Remote Product Design Manager SuperApp

June 26, 2024

Job Description

Yassir is the leading super app in the Maghreb region, transforming how daily services are delivered. Operating in 45 cities across Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia, with recent expansions into France, Canada, and Sub-Saharan Africa, Yassir is supported by approximately $200M in funding from VCs in Silicon Valley, Europe, and beyond. We offer on-demand services such as ride-hailing and last-mile delivery, and we are now introducing financial services to help our users pay, save, and borrow digitally, ushering the continent into the digital economy era. Our goal is not just to serve people but to create a marketplace that meets their needs while infusing social values.

Are you a design leader with a passion for creating seamless user experiences? Do you aspire to build an all-encompassing super app that simplifies lives across Africa and the Arab world? If so, we invite you to submit your resume along with a link to your previous work.

We are seeking a talented Product Design Manager to join our growing team and lead the design of our SuperApp domain. This crucial role involves unifying, aligning, and elevating the user experience across all our services, ensuring a smooth and intuitive journey for millions of users across Africa and the Arab world.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design vision and strategy for the SuperApp domain, defining its look, feel, and functionality.
  • Collaborate closely with Product Design Managers across different service domains to ensure consistency and a unified user experience.
  • Conduct user research, usability testing, and A/B testing to inform design decisions and measure success.
  • Work with UX researchers and writers to create a holistic and empathetic user experience.
  • Drive the adoption of our design system (SEFAR), ensuring efficient and consistent design implementation across all teams.
  • Present design solutions and advocate for user needs to cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Mentor and coach designers, fostering a culture of growth and excellence within the team.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience as a Product Designer, with a proven track record of designing complex and user-centric products.
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of designers.
  • Deep understanding of design thinking methodology and user-centered design principles.
  • Strong experience with mobile app design and the nuances of cross-platform user experiences.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, able to work effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • A strategic thinker with a strong understanding of user needs, business goals, and technical feasibility.
  • Passionate about the SuperApp concept and excited about its potential to improve the lives of millions.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with design systems and component libraries.
  • A solid understanding of the MENA region and its markets.
  • A portfolio showcasing impactful design solutions that prioritize user needs.

Join one of the fastest-growing tech companies in North Africa. As the first Algerian startup to go through the Y Combinator program and backed by top investors, you can make a lasting impact on our company’s culture. Enjoy language courses, outstanding mentors, a steep learning curve, and the chance to make a real difference by bringing affordable financial and on-demand services to millions of Africans. We offer an attractive package with a competitive salary, 401(k), vision, dental, and medical insurance, unlimited vacation, a four-day workweek, company retreats, a coworking budget, a learning budget, a free gym membership, a mental wellness budget, a home office budget, and the option to be paid in crypto.

At Yassir, we value diversity and inclusivity. Bring your unique perspective and experiences to the table, and be part of our journey to create a better tomorrow together.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Best of luck, Your Yassir TA Team

Salary and compensation: No salary data published by the company, so we estimated the salary based on similar jobs related to Design and Mobile roles: $75,000 — $112,500/year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Distributed team
  • Async
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Paid time off
  • 4-day workweek
  • 401k matching
  • Company retreats
  • Coworking budget
  • Learning budget
  • Free gym membership
  • Mental wellness budget
  • Home office budget
  • Pay in crypto
  • Pseudonymous
  • Profit sharing
  • Equity compensation
  • No whiteboard interview
  • No monitoring system
  • No politics at work
  • We hire old (and young)