Job Role: Product Designer
Reporting to: Digital Design Director
Location: Head Office, White City Place, West London
Contract type: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Workplace Type: Hybrid
ME+EM is one of the UK’s fastest-growing modern luxury fashion brands. As a direct-to-consumer business we operate in a truly multi-channel sense with seven London stores, as well as concessions in Harrods and Selfridges, supporting a rapidly expanding global digital business.
We are an entrepreneurial, creative, and passionate group of people. We work hard, are enthusiastic to learn and aren't afraid to take risks. Everyone contributes to our success at all levels, and that's precisely what makes being a member of the team so rewarding.
Our goal is to make ME+EM as diverse and inclusive as we possibly can. We make sure everyone has a voice with annual engagement surveys, employee-led committees, focus groups and quarterly town hall meetings. We pride ourselves on being approachable, supportive, and welcoming and ensure that everyone’s hard work is rewarded.
About the Role
We are looking for a Product Designer to join a newly founded, ambitious Tech Team. The Product Designer will be responsible for UI/ UX design projects across .com and is integral to defining the design outcome of web products.
The Product Designer will work as part of an agile product squad, closely with Digital Design Director. They will have the ability to take a brief from user research, to wireframe, to hi-fi prototypes. The Product Designer will uphold the highest design standard across .com; maintaining design systems as well as playing a key role in design testing of new features and updates.
Working alongside business stakeholders, the Product Designer will create design solutions based on hypothesis and customer data driven for commercial outcomes. Putting the put the customer first, and the product offering at the heart of the on-site experience is a must.
The ideal candidate will have been part of an agile product team before, bringing their previous experience and inspiration to a new role.
You will draw on this experience to implement effective ways of working. We want you to have input and be part of the brands strategic ambitions. You will be a high collaborative proactive person who is brimming with energy and enthusiasm. Being well organised, passionate about your craft and an excellent eye for detail is non-negotiable. The ability to work independently when required is expected, although you will collaborate with others regularly.
Design research Design testing Design delivery Design system management Collaborating with internal project stakeholders Collaborating with, and aligning to tech squad working patterns
Experience in an agile product tech team, a brand with similar adjacencies or scale up background is preferred. Expert knowledge of Figma; working with design systems is essential Experience taking a product from a user research and wireframes, through to prototyping and front-end design testing A high-level understanding of design best practice, design theory and interaction design Experience designing for e-Commerce web products; Strong typogrpahic and layout skills are a bonus An understanding of user experience design, including usability principles, user research methodology, testing techniques (A/B, Multi-Variant) etc... Ability to understand brand strategy/message and convert it into digital experiences Self motivated, proactive and up for a challenge A background in scale up businesses/ or an interest in fashion is a big bonus
Full time employees receive 33 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays (prorated for part time employees) An additional day off to celebrate your birthday! Staff Discount – Up to 70% off full price items. Refer a Friend Scheme – cash incentive to refer a friend to work at ME+EM Annual Eye Care Voucher for a free eye test and money off glasses/prescription via Specsavers Sample Sales Monthly social and wellbeing events, annual summer, and Christmas parties Employee Assisted Programme (EAP) with Aviva and Square Health White City Place - free yoga and pilates sessions Company Pension Scheme Life Insurance and Income Protection Scheme Friends and Family Discount of 30% off full price items. Cycle to Work Scheme Tech Scheme with Currys PC world Length of Service Award after 5 years of service Enhanced family friendly policies Paid absence leave Real Living Wage Employer We are an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Minorites, LGBTQ+ candidates and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Please note, due to the large number of applications we receive, we can only reply to those that are successful to the next stage