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Lead Product Designer



Product, Design
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Raft is the intelligent logistics platform that’s rewriting the technology playbook for freight forwarders and customs brokers in the automation era. A dynamic UK-based technology company with a global impact across logistics, we’re searching for a Lead Designer who is excited by the prospect of working in a rapidly growing international scale-up.

Raft is looking for a highly skilled Lead Designer with outstanding conceptual and creative visual design skills as well as a strong understanding of business and the creating a delightful experience people fall in love with.

You will design end-to-end user experiences from early prototypes, customer discovery to product launch and gathering insights right after.

About The Role

  • Be a strategic partner, not just a do-er — working collaboratively with product, engineering, Marketing, Design, and other stakeholders
  • Innovate continually within the product team to build and improve our core product and take concepts through to production.
  • Collaborate with the product, engineering, data, and marketing teams to develop a smooth user experience with high-end look and feel.

Day-to-day you will:

  • Take charge of the product design journey, guiding it from initial idea through to final realization, by nurturing your team and leveraging your depth of knowledge.
  • Cultivate and enhance the user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design, infusing simplicity and clarity into the intricate landscape of our AI SaaS product.
  • Embrace and transform insights from comprehensive user research into tangible enhancements, particularly tailored for enterprise SaaS solutions.
  • Engage in harmonious collaboration with diverse teams—spanning engineering, product management, QA, Customer Success, and Sales—to faithfully bring the design vision to life.
  • Gracefully present design concepts and prototypes, adopting a client-focused perspective in all dialogues.
  • Embrace feedback with an open heart, refining and elevating the final designs to meet and surpass client desires and expectations.
  • Keep your finger on the pulse of emerging trends in design, technology, and user experience, leveraging this knowledge to continuously enrich our product offerings.