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We’re looking for an experienced problem-solver to join our team in London, and change the way millions of people connect online across dating, friendship and professional networking. We’re driven by our mission: building relationships in a safe, equal and healthy way.
We are all about building a product that helps our users find meaningful connections, and we want to achieve it in a coherent, transparent and joyful way.
You’ll be working on a product that is a part of the daily lives of over 70 million people already, and you’ll solve complex problems that have a direct and positive impact on our users’ lives.
- You have demonstrable experience in shipping world-class digital products in cross-functional teams
- You can facilitate a human-focused design approach within the team
- You have a well-trained eye for great visual design execution, but that’s not what drives you
- Your focus is on delivering great experiences and solving problems
- You’re a strategic thinker, and an expert in translating user behaviour into great user experience and design
- You have a strong portfolio of case studies showing your skills
- You love to collaborate, and are at your best when you’re working with research, design, product and engineering
- You’re proactive, organised, curious, humble and empathetic, and you can multi-task across multiple workstreams
- You’re passionate about inclusive, accessible and ethical design
- You can actively support more junior members of the team with practical advice and guidance
- You’re passionate about evangelising design within the business and externally (e.g. events, conferences, articles)
You’ll be responsible for:
- Creating solutions in a cross-functional team including a PM, analyst, copywriter, researcher and engineers
- Contributing to a product roadmap together with product and design leads
- Providing multiple design solutions efficiently in the discovery phase, and then craft exceptional, detailed UI experiences in the delivery phaseInitiating research requests to help support your design projects
- Participating in a weekly retrospective alongside the wider design team
- Regularly presenting your work and give others feedback during design critique sessions
- Constantly challenging yourself and the team on how we work, helping to adopt new practices and tools
- Contributing to the design culture at MagicLab, and also help to promote the team externally through conferences, show and tells, Medium, etc.
- Autonomy and collaboration. Being a small team, we encourage everyone to act like a leader in their area.
- Hard work. We focus on results, which means we keep the bar high and are always pushing ourselves towards more ambitious projects.
- Growth. We all aim for personal and professional growth — from learning a new tool to taking on more responsibility, we help and support each other as we stretch ourselves beyond our comfort zones.
- Openness. No matter how many projects we deliver, each of us still has plenty to learn and it’s crucial we stay humble.
- We’re at a really exciting time of our growth and recently were valued at $3bn
- We have a lot of pretty nice perks, you can check here http://www.magiclab.co/benefits
- Our design team is a tight-knit and diverse bunch! You can see our friendly faces here: http://magiclab.design
With over 600 staff in 10+ countries all working remotely during the time of COVID-19, we’ve worked hard to adapt and support our teams during this challenging time, including:* Flexible working hours* Streaming free, live yoga & meditation sessions each week, as well as a full weekly timetable of free online exercise classes* ‘Random Coffee’ – connecting staff across the globe in pairs once a week to get to know each other over a video chat* ‘First Fridays’ – meal delivery for a remote lunch with your team once a month* Employee Support Fund for those whose households are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19* Written resources to guide employees through this challenging time* You will also be taken through a fully digital onboarding process!