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Lead Product Designer

Posting Country:  Ireland
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Who you are:

You are someone who has worked as a product design lead in a company with a significant online presence, be that an online pure play or somewhere with a large online presence.
You are proficient with industry standard design tools (e.g. Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, etc).
You are comfortable in conducting and analysing quantitative and qualitative research, including usability testing, stakeholder interviewing and behavioural/conversion analysis.
You are comfortable working in the Agile methodology and side-by-side with product managers, developers and designers on a daily basis.
Experience helping lead and mentor a team of gifted product designers.
Conducted and facilitated workshops with management and senior leadership team.
But most important of all, a team player.

Your team:

It’s an exciting time to join the team as Vodafone is putting Digital at the heart of everything we do. We’re currently revamping our entire digital estate so there’s lots of opportunity to help shape our future and deliver digital innovation.
We are a hard-working, good-craic, multi-disciplinary team of user product designers, content strategists, data analysts, web engineers and product managers who collaborate closely with each other to create experiences that inspire, engage and excite our customers.
This is a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that is creating positive impact for our users & creating experiences that people want and need.

 

The next challenge for you:

As a Lead you will split your time between helping product teams identify opportunities for improve our digital products, define and act on design team strategy and roadmap, manage a team of designers and foster design thinking across the company’s culture.
Work within an Agile team translating research insights into ideas, helping to prioritise features that focus on what really drives business results and customer satisfaction.
Employ a user-centred design and data driven approach in identifying gaps and opportunities.
Sketch and prototype ideas to quickly understand viability through design and test methodologies.
You will work with each designer to develop their skills and encourage them to excel, challenge the team to think beyond the expected. 
You will also be responsible for growing the product design team as our company grows and should feel comfortable engaging the Vodafone Group product design community.

 

What you need:

2+ years experience working as a lead product designer/UX manager in either an online business or multi-channel business with a significant online presence.
5+ years’ experience working as a product designer.
Experience working in an agile environment.

Who we are:

Vodafone is pioneering Ireland's gigabit society. We are Ireland's leading total communications provider offering products and services make a real impact in the lives and communities of our customers. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world's largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents.

We’re at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. From delivering Gigabit speeds which offers the fastest game play for gamers, or helping people work from anywhere in the country, the work we do is at the cutting edge of technology and is constantly evolving.

Our purpose is to connect for a better future, and this is made possible by our people.  No matter what your background, career stage or interests, we have opportunities across all areas of the business, which will help you explore and unlock your full potential. You will get to work in a fantastic environment where diversity and difference is valued, flexible working is the norm and you’ll get to play a role in delivering Ireland’s Gigabit Society!

Our people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,300 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are dynamic in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits.

Vodafone is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.
We are an equal opportunities employer where our people can be at their best.

 

 

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Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.