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Design Lead

Your primary role is to design products that are used by hundreds of thousands of users and businesses to create the first Zero Food Waste Generation.
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Karma is engineering for the future, fighting food waste through technology. We are growing fast, scaling our business, our teams, and most importantly: our impact.

We’re looking for a seasoned, multidisciplinary Design Lead to lead our high-performing design team in building incredible products for consumers and food businesses around the world, to make having zero food waste lucrative. As a successful Design Lead you will be responsible for both hands-on product design in one of our cross functional teams, while mentoring the whole product design team and ensuring that the design and experience of our products is among the best in the world. 

Design is an integral part of our everyday life and as design lead you will touch every aspect of the organization. This position requires an innovative designer, a helpful mentor, a team player, and a skilled communicator. Having a fundamental understanding of interaction design + UX and excellent leadership skills are essential for this role. 

As Design Lead at Karma you will work closely with both our product and engineering teams to design and you will report directly to the COO.

Your role will include:

  • Design products that are used by hundreds of thousands of users and businesses to create the first Zero Food Waste Generation.
  • Design and specify user interfaces using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery
  • Mentoring, growing and guiding the product design team. You will work with our design team to develop their skills and encourage them to excel. Overall, you will challenge the team to think beyond the expected. You will also be responsible for growing the product design team as our company grows and should feel comfortable engaging the international product design community.
  • Produce user requirements specifications, user behaviours, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications
  • Conduct user research and effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually
  • Working closely with multidisciplinary team members on features and projects. You will be working hands-on with senior engineers, front-end developers, product owners and designers on a wide variety of projects. We work in small teams and move fast
  • Promote a culture of innovation and teamwork 

The ideal candidate:

  • Strong design portfolio demonstrating thoughtful interactions and visuals across web and mobile applications. 
  • Excellent UX and UI skills with 8+ years in-depth knowledge and experience of product design
  • Experience with brand and marketing design
  • Strong knowledge of design process and project management 
  • Attention to visual details
  • Must be organised, analytical, and dynamic 
  • A passion for design and people. You are eager to contribute to high-level strategic decisions and collaborating with the rest of the product team

Bonus: 

  • Successful track record leading design teams
  • Experience from User Research

Karma

We value your autonomy and your space to be yourself. You can take the role you need to be, be it a grinder, or a full on creative collaborator. You can adapt to the situation and can buckle down when needed, but always focus on finding creative solutions.We will always value finding the right person before experience. We are humble, embracing differences, and have a strict “no assholes” policy.

We dare to challenge assumptions and don't take things at face value, both in how we work and what we do.

However, we will expect you to be challenged by, engaged in and enthusiastic for your work, every day. And if you ever feel that you fail these criteria, we expect you to let us know.

We are still in the early stages of our journey, so the things you build here will have tremendous impact on both our business and Karma as a company. You will be working close to our users, acting on both their feedback and what our data says.

Karma key statements
Transparency
Inclusiveness
Remote work
Cross-functional product teams
Equal gender distribution
10 nationalities
Autonomy
Scale
Efficiency
Done is better than perfect
Celebrate failure
Data = Decisions

The bottom line

This is a chance to shape the future of an entire industry. Send in your application + portfolio (mandatory) - and we'll get going together!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

Centralplan 15
111 64 Stockholm Directions hello@karma.life

Perks & Benefits

  • Gym at the office!

    Yeah that's right, we ditched the ping-pong table and built a nice (but small) gym that's free to use for all employees!

  • Breakfasts

    Once per week we gather to share stories and a cup of coffee (or two).

  • Karmazing Friday

    We work hard but we also play hard. First Friday every month we put in serious effort to make sure we celebrate our success!

  • Great tech gear

    Everyone at Karma gets a new Apple MacBook Pro + everything needed to get your work done while also looking dapper

Our Culture

We love to accomplish goals together, celebrate our victories, support one another, gather for breakfast, hold events for friends and family, play games and have the occasional beer or two! We want to foster a karmazing atmosphere!

Already working at Karma?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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@karma.life
  • Aidan O'Donohoe
  • Alexis Cohen
  • Alys Marr
  • Andreas Stokholm
  • Anita Cedergren
  • Anton Tingström
  • Åsa Liljequist Vasiljevic
  • Barry Finneran
  • Bettina Sombart
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