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Lead Product Designer

At Bridebook we're looking for a Lead Product Designer to join our team.

Full-time · London

Join us on an exciting journey and take up the challenge of becoming Bridebook's Lead Product Designer!

Help us to lead and shape the future of our product as we continue to take the industry by storm. You will be responsible for the digital product design, covering both the UX and the UI. Leading our design efforts and working hand in hand with product, engineering and marketing teams. This role sits within the Product team and the role will report directly into the Head of Product. Bridebook offers a thriving and creative environment for a well-suited candidate to become an integral part of our future vision. We believe that, with the right attitude and ambition, anything is possible. Come join us and be part of a team that is transforming the wedding industry worldwide!

About us

Bridebook is a revolutionary wedding planning platform that seeks to make wedding planning an enjoyable, intuitive, and rewarding experience for couples, guests, and industry partners. Launched in the UK, Bridebook has over 1,000,000 planning couples and has been featured in major outlets such as the New York Times, the BBC, and the App Store. After six years and many iterations later, we have 2 in 3 engaged UK couples and 1 in 3 engaged German couples using Bridebook, and have recently expanded into the French market. While we serve a very emotional and creative industry, we are obsessed with using tech and data to revolutionise the industry. We have a team of motivated and experienced professionals with ambitious plans to make Bridebook an iconic global brand, making this an exciting time to join our vibrant and innovative company.

What you will do 

  • Lead, coach and grow the design team. Act as a mentor, providing guidance and direction.

  • Develop and lead the product design strategy for the company. Be a thought leader and advocate for market leading product design with the senior team and across other functions.

  • Collaboratively develop a product with continuous iterations, based on effective research and data analysis.

  • Design product features to ensure users have a delightful experience.

  • Create sketches, prototypes, wireframes, user flows and UI interactions for app as well as mobile and desktop web.

  • Work closely with product managers and developers to help produce a product that satisfies business, technical and UX constraints.

  • Ensure the design process is streamlined and meets the standards of Bridebook.

  • Work towards carrying out effective user testing and using the results to help shape our product decisions.

What are we looking for?

  • 7+ years of UX/UI experience designing digital products (app/web) in a commercial environment.
  • Experience developing and leading long-term design strategy proposals, concepts and visions.
  • Experience managing and coaching a team.
  • Experience designing exceptional app experiences as well as mobile and desktop web with a mobile-first mindset.
  • Experience with AB and multi-variant testing, as well as running user research and usability testing
  • Experience of leading and championing strong product design and managing senior stakeholders.
  • You have a portfolio that demonstrates strategic problem solving as well as your experience creating successful, user-centric products
  • Experience of translating business / users needs and technology constraints into solution concepts that are easy to use.

If you don’t meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We’re always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.

What do you get for all your hard work?

  • We offer Hybrid working and would love to see you in our office twice a week.
  • £500 yearly Learning and Development budget.
  • 'buy a book' budget for everyone to further their growth.
  • 20 days of annual leave, increasing with each year of service (up to 5 extra), and additionally, 3 days company wide Christmas shutdown.
  • Bridebook options plan.
  • Working from home set up.
  • Beautiful, well connected and a fully equipped office, with weekly breakfasts, lunches alongside free snacks etc.
  • Collaborative and learning culture, working alongside experienced and passionate people.

What's next?

If you would like to make a difference, we'd love for you to join us and make a real impact in our future! We are passionate about what we do here, and we are confident you will be too. So please, apply now and our team will be in touch about the next steps.

Equal opportunities

At Bridebook, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that celebrates the uniqueness of our employees. We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. All candidates are welcome to apply.

Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success. We want to make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell our talent team directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We’ll be happy to support you.

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