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UX Director

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £95000 - £100000 per annum + + share options

  • Contact:

    Jane Abbott

  • Contact email:

    jane.abbott@pcrdigital.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH12677_1656423407

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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UX Director

£100k per annum

2% company share upon 1 year review

Hybrid working - Kings Cross, London

Our client, an extremely exciting well-funded start-up are looking for a UX Director to join their small team. This company is working to truly bridge the human/machine divide. The successful applicant will help to develop the vision, both physically and digitally, of the founders and the deep learning engineers currently in place.

Responsibilities:

  • Wireframing and creating rapid prototypes to help visualise initial vision for the product
  • Overseeing the development of products from start to finish to ensure they are in-line with the overall vision and user experience/journey
  • Weaving UX best practices and trends in all that you do
  • Leave your fingerprints on the design of the product - own this process and in time grow the team around you
  • Implement design processes to deliver great products more efficiently as the company grows
  • Collaborating with the CPO/Technology Evangelist and Owner on overall product strategy/direction
  • Hiring, managing, and mentoring a team of talented product designers when needed

Requirements:

  • UI Design, Interaction Design, Leadership/Ownership, UX Design
  • Deep knowledge of full user experience design process and ability to contribute at any level
  • Willingness and eager to start from scratch on a greenfield project and watch as it grows into a phenomenal global product
  • Expertise in responsive web design
  • Collaboration with backend engineers working within the big data, AWS and Deep Learning/AI space
  • Motivating people outside the UX team to apply user-centred design principles to their work
  • Design-thinking process
  • Enter projects at any level of definition and drive a successful user experience
  • 10+ years of experience in UX design in multiple environments (preferably start-up/greenfield, Media and entertainment, B2B OR B2C)
  • A great people person, ability to communicate with senior stakeholders and take charge of the design process with ambiguous briefs in a changing landscape
  • Solid experience with product management

What's in it for you?

  • A chance to work on a world-first project in the Deep Learning/AI space
  • Work alongside a prestigious leader who is known for founding and growing multi-billion- dollar companies
  • Make your mark and be a part of something huge (while owning 2% of the company!)
  • Your own choice of design tools, subscriptions, hardware and software to enable to you get the job done to a very high level
  • Competitive salary alongside other perks to be woven in as the company grows
  • Flexibility and autonomy to work in your own way and really grow the full design landscape of what looks to be a fascinating product.