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Head of Design

Cognism

Cognism

Design
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Cognism is a market leader in international sales intelligence. Access to our premium data, has helped a wide variety of global revenue teams change their approach to prospecting, resulting in predictable and prosperous outcomes.

Following multiple successful funding rounds and the acquisition of Mailtastic (2020), an email signature solution provider, and Kaspr (2022), a Paris-based sales prospecting tool, there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

As we grow, one of our main objectives is to continue hiring individuals, who are both a professional and cultural fit for our Company. Our values are at the core of everything we do!

Our people;

  • Are Nice!
  • Are Collaborative. We’re in this together!
  • Are Solution-Focused. For every problem, we’ve got a solution!
  • Are Understanding.
  • Celebrate Individual Contributors.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive global workplace, which encourages you to achieve any goals you may have, while having fun along the way!

Summary of Role

We're on the lookout for a passionate and experienced Head of UX/UI to join our growing B2B SaaS company! As a key member of the Product leadership team, you'll be responsible for shaping the user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) across all our products. You'll lead a talented team of designers, researchers, and UI/UX specialists, ensuring a seamless and delightful experience for our customers.

In this dynamic role, you'll wear multiple hats. You'll be a strategic leader, defining the UX/UI vision and roadmap. You'll be a hands-on designer, collaborating with the team on complex design challenges. You'll also be a champion for user-centered design, ensuring our products are intuitive, efficient, and solve real problems for our B2B users.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the UX/UI design team, fostering a collaborative and creative environment.
  • Define the overall UX/UI vision and strategy, aligning with product goals and business objectives.
  • Conduct user research and gather insights to understand user needs, behaviors, and pain points.
  • Translate user research into actionable design solutions, including information architecture, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups.
  • Establish and maintain design standards, style guides, and best practices for user interface design.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, engineers, and marketing teams to ensure a cohesive user experience across all touchpoints.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest UX/UI trends and technologies, constantly innovating and improving our product's usability.

Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in UX/UI design, with a proven track record of leading and scaling design teams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in user research methodologies, including user interviews, usability testing, and data analysis.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing exceptional UI/UX design skills and a deep understanding of user-centered design principles.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively manage stakeholders and build consensus.
  • Passion for B2B SaaS products and a strong understanding of the B2B user landscape.
  • Proficiency in design tools like Figma, Sketch, or Adobe XD.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with B2B SaaS applications.
  • Knowledge of user experience accessibility best practices (WCAG).
  • Experience with prototyping tools like InVision or Adobe XD.
  • A strong understanding of design thinking methodologies.

If you're a UX/UI leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is passionate about creating exceptional user experiences for B2B customers, we want to hear from you!

We look forward to hearing from you!