UX Product Designer (Contractor)

London, England, United Kingdom

Full Time Contract Mid-level / Intermediate
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Digital Shadows is fast growth company with offices in London, San Francisco, Dallas, Frankfurt and Singapore. Privately funded our investors include National Australia Bank, Octopus Venture World Innovation Lab and Industry Ventures. We have a rapidly growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand with major Airlines, Aviation, Banking and Financial Services. Our mission is to protect organizations from external digital risks across the open, deep, and dark web. We do this by providing relevant threat intelligence, context, expertise, and remediation that enables organizations and security teams to focus on their core business in the digital era. Our SearchLight™ service combines scalable data analytics with threat intelligence analysts to monitor for cyber threats, data leakage, reputation risks and a whole lot more. You can learn more about us at www.digitalshadows.com or review the Forrester New Wave report where we were named the leader in Digital Risk Protection.

We are currently seeking a UX Product Designer (Contractor) to lead the user experience research and design for initiatives on our product roadmap, and to collaborate with other team members on shared goals. The Design team is continuously evolving within the business, so we're looking for somebody who can help drive the Digital Shadows Design capability and product experience to the next level.

Duration: 3-6 months

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the user experience research and design for product initiatives
  • Plan, execute and extract insights from formative and evaluative user research
  • Design mental models, end-to-end journeys, information hierarchies and user interfaces that measurably improve the core workflows of our target users
  • Develop storyboards, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that effectively communicate interaction and design intent
  • Collaborate with UI designers to produce high-fidelity designs for development
  • Collaborate with Engineering to ensure feasibility
  • Align internal and external stakeholders through the design progress


  • Bachelor's degree in a Product/Design related field
  • Solid experience in design, ideally in a SaaS or security space
  • Solid knowledge of and experience using prototyping tools, especially Axure and Sketch
  • Ability to clearly present work and articulate design rationale to customers, internal business and technical stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to manage time effectively under pressure to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Passion for product design and innovation, and the ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Job tags: Analytics Axure Engineering HTML Product design Prototypes Research Sketch Storyboards User experience User research Wireframes
Job region(s): Europe
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