Lead Product Designer

About 15gifts

At 15gifts, we’re obsessed with the psychology of choice. We study the key consumer psychology principles that enable consumers to make confident choices on the high street, and we replicate these within our digital guided selling technology to enable consumers to make the same confident decisions online.

We work with some of the world’s leading telecommunications and media brands throughout Europe & the U.S. with our technology powering millions of confident customer decisions across brands such as Verizon, T-Mobile, O2, Three, Virgin Media, EE, BT, Tesco and Vodafone.

About the role

The product designer - design systems, will work closely with Product Designers, the wider UX, Product & development teams to ensure a cohesive experience across our platforms. You will continue the build and growth of our multi-brand design system by working on components, templates and development deliverables with clear guidelines of processes to ensure consistency and scalability. 

The person we’re looking for

You will have experience designing and implementing multi-brand design systems & workflow processes to ensure consistent UI & UX across multiple products. You will also have experience using industry-leading design tools to solve challenging problems and create innovative design solutions.

You’ll be responsible for

  • Working with Designers/UX/Product & Development to push and iterate our internal Multi-brand design system aiding designers to produce brilliant work

  • Work closely with and support the UX/Product Design Teams and development teams, across multiple products

  • Ensure best practice is followed and communicated to relevant stakeholders by the creation and maintenance of our system documentation.

  • Establish design standards and principles accompanying the design system for scalability, efficiency, and consistency

  • Evaluate and improve usability and accessibility of components, and be a champion for the user

  • Participate in the full product development process using industry leading tools

  • Occasionally conduct/participate in research that is relevant to building the design system

  • Uphold a high standard for design excellence, and contribute to raising the bar for design at our company.

  • Be the voice of our Design System 

  • Reviewing existing live engines to identify any design and interaction issues. 

Skills and experience 

  • Very clear demonstrable experience building design systems, component libraries, and/or UI Kits

  • 3+ years working in a digital design profession as a UX designer, UI designer, interaction designer, product designer, or similar

  • End-to-end design skills including very strong graphic/UI/visual design skills

  • Outstanding portfolio showing deep product understanding and craftsmanship and innovative solutions from conception to launch

  • Very knowledgeable of user-centric processes and design thinking principles

  • Experienced and highly knowledgeable about differences in designing for multiple platforms, devices, screen sizes etc

  • Experience creating and maintaining clear and consistent multi-brand design system documentation

  • Mastery of industry leading design tools (Figma, Sketch, Abstract, Figma Tokens, documentation Zeroheight or Supernova, Principle and also Jira)

  • Has experience in agile/sprint teams 

  • Solid understanding of design theory (typography, colour, grid, etc.)

  • Knowledge of accessibility standards/patterns and designing for accessibility

Why choose us

Our Culture

Our success is underpinned by our cultural values. These values are not something we stick up on a wall – they don’t need to be. They are behaviours that we recognise and celebrate in each other. They are what we live by every day.

Our Cultural Values

  • Celebrate brilliance

  • Take ownership

  • Share Insights

  • Look for a better way

  • Support each other

Our values are driven through Culture Club – a staff team that rotates every quarter. Advocates for our culture as we grow, Culture Club activates ideas, makes improvements and helps everyone to connect.

Benefits include

  • Employee Assistance Programme (confidential counselling)

  • Medicash healthcare scheme (reclaim costs for dental, physiotherapy, osteopathy and optical care)

  • easitBrighton travel scheme (discounted public transport options)

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Life Insurance scheme 

  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

  • Contributory pension scheme

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