Lead Designer

London, United Kingdom Contract FoodRef: 150

We are looking for a highly skilled Lead designer for a 3 month contract. Our client is helping to shape the future of the foodservice industry from the ground up. This is an opportunity to impact hundreds of food service providers globally (ranging from Michelin-starred restaurants to school canteens) at a time when the food industry is undergoing the biggest technological transformation in its history. The company's ambition is to scale globally, and the team has grown rapidly over the past four months.

The role:

  • Leading the end to end product design process (mobile and web app)
  • Crafting journey maps, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, high-fidelity mock-ups
  • Working closely with developers to ship great products
  • Distilling complex themes into easy to understand concepts
  • Creating useful design documentation that communicates your approach to the whole team
  • Understanding more about users, gathering insight from across the company, and directly from users
  • Evolving the design system - developing a component library
  • Helping the transition to mobile-first design or other means, through an iterative process to refine products and delight users
  • Creating brand identity, marketing materials and refreshing the overall aesthetics of the app would be a bonus

You, the Lead designer:

  • Experience leading design on mobile and web app and able to deliver from research to delivery
  • Focussed on user-centered design process
  • Comfortable working with an Agile process
  • Ability to make frequent, small changes to evolve our product
  • Deep understanding of mobile app UX best practices as well familiarity with Material Design guidelines
  • Proficient with Figma, or similar tools
  • You’re used to using insights and research to shape your work
  • Understand and challenge business requirements where appropriate