Product Designer

Recruiter
NU Creative
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
up to £55K per annum + benefits
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
14 Mar 2018
Ref
481
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Architecture, Digital / Web, Product

When the likes of Spotify or Facebook need their apps tested globally, they use my client, a London based App Testing business, based in over 104 countries. Their vision is to become as invaluable for the rest of the start-up ecosystem as they’re to their current customers. With a strong focus on outstanding delivery, they’re are looking for an exceptional Product Designer to help productise their offering and turn what are currently complex and messy business processes into simple, elegant user flows.

As a Product Designer, you will solve difficult design problems every day by incorporating the needs of the user with the objectives of the business, and will create solutions that focus on minimalism and reducing noise. You will think not just about solving individual design problems, but also about the sum of the user experience, you will strive to disrupt rather than simply optimise.

  • Global crowd of professional testers who find bugs in apps before they’re released - testing for the biggest brands in the world
  • VC backed for the next 2 years by well-known and established brands
  • Voted one of UK's fastest growing Tech companies by Tech City.
  • They also organise Testathons around the world with the biggest brands in the world

Responsibilities

  • You know the importance of user research and customer intelligence, you know how to conduct interviews and extract customer problems from them.
  • You work collaboratively with product managers, engineers and analysts to brainstorm new features and define success criteria.
  • You can sketch, ideate, and generate new concepts quickly based on stakeholder direction and self-driven research.
  • You strive to design flows and experiences that not only solve problems in creative and innovative ways, but are incredibly simple and elegant at the same time.
  • You understand design within an agile setting, and consistently ensure that assets are delivered both on time and in a format that is easy for the team to understand (wireframes, user stories, user journeys, interactive mockups, hi-fi designs etc.)
  • You know how software development works, you are familiar with strengths and limitations of both Web and Mobile. You enjoy contributing to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams.

Requirements

  • Over 3 years of experience as a web-based UX or Product Designer
  • Strong portfolio of successful design projects to present at interviews
  • Experience working within a product company
  • Adept at designing in lo-fi & hi-fi design software alike
  • Experience of KPI/metrics-driven design
  • Experience running customer interviews
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Basic understanding of technology and what is possible
  • Self-driven and organised - you don’t need hand-holding or micromanaging

Preferred

  • Experience working in B2B/Enterprise
  • Experience working in a startup
  • Experience working within an agile, cross-functional team

Benefits

  • Team culture - Team culture plays a huge role in what they do. From monthly outings to weekly gatherings, they make sure that everyone is included, appreciated and part of the team.
  • Your personal growth – The company is huge on personal development and will dedicate time helping to make sure you achieve your personal and professional goals and bucket lists.
  • Responsibility and creative freedom - you'll have a role that will be vital to the company’s success and every idea you come up with will always be considered.
  • Discounts - on Spotify Premium, Gym membership, ASOS, Amazon Prime, etc.

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