Head of UX Product

at Find.Exchange in London

TITLE:                        Head of UX & Product Design
REPORTING TO: Development Lead / Creative Team
SALARY: Depending on The Experience
LOCATION: London Office

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Recruitment & job agencies PLEASE do not apply, send emails or contact us. We only accept the interest of direct candidate applications.

ROLE:

We are looking for a fantastic and highly motivated Head of UX & Product Design, you will lead, develop, and collaborate with a team of talented visual and UX & UI designers in our London and Moscow team. A unique opportunity to work in conjunction with and learn from our founder that has over 18 years experience and comes from a product background in UX/UI.

Find.Exchange is located in the heart of the financial district of Canary Wharf at the largest Fintech Accelerator in Europe - Level 39 in London, UK.
You will have the opportunity to form part of a young Fintech/Travel startup to build an excellent software platform that will revolutionise the currency exchange marketplace worldwide, this includes not only the desktop version but we are building the mobile versions as well.

You will be working closely with the rest of the Creative Team, Project Management and our CTO to implement parts of our functionality in sprints. You should enjoy working in a team environment, cope well with pressure, be highly motivated, and have a genuine enthusiasm for anything web or mobile based, design and development. You will understand that your success is linked to the success of the business as a whole. You’ll have a passion for playing a lead role in envisioning our product roadmap and strategy. You will work closely with the founders to combine service design and user experience to design customer journeys that genuinely enrich people’s lives.

We love what we do and what we build, you need to be passionate about the product and the currency and travelling industries and look for every possible way to help our users find the best exchange rate near them via your smart development skills.




SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Define and design great user experiences for web and mobile.

• Deliver wireframes and detailed UX stories for our on going Find.Exchange project

• Keep up with current trends and styles

• Experience in web and mobile design if possible for comparison and aggregator sites.

• Exceptional UX design skills with a strong portfolio

• Highly strategy thinking and ability to sketch from early stages, design wireframes through to working prototypes in detail mocks ups, be able to document your UX so other team members can understand and follow them.

• Needs to understand product strategy, direction, vision of the company and what goals we are looking to achieve but as well the users needs by following and a good analytical research at a current stage and in the future

• Story board creation and understanding

• Knowledge in Jira or Trello to be able to work with the project manager, designers and developers

• Functional and component level interaction design principles and concepts, we have a product very different to the rest in the market and we pride ourselves in beautiful and interactive designs with advanced interactions and animations.

• Technical skills: UX design programs, Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch and knowledge in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and good prototyping skills

• Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision

• Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure and problem solving skills

• English written and oral communication skills



ABOUT THE COMPANY:

WHAT
We are Find.Exchange, a marketplace which helps travellers to locate and compare not only the demand for foreign currency “Cash” but as well Send & Receive Money “Online Remittance” and the most value for money Travel Cards in the market and worldwide. “Basically we are a comparison aggregator for currency exchange”.

Overall, Find.Exchange looks to provide a solution to the high exchange rates that travellers or simply users are being charged when purchasing or sending and receiving foreign money in their city or abroad.


WHO
Find.Exchange is primarily for travellers, business people and anyone else who is looking to exchange currency. With the Find.Exchange mobile app, they can:

• Discover the best exchange rate near you, anywhere in the world
• Compare exchange rates between cities
• Get detailed retailer information and reviews
• Reserve or book online travel money
• Chat online with the FX retailer for FREE
• Convert international currency (over 110 currencies)
• Receive currency alerts when their preferred rate is available
• Share their best exchange rates with friends and family

Find.Exchange also offers an online platform for FX Retailers (Merchants) who are looking to advertise their best currency exchange rates to our users. With Find.Exchange, they can:

• Connect with our marketplace of customers
• Create an independent, secure retailer account in minutes
• Set, update and advertise their best currency exchange rates
on to Find.Exchange and Retailers Social Media Pages
• Handle Online Booking Requests
• Manage Customers Reviews
• Target Customers with Ads
• Use their dashboard to access data analysis and reports, including number of active users in the area, competitive rankings, competitor analysis and traffic statistics of both customers and competitors



WHY
An example: British waste on travel money over $30 million (£21 million) a year during a currency exchange at airports, this means an average traveller loses $18 (£13) per transaction. We think that’s unacceptable, and we want to promote a little healthy competition between the currency exchangers.

With Find.Exchange, you can avoid those high commissions and hidden fees.

Find.Exchange is a technology startup founded in London, UK. Although our primary background is FinTech, we have a strong awareness of design and UX. We know that the perfect products are born from listening to our audience’s needs.



HOW
Find.Exchange uses geo-location and a large complex developed database of rates that is updated in real-time of all sort of merchants that offer currency exchange like FX retailers, Banks, ATM’s, Post Offices, Hotels… We have been developing this system since March 2014.



WHEN
Now! So please send a CV and cover letter explaining your love for travelling, how an app like this could change your life when travelling and how could we improve in features your travelling habits.

The mobile iOS Find.Exchange app is currently available in the iTunes store, and the Android app is soon to come, download it so you get a feel of what we offer.

Additionally, we have many great plans for the future of Find.Exchange. Sign up for our email updates to see what the future of Find.Exchange holds.

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Published at 04 Dec 2017
Expires on 04 Feb 2018


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