Lead UI/UX Designer

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Lead UI/UX Designer
UX/UI Designer
Central and Western, Hong Kong
7 days ago
Full Time
Job Description
53 days ago

About the Role

As our first Hong Kong based UI/UX Designer at Wristcheck, you’ll be pivotal in shaping the digital experience of our marketplace on web and app to help our customers discover, learn and delight in watch collecting. You’ll need to iterate on ideas quickly, research, test, experiment and ensure the final product reflects your design vision. You have an acute creative eye and you’re not afraid to try new ideas out, fail and iterate quickly. In partnership with our Director of Product, you’ll help us create a world-class marketplace and change the watch space for the better! This is a high impact role in a fast growing startup. We are open to candidates with less experience, but who are truly excited about what we do.

Location: Hong Kong (onsite)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead the user experience design process from concept to implementation, ensuring high-quality deliverables that align with business goals and user needs.

  • Conduct user research, usability testing, and analysis to inform design decisions and identify areas for improvement.

  • Define and communicate the overall UX vision and strategy, championing user-centric design principles throughout the organization.

  • Collaborate with product managers and stakeholders to define product requirements and translate them into intuitive and engaging user experiences.

  • Create wireframes, interactive prototypes, and design specifications to effectively communicate design concepts and interactions.

  • Guide, manage, and mentor junior designers working remotely, fostering a culture of creativity and continuous learning.

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in UX design, and apply them to enhance Wristcheck's products.

  • Collaborate with engineers to ensure the successful implementation of designs, addressing any technical constraints and advocating for the best user experience.

  • Work closely with the marketing team to develop compelling visual assets and branding materials that align with the overall user experience.

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field such as Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or a related discipline.

  • Proven experience as a UX Lead or similar role, with a strong portfolio showcasing successful user-centered design solutions.

  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, or similar.

  • Solid understanding of user research methodologies, usability testing, and user-centered design principles.

  • Familiarity with front-end development technologies and their impact on user experience.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • People management or mentorship experience is desirable.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a keen eye for detail.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret data to inform design decisions.

  • Experience working in an agile development environment is a plus.

What we offer:

  • Ownership and responsibility from day one - have a real impact on the company's growth 

  • An open minded, transparent and people-first culture

  • A true idea meritocracy where we value ideas by merit and move forward with the best ones

  • Work with people who are passionate and love what they do everyday

Join our passionate team and contribute to the creation of exceptional user experiences that elevate our products to the next level. If you are a visionary UX professional with a passion for innovation, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send us your resume alongside your portfolio that demonstrates your experience creating end-to-end, user-centered experiences across print, web, and mobile platforms.

About Wristcheck

Wristcheck is a pioneering watch platform built on transparency and trust. We combine offline retail with cutting-edge tech and innovation to revolutionise the way people buy, sell, and learn about watches. 

Launched in Hong Kong in 2020, we aspire to become the premier destination for watch commerce and culture. Our marketplace connects a worldwide community of collectors, whilst our editorial content shines light on everything you need to know about horology. Wherever you are in your collecting journey, we want to empower you to keep growing!

Wristcheck is backed by Gobi Partners GBA, a pan-Asian VC firm that manages the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF), with participation from K3 Ventures.

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