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Lead / Principle Product Designer

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Lead / Principle Product Designer

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Product & UX/UI Design
Reference: 19078562

Job description

Lead/Principle Product Designer
We are working exclusively on an amazing opportunity for a Lead/Principal Product Designer to join an award-winning SaaS company with a global reach at a pivotal time in their very successful journey to date.
The company has a clear purpose and they are extremely passionate about their products and how they can empower everyday individuals, companies large and small, and have a real impact on their lives and the outcomes of their business.
You will be joining a very talented, highly intelligent, and passionate group of people from all walks of life who have a common goal and that is to build world-class, life-changing products. They are all high performers, very driven, highly collaborative, who like to challenge the status quo.
With huge growth plans for the next 12 months, they are looking for a talented, driven, creative, and strategically minded Lead/Principle Product Designer to join their team. You will have the chance to play a key role in providing world-class, unforgettable digital product experiences to their customers across a variety of industries and sectors.
This is a rare opportunity for you to make a real difference and lead the overall product design experience, work closely with the Founders, develop the design strategy and framework, and effectively build the design capability from the ground up.
Role & Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Leadership team to introduce, own & implement an overall design strategy & framework
  • Collaborate with product & engineering teams to develop and refine the companies product vision, building new concepts and ideas
  • You will establish & implement best practices when it comes to design processes & techniques in the teams
  • Lead & conduct user research, develop persona profiles, customer journey mapping & other user discovery techniques
  • Develop & own the companies style guide for the product from the ground up
  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, interaction designs, UI specs & more as part of product discovery
  • Conduct user testing to test & validate design concepts
  • Collaborate closely with the delivery team to ensure successful & aligned delivery Requirements This is an experienced role, and the ideal candidate would exhibit the following:
Key Skills & Experience
  • Experience 8yrs + in a lead Product Role or similar position bringing products to life, scaling teams, and setting the standards and processes for the business
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to use data insights, research, and testing methodologies to inform business decisions
  • A drive for product innovation, quality, and excellence with a passion for creating new experiences
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • Product development experience creating features on b2b or b2c products enterprise domains & problems Demonstrated competence in visual & interaction design & prototyping
  • Proven ability to develop product strategies and effectively communicate these to executive management, ideally with a hands-on approach to understanding the product & users to develop the design strategy
  • Ability to be able to work autonomously to engage users & run best-practice design processes
  • Strong project management skills; process-oriented, organised, and detailed
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, including assessing situations, evaluating options, and coming up with recommendations
  • An ability to multitask and manage priorities based on opportunity, risk, and impact on the business
  • Flexible and pragmatic working styles to adapt to various personalities in cross-functional teams
This is an immediate need and there is a highly competitive package on offer for the right person and an amazing career opportunity and highly rewarding role.

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