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Head - Design (UI/UX)

Location: Kuwait
Date Posted: November 16, 2021
Job ID: 5435
Employment Type: Permanent
Job Summary:

The role will be based in Kuwait. The person will be part of the Digital practice, predominantly focusing on the following business units:

  • Retail
  • Food & Beverage


Our client is currently experiencing a transformation that will result in a shift from a “Project based” to a “Product based” organization, in line with the most technology-advanced and agile companies at a global level.

The Head - Design (UI/UX) will report directly to the Retail IT Director, having overall responsibility for Design across the entire Retail group – managing design across all digital touchpoints, including ecommerce platform, mobile applications, store applications, digital kiosks, digital menu boards etc.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead Design team, Industries resources & external partner resources.
  • Assume overall responsibility for all Digital Design initiatives across the Retail group.
  • Participate as leader in the on-going digital transformation.
  • Conducting meetings and presentations to share project updates.
  • Staying up-to-date on the latest design trends.
  • Managing competing resources and priorities.
  • Support with sprint planning in order to deliver approved backlog of change.

 

Candidates Requirements:

  • University degree, ideally from a creative design discipline.
  • 5 years+ experience working within Design, specifically ecommerce design.
  • 8 years+ experience of working within a fast-paced Retail environment
  • Ability to deliver world class design solutions across all consumer facing touchpoints in an omni channel retail environment.
  • Ability to effectively execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to understand and communicate complex concepts and resolve complex problems.
  • Experience of facilitating & running workshops (business & IT facing).
  • Project manageme

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