London Product Management Full-time Commercial

Head of UX and Design

At R3 our vision is a world where value moves freely, and business is done safely. Our mission is to enable an open, trusted, and enduring digital economy. We are a scale up with a startup’s grit. We encourage a workforce where no idea is too small, and no two days are the same.
As the Head of UX and Design, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the user experience and design vision for our suite of DLT products and innovative solutions. Situated within the product team and working closely with marketing, engineering, and various aspects of the organization, you will lead the UX and Design team to deliver intuitive, engaging, and visually compelling product experiences. Your strategic thinking, creative leadership, and passion for design will drive the success of our products in the marketplace.

Key Responsibilities

  • **Strategic Leadership**: Define and implement the UX and design strategy in alignment with our business objectives and market needs. Lead the UX and Design team to ensure that our products provide enhanced user experiences and adhere to high design standards.
  • **Collaboration**: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, engineering, product management, and sales, to integrate UX and design seamlessly into product development and company initiatives.
  • **User-Centric Design**: Champion a user-centric design approach, leveraging user research, target business personas, journey maps, and usability testing to inform strategic design decisions and product improvements.
  • **Design Excellence**: Oversee the entire design process, from concept to launch, ensuring that all products meet our high standards for usability, accessibility, and visual appeal.
  • **Stakeholder Engagement**: Engage with customers, partners, and internal stakeholders to gather feedback, understand user needs, and translate insights into design improvements.
  • **Brand Consistency**: Ensure that all product designs align with our brand identity, voice, and tone, enhancing brand recognition and user engagement where appropriate 

Qualifications

  • Proven experience in a senior UX/UI design role, preferably within technology or fintech sectors.
  • A strong portfolio showcasing your work in UX/UI design, including examples of leading design projects from concept to launch.
  • Expertise in design thinking, user research, and usability testing.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and lead a design team.
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision).
  • Knowledge of front-end development practices and technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field. 

Why Join Us

  • R3 is not just a workplace. We are a community of innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers, and technology enthusiasts. By joining us as the Head of UX and Design, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of Digital Asset and Digital Currency products and solutions, work with a talented team, and develop your career in a dynamic and supportive environment.

R3 is a leading enterprise technology firm specialising in digital solutions for regulated financial markets. Our technology enables financial markets to operate with greater efficiency, transparency and enhanced connectivity. Our focus is on progressing markets and fostering an open, trusted and enduring digital economy.
 
R3ers center around our core values – Collaborative, Ownership, Bold and Customer First – as a result our flagship DLT platform, Corda, and R3 Digital Markets product suite is trusted by the world’s leading financial market infrastructures (FMIs), exchanges, central banks and commercial banks.
 
R3 is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are a diverse and inclusive team that supports all ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, origins, disability and veteran status and cultures. At R3, we’re committed to fostering an environment where individuality–not conformity–is embraced and valued because we believe our collective differences are what make us better together. For more information, visit www.r3.com or connect with us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
 
If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV/resume. We’re always interested in meeting bold, collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

About us

R3 is a leading provider of enterprise technology and services for the development of multi-party solutions that enable direct, digital collaboration in regulated industries where trust is critical.

Our values

Customers first

Customer success is paramount. We build strong relationships and strive to create the best possible experience. Learn why so many of our customers view R3 as a trusted, long-term partner.

Collaborative

We bring together all parts of our ecosystem and give our customers the tools and environment to work together to change their industries.

Bold

We have the agility of a small company but the confidence and ambition of the industry-defining trailblazer we aspire to become. As a thought leader, R3 subject matter experts produce compelling analysis and insight into emerging technology.

Ownership

We demand excellence and take pride in our products and services. We believe the our platform, Corda, will transform the way the world does business.

Our benefits

We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits packages to ensure the wellbeing of all our employees and their loved ones. For a regional breakdown of our company benefits and perks, click here.

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