Head Of Product Design

  • Herzliya
  • Full-time
  • Product


Papaya Global is a rapidly growing, award-winning B2B tech unicorn with an ambitious mission to revolutionize the payroll & payments industry. With over $400M raised from multiple tier-one investors, our innovative technology provides a comprehensive solution for managing global workforces, encompassing everything from hiring and onboarding to managing and paying employees in over 160 countries.

We are looking for a talented and experienced Head of Product Design with a highly developed sense for user experience and design, to assist us in our journey towards SaaS based solutions.


  • Drive and execute design vision across Papaya’s product suite, ensuring a seamless and intuitive user experience.
  • Lead, mentor, and expand a high-performing team of UX and UI designers, design researchers, and visual designers.
  • Establish and foster design-thinking principles throughout the organization, championing the value of design within Papaya’s cross-functional teams.
  • Collaborate closely with product, engineering, and marketing teams to ensure our products are customer-centric, delightful, and drive significant business value.
  • Develop metrics for assessing design effectiveness and advocate for necessary changes based on quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Manage design resources efficiently, maintaining high standards while meeting project timelines and budget constraints.


  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in design roles, with at least 5 years in a leadership capacity.
  • An exceptional portfolio showcasing proficiency in the end-to-end design process across multiple platforms.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to mentor and inspire teams.
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple stakeholders and aligning various perspectives into a unified, customer-centric approach.
  • Ability to articulate and champion design decisions with confidence based on user research and best practices.

In alignment with Papaya’s principles, you are expected to:

  • Be Bold: Embrace challenges, encourage innovation, and be willing to take risks to achieve design excellence.
  • Be Passionate: Have a deep passion for problem-solving, with an unwavering focus on our customers' needs.
  • Be Decisive: Make quick decisions based on data and user insights.
  • Learn Fast: Be open to feedback, learn from failures, and continually seek to improve.
  • Win Together: Work collaboratively across teams to build relationships and achieve common goals.

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