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Staff Product Designer - Core

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Mentimeter’s vision is to transform presentations and meetings into fun and interactive experiences by making it easy to listen and to be heard. We believe in giving everyone a voice, in every meeting and presentation. We are building a modern, friendly, and diverse product-first tech company based in Stockholm and we want you to join us!

To succeed in our mission to create a great product experience we are building out a world class Product Design Team - that can lead us into the unknown future of the Mentimeter product, fueled by our desire to challenge tomorrow’s presentation and meeting experiences. We already have a great team in place and we want to continue to learn and evolve as we grow.

We are looking for a Staff Product Designer - Core to join our growing team. It is the most senior role in the design team as an individual contributor (IC), which means you play a big part in crafting the product experience together with our partners in Product and Engineering.

The Staff Product Designer role

As Staff Product Designer, you are responsible for the product design and product designers of a product area. There are currently two product areas at Mentimeter - Core Product and Commercial, this position is within the Core Product area.

Core is the main product area focusing on the editor, presentation and voting experience. The area currently consists of five product teams, each with its own product manager, product designer and tech lead. You will be working on an area level together with all the teams, making sure we craft amazing experiences and products that users love and that align with our business goals. The Staff Product Designer reports to the Core Area Design Director and collaborates with the area leadership (directors of design, product & engineering) on a strategic level.

You will help us iterate and define a cohesive and user-friendly product experience, strengthening the brand identity in the product and push Mentimeter to meet the needs of our users while also pushing the boundaries of what a modern Audience Engagement Platform can be.

Succeeding in this role means a few things:

  • Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, designers, researchers, product managers, engineers, and stakeholders to build coherent end-to-end experiences

  • Contributing to the vision, strategy, objectives, and roadmap across the core area

  • Driving a range of initiatives - from broad, loosely defined problems and concepts to specific, tactical feature work

  • Bridge Product Design and Marketing Design by focusing on brand experience and holistic visual identity

  • Driving a better understanding of our users and their needs in collaboration with UX Research & Analytics

  • Lead design practice rituals and develop new standards to mature the craft and culture of the core design team.

The Mentimeter Product organization is in constant motion and evolves continuously as we grow. The same will be true for this role, so if you like to be part of shaping the future for your own role as well as the team and organization, this is a role for you.

Work with great people

Front-end Developer
"Dog videos vs. Cat videos is the ever ongoing fight of Internet. Soner has clearly picked a side: Doggos. The cuter and hairier the better."
Business Development Director - Sales
"All the way from Italian metropolitan via small town of Switzerland to Stockholm to be a part of the Menti-family. It's like it was written in the stars (check the cancer sign)."
Product Manager
"Anna is a Stockholmer and a part of the Mentimeter KTH alumni crew. When she's not innovating at Mentimeter, she's doing jumping jacks on the handball court or partying in the USA."
Head of Brand
"As a kid Carl wanted to be a fashion designer, but ended up doing the next best thing - branding and PR. When he's not at Menti he's touring Sweden with his cover band (apparently they're terrible)."

Skills & Requirements

To thrive in this role as a Staff Product Designer, we believe you are someone who loves the craft of design, has a solid background doing the work, and gravitates towards working with complex, unknown, and undefined problem spaces, looking at experiences from a higher and more holistic level and applying a strategic lens on your work. You are still passionate about design as a craft and care about the details of digital product design. You are an experienced product designer who thrives on cross-functional collaboration and is excited to partner with engineering, user research, product management, business teams, and the rest of our amazing design team.

You are of course someone passionate about the space of presentation software, innovative digital solutions and the realm of Software as a Service (SaaS), eager to keep up with industry trends and thinking about the future experiences of engaging interactions.

So, who are you?

  • 7+ years of experience working as a Product Designer. Experience designing for editor based tools or SaaS products is a bonus.

  • Have found your home in the concept of the product company cross-functional team, and are well versed in the dynamics of such a team and organization

  • Experience working with brand platforms and visual identity on a holistic level

  • Strong customer advocacy with a taste for data and business-informed design.

