Lead UI Designer

Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
9 days ago

Lead UI Designer

Want to do the best work of your life? We're looking for an experienced UI Designer to join one of Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. With 24 million customers in 6 countries, this is a fanstastic opportunity to make your mark within a truly exciting and technology-driven environment.

The Group Product Design team spends every day creating forward-thinking customer products and services across the Group Product portfolio. As well as transforming the OTT experience across Europe, evolving product interface, and continuing to develop market-leading digital news and sports products, the organisation have bold and revolutionizing plans for the future. You'll join a team of forward-thinking design specialists working across multiple channels and are working to shape the way customers enjoy our client's products and services.

What you'll do:

  • Support the Head of Design for Group Design Team in shaping the day-to-day delivery and forward-looking UI direction.
  • Oversee UI designers, becoming the first port of call for inspiration, guidance, advice and support.
  • Shape the teams' ability to improve core skills, identifying and enabling opportunities for career growth through empowerment.
  • Support the design team in shaping the day-to-day delivery and forward-looking user experience direction for our products, ensuring it's in line with wider product and brand strategy and constantly breaking new ground.
  • Learn from and implement external best practice and thinking on how we improve the creative UI output through more efficient specialist tools, and processes.
  • Work with partner groups both inside and outside the Group Design team at product owner, and senior manager level
  • Nurture a creative culture. Be a champion for creative thinking throughout the team.
  • Lead by example by setting a benchmark for what good looks like through clarity and an innovative approach to your creative output.

What you'll bring:

  • Extensive commercial experience with a specific focus on UI design
  • Experience in running collaboration sessions via discovery workshops, helping drive alignment and innovation through experiences we deliver.
  • Proficient with the latest tools and software such as Sketch, Figma, InVision, or Adobe creative suite.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to convey complex design concepts clearly to different delivery skill sets within the organisation.
  • As obsessed with the finer detail as they are with the creative vision. Striving to deliver pixel perfect designs.
  • A keen interest in current trends in design and communications and the ability to turn them in to cutting edge realities.
  • Experience working within a high-pressure delivery environment, and in a highly collaborative manner with multiple delivery skill sets.
  • Proficient with the latest tools and applications such as Figma, Sketch, InVision, or Adobe creative suite.
  • Experience designing for TV an advantage, but not essential.

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