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Senior Design Lead

Job Title: Senior Design Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Industry:
Salary: Up to UAE Dirhams300000 per annum
Start Date: Asap
Reference: 1001
Contact Name: Candice Lenders
Contact Email: clenders@argyllscott.com
Job Published: February 06, 2019 11:33

Job Description

We are seeking an outstanding Senior Design Lead to lead our Design team. The role is accountable, above all, for leading our Product Development organization in the creation of the products and services which will delight our customers and consumers.

You will work in a close and trusted partnership with our Product Management and Engineering team to deliver our ambitious growth plans. At the same time, you will also help lift our capabilities to the next level as we expand. You are an experienced design manager, who can get results, lead change and nurture a truly progressive culture within Design. You will relish the opportunity to work in a two-sided marketplace, with a multinational remit and bold goals - and all the challenges that brings.

The role is accountable, above all, for leading our Product Development organization in the creation of the products and services which will delight our customers and consumers.

You will work in a close and trusted partnership with our Product Management and Engineering team to deliver our ambitious growth plans. At the same time, you will also help lift our capabilities to the next level as we expand. You are an experienced design manager, who can get results, lead change and nurture a truly progressive culture within Design. You will relish the opportunity to work in a two-sided marketplace, with a multinational remit and bold goals and take on any new challenges.

Our client is a leading digital company in the UAE and we are looking for an outstanding Senior Design Lead to lead our Design team. The role is accountable, above all, for leading our Product Development organization in the creation of the products and services which will delight our customers and consumers. You will work in a close and trusted partnership with our Product Management and Engineering team to deliver our ambitious growth plans.

Some duties include:

Lead the Designers on the team to be the best at getting better in their craft.

Owning the design language and quality bar of the product.

Encourage experimentation, retrospectives, and team learning.

Determine hiring needs, and how best to leverage the talent we have at hand.

Helping the Designers grow in a well-rounded manner (technical design and non-technical design growth)

Skills and experience:

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in Product Design
  • 2 to 3 years of proven leadership experience in building and scaling a design team.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Excellent knowledge of professional design best practices
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup a plus