A rapidly expanding financial technology company is seeking a talented Product Design Lead. In this job, you will lead and coach the design team and be responsible for all business units design decision, design strategy, and design related research.
About the Product Design Lead Role: In this product critical role, you will provide the creative vision for the company and define processes and practices to achieve company vision. You will also be accountable for the overall user experience of all our products and ensuring the delivery of quality products to users.
Establish a team that excels and is diverse, dedicated to promptly delivering exceptional user experiences. This involves recruiting high-calibre talent and nurturing the development of current team members
Nurture an inclusive, constructive, and collaborative culture within the team
Guide and steer the UX strategy for the core platform
Coach the team to adopt a user-centred approach in tackling design challenges and supporting business needs
Foster a culture of regular and timely feedback
Attract, cultivate, and retain high-calibre talent
Influence and communicate the vision effectively to a wide range of key stakeholders
Forge strong partnerships across various disciplines, encompassing design, product, engineering, and marketing
Tackle intricate UX design challenges across different channels
Work closely with product managers to pinpoint opportunities for new products/features and validating assumptions through user testing and research
Collaborate with engineering to bring forth the final product
Cement a design-thinking culture that capitalises on the best in product, technology, and innovative talent
Assume responsibility for various application interfaces
Work alongside developers and QA to guarantee the delivery of a polished final product
Champion design system guidelines and patterns
To succeed in the role, you will need to be passionate about product design (UI and UX), and follow the trends of user-centric design. You also need to be a strong stakeholder manager and have the ability to work effectively and co-operatively with junior and senior teams, across departments.
Overseen the entire life cycle of a product, from conceptualisation to release
7 - 10 years of experience in designing and delivering products within cross-functional teams, managing the process from inception to completion
Demonstrated three or more years of managerial experience
Exhibits a strong passion for overseeing and mentoring designers
A profound understanding of user-centred design methods and best practices, with a continuous commitment to refining processes
Adept at thriving in a dynamic, collaborative, and agile environment, with a track record of leading process improvement initiatives
Demonstrated ability to influence and build consensus, even in ambiguous situations
Self-motivated, effective communicator, and skilled at balancing exceptional design with meeting tight deadlines
Utilise analytics, user research, and various approaches to inform decisions and iterate on the product
Maintains a constant drive to stay abreast of the latest industry news and developments
A deep appreciation for and talent in providing simple solutions to complex problems
A foundational understanding of accessibility
The successful Product Design Lead will join a rapidly growing fintech company.
If you have an eye for UI/UX, driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this leadership role is right for you.
Apply today or contact me to discuss this new opportunity.
Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.
1x THRAnnual Bonus up to 30% of Annual Salary
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