Product Designer

  • Wimbledon
  • Full Time
  • March 24, 2023
Product Designer

Location: Flexible working with visits to our Wimbledon office as and when required

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Product Designer to join our product team. You’ll play a vital role in crafting new digital products as well as enhancing and improving existing ones. You’ll work in a squad of talented people and will be responsible for UX and UI for your squad, whilst being supported by the lead product designer and your fellow product design colleagues.

Your squad will look to you to advise on best UX and UI practice, to represent our users and to balance users’ needs with those of the business when ideating and testing new ideas.

You’ll require a keen eye for design – with a deep understanding of UI patterns, typography and colour. You’ll be familiar with working with a design system. Animation experience would be a bonus.

We are looking for someone with confidence, energy and positivity – we work as a team and encourage collaboration and communication.

You’ll be confident in planning and running discovery and research sessions, creating user flows, wireframes and prototypes. You will be able to plan and execute research and report research findings. You’ll be an expert Figma user.

Domestic & General are an international organisation expanding quickly in to new geographies. We work with some of the worlds most well-known manufacturers and retailers of domestic and electronic appliances. This is an opportunity to do great work that will make a significant impact on our growing business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Discovery, persona and problem statement definition, research and analysis
  • Ideation, task flows, user flows, journey mapping, empathy mapping
  • Creating complex user-centered product designs for a range of digital products
  • Test with users frequently and iterate designs
  • Confidently present concepts and rationale to stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively within a squad and the wider product design team, with copywriters, front-end developers, product owners, business and data analysts, solution architects and other internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Carry out proactive research on competitive landscape, new technologies, design techniques and process improvements

Skills and experience required:

  • Excellent knowledge of user experience and user interface best practice
  • 3 years experience as a product designer, with a portfolio of commercial products, demonstrating experience from discovery through to delivery
  • Expert Figma user
  • Knowledge of WCAG accessibility requirements and agile processes
  • Commercial experience employing user research techniques and reporting
  • Confident when articulating and presenting product design rationale and managing internal stakeholders and clients
  • Experience with data analysis and product strategy


  • Experienced in the use of designing for e-commerce/ transactional systems
  • Experience in using A/B testing tools or processes (Optimizely)
  • Animation experience
  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile framework, Sprint planning participation

We offer great benefits including:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of leave
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Training opportunities and clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes criminal record checks.

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