Head of Product Design

Engineering & Product – PARIS, FR
Department Engineering & Product
Employment Type Internal - Permanent employee
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About the team 🚀

The Product Management team is composed of strategic thinkers and influencers who share one overarching goal: make innovation happens.

At Smart, this team is the critical bridge between technical solutions, design, and business: it gathers the needs of end-users, evaluates market trends and our competition, uses this information to identify what features bring the most value to our clients and transform it into actionable roadmaps.

Your mission 👇

As our Head of Product Design, you'll be on a mission to take Smart's products design practice to the next level! You will  build and lead a team of passionate product designers (currently one Junior profile), to deliver the best UI for our new products and revamp the existing ones.

Directly reporting to our Product Director, you will work in close collaboration with Product Managers, Product Owners and Developers to understand customers expectations, and to define and implement the best user experiences.

Your responsibility will be to ensure the required level of quality and consistency in our UX in general by collecting user feedback, analysing platform and features usage and making sure our products are designed in the most simple, modern, ergonomic and user-centric way. 

You will need to organize and structure user behavior analysis by setting up analytics, dashboards and KPIs follow-up processes. 

You will need to define processes to ease collaboration with Developers. In this context, you will be in charge of the management and improvement of the design system (icons and fonts library, detailed states and transitions specifications, ...) and will need to define clear guidelines and control procedures to ensure proper integration of the UI and general consistency of Smart UX. 

Your ability to identify new design trends, to implement tools and best practices and to communicate around it will allow you to reinforce the impact of Product Design team at Smart!

About you 💪

  • Extensive experience organizing and scaling product design teams on SaaS B2B products

  • Ability to create a strong design culture in a tech company, being humbled by your successes and failures in your past leadership role(s)
  • Strong knowledge of analytics software: Google Analytics, GTM, Intercom...

  • Perfect proficiency with advanced design tools: Sketch, Principle, Framer...

  • Good knowledge of web software development and front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, JS)

  • Business acumen: UX/UI as a driver for business

  • Ability to work in Agile environments (collaborative tools, Scrum development methodology)  

  • Fluency in English (both written and verbal)

  • First experience in ad tech industry a plus

Why you should apply... 

  • 👫 We are one! At Smart, we care for our people. We are certified Great Place To Work and are constantly improving our working environment. Meet the team:  
  • 👍 Grow with us! You will work in a challenging and fast-paced profitable context with varied projects and get awesome opportunities to develop your skills and grow internally.
  • 👊 Leave your mark! Smart is a human-size company. Our employees thrive under autonomy and can easily have a strong impact on our business, customers and organization.
  • ✈️ Live global! You will work across countries & cultures through career path or Backpackers Program, our interoffice exchange program to boost employees’ collaboration.
  • 🎯 We are transparent! We speak with fact and data and have a true culture of feedback. We believe in an open world and show a strong sense of integrity both internally & externally.


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