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Lead Product Designer

Lead UX/UI Product Designer, West London, £65-70K + 20% Bonus + Bens.

You should have a background as Lead Product Designer with experience of managing a small group of Product Designers.

You should also have expertise of the UCD methodology.

Responsibilities of the role:
, Develop product UCD roadmaps and research strategies
, Line manage a number of Product Designers, support their development by showing and coaching and not simply telling
, Lead and maintain the company Design System including the atomic design library and in particular looking after the design system guild
, Providing thought leadership and design thinking advocacy
, Run workshops, co-creation/design sprints, design system guild and other collaboration initiatives
, Review of PD output to alignment with our UCD process and standard of design excellence
, Design and build master templates e.g user research debriefs, journey maps etc.
, Stay up to date on current industry trends and market conditions.
, Coordinate with other design team members to ensure consistent and accurate communication.
, Modify and revise existing designs to meet changing customer preferences.
, Evaluate, synthesis, and present PD performance, efficiency and value opportunities
, Work closely with Product Managers to suggest improvements for products and processes.
, Present product design ideas to cross-functional teams and senior leadership.

Your Background:
, Strong experience in all phases of the design process including user research, journey mapping, prototyping, visual design, interaction design, DesignOps and both qualitative and quantitative user research
, Expert in the UCD methodology
, Experience in managing a small group of designers
, Extensive experience in Product Design, UX & UI
, Highly skilled in running workshops, co-creation sessions and design studios
, An intuitive eye for customer needs beyond the obvious
, Entrepreneurial spirit, being proactive and self-motivating nature
, Excellent attention to detail
, An ability to collaborate with cross-functional team members
, An ability to collect and interpret both qualitative and quantitative feedback
, A well-rounded portfolio of client work, demonstrating a strong understanding of client objectives
, An ability to effectively communicate and persuade around design concepts
, Passion for design; not satisfied with the status quo and always thinking of ways to improve
, Creative problem-solving skills

Desirable experience:
, A highly skilled and experienced user researcher
, Strong experience with insights and data to present design value
, A strong DesignOps background

This Lead UX/UI Product Designer role is a hybrid position based in West London and pays c£65-70K base + 20% Bonus, 25 days holiday + 1 extra on your Birthday, annual personal development budget.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £65000 - £70000 per annum + + 20% Bonus + Bens
  • Location: West London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Definitive
  • Contact: Mark Revan
  • Tel: 01895 457 455
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-04-03 22:27:45 -

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