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frog - Product Designer (Public Sector)

Employer
myGwork
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Why join frog?

frog partners with customer-centric enterprises to drive sustainable growth, by building and orchestrating experiences at scale, while harnessing the power of data and technology.

We're inventing the future of customer experiences by delivering market-defining business models, products, services, brand engagements and communications.

frogs prize humour, positivity, and community just as highly as performance and outcomes. Our culture is open, flexible, inclusive, and engaging. Working at frog means being empowered to meet the moment, and Make Your Mark on every project, in your studio, your community-and the world at large.

The role

We are growing our team and seek a Senior Product Designer with a passion to create compelling digital products and services that are fit for purpose and a joy to use.

We are looking for an individual, who wants to be part of a collective - to make their mark enabling society and impacting frog's Public Sector clients.

frog Impact focusses upon helping communities and solving society's biggest problems - by partnering with Public Sector organisations. Like all 'frogs', we advance the human experience through the power of design. We bring a combination of multi-domain experience, entrepreneurial culture, and hands of making to realise transformational change. Our ambition is to be the leading team that transforms the Public Sector through design.

What you'll do

As a Product Designer you'll:

• Play a leading hands-on role in the delivery of complex digital product and service design projects; typically working alongside, or within our client's multi-disciplinary teams to design, prototype and build cutting-edge propositions and products.
• Be a leading voice in facilitating proof of concept experiments and structuring design sprints.
• Hold a purposeful sense of design responsibility and are a proponent of 'test and learn' approaches.
• Document solutions to establish design language systems that influence long-lasting change.
• Be a natural collaborator, keen to share knowhow with peers, build client relationships and identify business opportunities.

You will

• Lead user-centred design approaches across all stages of innovation and realisation projects.
• Orchestrate and lead co-creation workshops with clients, partners and end-users as part of new product and service creation. Ideate to translate user needs, organisational requirements and societal trends into effective digital solutions, delivered at scale
• Establish and articulate 'North Star' visions, UX concepts, foundational expressions - through to the detailed design of content layouts, UI components, assets and elements that address specific user stories and functional requirements.
• Articulate and communicate concepts and solutions through impactful storytelling, visualisations, prototyping and formalised UX design documentation.
• Engage and embed flexibly within multi-disciplinary client teams that may include other designers, program management, strategists, and technologists.
• Manage the design process, drive decisions, track issues, and assist in estimating resource needs and schedules.
• Identify new opportunities, respond to RFPs and help shape new programs.
• Nurture and mentor junior talent.
• Share knowledge, transversally pollinate new learnings, and evangelise best practices across internal and client teams.

What you'll bring

A good fit for this role will bring many of the skills, experience, and attributes below:

• Experience in building digital products, digital transformation, or customer experience design; preferably within a product innovation, enterprise software, government/NGO, design or strategy consulting environment.
• Breadth of experience across designing for mobile and web user-focused applications, as well as denser, information-rich interfaces.
• Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such Adobe CC, Figma, InVision etc, paired with deep analytical skills and knowledge of supporting tools (Excel, online survey tools, etc).
• Adept craft skills in sketching and visualising ideas during both early and late stages of development.
• A focus on process and proof. Testing and iterating must be an inherent part of your approach
• Information architecture, wire-framing, prototyping, personas and storytelling and ethnographic research experience would be ideal.
• Experience of realising products by working closely with developers and optimising the performance of that product over time, again through testing and iteration.
• Experience in conducting UX heuristic reviews and experience benchmarking.
• Ability to structure, componentise and populate Design Language Systems.
• Self-motivated with tenacity to build and manage long-term client relationships, sometimes over extended timeframes, with sensitivity to navigate client's organisational structures and networks.
• Excellent presentation, storytelling and facilitation skills to engage and collaborate with clients, particularly in a workshop setting. Ability to create and communicate an elevated design point of view regarding insights, latest trends, topics and technologies.
• Degree in Digital Product Design or a related design or behavioural science discipline.
• Self-motivated with tenacity to build and manage long-term client relationships, sometimes over extended timeframes, with sensitivity to navigate client's organisational structures and networks.

Don't worry about being a 100% fit. If this sounds like an interesting opportunity to you, and you think it could work, let's chat.

Equal Opportunities at frog

frog and Capgemini Invent are Equal Opportunity Employers encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

frog is a global business with teams working from every corner of the world. To help us process your application, please ensure that your application documents (CV, cover letter, portfolio, etc.) are all in English.

Learning and development

There's an endless amount to learn, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you'll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another - collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.

Work/Life Harmony

We understand that everyone has varied lives and we want you to have a great work-life balance. So, where possible, our Work Life Harmony policy will help you to work flexibly and juggle your work and home life.

CSR

We're also focused on using tech to have a positive social impact. So, we're working to reduce our own carbon footprint and improve everyone's access to a digital world. It's something we're really serious about. In fact, we were even named as one of the world's most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for an 8th year. When you join Capgemini, you'll join a team that does the right thing.

Since June 2021, frog is part of Capgemini Invent

As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses.

Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.

Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.

Make Your Mark

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.
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