Lead Product Designer

Ruby Labs Ltd (RL) is a fast-growing start-up established in London in 2018. RL operates the biggest astrology mobile app with the mission to educate people by simplifying astrology for greater awareness, and on its track to launch the mobile fitness app in early 2021.

We are looking for a strong and experienced Lead User Experience designer. Who will be responsible for defining design strategy and mission inside the company, developing processes and establishing good communication across the teams.You should also be able to enlarge, mentor and develop the design team, be the strong communicator and collaborator, able to build bridges to effectively share information across the organization. Advocate for quality user experience, build design culture and strategy.

We’re scaling quickly, which means that the focus and responsibilities of any position can be quite dynamic – but here’s how we initially see your skills and passion coming to life at RL:


Communicate and present research, insights, concepts to stakeholders while promoting UX design mindset and methodology;
Analyze metrics data to inform design solutions;
Enlarge design team, mentor other members of the design team, establish culture and mindset of design in the company;
Create and iterate on tools and processes that promote user-centered design practice and mindset;
Partner with UX team members to promote and collaborate on best practices for the user experience program;
Going beyond best practices and are able to uncover novel, unexpected, but still workable solutions;
Leading the solution of a product area by connecting it to a broader product vision;
Identifying opportunities to challenge and refine our research and design principles;
Active planner and participant in meetings;
You are able to clarify success metrics and tie efforts towards delivering business value and efficiency of the teams’ resources;
You are capable of maintaining goals and improving our processes;
You make your team more productive by running meetings with owners, setting agendas, action items, and follow-up.

6-8+ years of experience delivering successful work for entire product areas for native mobile, web and/or software applications;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to justify design decisions and articulate alternative design approaches;
Solid project management, organizational, time management and prioritizing skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines;
Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams in fast-paced, agile environments;
Proven ability to work cross-team and synthesize feedback and input from stakeholders.

The Opportunity

You will be joining a strong team of ~40 people passionate about building the best-in-class product. RL has incredible team members, users, and ambitions… which is where you come in.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build and grow one of the most exciting astrology products which will shape the future of how people consume astrology services.

The Team

We are a remote-first company, and our product team is distributed across Europe while our chat operators and content management are located on-site in Malta. This was a deliberate choice to prioritise work-life balance and ensure we’re able to accommodate the best people in Europe, whilst fostering diversity.


Competitive remuneration;
Culture of continuous learning;
Flexible vacation policy.

Regular employment in UK or Malta

Contractor agreement for the team members distributed across Europe (non-UK/Malta).

Tagged as: Flexible hours, Remote