Design Lead

London /
Product & Engineering – Product Design (UX/UI) /
Full Time
We’re looking for a talented Design Lead with 5+ years relevant experience designing native apps and 2+ years of experience leading other designers. 
As a Design Lead you will help shape the future of the Moneybox experience, with best-in-class visual design skills and solid experience of UX practice. 
You will lead a small team of designers who you will mentor and help to develop. The role combines growing and managing a team with hands-on design. You will report directly to the Design Manager and be based in the London office (office based from January 2021).

All applications must include a copy/link to your portfolio.

What You’ll Do

    • Hands-on design and ownership of of the centralised team
    • You will manage and mentor two talented designers, and help to grow your team
    • Full stack design, taking responsibility for all aspects of the of the feature you design - from the first sketch through to implementation, you’ll drive all stages of the design process
    • Work directly with the product, insights and engineerings team to understand the user base, business needs, related requirements and technical constraints
    • You will report directly to the Design Manager
    • Help with hiring, mentoring, and establishing a design culture within the company, inspiring everyone around you
    • Have a deep understanding of the Moneybox products and app
    • Utilize your full range of UX design (interaction design and visual design) skills
    • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple yet inspiring
    • Continuously deliver design iterations in order to achieve the best experience
    • Evaluate UI/UX design throughout the development cycle
    • Collaborate with product stakeholders to define and design new tools, features, flows and mockups
    • Use a combination of data and customer feedback to refine and optimise screens, processes and micro-interactions 
    • The centralised team manages the design system which serves designers distributed across various mission squads

Who you are

    • A driven leader with 5+ years minimum experience delivering both UX and UI design in digital including experience in mobile and native applications
    • Possess a portfolio full of beautiful, well thought out interface work that showcases your flair and attention-to-detail. Include examples of mobile and app products you have worked on (iOS and Android) 
    • You thrive in a fast paced environment where you can use lightweight processes, creative ideas and quick iteration to have a huge impact
    • Expert with each stage of the design UX/UI design process (eg: process flow development, system architecture, wireframing, research, interaction design, visual design, prototyping)
    • Business minded, applying Design Thinking methods to match people's needs with what is technically feasible resulting in a viable business strategy which converts customer value and market opportunity
    • Ability to design products and features that match how people think and behave
    • You’re autonomous and entrepreneurial
    • Eager to deliver impeccable visual designs
    • High attention to detail
    • Quick learner, always open-minded, curious and eager to learn new skills
    • Ability to make complex ideas simple to understand and easy to use 
    • Ability to think on your feet, adapt and a master in communicating your ideas and thought processes
    • What drives you is delivering great experiences and solving problems
    • A keen interest and knowledge of the FinTech industry 
    • Passionate about helping people save and invest for their future

Required experience

    • People management, team development and recruiting experience 
    • 5+ years minimum experience delivering both UX and UI design
    • 2+ years of management experience with direct reports under your guidance
    • A portfolio of work containing examples of both UX, UI and native applications
    • Familiarity with design and prototyping tools (Sketch, Abstract, Figma, Marvel, Adobe etc)
    • Experience working in a fast paced environment alongside developers
    • Used or constructed design systems
    • Experience working with Agile methodologies
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