• Location
    • Berlin
  • Date Posted
  • May. 26, 2021
  • Function
  • Design & UI
  • Sector
  • Financial Services

Our story:

Every year millions of people are either filing their taxes in fear or giving up on their tax refund altogether. We’re working on fixing that. Our intuitive app enables anyone, regardless of education or background, to file their taxes with newfound confidence.

Spread across Berlin and Madrid, Team Taxfix is a compassionate group of solution-finders. We speak our minds openly, and with 250+ professionals from 40 different nationalities, we’re rich in ideas and voices. In four years, we’ve raised over 100 million euros in funding and helped people reclaim more than 500 million euros.

Your challenge:

As a Senior Product Designer, you will lead the design process on your mission team. In close collaboration with a skilled Product Manager on a mission to deeply understand the problem customers have, the solution we are giving them, and what the team needs to do in order to build a great user experience. Your role will help to craft the structure and behaviour of the product; to make it clear and easy for users to complete tasks, give users confidence to overcome any challenges and create a design that transcends mere functionality and becomes something people enjoy and therefore complete.

Your team:

At Taxfix, we work with a human centred design process. This means we place an emphasis on understanding our customers’ needs in the German market so we can both optimise the way we deliver value to our customers, and also come up with new innovative ideas.

Your responsibilities:

  • Take input from business goals, product requirements, research and testing insights into design concepts that we can test in the market.
  • Create user flows, future user journeys, information architecture and system maps
  • Collaborate with other disciplines such as UX researchers, product managers, engineers and content designers to design a holistic experience for our customers
  • Create interactive prototypes, service experiments and MVPs for testing that help validate potential concepts to customers.
  • Deliver against tight seasonal deadlines working with quarterly OKRs
  • Design across mobile apps, websites, web app while maintaining a consistent approach of interaction patterns

Your Profile:

  • +5 years of experience in Product design (UX design)
  • Proven experience in user testing and user research
  • Passion for design: Able to distinguish between ‘good’ and ‘great’ and are able to not only identify best practices, but push boundaries and explore new territory
  • Strategic mindset & able to understand how to balance user and business needs
  • Able to tackle complex, interconnected challenges and use design to both illuminate complex challenges and create simple prototypes to break down the challenge into small experiments.
  • Experience with usability heuristics and accessibility standards
  • Experimentation and hypothesis driven design
  • Able to collaborate in participatory, team-based environment and support and inspire teams through collaboration as well as direction, vision, and planning of deliverables
  • Experience designing and facilitating remote workshops
  • Some experience with mentoring others
  • Strong verbal and visual presentation skills, with a portfolio that demonstrates that
  • Excellent verbal and written command of English and German
  • Please don’t forget to send us your portfolio.

Why Taxfix?

  • A chance to do meaningful, people-centric work with an international team of passionate professionals.
  • Holistic wellbeing with mental health coaching sessions, a discounted membership to Urban Sports Club, and supplemental child care support.
  • Employee stock options for all employees—because everyone deserves to benefit from the success they help to create
  • Choose to work from home or our modern office when needed—plus healthy drinks and snacks when you do come in.
  • 27 annual vacation days and flexible working hours.
  • Full trust to take ownership of your work in a flat hierarchy where feedback is encouraged and expected.
  • A generous learning budget to support your personal and professional development and guidance from our internal L&D experts.
  • Free tax declaration filing, of course, through the Taxfix app—and internal support for all personal tax-related questions.
  • Have a four-legged friend in your life? We’re happy to have dogs join us in the office.

At Taxfix, we don’t just accept diversity—we celebrate it. We’re proudly committed to equal employment opportunities no matter your gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, colour, disability, or place of origin. We cherish each person’s individual contribution to our overall identity, purpose, and goals. Join us!