Senior Product Designer

London, United Kingdom

Job Description

You love solving problems by creating powerful, beautiful, and intuitive digital products. You design for outcomes with a proven track record of creating complex software products at scale in challenging client-facing environments.

You've mastered the methodologies, tools and level of craftsmanship needed to strategize and design powerful solutions that solve both business and user objectives. You understand how to apply design thinking to turn ambiguity into detailed design strategy and product vision.

As a member of Devbridge, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most complex challenges in software development today. You will be part of a growing team of Product Managers and Engineers creating world-class digital products for some of the largest companies in the world.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute design leadership on strategic, large-scale client engagements

  • Identify opportunities for new workstreams and solutions within current engagements

  • Contribute to the growth of the Product Design practice:

    • Participate in the interview process and orientation of Product Design candidates/new hires

    • Coach, mentor, and train Product Designers on best practices

    • Contribute to design thought leadership through opportunities for continued learning, publishing articles and leading trainings

  • Drive results for all aspects of digital product design for our clients from leading product vision through ongoing production design

  • Solution design

    • Own and lead design strategy for your engagements incorporating timeline, budget, goals, delivery complexities and that enables you and the team to produce designs for delivery, following best asset creation and management practices

    • Identify areas of meaningful measurement on your design engagements supported by research efforts you will lead

  • Production design

    • Collaborate with globally distributed team members during agile sprint ceremonies to determine immediate and future design scope and delivery

    • Ensure technical feasibility and quality of your designs for engineering hand off, and alleviate design blockers with engineers throughout your project’s iterative sprint cadence

    • Lead design reviews with client stakeholders

  • Consulting

    • Run requirements gathering workshops with strategic clients

    • Advise clients on product direction and work directly with delivery teams on technical options

    • Assemble end-to-end design strategy plans including timing, activities, and business outputs

Requirements

  • 5+ years of product design experience

  • Ability to translate a client’s potentially ambiguous vision all the way through into detailed, technically sound product design

  • Ability to tailor communication and set expectations effectively to multiple audiences

  • Strong product design background with mastery of methodology, tools (i.e., Sketch, Figma), and techniques needed to drive business and human value

  • Experience designing end-to-end custom software solutions in a technology consulting environment

  • Lean requirements gathering and story mapping experience

  • Ability to pick up technical and business concepts quickly

  • Strong communication skills: visual, written and verbal

  • Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization, and project management skills

  • Demonstrated problem-solving experience for complex business challenges

  • Ability to lead by influence

  • Willingness to travel up to 30%

Bonus Points

  • Mentoring experience

  • Proven track record of expanding business on existing engagements

  • Working knowledge of Miro

  • Working knowledge of analytics tools such as FullStory or Mixpanel

Benefits

  • A quickly scaling international company with a variety of challenging and compelling projects

  • Growth opportunities in a matrixed management environment

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses

  • Private medical cover including dental and vision

  • 25 days annual leave plus UK Bank Holidays

  • Matched contribution company pension

  • Maternity/Paternity benefit

  • Flexible health and wellness benefit

  • Opportunities for professional development such as conferences, seminars, and educational courses

  • Team building events, Friday lunches, and stocked kitchen

  • Employee referral bonus program

Devbridge's London office is based near Liverpool Street Station in a WeWork office building, we are looking to grow our presence in the region and therefore this is the ideal time to join us and be part of our growth story. It’s fun, fast, and lean and we look to keep it that way!

Devbridge is committed to providing equal employment opportunities available to all. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our success as a company, and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.