Founded in 2014, Impraise is one of the most successful people-focused companies to come out of Y Combinator. With offices in Amsterdam and New York, Impraise has quickly become one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe. Serving hundreds of customers worldwide, Impraise is the partner of choice when it comes to creating a feedback culture that empowers organizations and its most valuable asset — it’s people.
Product design is at the core of the Impraise product team. In this role you create and test concepts for new features, translate high level ideas into concrete solutions, and you are a central figure of one or more feature teams. Product designers are great collaborators and work together with our engineers, product managers, and other designers to deliver value to our customers.
Our teams take real ownership over the product and work with specific targets to improve our platform. This way they have the freedom to decide how to influence the success of Impraise.
As a product designer you’ll be part of the growing the Impraise Design Team: a group of people passionate about design and branding with the goal of delivering products that address real user needs push our brand design to the next level.
Impraise is a people enablement platform. With our platform we make performance and development processes meaningful for people, actionable for managers, and painless for HR. Our users request and exchange timely feedback, and take ownership of their day-to-day performance objectives and long-term career aspirations.
A Typical Week
A typical week in the shoes of a Product Designer at Impraise might look something like this:
Work through design problems from beginning to end, translating insights from research and analytics into concepts that form delightful new products and features, and designing the detailed workflows and interactions required to make them a reality.
Collaborate with designers across the organisation to raise the quality bar and continuously improve Impraise’s design processes.
Sketch and prototype ideas to quickly assess their viability, and design the fine-grained details of components and interactions.
Work closely with product managers and engineers to define and evolve product roadmaps.
Together with Product Managers, Engineers, Marketing, and Customer Success you’ll launch your work for tens of thousands of users worldwide.
We’ll learn together through design reviews, co-designing sessions and regular workshops.
At the end of the week, you’ll celebrate your accomplishments and learnings with the team during our company stand-up.
P.S - Drinks are on us 🍺🍷🥤
What you need to be successful
3+ years experience designing digital products and systems, not just websites
An appreciation of the entire product development process, from problem solving and system modelling, through to detailed UI, visual and interaction design
Ability to understand business problems and use them in design decision
Ability to design polished, high-fidelity mockups of your solutions using modern design tools (Sketch)
Highly proficient with interactive prototyping tools (e.g. Framer, Principle or Invision)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a low-ego, highly collaborative, cross-functional team
Excited about working in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment
A growth mindset and willingness to own problems
A balanced sense of optimism and humility
Any of the following skills is a plus (not required):
Experience with front-end technologies
Experience with Product animations
Experience working and developing design systems