Design Lead

Working within the Digital & Innovation directorate, you’ll be leading the charge on rapid prototyping, gathering user needs and working with subject matter experts from social investments, fundraising and brand to create experiences for Comic Relief supporters and partners. Our focus is on four key social injustice issues and your work will need to educate, inspire and engage new and existing audiences to take action to create social change.


Key responsibilities:


  • Lead product and experience design, taking ideas through initial design stages into fully tested and validated products
  • Collaborate with engineers and product managers to iteratively turn your designs into working products
  • Embed user research in the heart of everything we do – testing throughout design process and beyond to ensure our products and services meet user needs
  • Build design systems for your team of designers, working with the brand team to create consistency across online and offline experiences
  • Manage your time across a range of products designed for different audiences to ensure you’re continually delivering high value design where it’s most needed


Essential Education and Competencies:


  • Experience using a wide range of design tools from paper, Keynote, Sketch, the Adobe suite, Marvel and InVision
  • Deep understanding of design in an Agile and Lean environment
  • Experience of building and leading a team of designers
  • Knowledge and application of a range of user research methodologies