Director of Product Design

  • £100,000.00 to £120,000.00
  • Greater London
  • Permanent



This well established brand are going through a period of exceptional growth & transformation, and as part of that journey the senior leadership team have decided to bring in a seasoned Digital Product Design & UX Research Director. Innovation, team growth and being able to define processes will be key focus areas for this critical hire.


**Please note - this role is hybrid (1 day minimum in the office) based in either London OR Hampshire (finer details TBC dependent on each applicant/situation)


What they need -


  • A highly experienced Digital Product Design lead who has bags of consumer facing experience and knows how to lead on strategy across both product design & research
  • Someone with a strong track record of building and scaling teams - an expert mentor & leader for the product design function
  • A digital native who's accustomed to working with ambiguity and isn't afraid to help define processes and the roadmap for the team
  • Someone who can confidently manage both upwards and downwards (across C-suite, product, engineering, etc), leading on digital best practice when it comes to enhancing the customer facing proposition
  • A hands-on design practitioner who can guide their growing team in terms of site improvements, prioritising user research & data to inform your design decision making
  • Someone who can capably set business priorities, becoming the champion across the business for best-in class user experience design


What you're great at -


  • Devising clear product design roadmaps with a strong track record of delivering site enhancements for another customer facing business (B2C exposure is essential)
  • Building design teams from the ground up, leading from the front and delivering exceptional team mentorship and management as processes & systems are put in place
  • Collaborating with your product & engineering counterparts to deliver the most seamless product experience for the businesses valued users
  • At your core you are an exceptional visual designer with strengths in user research, prototyping, UCD principles and design accessibility


What you'll get –


  • Discretionary bonus
  • Hybrid/flexible working
  • Pension
  • Life insurance
  • Discount perks
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