Product Designer at Elsewhen, London, 3 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Oct 10, 2019
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Elsewhen is a London based studio designing digital products & services. Working with global companies across a number of regions, we design new customer experiences that solve business and consumer problems.

Elsewhen brings a deep understanding of the product lifecycle, coupled with experience in integrating startup methodologies into corporate business.

Our culture is a balance between autonomy and collaboration, insight and intuition, work and life. We’re ambitious and hard working but we make sure to get home on time. We have two dogs. And we think you’ll like working here.

Come join the team — https://www.elsewhen.com

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a Product Designer to join us for 3 months initially, with a view to extending that, to work with one of our clients - a start-up FinTech. We 're helping them to build out their product from scratch, and this role will be at the forefront of the design phase, combining Visual Design, Interaction Design and Product thinking - alongside a strong UX-focus.

REQUIREMENTS

6-8+ years experience in a UX, UI, visual design or product design role, working with cross-functional teams, you have huge understanding and passion for detailed interaction and information design. Experience designing for mobile is a plus.
You are an incredible designer with amazing design skills. You’ve shipped many consumer products over the years, and understand what it takes to create world class, consumer-oriented experiences.
You get nervous if you’re not sketching concepts, tweaking flows or polishing the designs that represent the big-thinking work. Your head is in the clouds while your feet are on the ground.
You’re a great communicator. You have the communication skills to help set up frameworks and brainstorm initial design concepts. You also have the ability to mentor others to deliver work, and make strategy come to life and you’re skilled at presenting work back to clients.
You’re comfortable with customer journey mapping, user research/testing, information architecture, competitor analysis, product wireframes, interactive prototypes and UI design.
You have plenty of experience working with brand and style guidelines to design and prototype to a high resolution that go beyond wireframes is essential.
Have a familiarity and at least a high-level understanding of the relevant technology (i.e HTML, CSS…)
Strong skills using tools such as Sketch, Invision, Figma, Framer, Principle, etc. Ideally familiar in using testing tools and methods such as AB/MVT, Guerrilla or Remote. Illustration and or motion skills for this role is a real bonus.
Must have a portfolio featuring examples of end-to-end design solutions. A link to your online portfolio, or a PDF, is required, applications without a portfolio are unlikely to be considered.