Head of Product – innovative DeFi

Head of Product – innovative DeFi

Tallinn, Estonia

Our client is building the first cross-chain lending protocol powered by Polkadot, enabling users to earn interest through the lending and borrowing of their token assets which given its decentralized nature operates autonomously without traditional finance processes. Taking advantage of the booming but still emerging DeFi space, it is perfectly positioned to launch into the thriving token economy of 2021 and is in need of an experienced and crypto-minded Head of Product to take them there.

The Position

For this Senior role, we’re dedicated to finding a deeply experienced and knowledgeable Head of Product with a strong track record in the FinTech and blockchain industry. The future Head of Product encompasses the best product design practices and techniques with up-to-date knowledge of the cryptosphere/DeFi/FinTech and the idiosyncrasies of its user experience and aesthetics, and who exhibits the leadership qualities required to work with each internal team and
external partners to shape our cutting edge product with a stunning and unique visual identity with the sole goal to bring intuitive and decentralized finance closer to people.

You will:

Make sure our product and its development is aligned with business strategy and industry
• Be across the latest UI/UX trends, techniques and technologies
• Have a solid understanding of the cryptocurrency, DeFi and FinTech landscapes
• Work closely with the executive, marketing and the engineering teams to define and
implement innovative product design strategies for our business
• Initiate and lead all product design, both internally and externally
• Hire, lead and manage any required product team members
• Implement visual identity into our product and its communication with users
• Execute and/or manage all visual design stages from original concepts to finalised handoff
to engineering including UI wireframes, mockups and high-quality user journeys
• Identify and evaluate competitor products and the competitive landscape
• Identify and troubleshoot platform UX shortcomings

You have:

Requirements for the position
• Proven 5 years of experience as Head of Product, Product Owner or equivalent, preferably
for FinTech and blockchain companies;
• Hands-on experience in the creative process, user interface design and brand
• Significant experience in usability, product research and data-driven design
• Excellent visual design skills with the ability to design your detailed vision to a level it can
be passed to engineering
• Experience in in building prototypes of digital products to illustrate functionality
• Expert knowledge of tools like Invision, Figma and the Adobe CC packs
• Exceptional communication and team leading skills


Get in touch with Michael Shlayen on LInkedin or via michael@blockcahinheadhunter.com