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Head of Product Design

Birdie Care


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Birdie as Head of Product Design to Shape the Future of Ageing with a Groundbreaking Tech Startup


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London, UK - Hybrid

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98% Remote- Europe

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Birdie is a pioneering tech startup on a mission to revolutionize the elderly care landscape. Our goal is audacious; we aim to improve the lives of 1 million older adults within three years. As a socially conscious enterprise, we hold a B-Corp certification, underlining our commitment to meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Join us and be part of a dynamic culture that values making a meaningful impact on society.

Role Summary

  • Collaborate closely with the CPO and product leaders to communicate and promote the product vision.
  • Lead a talented design team spread across 6 cross-functional squads.
  • Stimulate and direct excitement towards Birdie's product vision.
  • Refine the product vision and foster a results-driven design team.
  • Act as the authoritative voice of design and advocate for our users' needs.

Role Requirements

  • Passion for solving challenges faced by the ageing population.
  • Comprehensive expertise in all facets of product design.
  • Proven experience in cooperative work with senior product and engineering teams.
  • Experience in leading and mentoring product designers.
  • Background in navigating complex product environments.


  • Flexible work location options, including remote or hybrid work across the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, and Spain.
  • Personal development budget for career growth.
  • 33 days of base holiday, plus extra time off over Christmas.
  • Private health insurance to keep you healthy and secure.
  • Cycle to work scheme for a greener commute.
  • Generous parental leave policy and pension employer contributions.
  • Regular social events, quarterly retreats, and annual company trips for team bonding.

Application Process Details

  • Submit your application via the Birdie website.
  • We are committed to equal opportunity employment and reducing unconscious bias in hiring.

The organisation - Birdie is a rapidly growing tech startup with a grand vision to transform how society deals with ageing. We aim to improve the lives of 1 million older adults in the next 3 years. We are a social enterprise with a strong culture and values, certified as a B-Corp.

The role - As our Head of Product Design, you will work with the CPO and product leadership to evangelise the product vision, inspiring all our audiences through the craft of product design. You will lead and coach a design team across 6 cross functional squads, driving excitement and alignment towards our product vision. Your responsibilities will include refining our product vision, inspiring a motivated outcome-driven design team, and being the voice of design and a champion for our users.

Job requirements - We are looking for someone passionate about the problem we are trying to solve, with a strong grasp of all aspects of product design. You should have experience working collaboratively with senior product and engineering leaders, leading and coaching a number of Product Designers, and working in a complex product environment.

Benefits - We offer exceptional benefits including flexible location (remote or hybrid basis in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, and Spain), personal development budget, 33 days base holiday plus additional Christmas leave, private health insurance, cycle to work scheme, favourable parental leave policy, and pension employer contribution. We also organise many socials, quarterly retreats and annual trips.

Applications details - If you are interested in this role, please apply through our website. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to reduce unconscious bias throughout our hiring process.


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