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Senior Product Designer

Employer
Cuckoo
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Apr 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Requirements:

We're looking for 5+ years of experience as a designer - preferably in a startup, design studio or creative agency with a strong focus on experience design.

You'll also be:

Solution-oriented - you have a positive approach to design. 'Solutions not problems.'

Passionate - you are someone who loves designing beautiful, usable products

A great communicator - you're able to take people along your design journey with you

Highly collaborative - you love working with multiple teams or people

A strategic thinker - everyone at Cuckoo contributes to the product roadmap. The decisions you make and the ideas you generate will shape the future of Cuckoo for years to come

Able to take the lead - you can lead projects from ideation through to delivery

Someone who cares - you want to get things right. You fight for pixel perfection

User-centric - you believe user-centricity and high-quality design should be at the core of every design decision and you advocate for this

A creative and analytics blend - you're equally happy working on UI design systems as you are conducting research or running a workshop

Humour and humility - we think it's important that everyone in the team shares these two character traits

In terms of specifics, we'd like you to have:

1. Broad range of skills covering the design process end to end: interaction design, visual design and prototyping

2. Strong visual design skills

3. Solid experience of the UX design process

4. A strong portfolio demonstrating your critical thinking, process and craft

5. Excellent knowledge of Figma/Sketch and Adobe Creative Cloud

And it would be a bonus if you also have any of the below!

1. Motion skills (After Effects, Principle etc)

2. Knowledge of front-end code (HTML, CSS, JS)

3. Visual design or brand strategy background

4. Experience working in a high-growth product company

What the job involves
  • We're looking for a Senior Product Designer (UX/UI) to join the Cuckoo UX & Design team
  • You will work across all our customer touch points and our entire brand ecosystem. From the join journey, through to provisioning, managing smart home networks and getting help & support
  • We have an exciting future ahead, where we will be designing industry-first tools and services for our customers. We work at a fast pace. Short feedback loops and tight integration with our engineering team allow us to ship products quickly
  • So, what will the role look like?
  • You'll help develop, define and maintain sthe Cuckoo design system
  • You'll identify which customer problems to solve next and validate hypotheses on potential solutions via customer interviews, user tests & data analysis
  • You'll be expected to take projects from ideation, through to research, design & development and then delivery
  • You'll have the opportunity to own the UX and UI design across the entire breadth of the business, so there's plenty of variety
  • You'll have the chance to work closely with a range of teams (growth, technology and service) to identify problems and deliver solutions
  • You'll work particularly closely with the tech team to QA their work in build before deployment
  • You'll be expected to support the growth team on brand marketing and social from time to time (until we grow our team!)
  • You can work either 100% remote or hybrid (split between London office & remote). There will be regular opportunities to meet up as a team for workshops and socials
  • Cuckoo has four core pillars: growth, brand & UX, service and technology. You will be the first design hire reporting directly to the Head of Brand & UX
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