Lead Product Designer

Product Design Shanghai, China


Description

THE ROLE

We are looking for a highly motivated, creative and experienced Lead level Designer that can initiate, drive and deliver excellent design for our Chinese customers. You will be a seasoned practitioner who loves detail and working collaboratively with your team across Product Design and Development. You’ll specialize mobile app design, with a portfolio of well-crafted examples that can demonstrate your skills.


WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Lead Designer for key consumer-facing and e-Commerce focused projects for the Chinese market
  • Sync and collaborate with the wider Product Design team
  • Lead by example – collaborate with and mentor junior and mid-level designers
  • Work collaboratively within an agile process with; other product designers, user researchers, data scientists, product owners, project managers, UI and back end developers
  • Define and communicate the UX direction using appropriate tools 
  • Champion user experience and advocate the best design for our end users
  • Bring inspiring ideas and motivation to an energetic and collaborative team

WHO YOU ARE

  • Ideally, 8+ years’ experience as a digital product designer
  • You are able to demonstrate the process and outcome of the evidence-based approach that you’ve employed on previous projects
  • Highly collaborative
  • BA/BSc/MA in HCI, Information Systems, Computer Science, Graphic Design or similar preferred
  • Experience working on high traffic consumer products a plus
  • Experience working in fashion, e-commerce and/or a digital creative agency a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able and willing to travel to other Farfetch offices when required
  • Be curious about how things work and have a passion for emerging technologies and all things interactive.
  • Proficient in rapid prototyping
  • Ideally have working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript