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Head of Design

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  • Sector:

    Product , Design & UX/UI

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  • Job functions:

    Digital Director

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum + Stock options!

  • Contact:

    Annabel Adams

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Head of Design (well-funded start-up)!

Permanent, full-time | £60,000 - £80,000 salary + shares | Hybrid (2/3 days per week in office)

Passionate about start-ups, tech journalism, and good reporting? We're looking for someone with an out-of-the-box mindset to become the Head of Design for our client, a well-funded media platform start-up! You'll become part of a nationally recognised media platform, strengthening and enhancing the presence of this company, as well as hiring and leading a design team to help expand it beyond the trendy office in East London!

About the company:

Our client, a well-funded media platform are reporting on the world of technology and start-ups in Europe, backed by a global leading publishing group, within 2 years of launching, they have become known for high-quality journalism and fresh viewpoints across the continent!

About the role:

As a Head of Design, you'll be reporting into the CEO, straddling both day to day design delivery as well as strategic thinking. You'll be responsible for designing a new suite of products, working with an exceptional team of developers, product leaders, and executive leadership. You'll help to create the future of data and reporting on European start-ups, as the company expand their scope beyond media and journalism to become the leading insights platform for the European technology industry.

About you:

  • Experienced in building and evolving Design Systems, with the goal of fostering collaboration across the team and improving the Design to Code process
  • Have line managed or helped build a strong design teams (ideally within UI/UX/Product Design)
  • Simplifying complex data and analytics to speed data reporting
  • Minimum 4 years' experience as a Senior/Lead or Head of Design position
  • Exceptional UI Design skills with a strong understanding of UX practices
  • Ideally start-up or tech industry experience

All the nice perks:

  • £60k-80k salary + shares
  • Option to work semi-remotely in East London (2-3 days per week, flexible)
  • Shiny new technical equipment - Mac generally, but they are open to whatever suits your needs
  • £1,000 annual learning budget to spend on courses - or anything else that interests you
  • 25 days of annual leave, plus the usual public holidays

Look forward to speaking to you!