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Head of Product Design (m/f/d)


As Head of Product Design (m/f/d) at StudySmarter you are responsible for the product design at StudySmarter. You will have full responsibility for the processes, product design strategy and leadership of the team. Since most product designers work in cross-functional teams, you will be responsible for ensuring technical exchange, knowledge sharing, consistency, quality and last but not least team spirit between all designers in the teams. You will empower your team to design the #1 EdTech platform!

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • You will lead the StudySmarter product design team, consisting of 6 Product Designers, 2 Lead Designers, and 1 UX Writer.
  • You will be responsible for our design strategy, design system, and coordinate our product design team’s quarterly planning to ensure it aligns with the business strategy
  • You will lead, coach, and develop our team of product designers
  • You’ll act as a point of contact for our VP Product, our Head of User Research, product managers, engineers, and marketing team to ensure we’re all pulling in the same direction
  • You ensure that our product design processes are continuously optimized
  • Last but not least, your responsibilities will include growing the product design team by working with our Talent Acquisition team to bring the best talent on board.


  • 💼 You have at least 6 years of product design experience and at least 2 years in product design leadership, ideally in a start-up/scale-up or a successful B2C product
  • 💡 You have a successful track record as Head of Product Design or in a similar role
  • 👩‍💻You are a team player, a good and efficient organizer and communicator
  • 🙌 You are a strong, inspiring and empathetic leader
  • 🚀You have a passion for digital education and are motivated to build the world's leading learning platform
  • 🗣Your excellent English skills complete your profile, German skills are a plus

What We Offer

At StudySmarter, people are at the heart of everything. That's why we are committed to providing everything you need to excel in your job. We do our best to look after your physical and mental health as well as your learning and career development.

What we offer

Food and Drinks

We've got fresh fruit, juices, cereals, and other drinks available for free every day.

Modern Office

Our new offices in the heart of Munich offer state-of-the-art equipment.

Team Events

Have fun and meet your colleagues with bi-weekly social events.


We offer weekly yoga and meditation sessions and gym membership discount.

Hybrid Working

We are flexible! Work from the office, home, or wherever you want.


You participate in the success of StudySmarter.


Select your own equipment. We have everything you need!


We pay for your training and courses with an annual learning budget.

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Be Part of the Crew

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Carin Neumeier
Talent Acquisition Lead
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Michael Segl
Team Lead Sales
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Almut Kieffer-Jones
Frontend Engineer
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Marinell Falcon
Teamlead English Content

Open Positions

Join us on our journey to change the way students study! Our team is diverse, ambitious, and passionate. We're located in Munich and Berlin with fully remote offerings.

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