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Design Lead

Posted on 26 May 22 by Sasha Taylor

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Job Description

Our client is a leading infrastructure and liquidity provider that enables institutional and enterprise use-cases for digital assets.

As the Design Lead, you will collaborate with leadership to define the vision for their product while working hands-on with the product team to design and build an exceptional user experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

You will play an integral role in the development of our client's product vision in collaboration with leadership.

  • You will develop a deep understanding of internal strategy, product, and users through relevant user research, competitive analysis, and other design thinking activities.
  • You will help create consistent branding across multiple internal and consumer facing product offerings, including the user experience, marketing and vision/feel for these products
  • You will apply your deep understanding to meaningfully collaborate on and contribute to the definition and development of the product vision.

You will translate the product vision into compelling UX design solutions.

  • You will develop and deliver high-level and detailed user flows, concepts, wireframes, high-fidelity UI, prototypes, and detailed design specifications to effectively communicate design concepts and solutions.
  • You will consistently choose the best course of action from a wide range of UX design activities appropriate for complex problems (such as rapid prototyping and usability testing) to address business problems and/or opportunities.
  • You will actively mentor and provide oversight to reporting designer(s) and support the development team as they deliver products that implement your designs.
  • You will champion design excellence within the product team, including by fully integrating design to improve and optimize existing processes and contributing to overall improvement of best practices through shared thought leadership.
  • Facilitate design workshops with customers and stakeholders to uncover insights and help inform product strategy.

EXPERIENCE

You are a principled design thinker who is customer-centric.

  • You love to envision holistic solutions that span the entire user journey.
  • You have a hunger to learn as much as you can about our users and prioritize research and data over instinct and experience.
  • Ideally you have experience working with finance, investment or trading software

You know how to do design and can plan and prioritize for yourself as well as for the larger product org.

  • You have conviction about design decisions.
  • You are highly capable across a range of UX design activities because you’ve got at least 7 years of experience in doing them well.
  • You are able to balance timelines and resources to meet business goals.
  • You know how to advocate for the role of design, while also working effectively as part of a team.
  • You are fluent in Figma
  • You are a skilled and empathetic communicator who can influence and make decisions while respecting and being inclusive of others.
  • You see the value of involving engineers and others early in the design process and enjoy cultivating the potential in others.

Job Information

Rate / Salary

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Sector

IT/Software/Technology

Category

Design, External

Skills / Experience

Figma, Product Design, UX/UI

Benefits

Not Specified

Our Reference

JOB-1041

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