Junior Product Designer

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Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeJunior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Who doesn’t like travelling? Come and join our new multidisciplinary and international team in our mission to build a unified and unique experience for millions of travellers out there. Hostelworld is one of the world’s fastest growing online travel companies which include in its portfolio many market-leading brands targeted at the independently minded traveller.

As a strategic part of our Product team, the Product Designers play a key role in every step – from initial brainstorming sessions and creative concepts to launch. In addition to creating the best user experience for our web products, Marketing and CRM campaigns.

What will you be doing?

  • Present design concepts to the team in order to deliver good quality content through our email campaigns, working with the CRM team and business stakeholders to refine the design
  • Drive new ideas within the team to help create email campaigns with best in class design
  • You will study metrics and feedback with a view to evaluating the success of our CRM campaigns

Main requirements

  • At least one years' experience

  • Understand responsive design principles, particularly how responsive layouts behave for different screen sizes.

  • Be able to operate well with changing demands and deadlines.

  • Have knowledge of contemporary trends and techniques in email design.

  • Have good brand awareness and an ability to be creative within brand guidelines.

  • Be able to understand and pick up new systems or processes quickly.

  • Be a creative thinker and good at problem solving through design.

  • Have a flexible attitude, with the ability to work individually or as a part of a team.

  • Be motivated to contribute ideas for a wider team benefit.

  • Have a basic understanding of how the technology and platform guidelines impact design decisions on the email marketing sector.

  • Be comfortable with coding in HTML5 and styling elements using CSS3, working with tables, image optimization.

  • Be proficient with Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and other design tools.

Nice to have

  • Some commercial design experience is a plus.


  • 22 days annual leave increasing to 27 days with service

  • Competitive salary

  • Refer a Friend Scheme - €1,500 bonus

  • Health Insurance

  • Hostelworld Credits

  • Financial Support for Continuing Educational Programmes

  • Training

  • Career Development

  • Mentoring Programme

  • Flexible Working Hours

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