Head of Product Design (Hands Off) – Up to £100,000

Greater London Permanent £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum

Are you an experienced senior product design leader ready to make a mark in the ecommerce/retail industry? My client are a revolutionary subscription company on the lookout for a dynamic individual to lead our Product Design team for an exciting opportunity.

Your Impact:

As the Head of Product Design, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting business development, managing the design life cycle, and implementing best practices for our design team. Leading client pitches, company-wide presentations, and operational objectives will be part of your day-to-day responsibilities. You’ll inspire and lead the Product Design team, ensuring the creation of exceptional products that delight our customers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead the design process and implement best-in-class procedures for a collaborative and innovative team.
  • Drive rapid learning through design, solving customers’ most important problems.
  • Design and test new products based on consumer insight and a deep understanding of technology and business objectives.
  • Ensure all products meet brand standards and quality guidelines.
  • Collaborate with our brand agency to redefine brand identity, standards, and design systems.
  • Promote cross-functional communication between the product management team and senior stakeholders.
  • Present product design ideas to cross-functional teams and senior leadership.
  • Embody our values and management competencies daily, setting an example for the team and supporting their career development.

Your Skills:

  • 8+ years in Product Design, with at least 3 years in a leadership role.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Experience managing a diverse Product Design team, owning and delivering a user-centric design process.
  • Proven background in delivering world-class consumer-facing products with a portfolio of UX-focused work samples.
  • Successful collaboration with technical and commercial partners.
  • Excitement for challenges and creating something new.
  • Confidence across a range of user research methods.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible core hours for work-life balance.
  • Hybrid role to suit your needs.
  • Generous holiday allowance, increasing over time.
  • 9/10 day working week for enhanced well-being.
  • Optional unpaid leave and paid volunteer day each year.
  • Remote work options, including 2 weeks abroad every 6 months.
  • Health insurance and discounted gym membership.
  • Extended parental and adoption pay.
  • Flexible paid care leave for immediate dependants, close ones, and even pets.
  • Electric car lease and financial coaching.
  • Vet service for all pet-related questions.
  • In-house learning and development team with access to year-round courses.
  • Generous discounts across the brand

Next Steps:

If you’re ready to bring your experience and passion to our team, we want to hear from you! Don’t worry if you’re not a perfect match – reach out anyway. We believe in diverse teams, so if you’re from an under-represented demographic, we especially encourage you to apply!

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2310-338908
Salary: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 09/01/2024
Job Industries: Design Jobs, Product Jobs, UI & UX Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Design, Digital, product design, research, Strategy, ui, Usability, User Experience, user interface, UX

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