Design head

Location: Copenhagen

Who we are:

We are building the largest platform of educational gaming apps for primary school kids with a disruptive product approach. It’s a talented team, a meaningful product that impacts daily life of kids, parents and teachers, and growing rapidly.

In a nutshell, Skidos is:

  • Providing value: Around half a million kids use one or more of our educational gaming apps to master mathematics, reading and other skills.
  • Making an impact: Educational gaming is broken. We’re helping fix it. Already today, because of Skidos, kids are spending more time learning and improving their school skills than playing mindless casual games. And we just started.
  • Venture funded: We are backed by one of the largest early stage VC funds in Denmark along with high profile angel investors who have backed global unicorns like Zendesk.
  • Growing like superstars: Our apps are used by kids in over 100 countries and growing. Why? Because they love them.
  • A solid fun team: Good people who enjoy coming into the office and like to break bread together around 12:00 every day.

Who you are:

As our Head of Design, you’ll own the full design portfolio across iOS, Android, web, and brand/marketing. You’ll work directly with our engineers and founder to build beautiful products for our kids, parents and teachers across the globe.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 4+ years experience leading design end-to-end 
  • Strong user empathy & a passion for improving the world through education 
  • Hands-on experience leading UX and UI
  • Ability to prototype and move quickly – while advocating for thoughtfulness good design
  • Experience with iOS, Android, and Web – in particular with native mobile UI
  • An obsession for creating simple and intuitive user flows
  • Experience + a collaborative approach to working with engineering and product teams

Bonus points:

  • You’ve worked in design of educational/gaming/kids digital products.
  • You’ve spoken publicly about design for digital products.

Please apply with your portfolio and a brief note about “why Skidos”. We look forward to reviewing your work!

If you’re passionate about startups and want to be a part of building something great and meaningful that will actually impact the world, then we would love meeting you over a drink or dinner or both!

Benefits and perks

– Work with great people
We are a small international team of highly motivated people with an abnormal amount of drive and passion for what we are building. Maybe a bit crazy.

– Disrupt
We are building something innovative and disruptive which will change the way kids learn in the future. We have global ambitions and will make a real difference to the lives of the younger generation and to the future of our planet.

– Equity Options
We take care of our family. If you turn out to be an important asset in achieving our goals we will make sure you stick around for the big pay day.

– Life changing career move?
Fast growth in a company means new opportunities and a rapid career. Pursue this life-changing experience.

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