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Senior Product Designer

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK


The Human-Centred Design (HCD) team is a part of KPMG Technology. We are a team of highly-skilled analysts and designers who collaborate in the development of products that people love to engage with. We work with hundreds of organisations around the world to deliver outcomes that benefit users, consumers and employees and ultimately unlock business value through technology.


The beauty of our approach is that it can be applied to any industry or market; we discover, we strategise, we hypothesise, we validate, we ideate, we iterate, we deliver and, at every step, we put people and their needs at the heart of our decisions. We challenge our clients to embrace change as we do, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Whether creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, our people are creators who design and build with passion and enthusiasm, on deep foundations of research, agility, collaboration and technical capability.

About you
•You are inquisitive, have a passion for design and thrive on challenges
•You are creative with a good dose of cognitive empathy
•You are adaptive with a keen mind for collaboration
•You are mature with a lid on your ego and have a good sense of humour
•You enjoy working across a broad range of products, domains, sectors and industries


Responsibilities
•Ideate and create UX deliverables such as personas, journey maps, ¬¬IA, prototypes and wireframes
•Design workshops and conduct research activities (e.g. interviews, observational studies)
•Create rich high fidelity compositions incorporating user-experience methodologies
•Mentor peers and junior designers for skills advancement and design education
•Communicate design, strategy and processes with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
•Build and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, peers, and stakeholders
•Create estimates of design efforts for sales assessments and strategic sales opportunities
•Create and manage deliverable documentation such as style-guides and visual implementation guides
•Adhere to (and promote) accessibility standards and inclusive design principles
•Adhere to Information Security related processes, procedures and role-based responsibilities

Desired skills and experience:
•Significant design-related experience (various industries and B2B experience is a bonus)
•Skilled in common design tools; Sketch, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator), Figma etc.
•Experience with at least one prototyping tool such as Axure, Invision, Marvel etc.
•Familiarity with a range of research techniques and related deliverables
•Experienced in leading or facilitating workshops and conducting user / stakeholder interviews
•Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate, sell, defend, and receive feedback on work in a professional environment
•Good consulting skills that can drive design-related conversations, surfacing project requirements, building and nurturing relationships, and fostering environments for open, productive collaboration
•Attention to detail for project, consulting, and design
•Experience with working in a multi-disciplinary Agile environment (in-house or agency)
•Awareness and interest in current technology and design trends
•Strong self-motivation and teamwork skills, with the ability to build momentum and pivot in difficult situations


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