Wirex is looking for an experienced, creative Head of Design/Design Lead to join our innovative super cool designer’s team and lead it! The ideal candidate is a brilliant problem solver, quick study, self-starter, and excellent communicator with a passion for great design and the ability to achieve it.
Wirex is a British-based FinTech company with R&D Lab in Kyiv, Ukraine. Leading a global market of hybrid personal funds, Wirex can currently boast having engaged over 2 million users and performed over 2 billion transactions.
By combining the benefits of blockchain with a traditional payments infrastructure in a single web-based and mobile application, Wirex offers hybrid personal and commercial payments and currency solutions, through:
— hybrid fiat (traditional) currency and cryptocurrency online e-currency accounts;
— account-linked Visa debit cards;
— Instant and free money transfer worldwide;
— ATM withdrawals if cash is needed;
— fiat and cryptocurrency exchange services;
— the world’s first crypto-cashback.
We are waiting for you! Join our team and achieve a new level in your career!
— Be in charge of the overall product design strategy and appearance in the company. Define how a product is structured from UI/UX point and deliver new features, approaches. Develop the best in class design solutions for b2c, b2b, web products (mobile, web applications, web sites, landings, etc.).
— Work on multiple projects/products in the area of the Company’s interest (b2c, b2b, web marketing), directions, develop best in class result for targets achievement.
— Lead the development of visual elements or creative concepts, product directions, engage the Team to implement them.
— Deliver quality standards, look after alignment to Company branding in products. Develop and describe visual standards for product development, branding, etc.
— Be on top if all design trends, marketing tools and continually advance innovative creative development approaches.
— Lead and organize design team, coordinate day2day activity, measure efficiency.
— Take part in developing of Company’s brand, look for new opportunities, deliver value to the customers (both external and internal).
— Work closely with software developers, analysts in order to deliver best in class solutions for new features in the product.
— Work closely and develop a partnership with the Marketing, Product Design, R&D, stakeholders. Coordinate the communication, delivery and creative process with/among them.
— Functionally own product KPIs and develop best in class solutions to increase the value of the products.
— Communicate and manage expectations for all stakeholders in the company, provide clear and transparent reports.
— Create strong and effective design delivery culture together with all stakeholders. Build and support design approaches across the Company.
— Take part in delivering of the strategy of visual presence in different channels.
— Take part in communication with strategic partners in the design field across the world.
— 3+ years of experience as a Head of Design/Design Lead in agency (working on products) and product company is a must — fintech will be a plus.
— Successful cases (own — much better or developed by team under your management — applicable) in complete product design in mobile applications (both IOS, Android), web applications, web sites, and marketing design — must.
— Experience in working and engaging the team of 5+ designers in a product company.
— Solid understanding of design and creativeness — UI/UX product design, design styles, typography, branding, different techniques in design, digital trends, etc.
— Solid understanding what business value, targets mean, how that’s related to design work. Technique to deliver the best solution in different environment.
— Understanding the approaches in FinTech products.
— Strong experience in working closely together with software development. Experience of successful cases with launching product in different regions.
— Understanding of marketing design (email, social media) and understanding the approach in this domain.
— Excellent knowledge of design tools: Sketch, and Adobe Products, prototyping tools (Invision, Framer, Marvel), etc.
— Strong experience with Jira, design, people management techniques.
— Experience in management design directions, work with team, engage and facilitate stakeholders. Strong business communication skills.
— Energy and desire to produce award-winning work, engage people around. Agile mindset.
— Fluent/Advanced level of English.
— Great opportunity to be a part of the mature team of professionals that creating a unique FinTech product used globally by millions.
— Competitive remuneration and pleasing benefits package.
— PE accounting and support.
— 20 days for relaxation per year, paid holidays according to Legislation of Ukraine
— Possibilities for Education and Learning
— Medical insurance.