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Global Head of Design (UI/UX)

Global Head of Design

Permanent - full-time | c£110k| Hybrid (80% home based / 20% office based in London) Expected travel to European offices

Are you a passionate about the future of design and creating the best customer facing digital products? If you are a Head of Design with an out-of-the-box mindset, keen to help others, build design strategy, manage, and grow an exceptional team of designers, then this opportunity could be for you.

About the company:

This is a new leadership role with responsibility for digital product design team for a well-known business within a growing industry, focusing on creating a safe digital user experience for millions of users! You'll be setting vision, engaging with brand, marketing and customer research teams, and sit within the leadership team to create an inspiring place to work!

Your role:

  • Shape and communicate a compelling long-term design strategy and vision for their customer facing products.

  • Take ownership of the whole user experience of the customers: visual appearance, structure, layout, and user journeys of the user interface.

  • Champion the product design strategy and vision across the business, managing a variety of stakeholders, peers and teams. You will be on the same side as them!

  • You will engage, coach, and develop the team to be at their best. Set career paths, define learning plans, and have the vision and drive to establish a high performing culture within the team.

About you:

  • An extensive background in Product Design is essential, specifically exceptional skills in both UX design, UI design and research with experience working across multiple products, ensuring the quality and consistency of the teams design outputs

  • Proven ability to effectively manage a team, especially when team members are embedded in cross functional product teams.

  • Experience building team environments that are trusting, creative, challenging and psychologically safe.

  • Understanding of the opportunities and challenges of a large, fast moving and dispersed business

  • Lead positive change through an organisation.

  • Comfortable working in an agile development environment and communicate with remote development teams. .

  • An intelligent and curious mind, ready to articulate your design philosophy The ability to take peers and colleagues on a journey to ensure the right outcome for the customer A data driven approach to tackling customer issue

Please apply directly if you are interested in this Global Head of Design role.