Design Manager - Consumer Products - FARFETCH

UK London
14 Apr 2022
31 May 2022
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're the customer experts and advocates. Our teams work on the end-to-end product lifecycle; from understanding the motivations and needs of our customers and partners, to designing and testing hypotheses, to creating industry-leading experiences for luxury shoppers, sellers and service providers. We set our Product vision and achieve our strategy in close partnership with teams across the business.


Our office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub. With an open-plan space, ideal for collaborative working, an outdoor terrace for a team lunch, or a dedicated studio for a yoga class.


Design Managers manage people and support their Head of Product Design leading our Product domains. These people provide the broader context and leadership required for Product Designers and the teams they work with to succeed. Design Managers set context, create vision and build purpose with the teams they work. They foster collaboration across all teams within Consumer Product and they connect the work of our teams to wider organizational goals.


    • Help oversee one of Farfetch's experience domains, reporting to the Head of Design and working as a partner to the product management and engineering leadership of that domain.
    • Work with the teams to understand and roadmap their learning and research agenda for the period ahead.
    • Support the Head of Design in managing the quality and coherency of your teams' execution across channels and touchpoints
    • Support the teams in your domain with guidance, direction and through clear strategy, whilst ensuring visibility and transparency of effort
    • Mentor designers in the identification, planning and sequencing of work/stories to build their experience


    • You have 5+ years of experience leading design teams
    • You can partner with stake holding teams
    • You have excellent collaboration skills, able to constructively direct action within teams
    • Experience working on high traffic consumer products is valuable to this role
    • Experience working within a platform business, Ecommerce or online retail is valuable to this role


    • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
    • Flexible benefits - Private Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Pension scheme and more
    • Critical Illness Insurance and Life Assurance
    • Flexible working environment and more!


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

We are looking for an experienced Design Manager to help lead the designers working on our loyalty offer and with Farfetch's Private Client service. This is great opportunity for someone who is looking to lead a larger team in a global business.${description2}

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