Lead Product Designer

London, United Kingdom Contract AgencyRef: 141

Day rate: £450 - £475PD
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 2nd July


We are looking for a highly skilled Lead product designer for a market research data project. This role will suit a designer who feels comfortable leading on strong visual design (with an emphasis on data visualisation) and has a good understanding of UX. This will involve a high level of client engagement and interaction, so strong communication skills are key.

The role:

  • Leading an end-to-end product design process
  • Strong digital product design visual skills - working in Figma
  • Distilling complex themes into easy to understand concepts (more than just bar charts)
  • Transforming complex data into stunning visuals, with a talent for making the complex visually simple and easy to understand
  • Spotting patterns/stories with data
  • Exploring visual concepts and layouts
  • Contributing to design systems
  • Organised and self-motivated and comfortable working independently
  • Visualising and prototyping concepts to varying levels of fidelity to demonstrate and validate ideas

You, the Lead Product designer:

  • Experience working with an Agile process
  • Understanding of responsive web experience
  • Working with a cross discipline team of designers, developers and product managers to ensure delivery of high-quality products on time and on budget
  • Understand and challenge business requirements where appropriate
  • Champion user needs in accordance with product and market strategy
  • Maintain awareness and mitigation of project risk
  • Engage clients and stakeholders in design solutions that fit their needs
  • Understand clients’ design needs and work within those constraints
  • Communicate design specifications with other designers and developers; validate and monitor quality output
  • Clearly present various stages of interface design development, concepts and ideas to business owners, team members and stakeholders of all levels
  • The ability to deal with pressure and can work in a fast-paced environment