Head of Design

Location Melbourne
Discipline IT Executives
Job reference 165353
Salary Negotiable

Our Client: Software Development Company one of Australia's leading business technology companies, employing more than 300 people all over the world. Headquarter in Sydney with offices in Sydney and Melbourne. Fully remote policy with option to work from Sydney or Melbourne office. Regular team events, fun and supportive culture. Winner of "Great place to work" for 2022.

Location: Remote/Australia

About the role:

  • Working with the GM of Product to shape the product and design strategies.
  • Steering the design and development of new Design System and Front-end Platform
  • Defining the founding plays in product development playbook to align Design and Engineering orgs
  • Kicking off new products and projects, defining goals, aligning teams, and overseeing delivery
  • Practicing and teaching Plays like "Mental model testing" or "Gap analysis" with your team and adjacent engineering teams
  • Mentoring the design team in their practice and career, including 1:1s.

About you:

  • You're a strong communicator, and you can get your ideas across clearly and persuasively in writing. We're a remote-first team, so async communication is very important
  • You have extensive and hands-on experience designing functional software products (bonus: experience in business/financial software).
  • You have experience working in multi-product companies
  • You have proven experience creating, leading, and mentoring effective design teams
  • You have experience working with leadership teams
  • You have worked closely with modern engineering teams to deliver software products and you're familiar with how software is made
  • You are well versed in usability and accessibility aspects of UX and UI design
  • You're pragmatic and can balance demands of design practice with practical business goals

Maria Zemskova

Sales Recruitment Consultant

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