Head of Design

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
3 months
From:
Mentmore Recruitment
Location:
London
Published at:
09/24/2020
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
1972775

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Mentmore is currently recruiting for a Head of Design for our client, a global financial services organisation, who are currently building a new fintech in the UK. They are looking to bring on board an experienced Head of Design with extensive experience on Customer Research, UI&UX and Product.
Role: Head of Design- Head of UI and Head of Customer Research
Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Head of UI, Design and Head of Customer Research practice
  • Developing and creating Researched UX for the developing product.
  • Taking ownership of the user experience across all of our digital platforms: mapping user journeys and designing interactions and interfaces across multiple brands
  • Setting clear goals, managing resources accordingly, create product roadmaps and mentoring stakeholders towards growth and success.
  • Expert of design best practice and setting the user experience strategy.
  • Designing and executing user experience research and usability studies
  • Create and share documentation of UX progress, updates and findings with the CPO
  • Deliver exceptionally beautiful, pixel-perfect designs across our digital touch points for all phases of visual UI and interactive design work from concept through to live
  • Engage with the business stakeholders to understand their concerns and needs of the company.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with good senior-level stakeholder management soft skills and competencies.

Required skills:

  • Expert understanding of interaction, usability and visual design principles and the tools used to produce these (Sketch, Photoshop etc).
  • Good understanding of HTML/CSS and responsive design.
  • Relevant experience as a UX/UI designer
  • Outstanding design portfolio showcasing your talent on web and mobile including responsive design and native app examples
  • Ability to demonstrate strong prototyping skills and user flows
  • Proficient in industry standard software
  • Strong working knowledge of and passion for interaction and user-centred experience design, including comprehensive awareness of new platforms and technologies
  • Up-to-date with current design trends and usability best practice