Head of Product Design and UX

Head of Product Design and UX Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Head of Product Design and UX to join our team.


  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas;
  • Be highly communicative both within the product management team and to stakeholders across the company;
  • Make strategic design and user experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features;
  • Lead design team meetings and communicate with teams via Slack and other collaboration tools;
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions;
  • Lead iteration cycles with stakeholders and push designs forward according to the team’s vision and understanding of the business goals;
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs;
  • Work with your team to optimize output and ensure that agreed deliverables are completed on time;
  • Maintain and build design team workflows that ensure that all designs delivered are in line with our style guides and very high-quality standards;
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences and facilitate the product vision;
  • Lead your team in expanding mastery of the business goals of each design request and pushing back on stakeholders with innovative UX/UI proposals;
  • Always put the user first in design and drive exceptional customer experiences across our product portfolio;
  • Empower and mentor your team, fostering a collaborative, productive, and positive environment.


  • Ability to create and work towards an overall product design vision that meets and enhances business goals across the company;
  • Proven experience of building and maintaining style guides and streamlined UI/UX workflows;
  • You must be extremely pragmatic and have 5+ years of experience as a product designer with proven experience of leading design efforts;
  • Must be able to thrive in a highly dynamic, flexible work environment and switch rapidly from strategy to execution;
  • Significant experience working in Agile environments;
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills;
  • Highly skilled at critical decision-making; ability to evaluate business issues and resolve problems;
  • Ability to consider long-term sustainability in all design decisions and maintain an eye for reusability in designs;
  • Experience of leading one or more visual designers and collaborating with multiple product managers with specialized responsibilities;
  • Experience with SaaS B2B software or, at a minimum, operationally complicated software (i.e not just single purpose apps).

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