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Head of Design

full-time Mojo Mortgages Berlin

The Product team sit at the heart of Mojo and we’re on the lookout for a Head of Product Designer. You’ll be working on a strategic level directly with the CPO and lead design across all of our product development squads. You’ll also be expected to nail execution and your day will be made up of 90% of actual design and discovery. If you’re not into getting your hands dirty, then we’re not for you.

We’re looking for somebody that wants to showcase their talent and design products to be admired. You’ll be part of a very talented team, solving a real problem, in a high-growth start-up and your creations will be setting the benchmark in mortgage fintech.

The design team is small and our design philosophy is consistent and simple. We believe there are no boundaries between aesthetics and functionality, and no border between user interface design and customer experience. That’s why you’ll do the research, figure out the user experience, execute, spec the tickets for QA and dev as well as UAT the design implementation. You’ll also be tasked with building out a design system from the ground-up.

What you’ll do

Create Product experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant

Work closely with CPO, CEO and Product team to turn new broad ideas and customer problems into something useful and valuable for thousands of users

Create design artefacts like mockups, user flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes to communicate design ideas

Contribute to defining our brand style and how this is shapes our Product design

Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product team

Collaborate effectively with developers and QA to build and ship the real product solutions

Work closely with the product team to optimise the product solutions and iterate on them to enhance them for business and for the users

3+ years of experience in designing world-class complex commercial products

Strong design skills across mobile and web platforms, with knowledge of google material design and iOS human interface design principles

The ability to think at a high level about product strategy

Excellent communication skills to clearly articulate design decisions

Experience working closely with engineers and software cultures

Experience working in agile approach

The ability to take ownership of design process and work as self-directed member of the development team

Broad knowledge of design tools

Strong, clean visual design sense Strong skills in typography and grids

Must have a portfolio featuring examples of product design work

We want everyone at Mojo Mortgages to feel valued and be able to fit work around their home lives. Here are some of the benefits you’ll enjoy as part of the Mojo family:

Working hours

We work a 39-hour week and offer semi-flexible working hours, along with a variety of shifts to suit you.

Personal development

We’ve got a generous budget to spend on whatever helps you need to improve what you do. From courses to books and beyond, we care about your development and we’re ready to put our money where our mouth is.

Health and wellbeing

We offer income protection to cover your entire salary for up to 6 months if you can’t work because of injury or sickness. Workplace pension

Were set up with The Peoples Pension to help everyone here save for their future.

Generous holiday allowance

You get 25 days’ of jollies a year, and we encourage you to take it. We’ll also throw in an early dart on your birthday.


Our social committee gets us out and about every month, as well as arranging two parties a year. Day to day there’s all sorts going on - from table tennis and squash leagues to cinema trips and drinks after hours.

Food & Drink

You can help yourself to free breakfast, fruit, tea and coffee, plus beer, wine and pizza at our company huddles and whenever we pull a late one.
published: April 2, 2019

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