Killik & Co

Product Designer

Job Added: 09 April 2019
Applications Close: 09 May 2019
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Twitter: @killikandco

Are you looking for a start-up feel with grown-up company credentials?

Killik & Co is a multi award-winning investment house, providing advice on savings, planning and investments to private clients. With a whole host of expertise behind us, two very exciting apps to launch and a driven product team, we are looking for a creative and motivated Product Designer to help design a thoughtful and considered user experience with elegant, beautiful interfaces for our apps.

Responsibilities include:
• Working closely with the Product Team and Developers to consistently optimise and evolve mobile and web design for the different Killik & Co products
• Working through design problems from beginning to end, translating insights from research and analytics into concepts that form disruptive new products and features
• Sketch and prototype ideas to quickly assess their viability, and design the fine-grained details of components, interactions, and transitions.
• Conduct research and present innovative designs that align with the core business objectives and target audience.
• Collaborate with marketing team to support product launch
• To ensure the app design is kept up to date and to the highest standard, whilst also staying on top of the latest trends in mobile design

Who are we looking for?
• Someone with an exceptional attention to detail and an obsession with consistency
• A motivated self-starter who can deeply collaborate with other disciplines including product management, engineering, research, and analytics
• Someone able to deliver on agreed objectives promptly; prioritise workload; and remain professional under pressure
• Someone with a deep understanding of, and passion for, mobile-first and responsive design

What skills and experience will you need?
• Two to five years relevant industry experience
• Experience of working collaboratively with other disciplines such as the Front End Developers and the Product Team
• Experience with Application Design, Visual Design, Interaction Design and Responsive Web Design
• Experience with Interface prototyping tools (Sketch, InVision)
• Have high-level knowledge and experience using the Adobe Creative Cloud suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator are essential)
• An understanding of what makes great user experience online
• An appreciation of the entire product development process, from problem solving and system modelling, through to detailed UI, visual, and interaction design.

How to apply

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]