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Head of Product Design

Brand Recruitment
£90k - 110k per year
Closing date
2 Sep 2021

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Industry Sector
Business Services
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing, Digital Design
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Head of Product Design – Software, Remote -

The Opportunity

The market leader within education software, working internationally and nationally, offering a variety of  solutions across mobile, android and iOS products, are looking for a Head of Product Design to shape their market leading system and evolve it into a cloud base model.

Working predominantly home based with occasional office visits, this is the perfect opportunity for a dynamic product designer, coming with extensive experience across SaasS.

Your Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a product design role, within SaaS, ideally transforming products to a SaaS delivery model
  • Carrying a relevant degree ideally and evident skills within Adobe, Sketch and wider visual software’s
  • Exceptional knowledge of UX Design, market needs within e-learning and how to devise and drive product strategies within it
  • Capable hands when it comes to all things stakeholder management and team management, having previously led design teams for business applications
  • Evidence of working in an outcome focused model, quantifying impact and results you have driven
  • Tenacity and ability to drive change, having worked within an Agile environment
  • Agile experience is crucial

Your Responsibilities

  • Shaping their market leading system and driving the evolution to a cloud based model, alongside a brilliant team who will support with the development of design language, patterns, usability, testing and more. This will require experience, team management skills
  • Creating and owning a clear design vision and strategy for the evolution and recognising how to implement within the ever changing industry and best practices
  • Leading an Agile working environment and promoting a culture of dynamism and innovation through confidence to experiment with products and stay ahead of trends in the market
  • Driving a vision and purpose across the team, advocating customer needs and inspiring the team
  • Exceptionally managing stakeholder management and upholding a passion for the products and transformation to an agile SaaS company
  • Maintaining best standards across UX, and coaching the team on data analysis, research, further product design and recognising opportunities

This is a huge opportunity to join a market leader and innovative software organisation, leading an ever-growing team and making huge changes. We’re looking for evident experience within SaaS product Design at a senior level, managing sizeable teams. Do not apply unless you are coming in with those skills and Agile working methodologies.

This is commutable from those in Milton Keynes, Northampton, Bletchley, Luton, Stevenage, Cambridge, Corby, Banbury, Aylesbury Peterborough, Coventry, Oxford, Watford and more. You must be able to commute several times a month to Bedford.

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As the best-known name for marketing recruitment in the Central and Eastern region, Brand Recruitment work on more quality PR and marketing jobs than any other marketing specialist. Brand’s reputation is reflected in their recent success at the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2016 where they were crowned ‘Best SME Marketing Recruitment Agency’.

Headquartered in Cambridge and with an office in Amersham, Brand can help marketing job-seekers from Oxford across to Norwich, from Leicester down to Southend and from Reading up to Milton Keynes. Brand have placed hundreds of candidates into their dream PR or marketing job; in fact they successfully fill two or three roles every single day.

Working with businesses of all shapes and sizes, covering a variety of industry sectors; Brand Recruitment are specialists at finding the next career move for PR and marketing professionals. Whether you’re a Marketing Director looking for your next strategic move, or a Marketing Assistant keen to examine all possible paths, Brand’s selection of marketing jobs cater for professionals at every stage of their career.

“In this new category entrants had to show the judges their agency offered an all-round recruitment solution, excelling both as an employer brand of choice and go-to staffing provider. The judges were impressed with evidence that supported high staff retention, active content, excellent market engagement and tangible commercial return.” Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2016 Judges, Best SME Marketing Recruitment Agency

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