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Principal / Lead Product Designer | Global Consultancy > Innovation Design Hub

Job type: Permanent
Salary: $180,000k-$190,000k+ plus super + bonus
Location: Sydney
Type: Permanent
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.

  • Join an award-winning business voted continuously best place to work, great $$ and benefits, working across a variety of different projects, clients, products, etc.,!
  • Joining a product & innovation studio hub, sitting within a leading global strategic consulting firm and lead projects as well as the talented team of Product Designers within the team
  • HCD driven projects, with the Product Des remit covering products, systems, services & solutions across UX, CX, Service Design, Transformation and beyond!

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.

  • You will be able to work on a variety of projects in a vase range of different areas – from Finance, Telco, Insurance, AdTech, to working w/ consumers to create a financial app or a value proposition for a new service / app – there are many opportunities to move around and work on different projects / office locations / industries opportunities are endless!

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

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.

  • Experience working hands-on across the end-to-end HCD lifecycle
  • Confident creating, designing and bringing digital products and services to life
  • Understanding of & passionate about Experience Design, HCD, Design Thinking & Agile methodology
  • Hands-on skills through to UI Design at some level – be it lo-fi wireframes & prototypes or highly refined UI Design Systems with icons, modules & components (programs such as Sketch, Invision, Adobe CS, Figma, Flinto etc.,)

SELLING POINTS:

This role is an exciting opportunity to build a new and critical capability & design hub for a well known and globally reconginised consulting firm. 

  • Start-up capability with all the backing from the business – you will have an opportunity to help shape what this means

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

PROJECT DIVERSITY:

  • You will be able to work on a variety of projects in a vase range of different areas.

COMPANY PERKS / CULTURE / BENEFITS:

  • Among the global top 4 in Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” list, every single year for the past decade and recently took 1ST PLACE again in 2019!
  • Health Insurance – [ Family Cover ]
  • Salary Continuance
  • Comprehensive on-going training to ensure you have what you need to succeed 
  • Life Insurance and Total Permanent Disability insurance
  • Workplace Giving program allows you to donate to one or more charities via pre-tax payroll deductions 
  • Entitled to accrue and take personal/carer’s leave

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!

INTERESTED?

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 edoran@firebrandtalent.com

 

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