Design Lead

London, United Kingdom Permanent FintechUp to £70,000Ref: 147

Our client is looking for a talented Design Lead with experience designing native apps. This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the future of a leading digital savings and investment product - their app aims to help people to fulfil their financial goals. The role combines growing and managing a team with hands-on design.

The role:

  • Taking ownership of the centralised team, being responsible for all aspects of the features you design - from initial sketches through to implementation, you’ll be driving all stages of the process
  • Managing and mentoring two talented designers, and helping to grow your team
  • Working directly with the product, insights and engineerings team to understand the user base, business needs and technical constraints
  • Helping with hiring and establishing a design culture within the company, inspiring everyone around you
  • Using a full range of user experience, interaction design and visual design skills
  • Designing screen flows and experiences that are simple and intuitive
  • Consistently delivering design iterations in order to achieve the best user experience
  • Evaluating product design throughout the development cycle
  • Collaborating with product stakeholders to define and design new tools, features, flows and mockups
  • Using data and customer feedback to refine and optimise user experience
  • Reporting directly to the Design Manager

You, the Design Lead:

  • 5+ years experience delivering both UX/UI design (including mobile and native apps)
  • Expert with each stage of the UX/UI design process (research, process flow development, system architecture, wireframing, interaction design, visual design, prototyping etc)
  • Strong design/prototyping software skills (Figma, Sketch etc)
  • Match user needs with business goals and market opportunity
  • High attention to detail with visual designs
  • Make complex ideas simple to understand
  • Communicate design decisions and thought processes clearly
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment alongside developers
  • Familiar with or constructed design systems
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Keen interest and knowledge of the FinTech industry