Head of Design and UX

  • Location

    Leeds, W. Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Emma Higson-Kirrane

  • Contact email:

    Emma.Higson-Kirrane@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH110066_1568036789

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-09

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Head of Design & UX

Leeds

6 Months

Would you like to work for the UK's leading online gaming provider working with cutting edge technology in a highly creative team? We've got an exciting opportunity for a Head of Design & UX in our Gaming Team.

Reporting to the Gaming Team's Head of Product, you will lead the UX and Digital Product Design functions across several digital products. You'll create a vision for our products, developing a 'north star', before establishing a continuous process of refinement and evolution. You'll connect strategy and vision to the day-to-day by exciting and inspiring your team, stakeholders and peers. You'll be an experienced Design leader with a rich diversity of experiences of managing large digital teams preferably both within an agency and corporate environments. You can provide examples of where you have led a design function to have real impact within an organisation and be able to demonstrate your Design leadership approach and accompanying strategies.

You will have the following skills:

  • You will have proven experience of working within a fast paced, evolving organisation.
  • You will have a track record in building and leading high-performing user research, product design or content design teams.
  • You will have led design, UX and research teams, prototyping and mocking up new ideas and concepts
  • You are experienced working in agile environments, with multi-disciplined team.
  • Display a passion for experimenting with new processes and ways of working to drive innovation that uncovers new value and experiences.
  • Using your experience, persuasive communication skills and natural charisma to act as the Team's design voice inside and outside the company - selling the vision and being an advocate for the team.

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.