Blexr • REMOTE (UK, Spain or Malta)

Head of Product Design and Research (Maternity Cover)

Remote-first – With Co-Working Spaces

A little flex time

Job Description

About Blexr

We’ve been around since 2015 and have had a lot of success in that time, along with a few useful failures. Now we’re writing the next chapter in our story. Our strategy is to build some of the best products in the iGaming industry, innovating and creating experiences to move the industry forward and be the champion of a better game.

We want to do that by hiring amazing talent, like you, who will take us to the next level, building and creating a company and products that we are proud of. Expanding our horizons, learning and growing and reaching that next step in our journey together. It’s important to us because if our people don’t grow, then neither will Blexr.

Blexr’s culture has 4 core values that help guide us on our journey: No Limits, Eyes on the prize, Stay True and Better Together. Each one brought to life from within the company and used every day to guide our decisions and actions.

If this sounds good to you, then we want to talk to you. We want to work with incredible people that want to do incredible things and we are certain that your career will be Better with Blexr.

About the role

Blexr is seeking a Head of Product Design and Research for a fixed term contract for maternity leave cover (9 months). This is a full-time position and will report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO).

As the Head of the UX chapter in Blexr, you will be the person responsible for the user experience of all Blexr's products, and in charge of all product design and research team activities, from strategy and research to production.

You have deep care about users and a passion for the user experience craft. You have a strong UX vision and know how to foment a user-centric culture at a company level and across multiple departments.

You'll manage and coach a team of talented designers and researchers who will follow your guidance, helping them to maintain and improve the existing processes and tools needed to be successful in their discovery and delivery work.

Key responsibilities

  • Mentoring, coaching, and developing a team of product designers and UX researchers with different levels of seniority
  • Working together with your team to continuously improve their ways of working and current processes in order to deliver meaningful and high-quality UX outputs in a timeline manner.
  • Being a thoughtful leader who can inspire internally and maintain a strong team culture that enables a collaborative, open and transparent environment.
  • Working across the entire company, helping the business to understand the high-level end-to-end user experience, and creating a tailored UX strategy for each of Blexr's products
  • Building relationships and identifying ways to collaborate with other departments directly or indirectly involved in the user experience, such as marketing, commercial, product, and tech.
  • About you

  • A strong background in user-centred design frameworks and experience in a wide range of research methodologies
  • Experience managing remote UX teams and bringing them to outstanding levels of quality
  • Experience working closely with senior stakeholders on a daily basis, influencing business strategy, and collaborating with senior peers from different departments of the company
  • A confident communicator who uses storytelling and visualisation to make complex problems easy to digest, helping the business to make user-centric decisions based on data.
  • Proven ability to create and grow products that address real user needs and solve pain points in a seamless way
  • We love all people, from all walks of life. This means Blexr is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to people of every race, religion or belief and ethnic origin, regardless of age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We don’t care where you’re from or who you love, we just want you to do your best work with us, so that together we can make things #betterwithblexr

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    Company benefits

    Sabbaticals
    28 days annual leave + bank holidays
    Teambuilding days
    Wellbeing benefits
    Home office set up
    Personal Development budget
    Private Health Care
    Private Pension

    The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

    First we assess the flexibility options Blexr provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Blexr is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

    We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

    Working at Blexr

    Company employees

    94

    Gender diversity (male:female)

    56:44

    Office locations

    Spain, UK and Malta
    What employees are saying

    It's amazing to be a Blexarian, I have flexibility, autonomy, full trust and I always feel valued and appreciated

    Blexr Employee

    Awards & Achievements
    Most flexible Media companies – 3rd

    Most flexible Media companies – 3rd

    Industry awards 2022