is Germany's best-known AI company. We develop neural networks to help people
work with language. With DeepL Translator, we have created the world's best
machine translation system and made it available free of charge to everyone
online. Over the next few years, we aim to make DeepL the world's leading
language technology company.
Our goal is to overcome language barriers and bring cultures closer
What distinguishes us from other companies?
DeepL (formerly Linguee) was founded by developers and researchers. We focus
on the development of new, exciting products, which is why we spend a lot of
time actively researching the latest topics. We understand the challenges of
developing new products and try to meet them with an agile and dynamic way of
working. Our work culture is very open because we want our employees to feel
comfortable. In our daily work we use modern technologies - not only to
translate texts, but also to create the world's best dictionaries, and solve
other language problems.
When we tell people about DeepL as an employer, reactions are overwhelmingly
positive. Maybe it's because they have enjoyed our services, or maybe they
just want to get on board with our quest to break down language barriers and
What will you be doing at DeepL?
As the product design team leader for your track, you will develop talent,
foster collaboration, and improve design processes across the organization.
Together with product and engineering leadership, you will shape the track's
product strategy and leverage user research insights to identify business
opportunities. Clear communication of track strategy and balancing business
and user needs will be essential. You'll help your team maintain a high level
of design craftsmanship and ensure the delivery of impactful solutions.
Lead product design team in your track
Nurture, grow, and develop design talent in the team
Foster collaborative culture within your track and between tracks
Develop and improve design processes across the organization
Champion brand, copy and design standards and design system and ensures
Partner with Product and Engineering to define product strategy in your
Ensure impact of the teams in the track
In collaboration with user research, develop and promote in the track deep
understanding of users and their needs. Discover track-wide opportunities.
Communicate track strategy to their team and help navigate business and
user needs tradeoffs
Ensure high level of design craft within the track
What we offer
Interesting challenges: design, programming and research at the highest
A friendly, international, and highly committed team with a lot of trust
and very short decision-making processes
Work on a product that more than 100 million people already use
Meaningful work: We break down language barriers worldwide and bring
different cultures closer together
A comfortable office in Cologne, Amsterdam or London (or suitable
equipment for your home office) and a lot of flexibility
7+ years of product/UX design
2 years of successful management of designers in multidisciplinary teams.
Experience setting product design vision in a product area of multiple
Experience with driving the whole product lifecycle – research,
prototyping, iterative development and testing, launch, and continuous
Experienced working on a product at scale, with an international footprint
Extensive knowledge of design processes
You base your decisions on facts, not opinion, and always seek to validate
Solution-oriented and result-driven
Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
Resilient and able to deal with uncertainty
Fluent in English. Other languages are an advantage