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Junior Product Designer - London

Description

Why us?

At RVU, we have the best of both worlds: the excitement of a start-up and the strength of well-established, trusted household names.

  • uSwitch is the UK’s top comparison website for home services switching helping consumers save money on their gas, electricity, broadband, TV and phone.
  • Money is one of the UK’s leading comparison websites for financial services. Consumers can compare loans, credit cards, bank accounts and insurance from more than 600 providers.
  • Bankrate is changing the mortgage market. We create innovative and personalised products that help you make smarter decisions. We want to empower you to find a house and get a mortgage without talking to an agent or broker.

Together, we are RVU. Together, we have the power to reach consumers across the UK, and the technology to give them a world class online experience.

We believe in being great people to work with: we are very passionate about our own work, but we think that it’s important to make time to help others with their work - so that the entire team gets better every day. We are entrepreneurial - we believe in challenging the status quo and solving problems our users will face tomorrow. Perhaps most of all, we are inclusive: no matter who we are, where we come from, or which project we work on, we are one team with one dream: improving the lives of our users through awesome experiences.

Design at RVU

Our mission is to be inclusive; to drive the development of ourselves and those around us; to be empowered to try bold things (and sometimes fail!); and, above all else, to be user-centric in everything that we do.

We are one team with one dream: to be the home of amazing experiences that solve the problems of tomorrow, inspiring everyone around us to create better products.

The role:

As a Product Designer, your role is to brilliantly meet our users’ needs by making sure that they have the best experience across our products. You will work closely with our user researchers, visual designers, and the wider design and product teams to help craft end-to-end journeys that help consumers achieve their goal - from finding the right credit card for their financial situation, to switching energy providers, to finding a mortgage and buying their first home.

What you will be doing:

  • Designing innovative new features balancing user and business goals in order to make complex tasks simpler for our customers
  • Complete design life cycle (not hand over from visual stage)
  • Work with our user researchers to represent, empathise and solve problems for our customers
  • Collaborating with other designers and the wider design team to elevate our quality of excellence and continuously improve our design processes, principles, and tools in our box
  • Working closely with the engineers to iterate and build at a high quality
  • Working closely with our analysts to identify opportunities to test, learn and iterate
  • Validate and test your ideas through sketching and creating prototypes, as well as creating high quality mockups

Requirements

The things we look for in you:

  • Passionate about contributing to a growing design community internally and externally
  • A collaborative working style, strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well in small group settings as well as independently
  • Enthusiastic, passionate and aware of industry best practices
  • Previous experience in a product/UX role
  • Professional experience in product design related role
  • Strong communicator, that seeks out coaching
  • Exposure to test and learn approach
  • Solid understanding of design process and awareness of a range of UX and UCD methods
  • Able to prioritise own time effectively, with guidance on project priorities and goals
  • Is inquisitive in learning about our business, our customers and the challenges they face

Benefits

What we’ll give back to you:

We want to give you a great work environment; contribute back to both your personal and professional development; and give you great benefits to make your time here is even more enjoyable. Some of these benefits include:

  • A competitive salary and bonus package
  • A healthy learning and training budget, as well as the chance to go to conferences around the world every year
  • Choice of a 13 or 15” MacBook Pro
  • Free breakfast, healthy snacks and soft drinks plus free coffee from an on-site barista
  • Amazing family and parent friendly benefits
  • We have lots of other great benefits within the business, these are just a few of them
    • Health insurance
    • Moving day off, birthday day off, charitable day off
    • In office gym and pilates + yoga classes
    • Flexi holiday policy
    • Bike to work scheme
    • Season ticket loans for those long commutes
    • Employer matching pension up to 7.5%
    • 1 month full paid paternity leave to spend more time with the kids
    • We also want to help you with your life events, so offer interest free loans for special moments in your life like moving home, buying your first home and your wedding
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