Posted on: 
June 30, 2024

Senior Technical Product Designer

Job Description

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 ARR is growing 5x year-over-year
⭐️ With +39.5k GitHub stars, we in the top 0.0001% 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)

Are you looking for a Product Design role that offers you the opportunity to be involved in various activities such as research, ideation, testing, and validation? Do you enjoy tackling difficult challenges and creating outstanding user experiences? Then this position is definitely a great fit for you!

We're looking for an awesome Senior Product Designer to fill in the very big shoes that'll be left soon by our dear Max, who's leaving us.. For another department 😱
Your mission, if you accept it, will be to be the sparring design partner of our "Adore" team (yes, we have weird team names), led by Niklas, that's in charge of most features of the platform. You'll be joining a small team of 3 designers 🎨

Key responsibilities:

  • Own the design work of your product team while collaborating closely with other teams and designers to ensure consistency and quality across the platform.
  • Work alone and reach out for support when needed: Autonomously solve problems in the product and design space, making sure your team can deliver to it’s KPIs using your research, design and insight as a stable starting point.
  • Master the feedback loop: You will be instrumental in gathering feedback and making sure it’s useful to your product team and n8n.
  • Create insight from smart research: Learning deeply from our users through qualitative methods of user research such as usability testing and user interviews.
  • Safeguard the big picture of the product. Design in systems and integrate your solutions into the grander scope of the n8n platform.
  • Shining light on edge cases and worst case scenarios so that users don’t end up in impossible situations.
  • Bringing clarity to our priorities by working closely with our Product Managers to create the data needed to take the best decisions for our users.
  • Collaborate with Product & Engineering, making sure that Design is part of the whole process rather than an afterthought
  • We are a start-up which means that there are a lot of processes that need to be improved and we want everyone in the team to contribute!

Requirements

Must-have

  • You've got at least 3 years of Product Design experience under your belt
  • You have worked on complex problems with fuzzy user journeys where the right solution is not always obvious
  • You enjoy a fast-paced environment where there are still a lot of big questions to answer
  • You have experience working end to end, from problem statement to solution implementation
  • You know how to use data to showcase the success (or failure) of a solution
  • Basic HTML, CSS, and Javascript (preferred) skills

Nice-to-have

  • Experience working on B2B or SaaS products
  • Previous experience working on Developer tools
  • Passion for automation and the no-code/low-code space
  • Strong technical understanding (maybe you have even previously been an engineer)
  • Advanced prototyping skills, like in Origami or Protopie
  • Deep experience with user testing, incl. different methods

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

We can sponsor visas to Germany; for any other country, you need to have existing right to work.

Our company language is English.

Benefits

💸 Competitive compensation
💪 Ownership: Our core value is to “empower others”, and we give you a slice of n8n in the form of equity.
🏖️ Work/life balance: We work hard, but make sure everyone can properly recharge their batteries with 30 days holiday, plus public holidays wherever you are.
📈 Career growth: 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.
🤩 A passionate team: We love our product, and we have regular office hackathons to see who can build the coolest thing with it!
🌏 Remote-first: Our team works remote from anywhere within Europe but we have regular off-sites to help build team bonds and alignment.
🙏 Transparency: We all know what everyone’s working on, how’s the company doing — the whole shebang.
🤝 Giving back: We're big fans of open source, and you'll get $100 per month to support projects you care about.
😍 Ambitious but kind culture where people love to work - our eNPS for 2023 is 100!

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