Product Designer (UX) - Search & Navigation

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Berlin


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando SE


As a digital product designer in Zalando's Search team, you will craft highly engaging browse and find experiences for our wildly successful fashion e-commerce platform, guiding more than 22 million customers to products and content they desire.


In close collaboration with other designers, researchers, product managers, and front-end engineers you will deliver best-in-class user experiences that solve demonstrated customer needs around search and navigation.

You will pioneer the future of wayfinding for online fashion.

Discover: Get to know our customers’ motivations, habits, and fashion discovery trails -- both through individual interviews and data mining. Look far and wide to anticipate relevant interaction trends. Within a complex problem space, lead stakeholders to insights into various modes of shopping behavior.

Define: Develop and communicate the user journeys for finding fashion. Define how to map rich metadata to meaningful interaction patterns. Choreograph the interplay between searching, sorting, filtering, tagging, and browsing.

Design: Craft concrete navigation patterns and search interactions. Design search and navigation modules, pages and flows for responsive web and mobile apps. Enable highly desirable, intuitive interfaces.

Deliver: Build prototypes to generate user insights. Work closely with developers to get your designs built, assuring quality. Measure your impact on personal relevance. Iterate to excellence based on data.


You are a mid-career, senior or maybe even principal designer. To land this job you will show and explain raw artifacts from various stages of the design process, demonstrating both your well-rounded experience and your stand-out skills.

Empathy: You have the mindset and methodologies to understand customers. You delight first and foremost in serving their needs effectively.

Craft: You are fluent in UX design methods and tools. You orchestrate unified experiences across devices and throughout the customer journey while knowing how to embody specific solutions in a usable and delightful interaction.

Experimentation: You have a generative approach, strive to solve problems in the best way possible through iteration, and are willing to kill your darlings.

Storytelling: You bring not just users but also stakeholders on a journey of increasing intimacy by explaining your designs clearly and telling compelling tales.


Inspiring peers. Product Design at Zalando is a highly diverse, international community of accomplished researchers and designers who drive our customer experiences to the next level.

Empowering culture. We value trust and have a bias for action. We are kind to each other. For us respect means challenging each other and giving direct feedback. We share ideas freely. We learn from mistakes. We laugh a lot. Come help us foster a highly inspiring working atmosphere.

Professional development. We believe in a purpose-driven approach to motivating and growing people. Framed by the Tour of Mastery, we help you to grow through mentoring, personal branding support, networking both inside and outside the company, and rotation through diverse career opportunities within Zalando.

Perks. Competitive salary; great shopping discount on a wide range of products on; discounts from external partners; office in the heart of Berlin; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; municipality services; flexible working times; family service and parent & child rooms; and volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings.


Start the conversation. Tell us what the next step in your career could be.

Multi-talented? Please apply for the one single job that best represents your deepest core competency and mention your other skills in your application. If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact recruiter Matthias Schmeißer.

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