  • You have proven experience defining strategies that support teams - such as experience visions, scenario planning, future casting, service prototyping or similar.

  • You have crafted more than products - your design process accounts for the role of the organization, policies, people practices, and internal tools

  • Ability to break down complex problems into solutions that balance simplicity, power, and flexibility.

  • You’re an outstanding communicator, storyteller, and facilitator. You bring people together, create a shared understanding, and excite teams with an inspiring vision

  • You want to be part of a fast-growing organization and continuously work with (re)shaping the ways of working needed to ensure we stay agile and autonomous while scaling

  • You use collaboration as you main tool for alignment progress

Not a requirement

  • Swedish is not required - we are an English speaking first company with daily work and communication carried out in English as the Mentimeter team currently spans over 40 different nationalities!

This role will have its base in our HQ in Stockholm and is an onsite/hybrid role.
Learn more about Our Ways of Working - Guiding Principles by clicking here.

Not sure you meet 100% of the requirements? We encourage and welcome your application anyway!

What you can expect from our recruitment process:

  • Introduction interview - Get to know us better and introduce yourself

  • Competence interview - Meet the team and dive deeper into your background and knowledge. This session includes:

    • A prepared presentation of your portfolio - focusing on 2 cases highlighting your role as a design leader

    • On-site exercise - you will be asked to lead a design critique session with one of our designers

    • Design leadership interview

    • Engineering & Product partner interview

  • Culture interview - Discuss our core values and culture, are we a perfect fit?

Our 5 core principles and basis for our value-driven culture include:

  • Inclusiveness - Transparency, equality and diversity

  • Work smart - Know when to excel but also when good enough is exactly that, good enough

  • Professionalism - “The consultant mindset”

  • Be Humble to others work

  • Have fun

The Mentimeter Culture

The work environment is inclusive, respectful, non-political, fun and very professional. We make sure to excel when we need to, but never overdo it in order to maintain our work-life balance. With over 40 different nationalities working at Mentimeter, this is one of many ways we show that we embrace diversity. To embrace other cultures we also re-locate the entire team for one month, once a year.

To learn a bit more about our team and who we are, make sure to visit our team and culture page.

We at Mentimeter believe in giving everyone a voice - regardless of who you are. So we built a platform that does just that. Our platform is not only our product but also our organization. A platform where people feel safe, where differences are embraced, a place where you can have fun. We strongly encourage applicants who are people of color, LGBTQ, women, people with disabilities, and/or formerly incarcerated people, and a college degree is not strictly required. In order to give everyone a voice, we need to be as diverse as our users.

Learn more about our benefits and perks by clicking here!

If you're interested in knowing what personal data about you we collect and how we use it when you apply for a job, take a look here https://www.mentimeter.com/candidate-privacy-policy.

Great Place to Work

  • Access to a personal leadership coach

  • Private healthcare insurance

  • Wellness allowance 5000 sek/year

  • Individual budget for professional development

  • Private pension matching ITP-level

  • 1 month (optional) relocation trip in Europe/year

  • Attractive insurance package

  • 30 days of paid vacation per year

  • A diverse, modern and inclusive work environment

  • 5 weeks paid vacation

  • Access to a personal leadership coach

  • Individual budget for professional development

  • Pension plan

  • Wellness allowance CAD 700/year

  • 1 month (optional) relocation trip per year

  • RRSP matching

About the company

Our vision is to transform presentations, meetings and lectures by turning passive audiences into engaged contributors. We make this possible through our interactive presentation platform where the traditional presentation monologue becomes an inclusive dialogue. We believe in the power of together and that the most successful leaders listen to be heard.

With Mentimeter, users become the best presenter they can be. Meetings become more productive, participants learn more and have fun whilst doing it.

We have more than 200 million users and customers in over 200 countries. On our way to making the world a better place, one presentation at a time.


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