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Posted on: 18 August 2023





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Associate Product Designer

About Student Beans

A little bit about us…

The world’s leading student loyalty network and accredited ‘Great Place To Work’, Student Beans produces award-winning technology for the biggest retailers on the planet, connecting them with the youth market. Featured in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 2020, a list of the fastest-growing private tech companies in Britain, we’re always innovating to offer new solutions that satisfy our consumers, drive ROI for our clients and create an empowering workplace for our employees.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Student Beans
Because this part deserves a place at the top of the job ad…Here at Student Beans, we’re working hard to grow an inclusive, diverse and respectful group of people we’re proud of. Accountability plays a big role in our company values, and we’re totally honest, open and transparent about our ED&I efforts. This is why we’ve made our commitments and internal statistics visible for everyone to see here. Our ever-evolving culture is defined by our people, and it’s all part of #LifeAtSB.


As a result of our steady growth plan and more projects in the pipeline for the Product Design function our business, we are looking for an Associate Product Designer to join the team! You will play a key role within the wider Product Design function, whilst also supporting and working within a cross-functional squad here at Student Beans to deliver on designs that drive user and business value. You'll be part of a business which works on creating a delightful user experience, whilst working with some of the world’s biggest brands, including TopShop, Lego, Asos, GymShark and Google … to name a few!


Key Responsibilities

  • Under the mentorship of the Principal Designer, you’ll learn and understand our ways of working and cadences as a Design guild.
  • Aid research that identifies user needs, test ideas and refine design with data and user feedback. (Trymata, Usability Hub, Looker)
  • Work closely with the Principal and Head of Product Design to prototype (using Figma) viable solutions that our users love.
  • Collaborating with engineers within your squad at every stage of the design process to develop high-quality, scalable solutions.
  • Evaluating and proactively surfacing quality issues and bugs across teams.
  • Contribute your work to our design systems, principles, workflows and playbook.
  • Injecting both surface and deep delight into your designs whilst keeping in mind our brand and tone of voice.
  • Work to our established visual and UX patterns to ensure a consistent, intuitive experience
  • Primarily be focussed on dashboard and portal design
  • Be involved in conversations / research with some of the biggest brands in the world in order to aid design decisions

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have experience in the following:

  • 1+ years as a UX/UI or Product Designer
  • Ability in or understanding of prototyping techniques such as interaction design.
  • An understanding of how and when to apply appropriate fidelities.
  • Has used modern design tools e.g. Figma and have both used and contributed to a design system.
  • Experience in platform or dashboard design for web
  • Experience with or insight into B2B software
  • An understanding of UI principles
  • Ability to work quickly and an appetite to learn.
  • Experience working in product squads and within an Agile environment would be great but not essential


Life at Student Beans

Let’s take a look at just a few things that make Student Beans an amazing place to work…

💰 Competitive salary

🌴 Unlimited holiday. We strongly believe in a healthy work life balance, so we don’t cap the number of paid time off days you take. By doing this, we hope to help promote a sustainable way to work while maintaining your health and wellbeing

🏆 Accredited 'Great Place To Work’ company in three categories https://www.greatplacetowork.co.uk/workplace/item/3545/Student+Beans

👩🏽‍💻 Remote first working environment, meaning you’re not obligated to come into the office, you can choose the environment you think you excel best in

📅 Flexi-time, including Flexi Friday which gives you the opportunity to finish at 1.30pm

❤️ Focus on welfare, including gym memberships, wellness challenges, mental health first aider and health cash plan

🛍️ Incredible partnership discounts for the biggest brands in the world. Google, Apple, Ted Baker, GymShark, Domino's and Uber to name a few!

🧠 Commitment to personal development and career growth. Think learning budgets, coaching workshops and progression plans

💻 £200 work from home set up allowance to put towards your home office

Want to know more? Check out our career site for everything you need to know about starting a career with Student Beans…


Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet 60% of the requirements,

women and those in underrepresented groups tend to only apply when they tick every box. We don’t think you should have to tick every box. We value your uniqueness, and it goes without saying that all applications are welcome, even if you don’t think you fit the criteria.

If you need any adjustments to support you with your application, just drop us an email at talent@studentbeans.com.

Due to the high volume of applicants we can only respond to shortlisted applicants. By submitting your application, you agree that Student Beans may collect your personal data for recruiting, global organization planning, and related purposes. Our Applicant Privacy Notice explains what personal information and where we may process, our purposes for processing, and the rights you can exercise over Student Beans' use of your personal information.




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