Reference Code:  99784

Lead UX/UI Designer


Kings Hill, KEN, GB


Since Watchfinder & Co. was first founded in 2002, it has grown to become the premier resource from which to buy and sell premium pre-owned watches. With thousands of watches available from more than 50 brands, including Rolex, Omega, IWC and more, plus boutiques across the UK and a manufacturer certified service centre, Watchfinder has established itself as the top pre-owned watch specialist.

Keeping customers at the core, our product team at Watchfinder is responsible for defining the product strategy, build and manage the short-long term roadmap across the many products within the Watchfinder product portfolio, that spreads across our omnichannel customer facing applications to the ones that supports the day-to-day operations.

Reporting to the Chief Product Officer, you will be part of the wider Product organisation at Watchfinder, driving state-of-the-art omnichannel customer experience.

You will ensure that users have an amazing experience at every step of the journey when visiting our digital real estate. You’ll be able to produce great design, great UI, and outstanding customer experience through optimisation of our digital touchpoints, with regular validations with our end users. A successful Lead UI/UX Designer at Watchfinder will be able to demonstrate expertise in defining user experience by validating design recommendations and solutions with data and insight. Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript is desirable alongside exposure to the various frameworks: JQuery, Bootstrap, HTML5 Boilerplate, CSS3 (OOCSS).

You’ll be a master at balancing the needs of the business with the needs of the end user while focusing on the key priorities defined within the Product Backlog.


How will you make an impact?


  • Lead the design of B2C and B2B web applications from concept to launch.
  • Define and execute a comprehensive design strategy aligned with the overall business goals and user needs.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and design principles to drive continuous improvement in design processes to ensure an enhance customer experience for our clients.
  • Manage Watchfinder’s design system to ensure a consistency approach to design, development and brand identity considering opportunities to optimize and scale and grow component libraries to offer a better experience to the end user.
  • Materialise customer journeys through the creation of designs, user flows, wireframes and prototypes defining interactions, layouts, and functional components to support template definition.
  • Collaborate with wider product and data teams to ensure delivery roadmaps are fully supported with an iterative design process.
  • Work with growth and product teams on product discovery sessions and create high level user journeys for new product opportunities where relevant.



How will you experience success with us?


  • Proven experience (5+ years) in UX/UI design, with a strong portfolio showcasing successful projects and a track record of leading design teams.
  • Proficient in industry standard design tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Invision, Sketch etc.) and knowledge of UI (HTML, CSS, front-end) an advantage.
  • Experience with performance and behaviour analytics tools such as Google Analytics, and Content Square, would be beneficial.
  • Proven experience in working with design systems and leading design processes.
  • A creative problem-solver who thrives in a fast paced, collaborative environment.


Your Interview Journey

Our aim is to provide you a transparent interview process from the moment you apply for the role. It’s important for us that you get to know us to ensure the role aligns to your future career objectives. 

We provide all candidates with open-door access to key people across the business so they can discuss opportunities, get a feel for our culture, and better understand how they can make an impact and be part of Watchfinder’s exciting trajectory. 

Recognizing we are all different, if you need us to adapt the process, please get in touch via


1st Stage – After your application has been selected, our Talent team will reach out to you within two weeks to conduct an introductory call.

2nd Stage – Video / in-person interview with a member of the UX/UI Team.

3rd Stage – Video/In-Person Interview with the Chief Product Officer.


How do we keep you smiling? 

We are a great team at HQ, you will work alongside some of the most passionate people about Watches and technology. 

We have a generous benefits scheme, including discounts and healthcare packages. 

The chance to join a thriving business that is taking strides to introduce our product globally. 

You will be joining a sociable, inclusive, and passionate team! 


Our Benefits & Incentives 

As well as a competitive salary we also offer a great benefits package:

  • Private healthcare and dental
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Holiday scheme – Increasing annual leave.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee Assistant programme
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Extensive group discounts


 Our Values


Demonstrating empathy and respect for the people around us, the work we do and the business we are part of.


Finding new and innovative ways to adapt and improve the ways we operate and the service(s) we provide.


Ensuring that the very highest standards are delivered across every facet of our business - internally and externally. Bringing excellence in everything we do, every time.