Lead Product Designer

London, United Kingdom Contract TechnologyRef: 126

Our client is one of the most awarded and innovative digital product studios in London, they are currently looking for a Lead Product Designer to work on an E-learning app product. This innovative studio's work is very user focused and they design and develop products across mobile, web, voice and emerging technologies. They are research driven and strive to deliver world-class digital solutions for their globally recognised clients. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a small, collaborative environment and to accelerate your growth across a range of exciting industries.

The role:

  • Comfortable with designing and facilitating both internal and client-facing workshops (e.g. customer co-design workshops and design critiques)
  • Initial focus on the discovery stage of the E-learning app, and bringing the client along through the design and delivery journey
  • Design high-quality artefacts such as user flows, screens, prototypes etc
  • Manage your own time and ensure your work is of a high quality
  • Collaborate with the Product Manager (creating user stories) and Engineering team, demonstrating best practices, and promoting a strong design culture
  • Support the planning activity, report on the status of deliverables and quickly notify the project management team of risks
  • Work with strategists to ensure that products are research driven, validated with user testing and deliver against business objectives
  • Leading the definition of what the right solution is for the challenges that clients are facing.

You, the Lead Product Designer:

  • 3 + years experience delivering digital products
  • Experience designing native experiences for both iOS and Android, and a good understand about the differences between the two
  • Confident with taking ownership of projects and delivering shippable solutions
  • Good understanding of web-based applications
  • Generalist that has a breadth of skills across research, strategy, UX design, visual design
  • Experience with designing a product from scratch and creating MVP
  • Ability to work in cross-functional agile teams, ensuring design fits into the process to deliver quality at speed
  • Great team player, collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to understand technical constraints and create appropriate deliverables
  • Communicate with senior stakeholders, bringing them on the journey of designing new products and services, as well as providing rationale of your design
  • Constructing convincing and compelling narratives that sell ideas to stakeholders and team members and clients