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Senior Experience Designer

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: London

Department: Experience

About Kin + Carta

Want to help build a world that works better for everyone? Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy that makes a difference to the billions who now work, play, shop, communicate and share online.

Join 1,600 curious and diverse minds in connecting people, data and technology to produce amazing experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. Become a maker, builder or creator as we explore the possibilities of sustainable digital technology, helping clients to rapidly innovate, modernise their systems, enable their teams, and optimise for continued growth. 

We focus on tech but we’re a proudly inclusive business with trust and human connection at its heart. People, the planet, and profit matter equally to us which is why we’re a certified B Corporation in the United States and Europe. With additional offices in South America, there is a place for you here wherever you’re based.

The Senior Experience Designer role in a nutshell:

As a Senior Experience Designer you will provide guidance to teams and push all our designers to produce work of exceptional quality that they are proud of. You'll be ambitious and passionate about the research and design roles in product development. You’ll shape our approach by strategically developing and scaling the team to enable great work. Reporting to the Head of Design you will be given the autonomy, visibility and opportunity to make your mark on how we solve complex design briefs and grow the team, whilst also remaining hands­-on across projects at Kin + Carta.

What you can expect:

As a Senior Experience Designer you'll be critical to every project you are on; able to draw on your breath of knowledge of user experience design principles and research methodologies to influence and lead many of the project's design decisions. You'll also be mentoring other designers, both in day-to-day project activities and as part of more formal career development across the Design team.

As a Senior Experience Designer you:

  • Set the agenda and tempo for more junior members of the Design team.

  • Coach other designers, accelerating their careers and Kin + Carta contribution.

  • Help define the strategic agenda of the Design team and its role at Kin + Carta.

  • Set the standards for the product and Design teams in best practice.

  • Are master of your craft, eager to take on tasks you've not tried before.

  • Are the gatekeeper for the quality of the products you work on.

  • Encourage product teams to experiment with new ways of working.
Explore new ways of getting to ideas, bringing them to life and sharing them.

  • See the big picture and give user/business context for design decisions.

  • Are keen to present your own thinking, ideas and design work at pitches.

  • Use past experience and client knowledge to spot and resolve problems.

  • Are up for challenging conversations if needed to get to the best product.

  • Represent Kin + Carta publicly by participating in talks, events and conferences.

Applying for the role

Please share examples of your work as PDFs or online case studies with your application. We’re interested in the activities you go through as you research, test and present your thinking and conclusions. For example; use of data, interviews, workshops, sketches, concepts, flows, experience maps, prototypes etc. ‘Finished’ visual designs are not the only focus here. All supplied examples will be handled in complete confidence.

Our benefits

Curious minds are nurtured at Kin + Carta through a wide range of benefits including:

Continuous learning £1,000 annual learning budget
Hybrid working policy Hybrid remote working policy
Leadership icon Global leadership programmes
Flexible working icon Flexible working hours
present icon Enhanced Christmas leave
dog icon Dog friendly offices
Discounted private healthcare Subsidised private healthcare
Affordable gym membership Discounted gym membership

Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.