Head of UX

City of London, London
£80000 - £95000 per annum
14 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Victoria Naughton
Development & UX
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

Michael Page have teamed up with a well-known Financial Services company that are looking for a Head of UX to lead the UX/UI of the development of a new suite of mobile apps.

Client Details

An international online financial broker are looking to create a position for a Head of UX, based in London.


The key responsibilities for the Head of UX are to:

  • Set the design strategy for a completely new suite of mobile apps, as well as our existing proprietary products
  • Manage the UX, UI and user research process from conception to launch, and on-going optimisation and improvement
  • Evangelise the customer in every conversation and decision, be passionate about their needs and continually strive to improve their experience
  • Create and effectively present UX deliverables (IA, wireframes, workflows, prototypes, journeys)
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from across the business to ensure you take into consideration their needs, and they buy-in to your vision
  • You will have input into the product and development roadmaps
  • Managing a team of 1x UX designer (with the potential to expand in the future) you will be both strategic and hands-on
  • Own, implement, audit and develop UX strategies and a UI Library to reflect current brand values, company targets, and of course the product strategy


The successful London based Head of UX will:

  • You will have a proven track record of conceptualising and delivering and optimising exceptional mobile app experiences and features
  • Worked previously with complex mobile apps
  • Experience in managing and leading a UX team, playing a senior role with demanding targets and responsibilities
  • Ability to drive a team through complex projects in a fast paced environment
  • Great interpersonal skills - verbal, visual and written
  • Excellent knowledge of the main design softwares including but not limited to Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, Invision, Axure, Omnigraffle, Sublime/Atom, Keynote
  • A good understanding of data analytics, testing tools, and how to analyse and interpret datasets

Job Offer

On offer for the Head of UX is a competitive salary between £80 - £100k for the right candidate, a great benefits package and the opportunity to develop a great career path.