Job type: Permanent
Salary: $180,000k-$190,000k+ plus super + bonus
Job number: 151315
This role offers a great opportunity for highly collaborative, intelligent, ambitious individuals with exceptional problem-solving and communication skills to join an award-winning business, working within a dynamic Innovation Lab / Design Studio hub.
We are currently seeking an experienced Lead Product Design practitioner, with a passion for HCD and who is focused on delivering problem-solving solutions, driven by design, technology, and analytics.
This role will be joining a Product & Innovation studio hub, sitting within a leading global strategic consulting firm!
ABOUT THE ROLE:
This role offers a great opportunity for highly collaborative, intelligent, ambitious individuals with exceptional problem-solving and communication skills to join an award-winning business, working within a dynamic innovation lab/studio hub.
As the LEAD Product Designer / Experience Design Lead / Senior Consultant level role – you will form the backbone of the business and be the emerging design leader for the organization.
You ideally have hands-on skills across the end-to-end design process; able to flex & flow depending on the team and project / product requirements. Confident leading and driving HCD approach across projects / teams.
Takes the lead on Research, facilitates workshops & design sprints; solid experience working within the discovery phase to uncover user needs; then moving projects along UX / UI lifecycle through to final delivery. Mentoring and inspiring more junior team members.
Additionally, you will contribute to product strategy, act as the foremost advocate for the power and value of design, and collaborate closely with diverse client stakeholders to ensure knowledge transfer.
TYPES OF PROJECTS / YOUR ROLE:
This role encompasses all HCD driven projects, with the Product Design remit covering products, systems, services & solutions across UX, CX, Services Design, transformation and beyond for a variety of different clients & across various industries.
In essence, you will maintain a focus on applying a user centered design approach to create impactful solutions for client’s businesses. You will be working within integrated, cross-functional project teams; alongside strategy consultants, product managers, data scientists, software developers / engineers.
As a core member of the team, you will also help to bring the Design Hub to the next level as a business. This includes supporting the recruitment / hiring of new design talent, coaching / mentoring junior team members, contributing to design culture and evangelizing the clients’ capabilities within the firm.
The Lead Product Designer must be comfortable and experienced in having a consultative approach, with excellent communication skills, confident influencing stakeholders & clients and advocating for users and an HCD approach on projects is essential too.
This role is an exciting opportunity to build a new and critical capability & design hub for a well known and globally reconginised consulting firm.
BALANCE OF COMMERCIAL WORK & POSITIVE / SOCIAL GOOD:
10% time free work to spend on NGO / NFP
They also do more formal pro-bono projects where they set up projects & they spend a month working on something meaningful / volunteer
You will be able to work on a variety of projects in a vase range of different areas.
COMPANY PERKS / CULTURE / BENEFITS:
If you’re comfortable with ambiguity and change and have a passion for making an impact in high stake business environments and willingness to continually learn & expand your skills – we would love to hear from you!
If you feel the above role may align, we would love to hear from you – pls apply ASAP with an updated CV and Portfolio and/or website that provides examples of your web/mobile/tablet/product based human/customer-centered design based projects and specific testing/research projects you’ve done.
Or, you can email directly to Ellie Doran at email@example.com
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