Product Design Director job vacancy

EA First Compass House

Overview: Product Design Director job vacancy in London recruiting now

Ref: 10826_53bcb78bc66b48b3fa8d0ff6386be682
Employer: EA First Compass House
Location: London, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

The Product Design Director will act as the first point of contact on product related matters. Within the Product Design team, you will work with Product Discovery, Solution Architects,Product Delivery and Operations teams to ensure the product delivered positively impacts the business in the long term.

As an exciting fast-growth Fintech organisation, you can expect to join a business where a united successful mindset filters through their culture. They have a strong brand, reputation and team that deliver to the highest standard.

There is diversity in thought and ideas which is consistently celebrated.

If you are someone who has an open mindset to learning, developing ideas and embraces the opportunity work with clients then this could be a brilliant role for you.

Please find further details below on Product Design Director position working for a Fintech in London

Technology or Consultancy experience is required

UX Design experience would be advantageous

The key focus of the Product team is the new feature discovery, design, and development of this technology platform. You will be expected to act as the first point of contact on product related matters.

Within the Product Design sub-team, you will work with (1) Product Discovery to gain an in-depth understanding of product requirements (2) Solution Architects within the Technology team to design and recommend the most appropriate architecture approach to technical solutions to meet product requirements (3) Product Delivery to ensure designed solutions are delivered as expected (4) Operations teams to collect internal feedback on the platform with a view to continuously improve and enhance the platform.

Main Duties:

Maintain Roadmaps (External & Internal)

Be a conduit between the Product and Technology teams, interacting regularly with Solution Architects on all internal workshops, to have robust discussions on the architecture approach to technical solutions as well as subsequent analyses

Advocate for user experience of the platform and take ownership over usability in designing technical solutions with architects

For new features that are to be added to our platform, lead the conversion of product requirements into technical solutions

Provide input, on behalf of the team, within the Origination processes on items required by prospect clients that are not out-of-the-box functionalities, define whether those can and should be offered and if to be offered, whether those should be extended to all Demica clients

Own the design and update of various training collateral, including the Product Specification for the platform and demo videos

Proactively identify training requirements and lead the provision of training forinternal and external parties

Keep abreast of peers and competitor analysis

Identify technology drivers, critical technology attributes, related existing and emerging technologies with their commercial readiness levels, and the opportunity space enabled by these technologies

The ideal Product Design Director will demonstrate the following. Please do not be deterred from applying for the role if you do not tick all these boxes. We would rather hear from you!

Strong stakeholder management skills

Basic understanding of financial products and concepts

Strong communication, interpersonal, customer service, and sales skills

Ability to relay technical information to non-technical customers

Strong reasoning and technical troubleshooting skills

Have genuine interest in technology concepts, must have tech “at heart” for delivering the best possible financial solution to customers

Passion for challenge and opportunity to grow in a rapid moving entrepreneur environment

Experience as UX Designer an advantage

Experience of working with distributed systems

Able to work across functions (origination, product, marketing, technology and operations) to deliver customer objectives.

Knowledge on Software Product Delivery processes, especially in Agile methodologies

Knowledge on Software delivery lifecycle including Requirements Gathering, User Stories, Development, QA, UAT and Release management

12 Month FTC

£85K salary

Hybrid working

Pension, Healthcare, Holidays etc

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this fixed term contract vacancy.



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