• Full Time
  • Berlin

Website Merantix

The Artificial Intelligence Venture Studio

What we do
At Looks, we believe that augmented reality will power the next wave of eCommerce. We believe the future of shopping is social and personalized. The current makeup shopping experience is far from it. We want to create an augmented reality platform that allows users to discover, create, and share looks that highlights users’ unique features.

Your role
We are hiring a founding product designer and we want you to join the team! As the founding designer, you will be responsible for driving the creative direction of this app! Because we are doing something completely new, you will have maximum freedom to be creative and bring your vision to life.

You will:

  • Disrupt the makeup industry by designing an immersive and beautiful experience that will change how people buy makeup online;
  • Design the product from day one with a focus on the early versions of the app, creating wireframes and prototypes, iterating rapidly to design new features and improve existing ones – all based on tests and user feedback;
  • Make the product grow as you help define the short and long-term roadmap and lead the evolution of the UX/UI from prototype to mass launch and beyond, based on tests and user feedback;
  • Be the voice of our users as you get immersed in their world and make decisions with solid proof of user needs;
  • Build the design team by hiring, leading and empowering the best people to build our product from the ground up to scale beyond mass launch;
  • Build the company as part of the founding team and work very closely with the CEO, Product and Engineering Leads to conceptualise prototypes, new features, product iterations, defining the strategy of the product and the company’s overall vision and culture.
  • Your profile
    3+ years experience designing consumer-facing mobile apps and experiences. Please send in your portfolio – we would love to see your work!
  • Experience in conducting user & market research to understand goals and problems of customers; validating hypotheses through interviews and experiments, creating customer journey maps, etc.
  • Experience managing the design process: from problem definition, hypotheses search, creation of user flows, to the creation of design layouts verified by users.
  • Development and support of the product design system.
    Building design processes in the team and design culture in the company.
  • Proficiency in Figma, AdobeXD, Sketch, Illustrator, or similar design tools;
  • Basic knowledge of front end development frameworks and tools to confidently support communicating designs to front end developers;
  • Experience/passion for the beauty industry, especially makeup.
  • If you think you are right for this role but don’t meet all of the requirements, we strongly encourage you to apply anyway. Even if this isn’t a perfect fit, strong candidates will be kept in our talent pool for future hires.

Bonus points if you:

  • have experience working with Augmented Reality – facial AR is a plus;
  • have experience with Agile Methodologies and working in Sprints with cross functional teams.

What we offer
In addition to a competitive salary, you can expect the following: –

  • Growth as part of an innovative team supported by an ever-evolving development program that we craft for/with each of our team members from day one;
  • Impact on the company’s strategy & culture of the company as an early team member;
  •  Flexibility and trust to own your work and hours – with the main team location being Berlin but with a flexible work-from-home policy;
  • Diversity, equal rights and respect at the core of our values;
  • Fun building cool products with a cool team that you’ll get to meet at company outings, Friday beers, and team lunches;
  • Equity package matching your experience and responsibilities, making you an owner of the business we are building together;
  • De-risk your startup journey by having Merantix and it’s ecosystem as a backer;
  • Comfort with the equipment of your choice, free breakfast, drinks and a cool office in the newly opened AI Campus at the heart of Berlin;
  • Visa sponsorship to those residing outside of the EU.

How to apply:

  • CV
  • Portfolio showcasing your experience. Please use the “Other” field in the application form to upload your portfolio. Alternatively, you can also add a web link on your cover letter or CV.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about creating inclusive systems and applications for the beauty, fashion and tech industry overall, so candidates who identify with traditionally marginalised communities are highly encouraged to apply.

About us
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply, and we can help with immigration.​​​​

To apply for this job please visit merantix.jobs.personio.de.