Head of Product Design

Location
Bedford
Salary
£90k - 110k per year
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
19 Aug 2021
Ref
SLJHPD541
Contact
Alice McCarty
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Graphics
Job Functions
Designer

Head of Product Design – Software, Remote -

The Opportunity

The market leader within education software, working internationally and nationally, offering a variety of  solutions across mobile, android and iOS products, are looking for a Head of Product Design to shape their market leading system and evolve it into a cloud base model.

Working predominantly home based with occasional office visits, this is the perfect opportunity for a dynamic product designer, coming with extensive experience across SaasS.

Your Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a product design role, within SaaS, ideally transforming products to a SaaS delivery model
  • Carrying a relevant degree ideally and evident skills within Adobe, Sketch and wider visual software’s
  • Exceptional knowledge of UX Design, market needs within e-learning and how to devise and drive product strategies within it
  • Capable hands when it comes to all things stakeholder management and team management, having previously led design teams for business applications
  • Evidence of working in an outcome focused model, quantifying impact and results you have driven
  • Tenacity and ability to drive change, having worked within an Agile environment
  • Agile experience is crucial

Your Responsibilities

  • Shaping their market leading system and driving the evolution to a cloud based model, alongside a brilliant team who will support with the development of design language, patterns, usability, testing and more. This will require experience, team management skills
  • Creating and owning a clear design vision and strategy for the evolution and recognising how to implement within the ever changing industry and best practices
  • Leading an Agile working environment and promoting a culture of dynamism and innovation through confidence to experiment with products and stay ahead of trends in the market
  • Driving a vision and purpose across the team, advocating customer needs and inspiring the team
  • Exceptionally managing stakeholder management and upholding a passion for the products and transformation to an agile SaaS company
  • Maintaining best standards across UX, and coaching the team on data analysis, research, further product design and recognising opportunities

This is a huge opportunity to join a market leader and innovative software organisation, leading an ever-growing team and making huge changes. We’re looking for evident experience within SaaS product Design at a senior level, managing sizeable teams. Do not apply unless you are coming in with those skills and Agile working methodologies.

This is commutable from those in Milton Keynes, Northampton, Bletchley, Luton, Stevenage, Cambridge, Corby, Banbury, Aylesbury Peterborough, Coventry, Oxford, Watford and more. You must be able to commute several times a month to Bedford.

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