Lead Product Designer

Job title: Lead Product Designer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: IT
Expertise: Design & Creative IT & Telecoms
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ireland
Job published: 14/06/2022
Job ID: 43456874

Job Description

Our Client powers cross-border ecommerce for the world’s best-known brands, creating safer, simpler, and faster shopping experiences for consumers all around the globe. This organization has a powerful combination of technology and human ingenuity that optimizes the entire shopper journey, from site development to demand generation to checkout, through shipping, customer service and returns.

With configurable end-to-end solutions in more than 200 markets worldwide, we fully manage payments, compliance, data security, fraud protection, taxes and tariffs, helping clients enter new markets in as few as 6 weeks, and dramatically improve results in current markets. Bringing together more than 400 experts across multiple disciplines for tech jobsm in Ireland.The team of experts deliver profitable growth for retailers and brands worldwide. 

How often do you have the chance to think big and build new products and product lines from scratch? As part of our innovation team, it will be your day-to-day job. This is a new team with the objective to define, ideate, and develop solutions that delight our existing clients and our clients of tomorrow. 

We are looking for someone within who has commercial savvy, an experimentation mindset and who can pragmatically assess and measure ideas quickly and accurately. A high degree of entrepreneurial drive, a trait to proactively engage with different stakeholders as well as the ability to navigate within an ambiguous and dynamic environment are core characteristics of a successful candidate within IT recruitment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a small design team.
  • Collaborate with product, engineering, and other internal teams to deliver the best solutions for the company's projects.
  • Conduct design projects from concept through to completion.
  • Guide fellow designers both on project work and career development. 
  • Identify and improve operational processes within the UX team and internal product teams.
  • Represent and illustrate design in cross-discipline initiatives. 
Essential Qualifications and Experience 
  • 5+ years of design experience. 
  • Demonstrable experience in designing with the big picture in mind, working through problems from end to end.
  • Motivating and encouraging others whilst driving high-quality design work both in their work and their team's work. 
  • Expertise in creating and presenting topics to large audiences both internally and externally.
  • Is a future thinker. Skilled in articulating the vision for products and the steps for how the design gets there. 
  • Excellent multitasker can juggle and deliver multiple projects, stakeholders, and features. 
  • Having a strong  portfolio and having recent experience illustrated through past case studies
  • Experience in enterprise applications and examples of complex systems product design as a plus.
  • Experience in people management and leading a team of designers as a plus.  
We consider these as a plus: 
  • Experience in enterprise applications and examples of complex systems product design 
  • Enthusiasm for ecommerce projects 
What’s on offer?
  • Flexible/Hybrid Working Model and a virtual/fully digital onboarding experience. 
  • Career growth – tailored learning & development, tuition assistance and professional certification.
  • Health & Wellbeing – dental & health insurance, reduced corporate gym membership, and a digital gym with weekly yoga, mindfulness and Pilates classes. 
  • Work Life Balance – 25 days annual leave, flexible working, sports & social club.
  • Family – paid maternity & paternity leave, life assurance, income disability cover.
  • Financial – competitive salary, pension, bike to work, travel TaxSaver, relocation assistance.
If you are interested in an IT job based in Dublin (Hybrid) and are looking to excel within the IT industry, please contact me via Genevieve.cantwell@gempool.ie or check out this job post on www.Gempoolcarrers.ie.

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Recruitment Consultant

Genevieve Cantwell