Who we are

Bitpanda is on a mission to reinvent the world of finance and bring investing closer to everyone, everywhere. Today’s financial ecosystem is complex, exclusive and expensive, and we’re here to change this as the #1 investment platform in Europe and beyond. Our platform is rooted in the belief that investing should be safe, easy and accessible to all. With Bitpanda, everyone has the freedom and flexibility to invest in what they believe in - commission-free stocks, cryptocurrencies or even precious metals - starting from as little as $1.

Our story started in 2014 with our founders, Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer. Since then, we’ve grown to a powerful and diverse team of almost 1,000 people who represent more than 50 nationalities. Headquartered in Vienna, we’re proud to be Austria’s first unicorn and one of the fastest-growing fintechs in Europe. Our innovative technology serves over 3.5 million users and operates across multiple hub locations. Our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. If you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission

As a Design Team Lead at Bitpanda Pro, you will be working as part of the Product Team and in close partnership with Engineering to build a winning design team from the ground up! You are a go getter with a collaborative approach, taking on user experience problems to deliver delightful and easy-to-use products from complex technical challenges. You will help design Bitpanda Pro products with focus on our customer base and define user experiences for entirely new features. 

What you’ll do

  • Lead a team of Product Designers and Researchers
  • Proactively identify blockers, opportunities and improvements to the team’s product area
  • Be involved in all decision-making at all project phases for your product area (including planning, strategic, tactical, QA, analysis, decision, shipping and retro)
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to drive and shape product vision and strategy
  • Help others grow, including mentoring other designers
  • Implement design working processes for your team
  • Organize and document multiple projects and the team’s working in writing

What we’re looking for

  • Strong, demonstrable experience of successfully leading and mentoring a team of Product Designers and UX Researchers
  • Built a UX/UI function from the ground up
  • Worked in a Saas product environment on multiple platforms (web, mobile, tablet, etc.)
  • Experience setting creative direction for business products for web and mobile
  • Excellence in UX thinking, visual design, verbal and written communication
  • Built, grown and maintained an in-house research operations practice
  • Worked with specific UX/UI frameworks and tools with the able to transfer to other environments
  • Prior experience in Fintech and familiarity with crypto is an advantage

What’s in it for you

  • Flexibility-first approach to work* including:
    • Unlimited fully-paid Annual Leave
    • Recharge Breaks 
    • 20 weeks gender-neutral Parental Leave 
  • Hybrid Working*: 
    • 60 days Work From Anywhere
    • €500 Work from Home budget
  • An attractive individual stock option plan* in a high growth company, and a competitive salary
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Occasional company-wide and team events  - both in-person and virtually!
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Top-notch “tech pack” – your choice between PC or Mac
  • A brand new, optimised-for-hybrid-working, HQ office located in Vienna’s fintech hub (in the second district) as well as local office location hotspots in Berlin, London, Madrid, Barcelona and Milan (to name just a few!)
  • Bitpanda sustainable merch to keep you swagged out and living the Bitpanda brand
  • A global Bitpanda team of fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people who are united (across cultures and time zones) by our unique way of working

* These benefits do not apply for our internships

And, above all, the opportunity to learn & grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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