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Lead Product Designer

Lead Product Designer

Posted 10 April by Venn Group Easy Apply Ended

Contract Lead Product Designer
Recruitment Agency reference: 6684840
Location: Central London
Daily rate: Dependant on experience
Duration: 6 month contract

A position has arisen for a Lead Product Designer to join our client, a large news and publishing organisation. The successful candidate will be working as part of the Product Design team delivering on projects across multiple platforms. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of UX.

Duties will include:

  • Leading design processes across various digital platforms and using new technologies
  • Ensuring consistency and quality of user experience across all relevant platforms
  • Leading the design of journeys, wireframes, designs and prototypes to exemplify company ideas
  • Directing and supporting other Designers throughout their development of new ideas
  • Leading a diverse variety of projects ranging in size and purpose
  • Working with Designers, Developers, Product Managers and other staff members around the company to foresee and solve any issues as required
  • Working both collaboratively and individually
  • Articulating the thinking behind your design decisions to the team and taking on board the ideas of the wider team
  • Working with the in-house User Research and Data teams to gain a deeper understanding of how designs are functioning
  • Providing creative input on all new material

The successful candidate should have:

  • Extensive experience working on a variety of projects, specifically in design-related roles
  • A portfolio demonstrating your ability to perform throughout all stages of the design process
  • A strong background of UX knowledge
  • A BA in a design related degree or similar experience
  • Good knowledge of design software such as Sketch and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Good knowledge of prototyping tools such as Marvel, Adobe XD and Invision
  • Solid knowledge of front-end digital capabilities and limitations and able to make considered design solutions which counter technical limitations
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate with various levels of stakeholders
  • Great organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple streams of work

Desirable skills include:

  • Previous experience managing direct reports or directing other Designers
  • An interest in current affairs
  • Knowledge of After Effects

To apply for this role or to find out about other technology jobs, please contact Kayleigh Reynolds on the Reading Digital Recruitment team on or

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Reference: 34873197

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