KOUNTEQ is crown commercial supplier that harnesses the cloud to provide accounting and financial technology solutions using an ecosystem of apps.
We are looking for a Chief Design Officer (CDO) to provide sound design leadership in all aspects of our business with an interest in Fintech. You will identify stakeholders & customers needs and behavior through research, including observation, interviews, surveys, analytics, and user testing. Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. We expect you to be well-versed in current digital design trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts including bidding on public sector contracts. If you are also an excellent communicator and want to work within a startup, we’d like to meet you.
- Extensive design experience (15+ years) with 10+ years’ experience in positions of design leadership with proven track record
- Able to design innovative, distinctive, intuitive creative artifacts (eg, wireframes, task flows, screen mock-ups, prototypes etc.)
- Expert command of industry-standard design tools (eg, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision)
- Exceptional collaborator with cross-functional teams from tech, design, and business
- Not afraid to “roll up the sleeves”
- Excellent communication skills
- Leadership and organisational abilities
- Strategic thinking
- Problem-solving aptitude
- Support design of innovative new business models
- Educational background in design or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus