Director of Digital Design

  • London  
  • Company
    RELX Group  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 January 2021  
    Posted on
    12 November 2020  

We connect data, markets and customers to create a comprehensive, trusted view of the global commodities markets. For our customers, the intelligence we provide is empowering, which as a result influences thousands of decisions across supply chains every single day. We believe the right culture has the same effect. Our culture empowers our people, giving them the confidence and inspiration they need to achieve their aspirations, thrive on innovation and explore more. 


We are looking for a Product Design Director to help lead, grow, scale and guide our product design team across the organisation.

Our flagship platform and products are used by thousands of users across the globe.  C-level, portfolio managers, researchers, risk analysts, and many more use them in different ways, in different contexts, in different countries, in different workflows, and with different needs. Our users rely on our products to deliver data, insights and analytics in a way that they need, when they need it.

This is delivered via desktop, mobile and web. Our platform and products lead the commodities industry. They offer fantastic opportunities for designers to really push the bounds of what’s possible, and deliver outstanding experiences for our customers.


This is a challenging and exciting role for a Product Design Director to join us armed with significant experience in building, shaping and leading teams in a dynamic environment responding to fast changing market conditions, in order to best deliver value for the organisation as well as for our users and customers.


The role is based in London. The team is responsible for product design across a wide range of systems, platforms and products.

Help establish a philosophy/mindset for how the design teams approaches their work.

            •          Work to establish, shape, grow and build a smooth-running, high-performing design team.

            •          Help define and drive product design visions.

            •          Have ownership of product design strategies.

            •          Will partner with Product Management and Proposition Groups to ensure we are aligned in terms of goals, deliverables, vision.

            •          Responsible for quality and timeliness of designs.


Experiences & Skills:

            •          Strong communication, coaching, presentation skills.

            •          Strong leadership, communication skills and storytelling skills.

            •          Have lead teams in framing and solving hard, complex problems.

            •          Have driven innovative efforts that uncovered new value with new kinds of experiences for both designers and customers/users.

            •          Are highly creative, detail-oriented, passionate about delivering the best user experience possible.


ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have more than 30 years’ experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.
With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has employees based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Perth. Some 350 of ICIS’s staff are journalists engaged in reporting market prices and news, and ICIS is fully committed to upholding the highest journalistic principles of verification, corroboration and authentication.
ICIS is a division of Reed Business and a member of RELX Group, the world's leading publisher and information provider.


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