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Head of Design

Entia Ltd,  Highbury, London, UK

Full-Time, London UK

Entia is looking for a Head of Design to join the company’s management team. This role will be pivotal to setting the creative direction of a company that is changing the way people receive care for life-changing conditions.


Entia is a collection of multidisciplinary experts with a passion for improving the lives of people living with health conditions. Entia’s products will allow everyone to manage their health at home. Our solutions are created from the ground-up with the user at the heart of the development process and in partnership with healthcare services around the world. Entia is backed by some of the UK’s leading investors and is linked with many top healthcare providers. We have unique, award-winning technology and designs and are targeting major global healthcare markets.


What You'll Do:

  • Be responsible for all design work across the company.

  • Work alongside Product Managers to provide direction, help prioritise and resource manage design work.

  • Lead work feedback sessions within the design team to maintain consistent high-quality work

  • Help senior management with strategic planning.

  • Evolve the company’s design processes to further product development speed, quality and efficiency.

  • Champion design thinking and user-centred design across the company.

  • Line manage the design team.

  • Identify resource gaps in the design team.

  • Help maintain and cultivate the company’s culture.

  • Encourage team collaboration, brainstorming and co-creation workshops.

  • Utilise the different skill sets of the design team to create high-quality output.


You are:

  • Someone who has outstanding communication skills and the ability to explain yourself clearly in a multi-disciplinary environment.

  • Someone who has excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Someone who strongly advocates for user-centred design and user experience.

  • Someone who has a wide interest in design and is excited by challenging problems.

  • Proactive, positive and will work to fix issues quickly.

  • Excellent at prioritising work.

  • Naturally collaborative in your approach and able to inspire others.

  • Someone who embraces processes and continuously improves them.

  • Someone with knowledge across many different design disciplines such as photography, animation, print, UX and product design and their tools.

You Must Have:

  • A minimum of 3 years of managing a design team and a minimum of 5 years of design practice.

  • A broad range of experience in industrial, UX, visual and communication design in consumer or medical products.

  • Demonstrated that you can apply design strategy effectively. 

  • Excellent understanding of the principles of different design disciplines.

  • Knowledge of and experience in designing for manufacture.

  • Excellent ability to communicate brand and company values.

  • A portfolio that demonstrates your excellent design skills across multiple design disciplines.


Ideally, You Will Have:

  • Experience in designing medical devices.

  • Experience in designing medical apps.

  • Experience collaborating with engineering teams.


What We Can Offer:

  • The opportunity to hold a management position within a rapidly growing company at the forefront of a new healthcare sector.

  • A flexible and fun work environment filled with passionate and extremely capable people.

  • Regular company events spanning monthly team lunches through to international team trips.

  • A state of the art 3D printer and a kitted out workshop to quickly prototype ideas and hack something together.


Please apply with a portfolio that demonstrates:

  • A broad range of experience in industrial design, UX, visual and communication design in consumer or medical products.

  • Experience of working on complex systems. 

  • Experience with different methods of prototyping, digital and physical.

  • Experience with manufacturing methods.

  • Leadership through the development of mass-produced consumer products.

Entia does not accept agency resumes or other unsolicited contact. Furthermore, Entia is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.