Jan Früchtl


2022 – 2023

Staff Product Designer at Shopify


I led the UX work on Markets Pro from the start. Together with the team, I reviewed the end-to-end user experience of our product, while specifically focusing on the application, activation, and onboarding experience of Markets Pro.

2020 – 2022

Design Systems Lead at BRYTER


As the team lead, I rebuilt the design system with a new technical architecture, refreshed components, improved accessibility, added a new icon system, updated the documentation with pattern and usage guidelines, and established new cross-team communication processes (e.g., office hours and design system ambassadors).

2019 – 2020

Senior Product Designer at BRYTER


I led the design for the "Services" feature, transforming the BRYTER platform and creating new customer use cases. Additionally, I led the design for the early project needs of the editor (e.g. version history) and admin console (e.g. user management) in various teams.


Senior Product Designer at Clark

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Provided design support for white-label products and contributed to research for Clark's expansion into new countries.

2018 – 2019

Product Designer at FastBill

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Led design for "Advanced VAT Return" feature, including designing, prototyping, and user-testing. Conducted onboarding and growth experiments and supported leadership team in reframing company vision through concepts, experiments, workshops, and early prototypes.

2015 – 2018

Product Designer REICHHART

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Designed a mobile-first web app for warehouse management. Contributed to designs and high-fidelity prototypes of an Android scanner app. Led internal design system processes for web and Android, including design principles, guidelines, and component libraries.

2014 – 2018

Freelance Product Designer

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Product Design and Web Design for smaller companies or in collaboration with digital agencies.