ABOUT WEROAD: CONNECTING PEOPLE, CULTURES, AND STORIES
Founded in 2017, WeRoad is a fast-growing startup that is disrupting the travel industry in Italy, Spain, the UK and now also...in Germany and France!
We are a community of travelers, united by their love for travel, adventure, and discovering faraway lands and cultures. We bring together small groups of like-minded millennials and send them on life-changing experiences to 100+ destinations all over the globe.
We're on a mission to design and deliver experiences worth living and sharing, through rewriting the rules of the travel industry.
Our Digital Product team, self-branded the Monkeys, is growing!
Curious? Scroll down this page to learn more about Digital Product (Design + Tech) at WeRoad and check out monkeys.weroad.it
And check out our Monkeys Team here! ;)
WeRoad Tech & Marketing
At WeRoad Tech is not just “tech.” It’s a multidisciplinary team of Product Designers, Full Stack Designers, Engineers, and Developers that together designs, executes and optimizes the WeRoad digital experience. Growth Marketing for us is the intersection of paid media, SEO, marketing solutions and analytics. Our main goal is to contribute, in synergy with tech and business teams, to customer acquisition and retention.
There's no such thing as an "ordinary" day at WeRoad. We are constantly sharing and testing new things and working on a lot of different projects, each with their own complexities. We build our solutions in-house, which means we offer a complex architecture and a variety of different tasks to work on.
Meet two tech team members here!
About the role
JOB TITLE: UX/UI PRODUCT DESIGNER
TYPE OF CONTRACT: FULL-TIME, FIXED TERM, OR PERMANENT DEPENDING ON SENIORITY
SALARY: UP TO €43K + 10% OF BONUS
We’re looking for a passionate, curious, and proactive team player who’s not afraid to get stuck in across every part of the design process to achieve our vision for a better user experience.
You’ll be working to launch new products, revamping and continuously optimizing existing ones. From initial exploration to validating potential solutions, you’ll work to ensure we’re delivering the best possible experiences that are easy to use, and deliver real value. You’ll work both on end-user facing products and on internal facing applications where usability is a key factor for success, enabling user managing complex processes.
You won’t be going at it alone! You’ll be joining our digital product team, reporting directly into the Head of Digital Product.
We’re early on in our journey of Product & UX, so you’ll be growing with us, helping to set the foundations for the discipline.
What you’ll do:
Flex your full UX toolkit to drive a user-centric approach across the business, demonstrating the immense value it brings.
Proactively seek opportunities to optimize existing flows, features, and experiences across our products, supported with evidence and rationale
Collaborate with Product Managers to conduct user research to identify and validate opportunities for continuous improvements.
Turn abstract ideas into reality through wireframes, journeys, prototypes, and UI designs. Partner with product managers, designers and engineers to produce solutions that balance technical feasibility, usabilityand user experience.
Collaborate with Product managers to take stakeholders on a journey, with clear explanations using data, best practice, and principles.
Be loud and proud! Partner with product managers to run collaborative workshops that bring people together to explore, ideate, plan and critique.
Help shape our culture by challenging assumptions, championing curiosity, and managing stakeholder expectations across streams of work.
Build the foundations, and level up our tooling, processes, and spearhead the growth of the design team here at WeRoad. This includes maintaining and improving our component libraries, templates, and guides.
What you must bring to the table:
3+ years’ hand-on experience creating experiences across a range of platforms and channels that demonstrates your varied UX toolkit:
Design and delivery process, from initial discovery, through to reviewing post-live performance and implementing iterative improvements
Wireframing, journey mapping and prototyping skills through tools like Figma, Invision, Sketch or your chosen design software.
