Lead Product Designer

Budapest, Hungary /
Product /
/ Hybrid
At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Our goal is to amplify that power by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and inspire people to go further in their education and careers. We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create something awesome. And that's where you come in:

What you will be doing

    • Lead a design pod that focuses on a specific problem space within our ecosystem
    • Mentor designers within that pod, providing feedback on their work as well as professional growth coaching
    • Own the ongoing evolution, advocacy, implementation, and management of the InstUI Design System and Design Library
    • Partner closely with your fellow design pod leaders to establish operational structures and best practices across our entire design team
    • Partner closely with product managers and developers to solve complex problems and ensure the highest quality solutions
    • Be an advocate for A11y best practices
    • Work with a rapid, iterative mindset, being open and flexible to changes based on user feedback
    • Engage in user research activities with our customers and users
    • Build prototypes for user testing

You will be/have

    • At least 5 years of experience designing for digital products
    • A portfolio representing your strong design work (visual as UX) on complex digital products
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
    • Strong work ethic, sense of accountability and ownership
    • Strong attention to detail and a systematic thinker
    • Highly self-motivated, with a passion for Design Systems
    • Deep knowledge and experience building and evolving Design Systems for complex product ecosystems
    • Deep knowledge and experience designing for A11y best practices
    • Great team player who is comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment
    • Biased to action, with the ability to iterate rapidly
    • Previous experience mentoring or managing other team members
    • Prototyping experience (Figma a bonus)
    • Experience with responsive web design
    • Previous experience in the EdTech space strongly preferred

Why Instructure?

    • A fun, friendly, and helpful company culture
    • Competitive compensation
    • Private Medicover healthcare
    • Cafeteria plan (SZEP card)
    • Employee stock purchase program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Apple equipment and Macbooks
    • Home Office Stipend
    • Wellness motivation through PandaFit
    • Employee referral bonus program
    • Motivosity employee recognition program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyeglasses Allowance
    • We support your well-being with workplace meals
    • An extra week off for the whole company every year

We’ve always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger.All Instructure employees are required to successfully pass a background check upon being hired.