OVERVIEW:

Gymshark is a global fitness apparel & accessories brand, manufacturer and online retailer in the United Kingdom, supported by over 4 million highly engaged social media followers and customers in 131 countries. Created in 2012 by teenager Ben Francis and a group of his high-school friends. Gymshark has grown from a screen-printing operation in a garage, into one of the fastest growing and most recognisable brands in fitness. This growth comes from a devotion to producing innovative, effective performance wear and an ever-expanding social presence, and above all a commitment to the Gymshark vision.

Our Tech team is wholly responsible for the running and development of our online stores, native applications, integrations and software. We are an agile team applying the company’s ethos, ‘Be a visionary’, to the Tech & Digital aspect of the business.

 

OVERVIEW

As a Senior Product Designer at Gymshark you will play a key role in helping to craft innovative experiences that serve our customer needs, problems and opportunities across our digital products. You’ll be working with closely with our Product Managers and Product Insight teams to improve our customer journeys across all of our digital products. You will be conceptualising new ideas as well as progressively iterating existing interfaces, to ensure maximum usability and delight, backed up by research and data insight.

Above all of that though, you’ll be part of our culture – the most important aspect of any role within the Gymshark family. Complacency is the enemy, we work hard, we stay humble and we challenge the norm.

 
Fully remote, partially remote (UK based) or fully office based.
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
  • Design stunning user interfaces across our digital tech products.
  • Understand our consumer pain points and design solutions to help them achieve their goals.
  • Shape broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into intuitive digital experiences.
  • Define user flows and digital experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant.
  • Own the end-to-end design (interaction, visual, etc.) across multiple features and projects.
  • Present designs, prototypes and concepts to cross functional partners and stakeholders.
  • On-going work to build relationships and align with other creative areas of the business.
  • Give and take feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality
  • Partner with Product Managers, Engineers, Researchers and Analysts to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch
  • Provide guidance to engineers and ensure features launch at the highest quality
  • To continuously work on our design processes, ensuring that our team adhere to the relevant processes and guidelines.
  • Utilise design sprints in order to effectively prioritise and tackle projects.
  • Work with the Product Insight team to use data to inform and drive all design decisions.
  • Working with the Product Managers identifying optimisations and improvements to our UX/UI.
  • Help to grow the design culture at Gymshark.
  • Work within the AGILE SCRUM framework to ensure the smooth handover of the deliverables.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • A good number of years' experience as a product designer
  • A proven record of shipping visually stunning user interfaces
  • Solid understanding of user interface and interaction design
  • Solid understanding of digital product development and processes
  • Ability to create prototypes at all levels of fidelity for testing
  • Experience facilitating and supporting ideation workshops involving stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively communicate design ideas and solutions
  • A master of using our design tools of choice; Figma & Principle
  • Adobe Creative Suite expertise - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Excellent communicator and motivator
  • You deeply care about users and the world they live in.
  • Experienced at describing and documenting your design process and decisions
  • Skilled at receiving and giving constructive feedback to produce the best possible work
  • Passionate about design systems and well-versed in data-informed product design and development.
  • You have a people-focused design mentality. You enjoy solving problems, big and small, glamorous and not, for all kinds of users. You are constantly looking to hone your executions through user feedback. Whether through hands-on user research, or by designing options for an A/B test.
  • You’re an expert in your craft, but you recognise the importance of setting aside the time and space to learn and grow.
  • You’re a fantastic team player, communicator and facilitator. You have the communication skills and people-focused design mentality to help set up frameworks and brainstorm initial design concepts.
  • You have the ability to mentor others to deliver incredible work and make strategy come to life.
  • You have an online portfolio, or PDF that you can share with us.
  • Hands-on experience working on digital products. We’re looking for people who have recognised opportunities and customer needs - and turned them into experiences that have delighted real users
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset. Roll up your sleeves, thrive in chaos, and get shit done
  • Be excited by data and the power it has in modern businesses


IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU HAD

  • Have a solid understanding of how an e-commerce business operates
  • Be genuinely excited about solving business problems
  • Ability to understand and leverage data to make informed product decisions, set success metrics and measure results
  • Default to action and help your team do the same
  • Be a team player, coach, and referee all-in-one
  • Have great communication skills
  • Work well with stakeholders from multiple disciplines
  • Have an understanding of the building tools and systems used by the Developers
  • Have experience collaborating with multidisciplinary product teams
  • Experience working with the AGILE software development approach
  • A proven track record of success in driving the design of software products
  • Experience collaborating with product managers, developers, marketers, and customers in an agile environment
  • A genuine excitement for solving customer problems and strong sense of empathy with the customer
  • A keen interest in using data to inform product decisions
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work across multiple projects, align on goals, and deliverables
  • A successful track record of identifying and understanding stakeholder needs in new or ambiguous problem spaces and thinking outside the box to solve them
  • Empathy for the user, built up by previous experience interacting directly with customers
  • A strong drive to use data to make decisions, set success metrics, and share results