Senior Product Designer

The job in a nutshell

We have an exceptional opportunity for someone to join our talented Product team in the role of Senior Product Designer.

The role requires you to be involved in all aspects of the product development processes, utlitising a full range of product, interaction and visual responsive design skills, whilst owning the user experience for a wide area of products.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a full stack Product Designer who can come and really make a difference to our products; you will have the opportunity to optimise high profile and user products across the GoCompare Group, working on new products through rapid prototyping.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone who can lead products from inception to launch; you will ideally have around 5 years’ experience or more. You will be able to demonstrate how you have designed for A/B testing and a solid understanding of user-centered design across different platforms. Experience with Application Design, Visual Design and Interaction Design and Responsive Web Design is essential and exposure to Optimizely is beneficial.

As a full stack Designer, you will be confident with front-end programming (HTML, CSS and Javascript) and be able to clearly demonstrate your experience with end-to-end (hybrid UX & UI) product design.

You will have a clear vision; you will be able to see and communication improvements for the good of the product and be able to clearly articulate your design decisions.

Additionally you will be able to effectively work with Product Managers and Tech squads to run design critiques and be part of the product lifecycle activities – we’re an Agile business and we work as part of cross-functional teams!

What you’ll be responsible for

•Understands and works within the framework of OKRs (Objectives and Key Results).

•Leads and manages customer interview sessions to provide product design feedback and help shape the direction of products.

•Produces multiple concepts at pace, whilst gathering frequent feedback.

•Takes part in user testing and design critique sessions.

•Works closely with the analytics team, PM’s and other designers to understand users need.

•Collaborates with the lead product designer to drive our latest UI identity across all products.

•Defines and improves our internal design toolkits.

Who you’ll be working with

•Collaborates with the Communications Design Team to ensure consistency with overall company brand guidelines

•Works closely with product management, engineering and marketing to ensure a smooth product development process

•Partners with product managers, engineers, researchers and contents strategists with regard to user experience of products

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after a great utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings great energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.

Benefits

GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
Go for it
Salary:

Competitive plus extensive benefits

Location:

Newport

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/2632/177

Closing date:

29th March 2019

Contract type:

Full time

Contract details:

Permanent

Working hours:

up to 37.5 per week (reduced hours and job share can be accommodated)

Go for it