Senior Product Designer

Lisbon /
R&D – Product Design /
What's the opportunity about? πŸ“’

As a senior product designer, you are responsible for representing the end user/s throughout the product delivery lifecycle. By partnering with product and engineering, you will be expected to define and own the product strategy, vision and guiding principles, and deliver on committed objectives. You will play a key role in continuous discovery and ensuring that the investments we make are most impactful for our users and our business. As a senior in the team, you will possess a natural inclination towards leadership and continuous improvement of the design team.

You'll help create understanding by... πŸ—

    • Partnering with product and engineering managers to frame problems, create clarity and lead teams in the face of complexity and ambiguity
    • Carrying out both qualitative and quantitative discovery, and using insights to inform decision making process
    • Partnering with product managers to drive the practice of hypothesis-driven development
    • Advocating for product design excellence by taking a principled approach to design, focussing on crafted execution and an evidence-based methodology
    • Having the ability to create understanding within cross-functional teams and leverage the variety of expertise within your team
    • Participating and facilitating strategic product discussions and workshops within cross-functional teams
    • Fostering an environment for delivering design excellence and measurable product impact, by encouraging fellow designers to raise the bar and set new standards
    • Giving and seeking feedback to improve individual, team and company performance
    • Working with fellow designers and front end developers to bring Unbabel’s design system to life, and participate by curating and continuously improving

You'll move the needle if you have... πŸ› 

    • 5+ years experience as a product designer
    • Strong eye for visual design and intrinsic appreciation for crafting delightful experiences
    • Metric-driven mindset, working towards strategic product objectives
    • Solid understanding of usability heuristics & design principles (balance, hierarchy, harmony, contrast, emphasis, repetition, pattern, rhythm, motion) 
    • Deliver wireframes, flow maps, information architecture, lo-fi and hi-fi prototypes and implementation-ready designs 
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a diligent, autonomous, can-do attitude
    • Expert command of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Abstract, Invision, Adobe Creative Suite, whiteboard, pen and paper
    • Passionate about language, artificial intelligence and behavioural psychology
    • Clear verbal and written communication, including UX writing
    • Excellent command of English (C1 level as a minimum)

We build our tower with love, dedication and... πŸ’™

    • Competitive salary at one of Europe’s leading startups
    • Stimulating startup environment committed to diversity and inclusion
    • Individual budget to setup your own workstation (mechanical keyboard, mouse, etc.)
    • Relocation Package
    • Stock options
    • Health Insurance
    • MacBook Pro and external monitor
    • English or Portuguese language courses
    • Surf lessons
    • Yearly company retreat
    • All Hands on Deck every Friday
The Tower of Unbabel πŸš€

Unbabel enables modern enterprises to serve customers in their native languages, with always-on, scalable translation across digital channels.
Powered by AI and refined by a global community of translators, Unbabel combines the speed and scale of machine translation with the authenticity that can come only from a native speaker.

Unbabel has raised over $91M in funding and has over 170 employees across its Lisbon headquarters and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Pittsburgh. Leading brands like Facebook, Microsoft,, and easyJet use Unbabel to make their customers happier and their support operations vastly more efficient.

Unbabelers come from over 30 countries and have created a scaling company that embraces diversity, transparency, team spirit and continuous learning, with a fast-paced Silicon Valley atmosphere. You will feel part of an amazing, united and enthusiastic company that is ready to fly to unknown places. Are you ready to get onboard this rocket ship? Please apply today with your CV in English!