Head of Digital Design

Location
Cambridge
Salary
£70k - 75k per year
Posted
20 Aug 2021
Closes
17 Sep 2021
Ref
SBPDIGDES597
Contact
Alice McCarty
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Digital / Web
Job Functions
Designer

Head of Digital Design, Cambridge -

The Opportunity:
An award-winning, global organisation, are seeking a Head Digital Design to join their growing successful organisation. Offering an excellent benefits package and good home-working opportunities, this is a brilliant next step for a senior product management and innovation guru!

The Head of Digital Design will help to define and establish a multi-faceted design practice for the organisation. As the function develops over time the Head of Digital Design will provide design leadership to a highly skilled team of user experience designers and researchers as well as working with their DevOps team and providing direction to third party suppliers and agency partners. The Head of Digital Design will also work across the company to champion user needs and build the right culture and capability as part of the transformation programme.

You will need…

  • Proven experience of UX or UI design.
  • Demonstrable experience in team management.
  • Experience of establishing and leading product design, development and management functions, defining and designing organisational approaches.
  • Experience with customer and product discovery including service design and a track record in engaging a wider group of stakeholders with these approaches.
  • Experience with interaction design and information architecture. Proficient in design software.
  • Understanding of business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences.
  • Experience working within Agile practices, particularly Scrum and Kanban.
  • Understanding of web standards and best practice, especially in user interface design and usability and accessibility standards; understanding of SEO.

This is a fantastic role with many benefits, such as a relaxed and friendly working environment, and a generous holiday allowance. Due to the location of the Cambridgeshire office, you must be able to commute to their Cambridge based offices when business requirements demand. 

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