Product Designer

  • Job Reference: SWR2637
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Science & Technology, Production & Operatives
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Product Designer - Spider is advertising on behalf of a highly successful growing technology business based in the City of London specialising in duty of care tools for organisations and are embarking on an exciting roadmap to take a product to launch. They are now looking for an innovative Product Designer to join their Products Team and work alongside the management team to help them take our upcoming product to launch. 

Would you regard yourself as an avid problem solver and an articulate communicator? Do you want to be part of the team playing a central role in taking a brand-new world class, cutting edge SAAS product through Beta trials and launch to the market? We are looking for candidates with a deep empathy for people and a real passion for technology. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! 

As the Product Designer you will architect end to end user experiences for our products. With preferable experience in a tech-based environment and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. You will be to have awareness of web technologies and languages, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (including React) to ease communication and hand-off with the Engineering Team. You will own design problems end to end, from problem discovery and definition through to solution development and delivery. 

Other key duties will include: 

  • Analyse and conduct qualitative and quantitative user research, including user interviews, surveys to identify user pain points and succinctly presenting key findings to relevant stakeholders.
  • Plan and run design studio workshops both internally with our team and externally with our clients. You will articulate and present user problems to the wider company to help build up empathy and understanding across the company of their users and their problems.
  • Collaborate with the Engineering Team to take your designs from concept to implementation.

To be a successful Product Designer you will need excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to organise and run interviews with external stakeholders, from junior staff to senior executives. You will need to be self-motivated with the ability to work independently on design problems and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

They are open to candidates from all educational backgrounds, whether purely design, humanities, engineering, or sciences. 

This position of Product Designer is a Full- Time position. Working 37.5 hours per week.  On offer is a competitive salary of (depending on experience). Other benefits include 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Company sick pay. You will work in a great office working environment with an open plan office, sitting close to your team members in the heart of London. With 3 days spent working from the office and 2 days working from home each week. You will also work closely with our team in our Dubai office with opportunities to visit for deeper collaboration. 

If you have the relevant skills and experience as a product or user experience designer, have expertise in UI design and rapid prototyping tools (we primarily use Figma) and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. Please note: our client would love to see a portfolio demonstrating user-centred design solutions for mobile and desktop, ideally including for SAAS web platforms. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Our client strongly believes in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply. 

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This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: product, production, product design, product strategy, engineering, SAAS, designing

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