Principal Design Manager


United Kingdom

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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

To be completed in full:

  • Evangelise design thinking and design across the product org and beyond - act as an advocate for client-centered design.
  • Raise awareness of design team and strategic value of work.
  • Estabish strong cross-functional relationships, acting as the bridge between product, engineering and commercial.
  • Build processes to improve flow across various functions within design org.
  • Standardise systems and tools across design org - focusing in particular on UX - ensuring they're adopted and used consistently.
  • Define clear metrics of success and ensure we deliver on them.
  • Support Head of Design to ensure we have quality people in all roles, identifying and managing skill sets.
  • Mentor and develop designers - with or without direct line management authority.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

Posted: 55 days ago

City: London

Work Area: -

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00007006