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Product Designer (x/f/m)



Product, Design
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023


PowerUs is building the digital home for skilled blue-collar worker. We help workers like electricians or heating engineers to create their online profiles, network with other workers in our community, take free training courses and find better jobs with higher salaries. On the other hand, we help companies hire skilled workers faster so they can complete their projects, especially in the renewable energy sector such as solar and wind power systems. Qualified workers are the most important missing link in the energy transition towards renewable energy.

With the help of our platform, users can enter these new and exciting industries and earn up to 50% more. Since our founding, we have been backed by tier-1 investors such as General Catalyst, Y Combinator and HV Capital as well as successful business angels such as Max Viessmann, the founders of Personio and Mario Götze. In total, we have $12 million of venture capital.

We’re looking for a seasoned (Senior) Product Designer to join our team to help us elevate the job seeking experience for workers on our platform. This is a unique opportunity to work on a critical mission that is timely, and design thoughtful and appropriate experiences for an audience that has been underserved so far.

How you’ll contribute

  • Get to know our users (skilled blue-collar workers), and build an understanding of their needs and aspirations through interviews and other research methods.
  • Use your exceptional product design skills to design and deliver thoughtfully crafted experiences that help our users achieve their goals.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional partners such as product, engineering, data analysts across all phases of the product development process, and work together as a team towards a shared mission
  • Use your storytelling and prototyping skills to drive alignment with the squads and stakeholders
  • Be the go to person for product management and engineering in your squad to clarify and unblock any design related questions and concerns
  • Elevate our practices and processes in the Design Chapter to improve user-centricity, and design quality across the organisation

Who you are

  • You have a well crafted portfolio with relevant projects that showcases your skills and experience, with a focus on visual design (UI)
  • You have 2+ years of proven experience, ideally designing consumer facing software in a cross-functional setup
  • You practise evidence-based design, and can rationalise your decisions clearly and credibly.
  • You’ve worked with design systems to produce beautiful and functional design that scales.
  • You can prototype at various fidelities and can communicate in an inspiring and effective manner
  • You can work efficiently with common tools such as Figma, Adobe CC, Notion, etc.
  • You appreciate receiving and giving direct and critical feedback
  • You speak fluent English, German is a plus


  • Above average salary + the possibility of ESOP (Employee Stock Option Program)
  • Flexible working model
  • 30 days of vacation
  • 500€ personal development budget per year for books, courses, conferences etc.
  • 50€/ month mobility flat rate for sharing services such as cars, scooters, but also public transport and other mobility providers
  • Bright open office with the most impressive roof terrace with a view of the TV tower and Berliner Dom
  • Urban Sports Membership
  • The opportunity to join an early-stage, fast-growing startup funded by Tier-1 investors
  • The possibility to make a significant impact on the company strategy from the beginning and direct collaboration with the founders
  • Unlimited drinks and snacks

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented groups only apply for jobs when they meet 100% of the qualifications. PowerUs encourages anyone who is interested in a position to apply.
We look forward to receiving your application!

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