Lead Product Designer - Customer Acquisition (full remote working)

Company Description

lastminute.com is the European Travel Tech leader in Dynamic Holiday Packages. It operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan.

Our mission is to lead the travel industry by leveraging technology to simplify, personalise, and enhance our customers’ travel experience. Experts in brightening up online travel, we help our customers find and do "whatever makes them pink".

We continuously invest in talented people who ensure our offering is closer to the needs of the customers and keep us at the cutting edge of technology evolution. We run our business in 17 languages and 40 countries, with more than 1,500 employees spread across our offices worldwide, developing our own products and services to power the entire traveller journey for millions of people.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

lastminute.com N.V. is a publicly-traded company listed under the ticker symbol LMN on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Job Description

The lastminute.com UX Design team is looking for a new colleague! 

Experience is definitely important, but we’re looking for a person with the right mindset: proactive, motivated, design lover, friendly, team player and an honest and good human being.

You will be responsible for the customer acquisition value stream, leading a team of two designers, and ensuring the overall design strategy aligns with the company's vision. You will work closely with the brand team to ensure that the product and brand speak the same visual language, and be responsible for optimising the Hotels and Deals detail pages to drive conversions. Additionally, as a team leader, you will support the professional development of the designers under your leadership.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with the current designers to execute the design vision and make it a reality for the landing pages.
  • Collaborate with the brand team to ensure that product and brand speak the same visual language.
  • Optimise the Hotels and Deals detail pages to drive conversions.
  • Lead and mentor the two designers on your team to support their professional development.
  • Handle product ideas end to end. You will be empowered to own and manage initiatives from product discovery, research, prototyping, iteration, user testing to delivery and continuous improvements. 
  • Design mobile first, obviously.  We’re mainly looking for someone to work for the web product, but mobile app experience is a plus.
  • You identify problems, understand them and propose solutions
  • Will be part of  a cross-functional team, with its own rituals. Plus you’ll be part of the Product Design team who you can rely on to share and collect feedback.
  • Aim for the top. Help the team revamp the entire product from a UI/UX perspective. Help us compete with the best!
  • Challenge EVERYTHING.


Skills and Experience

  • You LOVE being a designer and aim for pixel perfection
  • You’re passionate about your job in its true meaning.
    ex: You'd miss some sleep as you can't stop thinking about a difficult UX challenge.
  • You have a strong portfolio showcasing great UX and UI solutions, having worked on initiatives end to end from Product Discovery to continuous improvements
  • You have humility. We want to work with people who can truly collaborate and help each other.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate complex ideas to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • English is a must! You should be fluent at it.
  • Open-minded and hungry for knowledge.
  • FUN! 

Additional Information

Additional Information

On top of all that, we use Figma and our team is spread across 5 countries, Spain, Italy, Poland, UK and Germany. If you think we’re a fit and that we could have fun together, please let us know by applying to the position.

What we offer

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning 
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave according to local laws