Product Designer

Specifications

  • Salary: DOE
  • Vacancy: Full time
  • Location: London

Job Specification

Product Designer

Product | London, United Kingdom

Product Designer London HQ

Job Purpose Summary: Redefine the product and design experience for 165 million users, and help take the client to the next level. Your role will be to delight users through engaging and seamless visual design, stunning user interfaces and ingenious solutions across the portfolio of mobile and web products. You will be able to show outstanding examples of your own digital designs, focusing on look and feel, innovation and accessibility. Specifically, we’d like you to give us examples where you led the design of a feature that has had significant impact on usability and conversion. The clients design philosophy involves product ideation and thinking through user interaction and experience (via prototyping, logic, etc) in addition to pure visual design. Despite the clients size and success, they think and move like a startup – fast and agile. You’ll need experience working for a startup, or proven ability to thrive in a chaotic, fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Work across mobile interfaces, web interfaces and future brand development
  • Maintain and design new features and functionality, small site improvements, features, back end tools, emails and more
  • Provide inspired rough concepts as well as high quality final designs
  • Ensure designs are produced on time and to very high quality
  • An interest in user experience is a definite plus - this role is for a thinker/doer, someone      confident enough to present ideas and see them through to a pixel perfect      design

Essential Experience:

  • Strong visual design skills backed up by great examples where you’ve created pixel-perfect consumer products
  • Experience in designing mobile user interfaces is essential
  • Significant experience in creating engaging designs from concept to final realisation
  • Expert level in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Creating navigation, page layout/templates, functional design, iconography, look and feel and style guides
  • Really getting under the skin of a company’s challenges and delivering designs that make a huge impact
  • Strong typographic layout skills
  • Ability to work closely with engineering - front-end technology experience a plus (PHP, HTML, CSS, etc)

Personality:

  • Self-motivating with an ability to hit deadlines and work independently
  • Solid communication skills and team-working capability
  • An eye for detail
  • The ability to work across all company departments to achieve common goals
  • A positive and logical approach, together with willingness to learn
  • Enthusiastic and fun to work with
  • A passion for social media
  • Interested in user experience
  • The desire to establish a  young, fresh, social digital brand

Education: A degree in Design, or a Computer Science/MSc or PHD.

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