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Design Team Lead

Design Team Lead

Job Title: Design Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Industry:
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Reference: 17471
Contact Name: Faye McGowan
Job Published: March 06, 2020 12:06

Job Description

THE COMPANY

A Global Consultancy business with 15 years’ experience leading Design and Builds of some of the hottest products across the world.

 

They concentrate on doing things the right way – sharing knowledge and educating clients on how to get the best out of Products and Users. Their goal is to build their clients businesses with them through the creation of outstanding products.

 

A creative and collaborative team of Designers and Developers who work directly with clients acting not only as a Delivery Team but as true consultants in their field. They’re based in Central London and each member of the team is focused on quality and fulfilment.

 

 

THE ROLE

Hands on Design Lead - you’ll be leading a close-knit team of 4 talented and ambitious Product Designers in a creative and collaborative London Studio.

 

You and your team will be working with clients of all shapes and sizes - old and new, big and small in varied sectors to create celebrated products for their users. You’ll be working directly with some of the UK’s most exciting start-ups as well as established businesses launching brand new products and guiding to market (mostly web and mobile apps).

 

You’ll work with clients on concepts, building out comprehensive briefs, user and market research, building out the overall product experience and interface, and working on products through to implementation with your team.

 

Your role will be hugely focused around your team, supporting, mentoring, developing existing team members and assisting in growing the Studio team.

 

 

THE SKILLS

Your time will be split between management, strategy and hands on design so it’s important that you’re experienced and confident in both managing teams and delivering high quality work.

  • User and market research and analysis
  • Product design strategy
  • Information architecture
  • User flows
  • User Interface design
  • Communicating design decisions and engaging with stakeholders
  • Leading and mentoring team members
  • Solid understanding of HTML and CSS is essential

 

 

THE PACKAGE

Salary is DOE, ideally paying up to £75,000 with added benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a flexible working week with options to work remotely. Generous paid parental leave and childcare vouchers. Private insurance covering vision, dental and medical. Private pension scheme. Ongoing self-development – allocated time for learning on a regular basis plus free and discounted training/personal development activities of your choice.