As APEXX continues to scale, we are looking to strengthen the team with a skilful Product Designer to lead the Design across our product offerings.
As a Product Designer, you will ensure our products and features are valuable for people, easy to use, and of the highest level of craft and execution. You will be expected to utilise your entire range of product design, interaction design, and visual design skills.
Lead and oversee the user experience of a product from conception to launch in partnership with product managers, engineers, and the business team
Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into functional and valuable products
Define, craft and evolve designs within visual systems and standard
Design end-to-end flows and experiences that are simple and elegant for our supported platforms.
Design. You should have experience in designing world-class products in fast-growing companies and a strong understanding of product design principles.
Aspire to grow. Grow your knowledge and inspire your team, but also other teams to contribute to our goals.
Curios, with a desire to learn. Understand our customers, the market, and our competition
Be decisive and give direction. Focus on delivering what’s truly important. Don’t get distracted by the noise
Strong written and communication skills. Comfortable communicating with internal and external stakeholders on challenging issues
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Experience building and shipping applications or software at the level of whole features/products that encompass an end-to-end experience across a variety of platforms
Experience with prototyping tools e.g. Figma, Sketch, Framer, or similar
Interaction design skills define how an experience should behave based on understanding the user’s needs, plus consideration of how this product will scale
Experience using prototyping skills to demonstrate how a particular flow or interaction will work
Visual Design skills with proficiency in typography, desktop/mobileUI, colour, layout, iconography and aesthetic sense and how these elements impact product functions
Experience leading product direction and strategic thinking while developing product goals, identifying opportunities, and making decisions based on the impact
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Experience connecting your work with other cross-product initiatives within the company to drive collaboration
Experience with storytelling, explaining your ideas to client stakeholders, and presenting your conceptual work
Knowledge of how the frontend works (HTML, CSS, JS, React)
Experience in motion design, creating UI video presentations in After Effect
Experience with tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Miro, etc
Having a Product background from an eCommerce payment gateway is a great advantage!
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM APEXX
Fully functional custom Design System with all the elements and components ready for daily use
A well-established prototype assembled from all screens to simulate the operation of the application
The minimum required documentation for adaptation to a new design project
Absolute freedom in design decision-making and support from the management team
PERKS & BENEFITS
Aside from the opportunity to work for a tech-scale up, having great responsibility and varied tasks every day, other benefits includes:
Health: APEXX pension scheme with Scottish Widows offering salary exchange, Life Insurance 4x salary & 5 years' salary protection for critical illness, we care package with access to 24 hour GP's globally, Bike 2 work scheme, Enhanced Adoption, Maternity & Paternity Leave
Enrichment: Learning and development training, with a £300 yearly budget to strengthen your career and progression, leadership in house training, book club, and monthly lunch and learn programme
Holiday: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. We love birthdays! - additional paid holiday for your birthday. Holiday increases a day each year after 3 years with APEXX and have the option to carry 5 days holiday over to the following year
Work: Complete Flexi working locations & Flexi hours with the opportunity to hot desk from three of our global offices. Our HQ is in the popular Fintech hub of Shoreditch, London, option of working 2 weeks a month abroad! Monthly Fireside Chats and learning programs, Apple Mac Laptop and home equipment provided
Social: Monthly team outings & incentives. Some of our recent ones include: Break Out Rooms, APEXX Quizzes, Wine Tasting, Afternoon Tea's, Golf Tournaments.
APEXX is a dynamic Fintech scale-up founded in 2016 with the goal of creating cutting-edge payment technology. Our vision is to be the payment industry's most merchant-centric provider. Through our platform a merchant can connect via a simple API connection to the world's payment ecosystem, increasing conversion at lower cost and satisfying their entire payments needs.
We excel at bringing transparency, efficiency, and competition to the payments market. What's more, we won the 'Most Disruptive Payment Technology' award in 2018 for the second consecutive year. No other company has ever retained this award and it demonstrates that APEXX is at the forefront of what can be achieved in Payments Technology.
The team is incredibly committed and enthusiastic about what we are building - top of the class payments solutions and a valuable business. This is infectious and creates a wonderful office atmosphere. We have a supportive, relaxed yet high-performing, and high trust culture.
Apexx is an equal opportunities employer committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our employees and eliminating discrimination.
We do not accept speculative CVs or candidate profiles from Recruitment Agencies.