Team Lead User Experience (m/f) - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Team Lead User Experience (m/f)

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.
Come and join XING’s User Experience team of over 50 dedicated copywriters, interaction designers, visual designers and user researchers. We work in small teams with product owners and developers to create products that deliver real value to our users. We explore new opportunities, technologies and services and continuously test and optimise our products to meet our users' needs.

If you’re passionate about users and design, we’d love to hear from you.

A challenging task 

  • Lead an ambitious team of UX professionals (Interaction and Visual Designers)
  • Create and optimise processes that effectively and efficiently ensure the delivery of high-quality products
  • Work closely with the Director Product to define the product strategy
  • Collaborate with and support multiple interdisciplinary product teams to help them meet their goals and deadlines
  • Review, advise and approve everything our users see
  • Explore new ideas and validate them to arrive at a “go” / “stop” decision
  • Establish and maintain ongoing communications with key business stakeholders and top management

A convincing background

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in interaction/interface/graphic design or related fields
  • Several years of UX experience with complex, process driven, consumer-facing websites (mobile experience is very much desired)
  • Ability to inspire and guide your team with the highest possible aspirations
  • Experience with the entire product management and design cycle, ranging from user research to business planning, wireframes to prototypes, through to the final design, implementation and optimisation
  • Ability to challenge outcomes from a Product/Business and UX perspective
  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate and persuasively convey product and design solutions to top management and other stakeholders
  • Fluency in English and German required
  • Willingness to travel to Barcelona and enjoy the great weather there 

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….



Robert Neuhann

Robert Neuhann

Team Lead Recruiting

Product & Design, Media & Communication 

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