Product Designer

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Brella provides the world’s smartest networking platform for events. We have digitally transformed thousands of events across 56 different countries worldwide. Our customers are the thought leaders in their respective industries, like Google, Microsoft, AT&T, Informa Knect365, Ernst & Young, Qualcomm, IBM, TechCrunch, Techstars, Hubspot, Ericsson and The Linux Foundation, among many others. Founded in 2016, Brella’s headquarters are located in Finland, with a US headquarters in New York.

Only established in 2016, Brella has already helped hundreds of thousands of people at events find jobs, colleagues, investors etc. and is on a path towards rapid international scaling. Our clients include companies such as Google, Samsung, TechCrunch & AT&T.

Now we have an exciting role open for an experienced Product  Designer to help us build the next big thing for a $26 billion market that is growing steadily: the event industry.

As a product designer at Brella, you'll be involved in the product development process from start to finish --from new features to designing usable, beautiful and delightful flows. Our highly talented team is based in Helsinki HQ. We want to provide you an opportunity to learn from our team as it builds a product to handle our rapid global growth. Our team combines design, front-end and backend engineering, quality assurance and project management. 


“Product designers at Brella are multidisciplinary designers who find a balance between visual design, user experience and business needs. Humility, empathy, curiosity and the urge to learn new things will make you an ideal teammate.” Raunaq Patel, Lead Product Designer


Why Brella & our product team? 🚀

  • Brella stands out from its competition from its advantage of good design and user experience. We understand that design is a core part of the business. 

  • A designer at Brella has all the autonomy they need to research and guide the product in the right direction.

  • Our product team works in an Agile way. We believe in the motto of 'Build Test Repeat' where we iterate over various solutions to test out our assumptions.

  • Everyone in the product team is always eager to learn and we never shy away from exploring ideas to make the user experience great!

  • Our designers have a significant personal impact on the products we’re building, as well as their impact on our customers and our business, because of our strong culture of ownership.

  • You would have a unique and challenging opportunity with one of the fastest-growing startups in Finland, a truly global and diverse team.

  • You could design your workday yourself. We offer flexible working hours and great office facilities in the heart of Helsinki (Kamppi).


How would your daily work look like? 🖥️

  • You'll exercise your full range of product, interaction, and visual design skills on a daily basis as you work with and learn from our amazing Product Designers.

  • Going through the design process from identifying problems to research, insights, brainstorm and iterating on solutions.

  • Creating a world-class product from research to fine-tuning pixels to listening to feedback

  • Participating in every phase of the development process from concepts to release

  • Working together with PM, back-end and front-end devs to ship features into production

  • Building a design system and processes with the design team as we scale


What kind of designer are you? 🦄

  • A user advocate who has strong visual design skills to create a state-of-the-art UIs

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in designing software applications across platforms Web, Android and iOS

  • Strong design process and understanding of good design methodologies as well as design frameworks.

  • A great understanding of design tools such as XD, Figma, Framer, etc.

  • Understanding of lean product development

  • Generalist attitude and good team skills

  • Ability to manage and work on multiple features concurrently

  • Ability to design projects across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product launches

  • Designing products which fulfill both business and user needs.

  • Excellent English skills are a must, as it's our internal working language

Bonus Skills:

  • Strong animation and video editing skills

  • Experience creating and maintaining design libraries

  • Icon and illustration work

  • Knowledge of coding technologies and GIT


What to expect from our recruitment process ♻️

💡You’ll get a receive an exciting design challenge. You will be able to showcase your design process, visual design skills and your design thinking on how you approach a given task.

 👋You will meet our Head of Product Mikko and our Lead Product Designer Raunaq. They'll tell you more about our awesome product team and our exciting growth plans.

🦸‍♀️You’ll meet our Talent & Culture Lead Hanna. She’ll tell you more about our Brella culture & values.

Do you want to have an influence on Brella's future and grow with us? Apply to this position through The Hub! The position is filled as soon as we find the right fit. Thumbs up for the perfect match! 👍

For more information or questions please contact us at raunaq@brella.io

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

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Working at
Brella Oy

Brella is the smartest networking platform for events. Brella has been awarded Best Conference Tool 2018 & Best Networking Tool 2018 at the Event Technology awards. We're on a mission to help people find life-altering connections at events. Since 2016, we've helped attendees around the world find investment, jobs & colleagues, at events hosted by companies like Microsoft, IBM & TechCrunch (to name a few). We thrive on connecting others and meeting new people, so come join us in building the service that has connected tens of thousands of people worldwide!

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