Middle Product Designer for ClearVPN

  • Kyiv or remote
  • Full Time

MacPaw is a software company with headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine, that develops and distributes software for macOS and iOS. At MacPaw, we believe that humans and technology can reach their greatest potential together. Today, our products have more than 30 million users worldwide.

MacPaw is proud to be Ukrainian. The support and development of Ukraine are significant parts of the company’s culture. MacPaw gathers open-minded people who support each other and aspire to change the world around us.

ClearVPN is one of our newest products, launched in 2020, which helps its users access any content, secures their online interactions, provides them with ready-made shortcuts, and automatically chooses the best idle server.

ClearVPN has applications on 4 platforms iOS/Mac/Android/Windows, and Web Customer Cabinet. So your goal will be to focus on design consistency across all product directions keeping in mind the specifics of each platform and providing our users with the best experience.

We are now at the beginning of a new cycle for ClearVPN and going through a period of redesign, as well as the formation of a new strategy for conquering the world with a focus on UX.

With this role, you’ll also receive the following:

  • work in the big company, but on the new product in startup environment
  • completely opened to experiments and optimizations environment
  • lead and encourage switching from a development-driven approach to a user experience-driven strategy
  • experience in working with all platforms at once.

A bit more about the team:

You will join an existing cross-functional team. We each have our area of expertise, but our contribution to the product's growth reaches far beyond our typical specialties.

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver end-to-end UI/UX solutions for upcoming feature projects
  • Set on track continuous UX/CX improvement process via research and concept testing
  • Support and improve the design system
  • Generate ideas along with teammates, Engineering Manager, and PM to help the product become even better
  • Be responsible for product consistency across all product directions, keeping in mind the specifics of each platform
  • Implement design solutions through collaboration with programmers and other team members
  • Together with PM and product analysts, be responsible for the constant development of design solutions based on the data received after the launching of new product solutions
  • Participate in the product and/or company’s design community initiatives through developing better communication, mutual choice of tools, experience, knowledge and feedback exchange, launch and coordination of additional projects in the area

    Skills you’ll need to bring:

    • Deliver end-to-end UI/UX solutions for upcoming feature projects
    • Set on track continuous UX/CX improvement process via research and concept testing
    • Support and improve the design system
    • Generate ideas along with teammates, Engineering Manager, and PM to help the product become even better
    • Be responsible for product consistency across all product directions, keeping in mind the specifics of each platform
    • Implement design solutions through collaboration with programmers and other team members
    • Together with PM and product analysts, be responsible for the constant development of design solutions based on the data received after the launching of new product solutions
    • Participate in the product and/or company’s design community initiatives through developing better communication, mutual choice of tools, experience, knowledge and feedback exchange, launch and coordination of additional projects in the area

      As a Plus:

      • Excellent communication skills to articulate designs and rationale
      • Motion design skills
      • Experience designing on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Desktop, etc.)

      And a little bit more about the perfect fit:

      • Data-driven
        Use qualitative and quantitative data to iterate on new designs
      • Collaborative
        Able to elicit ideas from other team members, brainstorm with other team members, and bring the best ideas to life through simple and elegant design solutions
      • Strategic
        Think big, and drive design and business goals forward through short-term and long-term roadmaps
      • Self-starter
        Able to understand technical concepts and lead the design of large, complex initiatives with little oversight
      • Empathetic
        Demonstrate understanding of the users, teammates, and stakeholders
      • User-focused
        Care deeply about the users, their pain points, and their needs
      • Curious
        Constantly asking, "How can we improve?" Care deeply about the impact of their work
      • Growthful
        Desire to continually improve self, others, and the experience our users receive
      • Personable
        Being either introverted or extroverted is fine, but this person must be able to work with roles from all functions and strongly advocate for expressing user needs through design

        What we offer:

        • We are a Ukrainian company, and we stand with Ukraine against russian aggression
          We maintain workplaces and salaries for the mobilized Macpawians and provide financial support to colleagues or their families affected by the war. You can read more about it here.
        • Hybrid work model
          It’s entirely up to you whether to work remotely or at the hub. If you decide to mix it, our Kyiv headquarters (HQ), which works as a coworking space, is open around the clock. The HQ is supplied with UPS and Starlink for an uninterrupted work process.
          We also rent space in the Promprylad Coworking in Ivano-Frankivsk and reimburse the costs of renting a coworking space in any other city.
          If you decide to work at home, we cover the costs spent on your workspace organization: portable power stations, power banks, etc.
        • Your health always comes first
          We guarantee life insurance starting on your first working day. Besides, we cover 100% of your medical insurance costs and 50% for your dependents. We also cover dental and massages and offer a 50% refund for psychotherapy.
        • Flexible working hours
          You can choose a schedule that is comfortable for you. No one here tracks your clock in/clock out because MacPaw is built on trust and cooperation.
        • Space to grow both professionally and personally
          Whatever your dreams and aspirations are, we got you. Education budget, annual development reviews, free English classes, and regular lectures. We also offer personal coaching with organizational coaches.
        • Teams we are proud of
          We build honest, transparent, and reliable relationships within teams. Every Macpawian can improve processes and implement their ideas. We encourage open and constructive feedback and provide training for Macpawians on giving and receiving feedback.
        • HQ designed for people (and pets)
          Our headquarters has it all. A spacious workplace with enough room for sitting up, lying down, and running around. A gym for recreation, fitness, and yoga. Cozy kitchens with coffee, snacks, and lunches. Sleeping/meditation rooms. A terrace with a view where we throw summer parties. Also, we have two cats living in the office, and you are welcome to bring your pets to the office (we have separate floors for cats and dogs).
        • Time-off policy that covers life’s needs
          20 vacation days, unlimited paid sick leaves, xDays (2 days a month to work on side projects), days for personal time-off designed to help you take care of essential matters in your personal life, and parental leaves. On top of all that, sabbaticals are open after 5 years of being with MacPaw.
        • Join social initiatives with MacPawCares
          MacPaw participates in numerous humanitarian aid and charity projects across many fields, and you are welcome to jump in and spend up to 24 working days per year making the world a better place.


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