Product Design Team Lead

Edinburgh, United Kingdom · Design · REF126R


FreeAgent is one of the leading online accounting platforms in the UK with over 70,000 customers and continued fast growth. We’re on a mission to democratise accounting for small businesses across the world! Our app is loved by tens of thousands of people worldwide, and it’s a great opportunity to be a part of something that makes a real difference.

As a Product Design Team Lead you’ll play a key role within the Design team, helping to shape and implement the product design strategy of the business.

Faced with challenging product design problems, you’ll craft innovative and elegant solutions for our core web and mobile applications that will be used by tens of thousands of customers around the world.

Additionally, you’ll be managing other smart designers, ensuring they're well directed, motivated, productive and engaged in their work.

Key responsibilities of the role include:


This would be a great role for if you’re already in a team lead position and looking for a new challenge but we’ll also consider someone stepping up from a senior product design role. You don’t need to tick every box here but ideally you’d have:


Work environment

This is a full time permanent position, working from our lovely offices at Edinburgh Quay (convenient for Haymarket train station and airport links). We encourage continual self-development and hold bi-annual company hack days. We work smarter, not harder, and try to have fun doing it! Follow this link for more on life at FreeAgent.

We believe in a healthy work-life balance and we’re a sociable bunch so there’s always something happening outside of work too, like our games nights or our Wakeboarding club. In the office you’ll be provided with the best kit including top-of-the-line Apple computers, and comfy Aeron chairs. We sit down together for catered lunches every Friday, and a selection drinks, cake and healthy snacks are available pretty much all the time. For more of an idea of what it's like to work at FreeAgent, click here.

Perks of the job

You can read more about these on our careers site.

Applying for the role

Our application process is simple; just upload your CV and answer a few questions about why you are interested in this opportunity. Our selection process usually involves a phone interview, a practical exercise and a visit to our beautiful Edinburgh office so you can meet and get to know the team. Don’t worry, we’re a nice bunch and we work hard to make the process as straightforward, transparent and enjoyable as possible. We welcome applications from applicants with varied backgrounds and perspectives.

Don’t forget to tell us about why you think FreeAgent is the right place for you to make a difference.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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