lead of product design

June 9, 2024

Lead of product design

Job description

For our client, we are looking for Lead of product design.

User Experience and Product Design unit consists of a team of 24 designers operating in a collaborative environment reminiscent of tech firms rather than traditional financial services. Situated within the Technology sector, we integrate with product development squads and engage with fellow UX/Product designers, developers, product owners, and researchers within an agile software development framework.

Benefiting from robust support and a culture of psychological safety fostered by both the team and the organization, designers are encouraged to challenge assumptions, pursue ambitious goals, and experiment with innovative methodologies.

Our design team comprises seasoned professionals boasting extensive expertise and a profound passion for design. We eagerly anticipate the exchange of knowledge and insights, aiming to craft products that are not only practical and usable but also delightful and consistent across various platforms and devices.

We seek an adept, motivated, and forward-thinking Principal Product Designer to contribute to the evolution of trading products.

Your Profile:

You are a dedicated self-starter with the ability to autonomously devise uncomplicated solutions for intricate challenges. Your commitment to superior design and craftsmanship is unwavering, as you continuously seek avenues to enhance your design acumen and skills. Collaborating seamlessly with fellow designers, developers, and product owners, you strive to create products that are not just usable but also enjoyable and consistent across diverse interfaces and platforms. Your role involves deciphering business and client requirements into innovative concepts executed to perfection.

Fostering collaboration within a tight-knit team comes naturally to you, as does your relentless pursuit of operational improvements for both yourself and the collective.

Responsibilities – Overview:
• Assume ownership of the entire design lifecycle, encompassing ideation, execution, and iteration, including UX, UI, and prototyping.
• Operate with agility and vigor to prototype, test, and refine design concepts swiftly.
• Actively incorporate insights gleaned from user testing and research.
• Employ excellent communication skills to instill enthusiasm for your work at all organizational levels.
• Collaborate closely with UX and product designers, product owners, and developers to facilitate efficient project delivery.
• Contribute thought leadership to enhance and refine our design processes.
• Leverage expertise in design systems to shape and enhance our design language continually.
• Ensure alignment and knowledge sharing within the broader design team.

Responsibilities – People:

• Lead and nurture a small team of product designers, ensuring high standards of quality and efficiency.
• Facilitate team meetings, conduct regular one-on-one sessions, and aid in establishing annual goals and development plans.
• Maintain close collaboration with DE&D leadership to ensure team cohesion and progress.

Skills and Experience:

• Over 7 years of experience delivering global products in a similar large-scale product-centric environment.
• Proficient, adaptable design skills encompassing typography, grid systems, and cross-platform UI.
• Strong aptitude for navigating complexity, particularly concerning data analysis, numerical interpretation, and workflow optimization.
• Ability to develop working prototypes and showcase interactive design solutions.
• Exceptional presentation, storytelling, and communication abilities.
• Demonstrated track record of delivering conceptual work.
• Experience in creating and managing design systems.
• Awareness of contemporary design trends and patterns.
• Meticulous attention to detail across all phases of the design process.

If you think you are the right person for this job, please contact agnieszka@cfwrectuitment.com

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