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Product Designer (UX/UI)

Based in Maidenhead, Berkshire

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Who are we?

Open Blend is an online people centred performance management tool that facilitates coaching led conversations to support all aspects of individuals development journey and enable businesses to truly accelerate the performance of their people. Our software facilitates one-to-ones that focus on an individual’s key drivers, wellbeing, and performance; the 3 areas that crucially contribute to engagement. 

Our technology is used by innovative, visionary organisations to build a coaching culture that supports people to bring their whole self to work – creating the opportunity to have authentic conversations with managers about what really matters, in their world.

 Building a first-rate in-house product team is paramount to our growth.

What’s the role for you?

 As Product designer, you will work closely with Product owner and the development team to define and implement innovative solutions in line with the product vision and product roadmap.

 The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces

What are we looking for?

  • Smart, independent thinkers

  • Passionate, hard-working, entrepreneurial and results-driven

  • Team players with experience in small companies

  • Experience in a high-growth, early-stage technology business is a bonus

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop vibrant and engaging interactive designs to delight users and drive usage.

  • Meeting the needs of development teams by creating interaction specifications, wireframes, user flows, interactive prototypes to effectively communicate and present design ideas.

  •   A key player in all forms of requirement gathering, user research and usability testing.

  • Working closely with technology stakeholders, building and owning a design system to establish consistency, best practices, and standards.

  • Liaising with the market-facing and technology team to utilise the evaluation of user interactions and collect data to influence product decisions.

  •   Understand product, performance management, and coaching aspects to create innovative market-leading solutions.

Experience Requirments:

  • Minimum 3+ years of a proven track record of developing user interfaces and interaction designs.

  • Strong portfolio demonstrating design rationales, visual sensibilities, product thinking, and problem-solving.

  • ·Solid experience in creating wireframes, user flows, process flows and site maps

  • Proficiency in design and wireframing tools like Adobe XD, Sketch and alike.

  • Experience and knowledge of continuous discovery and research methods.

  • Good knowledge of web analytics such as Google Analytics, Hotjar and alike.

  • Ability to manage workload, meet deadlines and thrive in an agile startup environment.

Key Skills

  • Passionate and motivated to ship the best product.

  • Ability to establish an authentic experience for an end-user.

  • Growth/learning mindset with an ability to put this in practice.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with diverse business functionals and explain rationales behind design decisions.

Our Values

  • Be the best version of yourself

  • There is always a solution

  • Hustle to get it done

  • We are in it together

  • Dream big

Package, benefits, training & opportunities

  • Competitive salary

  • Equity stake through EMI option scheme

  • Huge potential for upward mobility

  • Open Blend sessions

If interested, please email hello@openblendmethod.co.uk

Please understand that Open Blend cannot accept unsolicited candidate introductions from head-hunters, executive recruiters, or any other third party agencies. Please do not submit any such introductions, either through the Open Blend website or via our employees. Open Blend will not recognise your entitlement to an introduction or placement fee.

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