About Property Finder
Property Finder is UAE's leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to connecting consumers to their perfect property.
Launched in 2007, propertyfinder.ae is owned and operated by The Property Finder Group which also owns and operates real estate portals across the Gulf and the Middle East.
We make finding a home easier and faster by offering users verified properties from specialised agents.
Property Finder is looking for an outstanding Head of Product Design to lead Design team. The role is accountable, above all, for leading our Product Development organization in the creation of the products and services which will delight our customers and consumers.
You will work closely with Product Management and Engineering team to deliver our ambitious growth plans. At the same time, you will also help lift our capabilities to the next level as we expand.
You are a skilful design manager, who can get results, lead change and nurture a truly progressive culture within Design.
You will relish the opportunity to work in a two-sided marketplace, with a multinational remit and bold goals - and all the challenges that brings.
You care about how the products we build drive towards business and customer-centered product outcomes
You want designers to get facetime with customers, hence that they can deeply empathize with the users
You are an experienced leader, with the savvy and skills to achieve outstanding delivery and get the very best from everyone in the team
You are comfortable with ambiguity, and enjoy deriving order from chaos
User-Centered Advocate - Advocate for strong user-centered design practices across the organization, ensuring that we always put the user and customer at the center of our work
Build Design Processes - Building processes and rituals that enable Designers to work effectively with Product Management and Engineering counterparts to maximize impact
Improve Team Performance by leading the Designers on the team to be the best
Driving a Growth Mindset - Encourage experimentation, retrospectives, and team learning
Team Allocation - Determine hiring needs, and how best to leverage the talent we have at hand
Coaching - Helping the Designers grow in a well-rounded manner
5+ years of experience in Product Design
2+ years of proven leadership experience in building and scaling a design team
Strong communication and influencing skills
In-depth knowledge of professional design best practices
Will be a plus
Experience working in a fast-paced startup