Pivotal Software is hiring a

Product Designer - UX/UI

Berlin, Germany

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Founded in 2013, Pivotal Software, Inc., combines our leading cloud-native platform, tools, and methodology to empower the world’s largest organizations to adapt to change and build great software. Our technology unleashes developer productivity, while fulfilling our mission to transform how the world builds software.


You love design pairing and cross-functional pairing. You enjoy seriously collaborative teams, even with people not on our teams. You like to work alongside and learn from lean and agile leaders. Even more, you enjoy daily product decision making and real product delivery with product managers and developers.


Pivotal Labs is Pivotal's consulting team, and a recognized leader in modern software development practices. We work with many of the world’s most influential companies, helping them not only build great software, but fundamentally create a culture of innovation. We also developed Pivotal Tracker, the project management and collaboration tool used by thousands of agile teams worldwide. Our approach is informed by over 20 years of experience and continuous improvement, and blends agile/XP, lean startup and user-centered design.  

Your Day

In this role, you have the freedom to be open-minded, creative, and self-critical; but you also have the opportunity to be collaborative and communicative amongst other product managers and developers. You will constantly challenge yourself to be thoughtful about the role of design in relation to contemporary technology and be committed to lifelong design learning. Even more, you will have the autonomy to try out new processes, especially in the spirit of agile - do what works, try new things, and stop doing things that don’t work.

  • Be open-minded, creative, and self-critical; be collaborative and communicative.
  • Be thoughtful about the role of design in relation to contemporary technology; be committed to lifelong design learning.
  • Daily product decision making and real product delivery with product managers and developers. Freedom to try out new design processes; in the spirit of agile, do what works, try new things, stop doing things that don't work; not a lot of constraints on the "creative" process.

Required Skills / Experiences

  • Experience in related field. Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Have experience designing applications, from consumer facing to internal tools.
  • Lead product design from research through implementation - you want to help the team succeed more than making a nice sketch file.
  • Maintain a user-centered approach while respecting business needs.
  • Be willing to work in an agile design environment, rather than a waterfall one.
  • Bring deep experience in at least one facet of the 3 facets of design: user research, interaction design or visual design.
  • Have experience and curiosity within agile and lean philosophies.
  • Have experience working independently with clients or stakeholders in a consulting role.
  • Some familiarity with css - you don’t have to be an expert.

Desired Skills / Experiences

  • Have experience enabling clients in user centered design best practices.
  • Experienced in user research methodologies and can educate others.
  • Interest in giving talks on design to clients and internal pivots.
  • Able to help the development team with css.
  • Active member of the design community.
  • English and German at business level fluency

Pivotal is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.