Lead Product Designer (GenAI)

Lisbon, Portugal
OLX Group – Product /
Full-time /
Remote
About OLX GroupOLX Group is the world’s leading classifieds platform in high-growth markets, serving 300 million people every month and operating in 30+ countries across five continents. We shape the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything. We help people buy and sell cars, find housing, get jobs, buy and sell household goods, and much more. With more than 20 well-loved local brands, including OLX, Otomoto, Letgo, Property24 and more, our solutions are built to be safe, smart, and convenient for our customers. We are powered by a diverse workforce of 10,000+ talented individuals, together with building an inclusive culture worldwide. We have the solid financial and operational backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world.

At OLX, we work together to build a more sustainable world through trade. We make it safe, smart, and convenient to buy and sell cars, find housing, secure jobs, and trade household goods, among other services. Our dedicated colleagues serve millions of people worldwide each month through our well-loved consumer brands, including OLX, Otomoto, and Property24.

Join OLX and discover how far you can go.

The opportunity:

As the Lead Product Designer, you will play a critical role in shaping the user experience and design strategy for our generative AI products. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to create intuitive, impactful, and visually stunning designs that leverage the power of AI to solve real-world problems.

This role requires a deep understanding of user-centered design principles, a passion for AI-driven innovation, and the ability to lead our process, standards and rituals within the team. Our Generative AI team will act as a central hub, collaborating with existing teams to deliver GenAI-enabled solutions within their scopes, identifying and leading new GenAI initiatives, and building the backend architecture to serve GenAI models at scale, all while controlling costs. This position is part of our "Platform" organization. In Platform, our mission is to build systems, tools, and capabilities that empower all our product teams to deliver the best possible outcomes for our customers.

This position is based in Spain, and only candidates based and legally eligible to work in Spain will be considered.

What you will be doing:

    • Lead the design vision, process and strategy for generative AI projects, ensuring alignment with company goals and user needs.
    • Define and visualize current and future customer experiences with relevant artifacts such as service standards, frameworks, personas, maps and blueprints, and customer experience strategies.
    • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including product managers,  designers, researchers, and business partners to build coherent end-to-end services.
    • Lead design practice rituals and establish and maintain design standards, guidelines, and best practices.
    • Rapidly design, prototype, and test concepts for services and products based on a deep understanding of business and customer needs.
    • Plan and lead co-creation workshops with product teams, collaborators, and business partners.
    • Communicate and influence design decisions. Communicate and present design work to the team for review and feedback to drive decisions and commit to final UX deliverables. Champion the values of experimentation, design, and product experience quality across the company and the leadership teams.
    • Oversee multiple design projects simultaneously, ensuring timely and high-quality delivery.
    • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in design and AI.

Who we’re looking for:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field.
    • 7+ years of experience in product design, with at least 3 years in a leadership or strategic operational role.
    • Proven experience working on AI or data-driven products is highly desirable.
    • You have proven experience and ability in all different stages, from problem definition to development, testing, and implementation of user products.
    • You thrive in a dynamic environment, enjoy working with unclear boundaries to shape a solution, and are a self-starter. 
    • You believe that being Data-Driven is the key to success for every business.
    • You are a team player first and foremost and believe great things come from collaboration.
    • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with strong interpersonal skills.
    • You are a self-starter and are solution-oriented, and you're able to prioritize and work with minimal supervision.

What you should expect:

    • Fantastic growth curve at an ambitious company with sustainability right at the core of its business model.
    • We are remote!
    • Contributing to the global classifieds success.
    • International career and travel opportunities.
    • A unique opportunity to become a part of the international team, where everyone is learning from one another and respecting each other.
    • A budget for training and professional development.
    • Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
    • A fun and casual environment where getting stuff done and enjoying the ride is far more important than rules and hierarchies.
    • Perks like company mobile phone, company self-service, food supply, bonus system for good performance, and others.

Our Diversity & Inclusion statement

    • We are turning Diversity & Inclusion into our superpower and competitive advantage. We encourage people of all races, ethnicities, disabilities, ages, gender identity or expression, backgrounds and experiences to consider applying for this role.