Tel Aviv

Product Design Lead

About
the job

We create a safe space for communities to thrive.

OpenWeb is on a mission to improve the quality of conversations online — and build an internet where content creators of every kind are empowered to truly own their audience relationships & thrive independently.

We build technologies that are rooted in healthy conversations, transparent first-party data relationships and mutual economic prosperity for all stakeholders. Wherever there is a content creator to empower, a conversation to protect or a community to host — OpenWeb will be there.

Today, OpenWeb partners with more than 1,000 top-tier publishers (including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, News Corp, Verizon Media, CBS, Fox News, Hearst, Refinery 29 and more) and hosts 100 million monthly active users.

Founded in 2012, OpenWeb has over 220 employees between New York City and Tel Aviv, Kiev, San Diego and Canada, and is backed by Insight Venture Partners, Georgian, Entrée Capital, AltaIR Capital, The New York Times, Samsung Next, Dentsu, Norma Investments, and ScaleUp

Together, we are empowering individuals to take action, and demand more from one another. We’re crafting technology that naturally brings people together and fosters healthy discussion—so they have more dinner-table talks and less shouting matches online. It starts with us. Let’s take the web back from the trolls - together. Are you in?

 

How You'll Contribute as our Product Designer Lead :

  • UX. Master Design Thinking and help mature the UX level of OpenWeb. Use UX best practices and methodologies to grow our design processes’ culture.
  • UI. Transform complex ideas into simple beautiful products. Create flows and wireframes to define solutions and design features. 
  • Product. Own the UX of the product life cycle, from the research phase to the engagement impact, you will be accountable for the UX decisions and results.
  • Grow. Lead, mentor and grow a team of UX designers by example through an iterative design process.
  • Cross Collaboration. Work closely with product managers, developers, data and business developers to create the best in class products.
  • Impact. Help lead the way of innovation in UGC (User Generated Content) products for the most valuable media companies in the world.
  • Data in Design. Base your decisions on data, research and logic to make sure we’re building products that answer real needs and benefit the business goals of the company.
  • Validate. Conduct usability sessions, surveys and online user testing to make sure you are validating your assumptions.
  • Ownership. Use design planning methods to communicate design needs, timelines and deliverables to your team.

The Skills and Experience You Bring:

  • 5+ years of experience as a product designer in product companies
  • 2+ years of experience leading and building product design team in a product company
  • Intelligent, thoughtful, pixel perfect product-oriented portfolio/case studies
  • Strong leadership and mentorship capabilities
  • Patience and maturity in working with other people and opinions, the ability to listen and sympathize with your stakeholders
  • Passion about the user perspective, help build product that they will love and appreciate
  • Proficiency with Figma - Must
  • Experience in building and maintaining design systems using Figma - advantage
  • Experience in Community-oriented products - advantage
  • Experience in conducting data-driven studies – advantage

Build your skills with us as you build a better web for everyone. Join us!

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Life at

OpenWeb Tel Aviv

Benefits

What’s most important is the wellbeing of our team members

  • We offer generous and flexible PTO to accommodate life events like weddings, plus gym benefits, parking and a dog-friendly workspace
  • Enjoy breakfast at the office every morning and lunch is on us from Cibus
  • The first Sunday of every quarter the office is closed, giving you 4 long weekends a year and you have an additional free day off on your birthday
  • To wrap it all together, we offer all our team members a free premium subscription to the Calm app

Our Tel Aviv office is located just a few minutes from the HaShalom train station in the Alon Towers.

We’ve got the entire floor and outdoor space, so there’s plenty of room for meetings, team activities, and taking a break in the sun.

How We Hire

How We Hire

Learn more about how we hire at OpenWeb, and how our process is designed to set you up for success.

Hiring process