. Flexible and comfortable with ambiguity and change during a project

️ What your Hack The Box adventure will have in store:

  • You’ll have the exhilarating opportunity to contribute to a product that is highly appreciated by users and the cybersecurity community at large.
  • You’ll experience a highly supportive and caring environment, fostering growth, flexibility, and autonomy.
  • You’ll embark on an exciting journey of continuous learning and problem-solving, leveling up as our organization grows.
  • Most importantly, you’ll have a blast at HTB because fun is an essential ingredient in our recipe for success! Just wait until you see our global meet-ups!

The gems you’ll be enjoying as Product Designer :

  • Private health care
  • Paid paternity leave
  • 25 annual leave days
  • Free lunch & snacks at the office
  • Dedicated budget for training and professional development, participation in conferences
  • Full access to the Hack The Box lab offerings; so you can learn how to hack
  • State-of-the-art equipment (mac, iPhone, and mobile plan)
  • Flexible WFH (Hybrid Model) – Fully Remote is also an option

️ The Quest of Becoming Hack The Box’s Product Designer :

  • Like in any game, you start as a Noob. Level one’s objective: submit your application. After applying, you unlock the Script Kiddie rank!
  • Level 2: Now you’re officially ranked as Hacker and you’re ready to meet the Talent Acquisition team. Level’s objective: highlight your past achievements, ambitions, and values.
  • Level 3: As a Pro-Hacker at level 3, you’ll unlock the “boss level”, which involves meeting the hiring manager. Level’s objective: connect with the hiring manager and share with them your achievements.
  • Level 4: Now you’re an Elite Hacker! Level’s objective: complete an assignment that aligns with day-to-day job-related tasks and responsibilities.
  • Level 5: Congratulations, you’re now a Guru! Not many reach this level . Level’s objective: have a constructive, final conversation with senior leadership to explore the role and your future at HTB.
  • Level 6: You’ve achieved the Omniscient rank and officially received an offer from HTB! To complete the last level and the Quest, all you need to do is accept the offer.
  • QUEST COMPLETE. Congratulations, you’re officially one of us Your next quest: complete the onboarding.

Hack Your Career, Today. Join us in this epic adventure of cybersecurity at Hack The Box!

At Hack The Box, we are on a quest to find the most exceptional and enthusiastic talent to join our team. Whether or not you consider yourself a gamer, we value what makes you unique and want to know more about you. This job post provides just a glimpse of the incredible gamified experience our business and consumer customers enjoy through our platforms. So, if you’re ready to embark on a journey of disruption, growth, and adventure, we can’t wait to meet you!

ABOUT HACK THE BOX

Hack The Box is a leading gamified cybersecurity upskilling, certification, and talent assessment platform enabling individuals, businesses, government institutions, and universities to sharpen their offensive and defensive security expertise.

Launched in 2017, Hack The Box brings together the largest global cybersecurity community of more than 2m platform members and is on a mission to create and connect cyber-ready humans and organizations through highly engaging hacking experiences that cultivate out-of-the-box thinking.

Offering a fully guided and exploratory skills development environment, Hack The Box is the ideal solution for cybersecurity professionals and organizations to continuously enhance their cyber-attack readiness by improving their red, blue, and purple team capabilities.

Rapidly growing its international footprint and reach, Hack The Box is headquartered in the UK, with additional offices in Greece and the US.

Exciting News:

  • We are super proud to share that HTB’s all three entities across the UK, US, and Greece have been Certified as a Great Place to Work (Oct 2023-Oct 2024). 
  • Furthermore, the HTB’s Greek entity has been listed by the Great Place to Work Institute as the #4 Best Workplace in Greece and #7 in Europe for 2023, among more than 3,300 companies  
  • Get more insights about our HTB culture and employee experience by visiting our career site and Glassdoor.