FreeWheel

  • MANAGER, UI/UX EXPERIENCE TEAM

    Job Locations UK-London
    Department
    Product Management
  • ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

    Media consumption is increasingly fluid across channels and our platform needs to make sense of how to allocate spend, track return-on-ad spend and re-aggregate audiences to find a brand’s target audience. We need help breaking this problem down and creating something that provides true value to our users.

     

    Alongside this, as we look to build-out our design system, we need a leader to help instill a design culture in our business and ensure a holistic user experience across our products. This is a critical role in achieving the goal of Freewheel Advertisers to unify our existing offerings, reduce complexity and provide tools that our customers enjoy using.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Lead team of designers to ensure consistent and effective user experience across products.
    • Oversee the execution of operating milestones for the company’s design initiative and direct the efforts of the design system including its adoption companywide.
    • Integrate into the product development process and work with your team to translate our business goals into elegant and intuitive solutions that solve real problems.
    • Effectively communicate your ideas and designs by creating prototypes, and employing whatever other tools are necessary to convey the message
    • Conduct research to understand the true nature of the problem that our users and the market are telling us about
    • Manage design roadmap across teams
    • Other duties as assigned
    • The Manager, UI/UX Experience, will have direct reports and will lead the team’s roadmap prioritization effort with input from product and technical portfolio leaders.  

    ABOUT YOU

    • Ability to think analytically and conceptually
    • Rich experience in creating user flows, storyboards, wireframes and prototyping
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Up to date on industry standards, UI trends, and web technologies
    • Knowledge of Sketch and inVision. Experience in other tools is fine, but these are the ones we use.
    • Team or program management experience

    Qualifications and requirements

    • 10+ of work related experience; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    • 5 years experience in a product-related role, with 3+ years of experience in design for web apps backed up by a strong portfolio
    • Some visual design experience is a bonus but not required 
    • Experience coding in HTML, CSS and pre-processors and JavaScript – our standard front-end stack
    • Experience working in an agile product development environment

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