Senior Product Designer

  • Xero
  • London, UK
  • May 09, 2024

Job Description

Senior Product Designers at Xero are responsible for designing beautiful, enabling and meaningful
experiences that solve genuine customer problems. As a seasoned designer you’ll work closely with
Product and Technology on med-large scale projects within a product area of a portfolio. This role sits in our Payroll division, making employment essentials smarter and more efficient for small businesses and their advisors in the UK.


What you'll do

  • Contribute to the definition and articulation of ‘the problem’ – challenging assumptions and 'pre-set' thinking around solutions, agreeing the purpose, principles and vision
  • Contribute to identifying research opportunities, planning and undertaking research and testing relevant to your product area.
  • Influence, challenge and support other designers within your product area to deliver high quality product experiences
  • Create frameworks (read wireframes low/high-fi, visual frameworks, content/data models etc) which articulate the components, journeys and elements required to solve 'the problem'
  • Explore ideal future concepts and identify new interaction solutions and patterns that meet customer needs in a better way
  • Create prototypes which tangibly demonstrate a proposed concept or solution
  • Collaborate with other designers to test ideas, share challenges, provide feedback and build
  • quality in your practice
  • Design for accessible inclusive experiences that meet or exceed best practice and all internal
  • standards
  • Develop detailed interactions and interfaces which are smart and contextually relevant


What you'll bring

  • Experience working on large design projects
  • Experience building and iterating on a product or experiences based on usage patterns, user feedback and an evolving strategic landscape
  • A portfolio that demonstrates high-quality design outcomes, contributing to user experience and business value
  • Experience across the entire design process, with mastery in executing elegant interfaces