Product Designer, UK (Remote)

Job description


๐Ÿš€ Who are we?

At Grip, weโ€™re passionate about bringing professionals together to move markets forward faster. Our leading Market Engagement Platform for Event Organisers enables our clients to create Virtual, Hybrid, and Live event experiences in a single solution. Making it easier for event participants to connect, engage and do business.


Grip works with 12 out of 20 of the largest Event Organisers globally and is known for its leading AI-powered matchmaking engine, used to establish millions of valuable connections at thousands of events. As a multi-award-winning global leader in AI-powered tech, we pride ourselves on being real innovators in the event tech space.


Grip recently completed a $13M Series A funding round led by Kennet Partners, a well-known London-based VC Fund. Other investors at Grip include leading entrepreneurs Brent Hoberman (CEO and Founder at Lastminute.com, Made.com, Founders Factory), Arnaud Massenet (Co-Founder at Net-a-Porter), and Jeremy Roche (FinancialForce, Unit4).

To achieve our business goals and accelerate our adoption globally, we are looking for a UX/UI Designer to join our team.

This position is remote and can be located in the UK


๐Ÿš€ About the position:

Itโ€™s never been a more exciting time to join Grip! The virtual events technology market is exploding with creativity, and you have the unique chance to help shape our marketing and communications channels for the future.


You will report directly to the Design Lead and will be expected to use technical aptitude and visual awareness to create accessible, aesthetically appealing and meaningful designs.


The ideal candidate will have a passion for all things creative and technology. You will be well-versed in translating ideas to UI design and creating responsive designs across mobile, desktop to tablet.

๐Ÿš€ Core Responsibilities:

  • Create wireframes and prototypes using specialist tools such as Sketch, Figma, Zeplin & Invision.

  • Work on cross-platform applications to develop user experiences covering mobile phones, tablets and desktop

  • Collaborate with other designers, Product and Development and Engineering teams

  • Conduct usability testing to ensure the end-product design provides users with the optimum experience in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and engagement

  • Continually improve existing products to ensure they are responsive

  • Propose and sketch out a range of visual concepts both on paper and using software applications

Job requirements

๐Ÿš€ Experience and Skills

  • Previous experience designing for iOS and Android and working across devices to create responsive designs

  • Demonstrable experience creating libraries, design systems and style guidelines

  • Previous experience working within a scrum and agile development environment

  • Familiar with both iOS and Android design guidelines

  • Familiar with UX/UI best practice and how to apply it

  • Competent with Sketch, Zeplin and Invision.


๐Ÿš€ We look for people that live by our values:

  • Growth Mindset - be curious, take ownership, and share knowledge freely and openly.

  • Be Nice - listen to understand, respect others and support your team members.

  • Transparency - Open and transparent communication, speak up about problems and be honest.

  • Can-do Attitude - Take ownership of your work and do what it takes to make it a success.

  • Value Focused - work smart, understand what drives KPIs, always keep our clients in mind.


๐Ÿš€ Grip Benefits

  • 25 holiday days per annum

  • Opportunity to take lead in shaping an entire industry through AI

  • A world-class team of sales, marketing, operations and engineering

  • Rare opportunity to grow with the company and take the lead in shaping an entire industryโ€™s use of technology

  • Kind, fun and ambitious company culture.