Junior Product Designer

May 14, 2019

About 10x

10x is a strategic solutions business that exists to transform banking and make it 10x better for customers, banks and society.

Our next-generation cloud-native technology platform enables our financial services clients to give their customers more timely, relevant and personalised experiences when it comes to managing money.

The 10x platform is built on an microservices architecture using a unique data model that is fully compliant with Open Banking standards. It is infinitely configurable and constantly evolving to deliver better, more personal, experiences for everyone.

10x was founded by Antony Jenkins, the former Group Chief Executive of Barclays.

10x Better

As a people-led technology business, our success relies on attracting and retaining the very best talent with the highest level of skills and capability to develop our business.

Join us and you will be part of a team delivering a digital banking platform at the forefront of innovation, transforming banking and the wider FinTech sector.

Guided by our strong values of Transformation, Integrity and Impact, we actively support, respect and collaborate with our customers, partners and each other.

Working from our offices in Victoria, London, the 10x team comprises more than 300 specialists with deep and relevant experience across multi-billion-dollar businesses, challenger, disruptor brands and start-ups.

At 10x you work alongside innovators and leaders in banking and financial services, big-technology and consumer-focused industries – proven practitioners who understand how to meet the evolving needs of businesses and consumers.

Our engineers and developers are leaders too, drawing on experience in and outside of financial services to deliver new digital solutions. They work across API development, security, cloud-native engineering and payments technology and include UI and UX designers, technical architects and data scientists.

What unifies the 10x team is an ambition to transform banking.

Junior Product Designer

About the role

10x is looking for a Junior Product Designer to join its design team in the London studio, starting immediately. You will be designing cloud-based software to configure omni-channel banking apps across mobile, kiosk, web and in-branch.

We are a software studio committed to creating a new banking experience — one that is more diverse, open and fair. We are building a universal platform built on open banking principles, infinitely configurable and constantly evolving to deliver better, more personal, experiences for everyone.

To achieve this, we design and build the entire product life cycle from strategy, discovery, user testing, validation, through to building software and apps that are adding real value and transformation to users and businesses.

Our in-house product design team is made up of versatile UX and UI designers who are always developing and widening their skillsets and collaborating very closely with clients and colleagues. Our designers are highly skilled in Sketch, Flinto, & Zeplin, and confident to run their own user testing, writing scenarios, testing products, gathering insights, and designing innovative, and incredibly easy to use products. Collaboration with users, stakeholders, and developers is key.

Requirements

Higher education – Undergrad or Foundation diploma in Design orsimilar

Hard skills:

  • UI design – passion for Pixel perfect beautiful visual design of native apps, web apps, and websites
  • Design systems – understanding of atomic UI design systems from atoms, molecules and templates
  • UX design – understanding of UX practices of IA, Flow maps, Prototyping, testing, iterating
  • Sketch / Figma – basic knowledge
  • B2B web app knowledge – We are designing an InVision-like application to create finance products which are then pushed live to clients apps, kiosks and websites. Experience or understanding of how customisation platforms work would be great i.e. Squarespace, Semplice, Webflow
  • B2C iOS/Android application knowledge – we are designed the B2C customer facing app to apply for and use the products created on our B2B web app. Knowledge of iOS and Android design patterns and common UI patterns is desirable
  • Flinto/InVision or similar prototyping software – our design team love to prototype ideas quickly and share these in user testing and around the studio to colleagues & stakeholders
  • Zeplin – pixel perfect designs ready from our development teams
  • Agile experience – understanding & experience of agile design and development, design and development sprint cycles
  • JIRA – some experience working on design projects in Jira is a bonus

Soft skills

  • Comfortable collaborating in workshops
  • Gregarious – comfortable working in different teams and happy to share ideas
  • Can listen and identify requirements from Stakeholder and quickly turn ideas into prototypes ready to test
  • Demonstrable high levels of integrity and desire to make a positive impact within the business and society
  • An enthusiastic self-starter who looks for new ways of working, explores best practices and delivers imaginative approaches to communication challenges
  • An enthusiastic team player excited by the prospect of being a key member of a financial services technology firm that is working to transform the industry

Responsibilities 

  • Work cross-functionally with Developers and Product partners to represent the design team, facilitate design discussions, and give feedback in planning and product channels
  • Collaborate closely with Design and Product Leadership to define your features and contribute to the overall direction of your product area
  • Design templates, flows, prototypes, sketches, and high-fidelity visuals
  • Craft detailed pixel perfect materials for native apps, web apps and websites
  • Work very closely with Engineering to ensure a high-quality design implementation and user experience
  • Solicit feedback from your peers, including other designers and teammates in your team
  • Work in close collaboration with Product Leadership to inform and improve design processes
  • Help grow a design culture
  • Update and improve our Design System

What We Value

  • Experience in an individual contributor role, on a design team
  • Proficiency in Sketch and mobile/desktop prototyping tools (InVision, Axure, Flinto or Marvel)
  • Ability to apply design across multiple platforms and mediums
  • An online portfolio displaying a strong understanding of design principles
  • Experience with prototyping as a means to explore and convey design solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to details, please add an emoji to your resume or cover letter
  • Self-motivator and able to balance great design with meeting short deadlines


A Plus If You ...

  • Can sketch to communicate your ideas.
  • Know how to conduct user research
  • Know how to measure UX outcomes
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