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Softonic.com is a download portal with 100.000+ apps and 70M monthly users and we aspire to be the #1 platform for Software distribution.
In 2022 we will grow our value proposition by multiplying the catalog while expanding to new software verticals. The growth will be supported by authoritative editorial content around tech and software and by building a new web product with a top notch user experience, which makes it easier for users to navigate through the catalog, get the software they need and enjoy the premium editorial content of news and software guides.
Softonic has a track record of excellence in SEO traffic acquisition, and recent success in building new audiences using paid traffic acquisition. In 2022 we will continue to diversify our audience with intelligent and automated media buying products, to build high performance but meaningful user journeys between these audiences and our catalog and editorial content.
Softonic is undergoing a transformation, for which we want to use the experience and value generated throughout our 25-year history to define what the next years will look like. We have bold plans and a clear vision, one where innovation is core to success. In addition to our core product Softonic.com, we have a New Initiatives business area, where creating new products to diversify the business is the key goal.
What will you do?
You are the go-to person in the company for the product design needs of Softonic.com and our future products. While working also as an individual contributor, you lead and empower the UX/UI team and lead the activities related to the product design, wireframing, visual design, user experience and user research, in relation to all our products. You coach your team to grow as professionals.
You work as an integral part of the product team, together with the product and technology experts - innovating on, defining and designing the products and features on our roadmap, as representative of the visual and interactive element of our products.
Working in the product team, lead the product design across the different business units.
Be responsible for the overall design of the Softonic.com and our new products
Ensure our products have exceptional look and feel and are user-friendly and accessible
Lead, coach and grow the UX/UI team to deliver top notch user experiences
Drive the wireframing and information architecture definition processes
Work with the product team on the user research, own the processes and tools for the user research and evangelize on the best research practises
Manage the design/research freelancer relationships
Own the Softonic product design systems
Required qualifications and competencies:
5+ years of professional design experience with a track record of designing top notch digital products from start to finish.
Proficiency with Figma, Sketch, ,,, …UX/UI to define
Experience and methodological knowledge on leading and facilitating the product design workshops
Ability to balance the user needs, business requirements, and technological feasibility in every step of the design process
Good understanding of the digital product landscape and product sense.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience in Data Analytics (like GA, QlikView, Kibana,...)
High level of English.
Softonic is committed to equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious beliefs, color, gender, age, citizenship, origins, disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, background, marital status or any other characteristic.If you need any specific accomodation / adaptation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your request and we'll contact you.
Workplace & benefits:
Private Health Care
Gaming room& Terraces
Bike & Car Parking
Fresh Fruits, Coffee, Snacks & Drinks
Pizza & Beers Every Thursday
Language Classes (English & Spanish)
Internal Training Program
Discounts At Gyms & Restaurants
Flexible Work Schedule ( home office and 2 days/week in the office)
Softonic publishes Softonic.com, the leading global software and app discovery destination, offering the most complete selection of software and apps across hundreds of categories. The European company with one of the largest online audiences, and currently holds 40th position worldwide with more than 100 million unique monthly users who generate more than 4 million daily downloads on Softonic.com.
We believe people have no limits! Softonic is a unique place to work with offices close to the beach, with a very international environment with 20 nationalities and 50% of women in the leadership team where you can develop your career and achieve your own personal goals. That’s because we stick to some key principles in everything we do as a company. At Softonic people are our greatest value, we care about your personal well-being and that you feel good in your day to day at work.
Our main values are: respect, integrity, fun, entrepreneurial spirit, courage and accountability.
Lead Product Designer
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