Lead Product Designer

England, London
12 October 2018
09 November 2018
Aliecee Cummings
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Product Designer

Fintech Start-Up


Asto, one of the UK's high growth Scale Ups, is hiring. Salt have been appointed as an exclusive partner to hire into their Technology, Product, Creative and Marketing teams.

At Asto we're a fin-tech start-up backed by Santander on a mission to help every small business not only survive but thrive. Imagine having a CFO in your pocket who could not only predict future pitfalls in your cash flow but provide you with relevant financial products tailored to your need and help your business excel even in a challenging and competitive landscape.


You're passionate about creating world-class products which are simple, enjoyable, good for the business, and most importantly, something which people want to use


You have experience of building and designing products within a regulated industry

... this might be the perfect role for you!

Role Focus:

  • Support the delivery of complex service and product design projects
  • Work within multi-disciplinary teams to design, prototype and build cutting-edge propositions
  • Design and lead research and insight programmes
  • Set visual design standards and inspire the client towards these visions
  • Run experiments and design sprints to rapidly test and iterate prototypes
  • Take an active interest in the design discipline and regularly share the subject with the broader team and community
  • Own and maintain design ops capability for the business; supporting local markets to implement consistent quality products and services
  • Mentor and coach junior members of the team

Competenties and Skills Required:

  • Experience of product innovation, digital transformation, and customer experience development
  • Experience of getting involved in all stages of the product and service design process, from initial analysis, workshops, sketches, ideas and concepts through to user research, prototyping and the final delivery of designs
  • Experience leading the design of new and existing products and services by bringing people together, and facilitating workshops, design sprints and ideation sessions
  • Proven ability to take a product to market by working closely with developers and optimising the performance of that product over time through testing and iteration
  • A combination of experience designing mobile and web user-focused applications, as well as denser, information-rich interfaces
  • Information architecture, prototyping, personas and storytelling, behavioural economics, and/or ethnographic research experience
  • Data visualisation methods and principles experience is desirable
  • A sound understanding of Agile delivery methodology

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