About the company
Azets provides an end-to-end experience in services, products, and advice for finance, payroll, and HR for over 30k+ SME companies across the UK, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. The company has over 170k enterprise users with the expectation of doubling over the next 3 years.
Azets is not resting on its laurels. It continuously improves its products as well as developing completely new product areas and pushing the boundaries for innovative solutions - for instance, a communications platform for seamless stakeholder management and a digital marketplace that is customizable to each customer.
About the role
As the Product Design Manager, you will focus on leading the team of designers in the Azets Software organization. The growing team currently consists of 3 UX Designers, 2 UI Designers and a UX Lead. In collaboration with colleagues abroad, you will spearhead the design perspectives of product development as well as take broader design decisions across the company to unite the existing products into one. You will ensure designers follow set processes and methodologies for all core design activities, from user research to interaction design, visual design, prototyping, and consistently deliver at a high level of quality.
Perhaps most importantly, you will be a coach and mentor for your team, offer support, ensure a healthy work culture and manage career progressions - all to help your peers thrive. It’s primarily a managerial role but you will be offering hands-on support as well.
- Leadership of Product Design
- People Management for the Design team
- Business Strategy
- Product Strategy & Vision
- Execution & Impact
Lead the design department towards a united product and global success
If you’ve read this far you’re hopefully excited, and so are we! Let’s just check a few things before we move forward. We believe that in order for you to thrive in this position, you’re probably already used to leading teams of talented people. You know what is expected to keep people motivated and happy about their work. Of course, your experience in hands-on design helps you be a better mentor. You’re accustomed to organizational work and business growth, have a keen curiosity and willingness to move things forward.
Keys for success:
- 8+ years within the digital design field.
- Experience in leading product and UX teams.
- A communicative and empathic people-person.
- Good language skills in English. Additional Nordic languages helpful.
- Proven impact on business growth.
- Accustomed to strategic and organizational work.
Azets puts great value on design and its importance in product development. The company is attentive to its teams and what is needed to provide outstanding products to its users. All employees are encouraged to engage in personal development and shape their way in the company. There’s also tons of the more tangible things, like:
- An office masseuse
- Home equipment
- Benefit bicycle
- Wellness allowance
- Work-life balance: Flexible work location and hours
- Union connected
- 30 days vacation
Be part of something big, evolving, and exciting - be part of Azets!