Design Principal

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Full Time
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Closing date
7 Dec 2021

As a Barclays Design Principal you will be an exceptional design leader an active part of the Design Leadership team and run key strategic digital design efforts for Barclays UK. In this exciting opportunity will involve running and managing an experienced team of designers producing beautiful, useful, innovative products for our 24m UK customers.

Barclays is one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

For this opportunity, we will consider requests for locating the role at an alternative Barclays’ key UK office from that advertised.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing teams of designers focused on specific areas such as business, mobile app or Wealth
  • Ensuring consistency in approach, design, and output between this specific area and all other areas of the digital experience
  • Encouraging excellence throughout your role as Barclays is on top of the industy in digital, we recognise that we need to excel in order to maintain our position
  • Focusing on our customer as we need to make sure our digital experiences delight and bring joy to our users
  • Being a resource to the business on how the Barclays brand should work digitally
  • Innovating frequently to keep the Design team at the forefront of digital design, synthesizing the latest thinking
  • Managing finance – you will have the responsibility for negotiating staffing levels and role remuneration, as well as recruiting and managing contract staff

What we’re looking for:

• Expert communications to all levels of Barclays team, from junior design teams to executive leadership team. Including presenting work & negotiating timelines

  • Full working knowledge of UX/UI/Service Design methodologies
  • Facilitation skills – running workshops and ensuring stakeholders are on board with the process.
  • Expert understanding and experience running agile and/or waterfall development workflows – building digital experiences in large complex teams.

Skills that will help you in the role:

Ideally passionate about the benefits and impacts of design, and an engaged and active member of the design community.

Where will you be working?

This opportunity is location flexible. We will consider requests for locating the role at an alternative Barclays’ key UK office from that advertised.

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