Digital Product Design Lead - UI, UX, Product, Visual Design

Work Tree Consulting
From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Digital Product Design Lead – UX, Product, UI, Visual Design

Location: Manchester


£40k (for those with less experience in the required areas but potential), all the way up to…

£55k (for a star)

Skills, experience & qualifications required:

Passionate, with experience of taking a product from beginning to completion, UX, Product, UI, Visual Design, HTML, CSS (LESS, SASS), JSX

The company:

Our client is an established, well-funded and award-winning fintech startup that provides cash-flow and alternative finance solutions to UK SMEs. During this current period of growth they are looking for a Design Lead who will shape the evolution of the company’s products and services, reporting into the CEO.

This is an opportunity to design digital products in a supportive, committed and passionate environment. You will have the freedom to make your mark and the responsibility to ensure that our client is delivering exceptional user experiences.

The Person:

You will be a self-sufficient leader with demonstrable experience in product design, user experience, user interaction and visual design. You will work closely and frequently with colleagues from varying disciplines (technology, operations, strategy, risk, marketing and sales) to understand what matters to the users and the business, then conceptualise and implement effective and thoughtful design solutions.

Key Responsibilities.

·Ownership of all design-related activities across the company

·Develop and maintain design standards and guidelines

·Collaboration with colleagues all departments to ensure consistent customer experience

·Creation of user-centric wireframes, rapid prototypes and complete user interface designs

·Conducting (or at least observing) UX insight activities such as user research, ideation sessions, usability testing and stakeholder interviews

·Bonus points: if you can implement your designs as web components (JSX or HTML/CSS) then you’ll be immediately of interest

Desired Skills

·Demonstrable experience working in roles requiring each of: UX - User Experience Design, Product Design, UI – User Interaction Design and Visual Design

·UI development experience - one or more of: HTML, CSS (LESS, SASS), JSX

·Comfortable with Agile methodology and iterative development

·Ability to work quickly and efficiently to gather and distil complex requirements

·Capable of working with and giving direction to external agencies and suppliers

About Work Tree Consulting Ltd.:

Our client is looking to interview and hire immediately, so if you are looking for your next role, and you fit the bill, then send your CV today.

Our client has retained us to ensure consistency of delivery, so apply through us and enjoy the benefit of an advocate - we understand what makes them tick and we can therefore negotiate on your behalf.

Finding a job where you are valued and challenged is vital to your well-being. With expert knowledge and the highest standards of professionalism, Work Tree Consulting will listen to your aspirations and be your advocate to ensure the right fit.

If this does not become your next employment, then we can seek out suitable job roles for you at every opportunity.

User Experience, UX, Product Design, User Interaction, UI, Visual Design, HTML, CSS (LESS, SASS), JSX

User Experience, UX, Product Design, User Interaction, UI, Visual Design, HTML, CSS (LESS, SASS), JSX

User Experience, UX, Product Design, User Interaction, UI, Visual Design, HTML, CSS (LESS, SASS), JSX