Senior Digital Design Director - Branding

Recruiter
Osmii
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
23 Jan 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Ref
SDDD
Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Design, Digital
Sector
Finance
Business Type
Service Provider
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Digital Design Director - Branding
Salary: £80K + Great benefits
Central London  

My client is changing the way the world invests. They believe our financial system should work for everyone and not just a few. With offers on commission-free trading for stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies - all in one and a user-friendly platform, this really is a trading platform like no other.  Since their launch 4years ago they’ve enabled millions of people to participate in the markets, cementing them as the fastest-growing brokerage ever. Their main offices are in the US, which consists of 300+ engineers and designers, they’ve received billions in investment and are now ready to launch in the UK. As a Digital Design Director you will have extensive experience with ‘Brand Activation’, launching great brands and products from a mobile 1st perspective, be a sound creative thinker with a proven track record in leading major marketing initiatives. The Digital Design Director will be a key team member who develops solid solutions, plans leading edge online strategies, clearly communicates and justifies concepts, fosters an environment of professional growth and inspires others to exceed expectations. A strong working knowledge of experience design, brand development, interactive commerce and creative process is essential to performing in this challenging role. The Digital Design Director will also be an efficient time manager capable of juggling a variety of deadlines.

This is very much a hands on position, you will be responsible for the design and delivery of all of the marketing material produced in the UK. *Please note you will not own any products, product designers please do not apply. Brand activation is at the heart of this position, for someone skilled in ideation and execution for huge brands and well considered apps this is the role for you. You will be a part of the new office and the first team in London working alongside a team of x3 Account Directors, it’s a chance to be a part of something new and exciting.

As a Senior Digital Design Director you'll:

  • Produce deliver world class experiences for a growing user base
  • Build processes to streamline the way they turn ideas into products that get delivered to our users quickly with a very high quality bar.
  • Care deeply about building an enduring brand, a product experience like no other, and listen to data and research from users to help you create the best products they can imagine.
  • Be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Be supported by a strong group of engineers, product managers, content strategists, and marketers to reach a common goal - to help democratise the UK financial system.
     

Some things we consider critical to being a Senior Digital Design Director:

  • BA/BS preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of design experience building excellent consumer products
  • Execution oriented mind-set - with the humility, drive, and scrappiness to get it done, but the eye and heart to make sure it’s something users love
  • You’ve debated different designs, and learned the times you’ve been both right and wrong when put in front of actual users
  • Most importantly, love and care of your craft.
  • You can’t wait for the opportunity to shape design philosophy and discipline on a small, high impact team, and grow it into a large, high impact team
  • You are an awesome designer yourself and bring a strong portfolio and consumer products experience.
  • You work quickly and know how to inspire, design for quality whilst moving fast. You set and keep the bar very high.
  • As a Senior member in the company, you care about building the processes to drive design through the full product and engineering teams to deliver best-in-class user experiences. You’ll get to collaborate with the company founders, product leads, and in-house user research team to build the fastest growing U.S. financial firm in history
     

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