A proactive and collaborative approach to research and problem-solving as part of cross-functional teams:
Experience defining and validating assumptions and hypothesis, using a range of qualitative (user research) & quantitative (product analytics) sources
Great analytical skills with a proven ability to identify behaviors, hypothesis, and issues by pulling together a variety of data
Experience with online user-testing software and tools
Making use of the insights gathered
Great time and workload management:
A proactive attitude and passion to get involved. You’ll need to feel comfortable to take the reins and get stuck in without being asked
A ‘make it happen’ approach. You enjoy a fast pace and dynamic environment
Bonus skills and nice to haves:
Experience in Travel and understanding of the industry.
Familiarity with development software and development processes.
Experience working with and contributing to design systems
We’re passionate about collaboration! Whilst we know that traveling to our offices in Milan, London, Berlin or Parisis not needed a good portion of the time, we do like to use the office space we have to its best potential. We ask that you make the effort to come in and use the space to help run workshops, collaborate and work In person when it makes sense.
What do we do at WeRoad?
WeRoad is made of multidisciplinary teams of Designers, Engineers, and Product Managers that work together as a team, constantly evolving our in-house developed platforms and services:
Tour operator platform. First released in 2020, it currently enables the core processes of our Product Team such as allotment, buying functionalities, contracting with worldwide suppliers. Still WIP to unleash its full potential.
Public website and CMS. A well performing public website,, with a custom in-house developed content and layout management system, constantly evolved to fit all the Product and Marketing needs and stay ahead of the competitors.
Bookings platform. Recently released in its early first version, it is a versatile and scalable platform to manage our current and future booking processes, including the sellable items management and the public end-user frontend
Coordinator platform. First released in 2019, with the main scope of allowing our coordinators’ community management. Still WIP to enable international scalability and new core functionalities such as tour/coordinator matching and on-tour and post-tour processes management.
What we can offer:
In addition to sponsoring on-the-job training to make sure you have time to keep up with new trends and technologies, we offer a number of great benefits in a great startup work environment:
A free WeRoad trip every year to the destination of your choice. You didn't think we'd leave you hanging, did we? Become one of our Travel Coordinators and you could go abroad even more often.
Option to work in one of our European offices. WeRoad offices are based in the beating heart of Milan, Madrid, London, Paris and Berlin, and you’ll have the chance to frequently tour around them to meet all our WeRoad people. Or alternatively, if you are based in one of these cities, come to our office as often as you wish. Take a virtual tour at C30, our HQ, Milan
Opportunities to learn. We invest in training our employees, both on an individual basis but also as a team.
Unlimited Holiday. You are the master of your own time. We have an unlimited holiday policy and encourage each employee to be their own entrepreneur. We also have a tradition that everyone takes at least a half-day off on their birthday.
Fun! We schedule regular team-building events throughout the year and provide plenty of opportunities to meet our Travel Coordinators and WeRoaders.
Best-in-class benefits. We have a work from home policy, offer a half-day off on your birthday, and give a bonus to newlyweds and new parents!
A memorable onboarding experience. You'll have the chance to do the onboarding at our HQ in Milan, our very own coworking space called "C30" which embodies our company culture. There you'll find an open space layout, a fully equipped kitchen, an area for relaxing, table football, a company library, and a Tibetan bridge (yes.. we’re serious!).
Opportunities to learn and grow your network. Join the training program of our holding company, OneDay. Participate in the numerous meetups and events we host at C30 or online, to share knowledge with other people in the industry.
Best-in-class benefits. We have a generous paternity and maternity leave policy and give a bonus to newlyweds and new parents!
Daily fresh free fruit, just grabbed from the trees, for those who come to the office :)
Discounts and deals (Flixbus, Car2Go, CityScoot, etc.)
The selection process will consist of:
introductory call with P&C;
technical and background-based interview with Hiring Manager;
Case Study/ Second technical interview.
WeRoad is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We consider for employment all applicants, regardless of their race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, family status, political affiliation, disability, and any other legally protected characteristic.
Statistically speaking, women are less likely to apply for roles where they don't fit the job description perfectly. DON'T TRY AND BE PERFECT but just go for it and send us your application regardless.