Lead Digital Designer

EF Learning Labs | Full-Time | Mid-Senior Level | Creative

Shanghai, China

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EF is looking for a world-class Lead Product Designer to lead and inspire our growing team of creators in Shanghai. Working alongside a team of world-class Designers & Developers, the ideal candidate relishes in the details of the production design & will deliver exceptional user experiences across the entire digital product spectrum for learners of all ages.

Role & Responsibilities

  • This is a leadership role that requires collaboration across Design and Production teams, helping shape design language & end-to-end learning experiences
  • Will lead product design from opportunity to implementation, developing for a variety of platforms & use cases; executing across myriad experiences, devices & scenarios
  • Execute design with an advanced understanding of what makes content engaging and successful across platforms and audiences
  • Cultivate relationships, manage and mentor creatives, align teams around a vision
  • Lead effective ideation, critiques and workshops
  • Identify, plan and facilitate formal & guerrilla research, & other feedback mechanisms
  • Keep abreast of competitor and complimentary products & trends

Our ideal candidate

  • Starts with “What if?...
  • A natural leader, can rally team and product around a vision
  • Has outstanding communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Can own the entire product design life-cycle, not just their piece of the puzzle
  • Is comfortable leading mission-critical projects and cross-functional teams
  • Is a catalyst for ideas, inspiring & facilitating new thinking through myriad approaches
  • Demonstrates impeccable planning & execution of visual & interactive design
  • Leads with customer experience, championing quality and consistency of design
  • Is a deeply detailed, problem-solver at heart, and thrives under pressure
  • Fluent across visual & interaction design with expert knowledge of creation tools
  • Refines processes & technologies to improve efficiencies and quality of work
  • Shares a passion for design, entertainment and education

Education & Experience

  • 7+ years relevant design & creative leadership experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Visual, UI, UX design or equivalent experience

Additional requirements

  • Portfolio and/or website demonstrating delivery of strategic ideas across digital forms

What we offer

  • The opportunity to have a genuine impact on people’s lives
  • A competitive package with the tools you need to excel
  • A beautiful, multi-cultural office based in the heart of vibrant Shanghai, China
  • A vibrant development community with regular social activities
  • Join a worldwide company that reflects the whole world
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Location and Category

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EF-Shanghai-Tong Ren Road
1F, Jiu An Plaza
258 Tong Ren Road

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Designing the learning experience: a range of creative roles in branding, graphic & interactive design, campaigns, user experience, print, interiors, video and animation.

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