UX Manager

GetYourGuide

Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 02/27/2021
  • Website: getyourguide.com
  • Company Address: Erich-Weinert-Strabe 145, Berlin, 10409

About GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is the place to book the best experiences in destinations across the globe. Since 2009, we’ve made it easy for millions of travelers to find unique and unmissable things to do wherever their travels take them. By connecting people to activities and attractions they love, we create trips full of meaningful memories. All of this is brought together in one easy-to-use website and app that makes planning and booking simple so travelers can focus on what counts: having an incredible time.

Job Description

We are on a mission to give the whole world access to incredible experiences. Our product allows people to discover, book, and enjoy incredible travel experiences and is an essential tool for anyone visiting the world’s top destinations.
Travel experiences are the last remaining part of the travel industry that is yet to fully transition to digital and mobile. Our ambition, and our opportunity, is to become the global leader for travel experiences.
 
To do so, we need to strengthen our UX team even more. We are looking for an experienced UX leader to lead UX for a product area and work with Designers and Writers on crafting innovative and valuable solutions for our customers.
About the team
We are a multi-disciplinary team of Product Designers, UX Writers, and UX Researchers that are passionate about solving customer problems along the travel journey in an effective and delightful way. 
Our work is guided by strong principles that make our experience focus on value and feel simple, trustworthy, human, and unique. We collaborate with Product and Engineering to ensure those principles are front and center in the features we develop.
Your responsibilities
Product 
  • Be the UX leader for a product area and co-develop the vision and strategy along with your Product and Engineering peers.
  • Provide support, guidance, and feedback to mission teams on their path to creating exceptional user experiences and ensure that what we release is meeting our standards and principles.
People 
  • Build and grow a world-class team of UX contributors focused on serving the needs of our customers.
  • Work with UX leaders to evolve competency profiles and working practices that move us towards a strong working trifecta between Product, Engineering, and UX.
Craft
  • Work with UX leaders to develop and maintain guidelines, best practices, and standards, and systems that help us elevate our user experience and product quality and leverage the unique strengths of our UX disciplines.
  • Communicate broadly about important UX initiatives, together with UX leaders set the vision and strategy for the UX group that aligns UX Design, Research, and Writing.
Your background
  • You have experience managing multiple UX disciplines such as Design, Writing, or Research.
  • You have experience working within a Product company and influencing strategy and execution together with cross-functional partners from Product and Engineering.
  • You are an excellent communicator and storyteller, able to communicate the “why” to stakeholders.
  • You can find a meaningful balance between optimizing for speed, quality, and doing risky, but interesting work.
Reasons to join us
  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Smart, engaged co-workers
  • Speak English with people from over 70 nationalities
  • Virtual stock options - be part of our success story
  • Monthly hack days and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget - be constantly learning
  • GetYourGuide gift cards and extra discount
  • Relocation Assistance

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.