Head of Design (m/f/d)

City:  Frankfurt am Main


Who we are


flatexDEGIRO AG (WKN: FTG111, ISIN: DE000FTG1111, Ticker: FTK.GR) operates the leading and fastest growing online brokerage platform in Europe. Based on modern, in-house state-of-the-art technology, customers of the flatex and DEGIRO brands are offered a wide range of independent products with execution on top TIER 1 exchanges. The technological edge as well as the high efficiency and strong economies of scale enable flatexDEGIRO to continuously improve its service offering to customers. With more than 2.5 million customer accounts and over 67 million securities transactions processed in 2022, flatexDEGIRO is the largest retail online broker in Europe. In times of bank consolidation and digitalization, flatexDEGIRO is ideally positioned for further growth.
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As Head of Design (m/f/d), you will be responsible for building and leading a team that delivers an exceptional experience for flatexDEGIRO customers. With your insights into user behavior and a deep understanding of the industry, you will actively contribute to the product strategy. This role plays a crucial part in making our platforms user-centric.

What tasks can you expect with us?

  • You will orchestrate our end-to-end design process, ensure cross-functional collaboration, be responsible for the implementation of design systems and mentor team members
  • You will be responsible for building, managing and mentoring a team of product designers, UX researchers and UX copywriters
  • You will lead and oversee the user experience design of the platforms from concept to launch in collaboration with the management team, technical leadership and development teams
  • You will contribute to strategic business decisions on the future direction of the platform design and user experience goals of flatex and DEGIRO
  • You will be responsible for building an evidence-based environment where every design decision can be supported by either qualitative/quantitative research insights or user test results
  • You will be responsible for establishing a sustainable way of working between members of the design team and the rest of the product experience team
  • You will lead the strategic direction of the group-wide design system and create opportunities to reduce time to market for our platforms
  • You will work closely with the commercial teams and ensure that the brand promise is appropriately reflected in the design of the platforms

What do we want from you?

  • You have at least 5 years of professional experience in a leadership role in UX/UI design, within the banking and/or financial services environment
  • Experience in the financial markets industry (securities / trading) and knowledge of financial products in general is essential
  • Experience in web and mobile development and design for the presentation of complex information
  • You have solid experience with user research methods, usability testing and UX best practices 
  • Confident in using design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, etc
  • Business fluent communication skills in English
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and leadership skills to provide visionary direction and mentor team members
  • Passion for user advocacy and a customer-centric approach to product design to ensure exceptional user experiences, design solutions and product designs


Interested? This is what we offer you

  • Promise of a good work and personal life balance
  • 30 days paid leave
  • Mobility Benefit: Employer subsidy for the Job Ticket (Deutschlandticket)
  • E-Mobility Benefit: leasing e-bikes & e-scooters at a reduced rate (after the end of the probationary period)
  • Personal and professional development with access to relevant courses
  • 100% coverage KITA costs incl. food (after the end of the probationary period)
  • Company pension plan (after the end of the probationary period)
  • A challenging job in an international and fast-growing company
  • A competitive salary and a yearly voluntary Bonus
  • A lot of freedom executing your role and a chance to shape your own career
  • The opportunity to participate in a new, enthusiastic team of likeminded professionals



To make your life easier


You get the freedom to work flexible. Meaning you don’t have to work in our office every day, but we like it if you do of course! It’s fun to come in and mingle with your colleagues. There is also fruit, good coffee, drinks & snacks every day. To make work@home comfortable we offer a company laptop and screen and headphones and you will receive a Pluxee (former Sodexo) Debit Card with a monthly allowance of 50€ which you can save or spend as you like.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or any other legally protected status. flatexDEGIRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


flatexDEGIRO Bank AG
Mattheos Savvidis 
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