Principal Product Designer

Berlin, DE

Job Description / Skills Required

Company Description

Travel is changing and Omio ( is at the center of this transformation. Do you want to be part of defining the future of travel with us? With Omio, consumers can compare and book trains, buses, flights and now even ferries with one simple search on apps or desktop. With more than 800 global transportation partners across 35 countries, Omio attracts an average 27 million monthly users, and is backed by some of the world’s leading tech investors.

Job Description

Do you love to travel? Love to create products that help others to travel? Then we have the perfect job for you! Omio, formerly GoEuro, was hailed by Forbes magazine as the “next big thing.” Be our next big thing!

We are searching for a Principal Product Designer to join our awesome Berlin team. As a Principal Product Designer you will lead a product design team through all phases of the product design process, from discovery to ideation, to testing and refinement. You will focus on leading a team towards innovative and usable design solutions that address our customer needs and desires, while meeting our business objectives and technology constraints. The ideal candidate is an exceptional communicator and has a love for collaboration.

At Omio, we share a common goal of “making travel easy.” We believe we’re helping scope the future of travel and want you to help us on our journey!  

In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Manage a product design team throughout their day-to-day design work;
  • Collaborate with the design team leadership to drive vision and strategy;
  • Work closely with customer insights and business intelligence to deepen our understanding of Omio customers, their behaviors and mental models;
  • Direct the development and maintenance of branded Design Language Systems;
  • Craft presentations and present solutions to diverse functional roles, including peers, superiors, and company executives;
  • Ensure the shipment of high-quality, consistent consumer experiences by working in close collaboration with software engineers and product managers;
  • Mentor a team of designers to deliver high-quality design in a timely manner;
  • At times, participate as an individual contributor in the design process.
  • Contribute to creating a culture at Omio that is aware of the unique value design brings to the company.
  • Ability to lead a product design team throughout all phases of a design project, from early ideation to detailed execution and shipping;
  • Experience in translating design research, strategic market positioning, technical requirements in a specific design direction, including visuals and interactions;
  • Experience in building and managing large branded design language systems;
  • Exposure to data-driven design and decision making;
  • A strong belief in the value of collaboration;
  • 7+ years’ experience with a major web, with a major web, product development or consulting firm in the digital product and/or service design space;
  • 2-4 years experience managing, or mentoring Product Designers;

What’s in it for you? #LifeAtOmio

  • Have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, together, we are powering journeys that move us.
  • A competitive and attractive compensation package.
  • Remote and flexible working, 27 vacation days, and a day off on your birthday. 
  • 6 weeks per year 'work-from-anywhere'
  • Subsidized Urban Sports Club membership.
  • Travel Benefits Scheme
  • Brand new, modern and dog-friendly office. Come meet Penny, Shio, and Fritzy!
  • A diverse team of more than 45 nationalities.

Diversity makes us stronger 

We value diversity and welcome all applicants regardless of ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.