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Job Description

As the Head of UX at coches.net/motos.net (part of Adevinta group) you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our products by leading and developing a team of designers and researchers. You will be responsible for championing user-centered design principles, fostering a culture of innovation, and ensuring that our product teams are equipped to deliver outstanding experiences from a user perspective.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Team Development:

    • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of designers and researchers, fostering a collaborative work environment.

    • Provide guidance and support to team members, helping them grow both personally and professionally.

    • Ensure consistency and efficiency in design and research methodologies and processes to maintain high-quality results by leading Research Ops and Design Ops.

  • User-Centered Design Advocacy:

    • Champion the importance of user-centered design throughout the organization, influencing product strategy and decision-making processes.

    • Collaborate closely with product managers, engineers, and strategy leads (Cluster Leads) to ensure that user needs and insights are integrated into product development cycles.

  • Design excellence and continuous improvement:

    • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in UX design and research.

    • Develop and drive the strategic vision for UX within the organisation.

    • Establish and maintain UX standards, guidelines, and best practices collaborating with head of UX from other Adevinta’s marketplaces.

    • Foster a research-driven and data-driven culture to gather insights and identify new opportunities that align with our business goals. 

    • Conduct regular usability testing, user research, and data analysis to gather insights and identify areas for improvement.

    • Drive product quality by promoting design excellence and continuous usability testing.

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of leadership and management experience, preferably in a UX design or research role.

  • Critical and strategic thinking abilities focus on developing and executing a long-term roadmap that supports the company's business objectives.

  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles, methodologies, and processes.

  • Valuable experience woking with and implementing design systems

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience working in agile or lean product development environments.

  • Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, etc.

  • Fluent in Spanish and English. Day-to-day operations and team management (most of the time) are in Spanish and interactions with wider Adevinta group are in English.

Benefits

Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
  • An excellent Equity program. This role plays a key part to the success of the organisation and therefore you will receive a piece of Adevinta every 6 months.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.


On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

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