United Cloud creates products and experiences that are used and loved by millions. Design Lead is a leadership role with a focus to bridge the gap between business and users. Reporting to Design Director, a design lead is responsible for managing a design team, collaborating with other leaders to define the user experience strategy of the organisation and envision the future of UX for our products and business.
What you'll have here :
Scalability: Working on products that are constantly growing and developing with various functionalities. Our products are usable every day, and within millions of users there are some of your friends, neighbors, family members.
People: You will work with experts, community leaders and senior engineers who made these products from scratch. They will reveal to you how the whiteboard idea turns into a worldwide platform.
Internal learning sessions and innovation challenges: We are an innovation center primarily and you can be part of initiatives, research and focus groups… and don’t miss to take a place in innovation challenges and hackathons.
Career growth: We strongly believe in feedback culture and development plans.
Community: You wanna share your knowledge with the community? You are more than welcome. If you are not a great speaker, that is also fine.
Your Responsibilities :
Recruit and manage a talented and productive team of product designers and leaders that consistently delivers on projects and is well-balanced across a range of design skill sets.
Responsible for overall team performance and health, resource allocation, project prioritization and building a culture of design excellence.
Lead and oversee the user experience of a product from conception to launch in partnership with product managers and engineers.
Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into useful and valuable products for our 15 million users.
Contribute to strategic decisions around the future direction of UC products.
Design end-to-end flows and experiences that are simple and elegant for our supported platforms.
Define, craft and evolve designs within visual systems and/or standards
Proactively solicit and provide feedback from designers and a broader product team in order to continually raise our bar for quality, while also taking on mentorship.
Cultivate a healthy design process for the team and be a key contributor to your organization’s product strategy.
Effectively communicate your team’s product goals (both within the team and outside the team), and connect related projects across the company so that problems or joint decisions can be resolved quickly.
What we're looking for :
Relevant experience as a Design Lead.
Extensive knowledge of design and prototyping tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Principle).
Communication, presentation, and leadership skills.
Understanding of Agile process and principles.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.
Programming skills will be considered as an advantage.
Ability to communicate in a clear, consistent and transparent manner.
High proficiency in written and spoken English.
WE HAVE MORE THAN COOKIES:
Choose your workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic
Flexible working hours
Gifts for special days
Private health insurance
Sports and fitness
Here’s the thing:
We come to work every day to face exciting and challenging creative problems. And we come armed with an extremely Agile mindset and a bundle of opportunities for career growth and personal development plans.
We come and go relaxed and happy as we know United Cloud has our back, making sure our work and private life are in a perfect balance.
Our team is made of smart people, ambitious enough to make the change and brave enough to move boundaries. There is always room for more individuals like that, so send us your CV and portfolio.