SunGod is hiringSenior Digital Product Designer

Full TimeProduct Design
Posted 1y ago

We're looking for an experienced Senior Digital Product Designer to drive the ongoing innovation of our website; creating beautiful, intuitive and performant designs to shape a world-class eCommerce experience for our customers. You will be working directly on our storefront making extensive use of data to drive your design decisions.

Working as a team with our in house developers, you will be responsible for our site's end-to-end design process, from identifying user insights to designing and refining industry-leading UX. You will take ownership of design site-wide, developing fresh ideas and identifying areas for improvement to make sure we delight SunGod customers with an unrivalled customer journey.

At a glance:

  • Full-time starting July/August, with hybrid working
  • Senior (>5 years experience)
  • Salary of £55,000 - £65,000
  • Hammersmith, London. (2-3 office days/week)
  • Five-stars on Glassdoor
  • Generous 30 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • Leading benefits package & competitive salary
  • Work for a Certified B Corporation™
  • Opportunity to get in at the ground floor of a purpose-driven, fast-paced, triple-digit growth company in the outdoor industry; lots of scope for your growth!

Our mission & who we are... 

SunGod was born in 2013 with a vision to create the world’s best performance eyewear. We see a better world; through our lenses, through our actions and through doing business better. Our planet is our playground, so we’re a community built brand, that’s sustainable to our core. With you, our mission is multiplied and together we can See Better.

We’re a dynamic and expanding team, with offices in London and Verbier. Being results-driven we see high-quality output from all team members. We don’t believe in set office hours, dress codes or fixed working locations. The world of work is changing and we're already part of the future.

We’re unlike any company you’ve ever worked for before.

Key Responsibilities: 

Your primary focus as our Senior Digital Product Designer will be to ideate and develop industry leading digital eCommerce experiences and work with the rest of the engineering team to bring those ideas to life. The right candidate will be obsessed with continual improvement and have ambitions to take on increasing responsibility over time.

? You will be responsible for designing new features and improving existing ones, continually seeking to improve and enhance user experiences on our website;

? You will own and enhance our design language, ensuring it is used consistently and predictably;

? You will leverage user insights to identify potential enhancements to the SunGod website;

? You will articulate and develop your ideas and designs using low fidelity wireframes and high fidelity mockups;

? You will understand our key value proposition, core products, brand aesthetic, and identify opportunities to enhance the brand and delight our customers;

? You will keep your finger on the pulse of changing eCommerce trends to ensure SunGod remains at the forefront of modern web design;

? You will work in a high performing, agile tech team to lay the foundations for future growth;

? Understand SunGod’s triple bottom line of people, planet and profit, and incorporate this into your job role every day.

The ideal person has the following skills, experiences and competencies: 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating exceptional user experiences and able to work swiftly to develop ideas into production-ready designs. The ideal candidate must have an excellent, developed understanding of modern web design and feel comfortable working in a cross-functional team to deliver best-in-class online experiences. They will have a proactive approach and be excited by the opportunity to help bring SunGod’s online presence to the next level.

? 5-10 years of experience working at a tech company, eCommerce brand or digital agency;

? Proven ability to leverage data to drive design decisions;

? Excellent understanding of modern UI/UX and the ability to ideate, design and develop their concepts;

? Demonstrable ability to use Figma to present their ideas and experience using it to design a component-based Design System;

? The ability to collaborate effectively in a cross-functional team;

? Empathy for users and for those you’re working with;

? Great written and verbal communication skills;

? Genuine interest in sports and the outdoors.

Flexible working 

We care about the work you produce, not the hours spent at your desk. You are free to work hours that fit around your hobbies and personal commitments. The only condition is that the objectives are met and the output is to the required and highest standard. We ask that you work from our office 2 or 3 days a week for team cohesion.

Development & Training 

Our growth doesn't end at a company level, we endorse individual growth through developing our professional skills, evolving careers and honing life skills. There is budget, time and, most importantly, support given to every employee.

Diversity & Inclusion at SunGod 

SunGod values a diverse workforce. We’re committed to recruiting people from all walks of life and backgrounds to reflect our customers and our community and to help make our business stronger. We're not looking for "culture fit" candidates, instead, we're looking for those who expand our culture, challenge business as usual and bring their whole selves to work. To support our people we offer family-friendly, inclusive recruitment and employment policies, flexible working arrangements and a range of benefits to suit your circumstances.

What to expect from this application... 

As you will have gathered by now, we do things a bit differently. This application will ask a few questions about you and your experience. We'd suggest checking all the questions you'll be asked before starting. You will be required to upload a CV at this stage. Based on your application, you may then be invited to complete a time-capped skills-based task followed by a technical interview, a panel interview and a final interview.

Blind Applications 

In the first stages of our process, your name and other details will be hidden from your CV and application to remove potential unconscious bias in our hiring processes and ensure we hire the best candidate for the role.

A tip before you start... Before you begin, we recommend you take a moment to ask yourself these questions: Why me? Why this role? Why this company?

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