Head of UX and Design

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
IT
Region:
London
Location:
London
Salary:
£90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£90000 - £100000 Per Annum
Posted:
30/12/2019
Recruiter:
Additional Resources
Job Ref:
PCO/AR/052388

Head of UX and Design - London

£90 to £100k basic

This is an exciting opportunity for a Head of UX and Design to join a leading UK Product Company and play a key role in shaping all of their digital products. This person should have a passion for being hands-on, mentoring and creating a team who create the best-in-class user experiences.

You will set design standards across a portfolio of products and researchers produce high-quality, engaging, on brand and consistently high quality output, working directly with the Senior Stakeholders you will be able to promote, strategise and develop the products to their next step of creation

Role Responsibility

Developing and Creating Researched UX for the developing product.

Setting clear goals, managing resources accordingly, create product roadmaps and mentoring stakeholders towards growth and success.

Be a champion of design best practice and setting the user experience strategy.

Supervise and support the creation of user flows, wireframes, information architecture, interface mockups and final UI designs which synthesize user data and research.

Work collaboratively with stakeholders, product managers and development teams to iterate existing products and design and build new functionality.

Champion the user experience for all users, including clients as well as end users by ensuring the company follow a user-centred, iterative design process.

Play a key part in high-profile, business critical projects.

Stay up-to-date with market trends in digital.

The Ideal Candidate

You are an enabler of people and a person who loves to see your team grow and succeed.

You believe design is about problem solving, not pure aesthetics.

Expert understanding of interaction, usability and visual design principles and the tools used to produce these (Sketch, Photoshop etc).

Good understanding of HTML/CSS and responsive design.

Thorough knowledge of UX research methods (quantitative and qualitative) and how best to apply them within the development process.

Able to work well with product managers, developers and testers in small project teams using agile development methodologies.

Able to effectively manage expectations of stakeholders while advocating for the user.

Able to communicate effectively at all levels, collaborate to solve problems, present design and sell solutions, and keep colleagues informed.

Excellent leadership and UX evangelism with a proven ability to work successfully with Product and Engineering.

A compelling portfolio, with the ability to describe the thinking behind design decisions.

Experience

Minimum 8 - 10 years experience in a management or leadership role on a creative team.

Minimum 8 -10 years of design and UX experience.

Design background: strong portfolio with examples of your approach to interaction design and user research.

Track record of uncovering actionable insights through quantitative and qualitative research.

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Contact Details:
Additional Resources
Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Paul
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