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Lead Product Designer

Let’s Do This

Let’s Do This

Product, Design
London, UK
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023

Let’s Do This was launched in 2017. Our vision is to inspire more people to have epic experiences than any other community on the planet by the end of 2025. We want to be the online company that gets everyone offline. The first vertical we have focused on is mass participation sports events, where we are the global leader. It couldn't be a more exciting time to join Let’s Do This, with the pandemic confirming what we have always known; experiences are better and more meaningful when done with others. The event space is roaring back and we are determined to help people engage with more epic experiences, and enhance those experiences further by enabling participation together.

We have raised $30M to date and were the fastest growing company on YCombinator, with a record 24 times over subscribed on our seed round. We have attracted investment from the likes of Usain Bolt and Serena Williams, as well as investment from Tier 1 VC’s such as NFX and YC.

We are at an exciting stage of our growth and are obsessed with building the most talented team in the world. We have an exceptional team with experience ranging from London’s fastest growing start-ups, to the world's biggest tech companies, such as Facebook, Google, Deliveroo, King and Skyscanner.

See how we became the most talked-about company on our Y-Combinator batch https://bit.ly/2Hc1k1d (March 2018, Mountain View CA, USA)

The Team

At Let’s Do This our Product Designers are an integral part of our product development process. We believe designers should be driving decisions using the data they gather from research activities, analytics, and product experimentation. Designers form strong bonds with cross-functional peers in Product Management, Data Science, Engineering and others to become experts in their product domain.

Our product teams are mission based, interdisciplinary teams, of 6+ people, focussed on core parts of the customer journey – with clear responsibility, goals and objectives. We operate a ‘bottom up’ culture and believe in hiring the best people, then getting out of their way!

The Role

We are looking for a Product Designer (IC6) to lead design on a mission based team, reporting directly to the VP Product Design.

As a Product Designer at Let’s Do This, your primary responsibility is to ensure we are designing an inspiring product people love – one that drives customer and business success. You will focus on research activities to understand the needs of our target segment, prototyping, testing, and iterating on solutions, and partnering with engineering to ship experiments.
Whilst we don’t expect everyone to be an expert at everything, a willingness to dive into the unknown and tackle design challenges at any stage – discovery, solutions, or production – is essential to succeeding as a designer at Let’s Do This.

As a senior member of the team, It’s expected you will support existing designers with their personal and professional development to help ensure product teams are delivering inspiring and effective solutions.
PDs drive design and research initiatives in partnership with members from across multiple teams eg: Customer Segmentation, Design System. We are sufficiently early in our journey that much of the work here needs to be started, providing ample opportunity for shaping the future of the company.

Responsibilities
-Leading design in your team to deliver high impact, inspiring design work that is driven by the needs of the customer in mind
-Partnering with Product Management, Engineering, and Data Science to build and deliver on product roadmaps, iteratively, and with an experimental mindset
-Defining design best practices: helping us become an exceptional place to work for the talented, highly motivated designers that we hire
-Partnering with people from across the company to drive initiatives that improve the impact of our product and marketing activities

About you
-You have experience designing consumer products across mobile and web
-You believe in putting customers at the heart of the work you do
-You know what exceptional design looks like and know how to get there
-You have an empathetic leadership style and you build strong, effective relationships
-You care deeply about helping your product and design teams become successful

*We want to create an inclusive environment that celebrates the diversity of our people whilst enabling them to do the best work of their careers. We are committed to ensuring that all our people processes are equitable. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.
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