Product Designer (in Chemnitz)

About Staffbase

At Staffbase we believe that Internal Communication moves people, and people move companies. Our mission is to empower leaders and communicators to drive transformation through internal comms solutions, strategies, and insights. Our most recent Series E funding led by General Atlantic, officially launched us to 🦄  UNICORN 🦄  status!

We’re headquartered in Chemnitz, Germany, with offices in many locations throughout the world, including New York, London, Berlin and Dresden. Our international team counts more than 800 employees from 45+ nationalities and we have a growing base of 2500+ customers that want to transform their employee experience. We are rapidly scaling, post-Series E ($115 million funding), have strong-growing revenue, and our customers love us.

At Staffbase, you will have the opportunity to help redefine the importance and purpose of internal communications in the enterprise segment. Good bye old clunky B2B user experience, hello intuitive & innovative B2B UX design. 

We are looking for an exceptional Product Designer to own the end-to-end design process in one of our product teams. 

This role will be reporting to a Design Manager.

What you’ll be doing 

  • Craft simple, beautiful, and functional product experiences, using Staffbase visual language and industry standards
  • Co-own product discovery while working closely with a product manager and user research to identify user problems and validate assumptions
  • Create user flows, wireframes, and prototypes that communicate high-level functionality
  • Work with a cross-functional team to build, test and monitor solutions for both desktop and mobile
  • Write clear, concise and conversational UX content, considering accessibility and inclusion
  • Contribute to both the short-term tactics and the mid-to-long term strategy for your team’s domain
  • Collaborate with the product design team on holistic UX topics
  • Contribute to the Staffbase Design System in your team’s domain, considering accessibility and scalability

What you need to be successful

  • An online portfolio demonstrating strong problem solving skills, advocacy for users and data informed decision-making
  • 2+ years of experience designing digital products. Experience designing for multiple platforms in an enterprise B2B SaaS is a huge plus
  • Fluent in applying a design process from problem to solution, with good command of research methods, interaction design, visual design and usability testing
  • Experience working with cross functional teams, proficient in communication with engineers
  • A great collaborator, involving not only different data points and research in design decisions, but also your product team through workshops and ceremonies and the product design team through design critiques and feedback talks
  • Experience working with large design systems, understanding of design tokens, components and patterns
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS and understanding of web technologies like React, as well as mobile platforms
  • Proficiency working with Figma and/or other design tools like Sketch
  • Understanding of business goals, product strategy and the key objectives for your product team domain
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

Want to make it more interesting?

We’re looking to develop our design team expertise. If you think one of the following topics is of your experience or you're interested in, let us know.

  • Design systems
  • UX Writing
  • Mobile design (iOS, Android)
  • Quantitative research
  • Qualitative research

We understand that new colleagues come in all different designs and shapes. Even if you don't cover all points, we'd love to hear from you!

What you'll get

  • Competitive Compensation - we offer attractive salary packages including an Employee Stock Option Plan. 
  • Flexibility - we offer flexible working time models and the option of hybrid work, and support this with a yearly flex work allowance of €1560. 
  • Growth Budget - all employees get a yearly budget for external training of €1000, and one day off for growth per year (increase to two days in 2nd year). 
  • Wellbeing - in addition to our yearly vacation of 30 days, we’re running a 4-day-work week every year in August with full payment.
  • Support - we’re offering a company pension scheme.
  • Sports & Health - join our sport courses in the offices or lease a bike with Staffbase. The offices are equipped with fruits, drinks and snacks.
  • Team Building - Regular team and office events including the yearly Staffbase Camp.
  • Volunteers Day - you’ll get one day off per year for supporting a social project. We will donate a small amount for that project in addition.
  • Employee Referral Program - one of your friends is a fit to one of our full-time openings? Refer them and get a referral bonus paid.



Chemnitz is a a modern industrial city and the hometown of Staffbase. Our headquarter was founded here in 2014. The city is a centre of technology focusing particularly on automobile and car supplier industries, information technology and engineering. Chemnitz will be European Capital of Culture in 2025.


Also available in Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig