Have you been searching for a great professional development opportunity, working within a state of the art Software Development Center in a fast-paced global project?
Then this could be the job for you!
This is an exciting time for Farfetch as we are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth.
We are looking for a passionate, experienced and skilled Lead Digital Designer to join our team.
The Company Farfetch is an innovative e-commerce company that brings the world's best fashion boutiques to an international audience.
Launched in October 2008, Farfetch is rapidly growing into a truly global company.
Our family now includes more than 1000 talented people and 400 independent boutiques across Europe, North and South America, Asia, and offices in London, New York, LA, Porto, Guimarães, São Paulo, Tokyo, Shanghai, Moscow and Hong Kong.
The ideal candidate will work closely with the Digital Design Manager to coordinate and lead the digital design experience for our responsive website, our biggest consumer facing channel.
Working alongside Product Owners, User Experience Designers and Tech engineers you will lead a team dedicated to providing the best experience for our global customer base.
Proactively lead, develop and build a team of competent designers
Work closely with the PO to scope, plan and deliver the web product roadmap/backlog
Organise and delegate roadmap priorities within the team
Manage key stakeholders and provide regular progress reports
Collaborate with User Experience designers and UI developers to improve the user experience of all web products Identify current areas of improvement by analysing our current designs and developing solutions suitable for responsive design
Evaluate existing designs against recognised design patterns and propose improvements
Translate business requirements and user needs into effortless experiences and usable features from m-web to desktop
Visually design and develop beautiful, clean interfaces across web products
Key Skills and Experience
Ability to lead, inspire and drive a team of competent designers.
Extensive experience leading/delivering web products with strong responsive web design knowledge
Hands on experience designing clean, beautiful interfaces for a variety of mobile/tablet/web products
Experience working to and building brand guidelines
Expert knowledge of UI mobile design methodologies and iOS/Android patterns
Familiar with an agile work environment
Fundamental understanding of typography, iconography and composition
Expert knowledge of Sketch/Adobe CC or relevant design software
Excellent communication skills and confident at presenting
Enthusiastic, driven and excellent communication skills