Product Design Team Lead

Zagreb, Croatia

About the role:

At Photomath, we're on a mission to change the way people think about math (and yes, we know it's a tall order). But with the right team and the right tools, we believe anything is possible. That's where you come in!

We're searching for an experienced Product Design Team Lead to join our growing team. 

As a key member of our product team, you'll have the opportunity to use your creative skills and strategic thinking to help us maintain and improve our position as the best math app in the world.

This role is crucial to our mission of creating frictionless, user-centered experiences to help students on their math learning journey. As a team lead, you'll have the chance to mentor and lead a talented group of designers, and to make a real impact on the education industry. If you're ready to use your skills and passions to make a difference, we encourage you to apply.


  • You’ll collaborate with product managers, engineers, and cross-functional stakeholders to deeply understand the problems we are trying to solve for our students
  • You’ll lead a team of designers to create and build innovative, thoughtful, and helpful user experiences, starting from concept through execution
  • You’ll incorporate user feedback, business requirements, and your understanding of our core product metrics as we iterate on the product experience
  • You’ll communicate and align product managers, engineers, cross-functional stakeholders and Leadership to the user experience solutions at all stages of product development using wireframes, flow diagrams, and/or high-fidelity prototypes
  • You’ll lead our usability studies, and will be an active participant as we conduct user research to learn more about our users
  • You’ll promote a culture of user-centricity, inclusiveness, innovation and teamwork
  • You’ll coach, support and guide your direct reports to help them achieve their professional goals and do their best work
  • Reporting to the VP of Product & Design


  • We'd love to hear from those who've been in a Leadership role as Product Design Team Leads/Managers for  5 years
  • You have experience designing across multiple platforms, working with technical and design teams to create user flows, wireframes and building user interface mockups and prototypes
  • You have experience leading, managing and growing a design team
  • You have the ability to influence cross-functional teams and advocate for the prioritization of design-centered improvements
  • You are able to work independently and navigate ambiguity while providing clarity to your team
  • You have experience overseeing user research and can quickly turn insights and requirements into relevant design solutions
  • You have a deep understanding of design principles and best practices
  • You have experience building prototypes with tools such as Figma
  • You have the creativity and ability to scale an existing design system and re-purpose existing patterns, and the ability to lead the development of new design elements and functions when needed

What we offer:

  • Stock options
  • An opportunity to work on projects with global reach 
  • Flexible working hours and 'work from home' arrangements 
  • Dedication to a healthy work-life balance and various benefits for parents 
  • A diverse environment with agile and talented individuals across the career spectrum - to teach and be taught
  • A friendly, collaboration-heavy team atmosphere
  • A culture that recognizes and rewards dedication and success
  • Dedicated person (mentor/buddy) to help you navigate your first weeks in a new role
  • Learning and growth opportunities through knowledge sharing, education and conferences, individual development plan with a dedicated budget, weekly time devoted to learning new things
  • Cutting-edge hardware and equipment, budget for additional equipment
  • Company events and celebrations, company retreats, team budget for team building activities
  • Birthday and holiday presents for employees and their kids
  • Generous vacation and paid leave policy, sick leave without a doctor's note, annual physical exam (check-up)
  • Multisport card for various discounts at sports facilities
  • Underground parking garage
  • Modern office design, great view :) and great location (Zagreb, Strojarska 20)

What do we do?

Photomath is the superhero of the EdTech world - and no, we're not just saying that because our app is the #1 math learning app in the world. With over 300 million downloads, we're the most popular mobile app to come out of Croatia.

But seriously, our app uses advanced machine learning technology to instantly scan, accurately solve, and intuitively explain even the most complex math problems to users.

And with offices in Zagreb and Silicon Valley, we've got the brains (and brawn) to take on any equation.

But we're not just a bunch of math nerds - our team is made up of a diverse group of people with a variety of skills and experiences, all united by a passion for technology and innovation.

And while we've already accomplished a lot (like being declared the "application of the day" by Apple), we know there's still so much more out there for us to conquer.

So if you're ready to join the math revolution and help students across the globe gain some serious math superpowers, come join us at Photomath!

Product Design Team Lead

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