Digital Product Design Lead

Imagine, design and craft the best-in-class user experience of products and services for brands we partner with.

Velvet is the #1 empathy first design agency in the world, based in Tallinn, Estonia and clients all over the world, we are Product Design Lead to join our team and grow with us.

YOU WILL …

  • Solve complex business problems across a variety of industries.

  • Collaborate with teammates of different backgrounds (service designers, researchers, graphic and ui designers, strategists, developers and producers) to develop holistic design solutions for our clients.

  • Translate abstract concepts and requirements into beautiful digital products.

  • Develop high level and/or high fidelity mockups as well as interactive prototypes.

  • Know when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail, and when to make low-fi sketches.

  • Focus on the end-user and aspire to learn everything you can about their values, behaviours, attitudes, emotions, to define the products and experiences you create.

  • Lead the product design process for one client, from concept to optimization. You’ll be hands on designing every day, while mentoring other designers and working directly with the Velvet team and our partners.

YOU ARE …

  • Autonomous. You’ll take full ownership of your work, and you take responsibility for every last detail, every step of the way.

  • A hands-on designer. You’ve shipped consumer products and understand what it takes to take elegant experiences from concept to shipment.

  • A great communicator. You understand how to articulate to a client how a product should work and why it should work that way.

  • A Practitioner. Continuously sketching concepts, tweaking flows or polishing the designs that represent the big-thinking work.

  • Experienced in leading user testing to validate your design decisions.

  • Highly organised and efficient.

  • Calm under pressure.

YOU HAVE …

  • 5+ years of experience shipping digital products.

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, pen and paper.

  • Excellent visual standards and obsessive attention to detail.

  • Experience working closely with engineers on technical projects.

  • A deep understanding in Human Centred Design methods and tools.

This is a full-time position. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, an inspiring office environment and respect for individual contribution. We rely heavily on each other to deliver the best work possible. Everyone here tends to extend beyond their title. It’s a good place to work.

To apply, please send a resume and portfolio, a short introduction about yourself and a note about why this opportunity appeals to you to job@velvet.ee