Senior Product Designer

Start-up social platform form the automotive space

The client

This start-up are building a brand new social product with a focus on building a community for petrol heads. Combining user generated and editorial content they aim to create a space where motoring enthusiasts can engage, discuss and explore a wide variety of topics within the space as well as meeting like-minded people.

After only 18 months since starting, they already have some incredible partnerships in the industry including Audi, McLaren, Renault and a long list of influential figures. The company itself is backed by three of the most well know celebrity names in the automotive space.

With 3 initial products launched (The web platform and 2 mobile apps) they are now looking to build out a cross-functional product team who will be redeveloping all of their existing products from the ground up focusing on delivering a first class user experience. There are multiple additional products in the pipeline too as they look to grow in to new areas of the market.

They have a strong belief that a happy team is a productive one so they invest heavily in creating an environment that everyone will enjoy. They provide snacks, drinks, beers and host regular socials to get the team bonding. With the addition of flexitime and occasional working from home days, you can plan your time around your life.

The role

As a Senior Product Designer, you will be partnered with a UX researcher and report directly to the CPO to help build truly user-centered products. You will be supported by another product designer and work across their entire product suite using data to influence your decision.

Being truly end to end you will work with the researcher to identify what information you need to gather and analyse the results of interviews and user tests before moving on to concept generation, flows, wires and finally visual design.

You will take ownership over their products, deciding on new features as well as having the opportunity to explore new product ideas as you go.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead on the design of each of their digital products (Responsive site, 2 mobile apps, B2B Dashboard and more).
  • Support the CPO in implementing product processes and best practice.
  • Analyse user data to decide on new features and influence your design decisions.
  • Mentor a more junior member of the team (Not manage)
  • Run projects end – end from research and ideation to visual design and developer hand off.

The candidate

  • Previous experience in an end to end digital product design role where you have been responsible for entire product builds.
  • A portfolio of case studies that demonstrates both your UX understanding and visual design ability.
  • Can demonstrate your experience in cross-platform projects.
  • Experience using data to influence your decisions.
  • Experience in a start-up environment would be ideal but not required.
  • A keen interest in automotive is desirable but not necessary.
  • Confident using tools like Sketch, InVision and Principle.

 

There are a host of additional benefits and share options available.