Design Lead (freelance and permanent)

London, England, United Kingdom · Design


ustwo is looking for a Design Leads to join our design team in the London studio.

We are a global studio committed to making a measurable positive impact on people's everyday lives. To do this, we work across the entire product lifecycle; from visioning and discovery, validating propositions through to launching products, services and ventures that are valuable to both users and businesses. We have a lasting and transformative effect on the businesses and organisations we work with.

To meet these opportunities our design team is made up of versatile designers who have, and are constantly developing and broadening their wide skillsets and deepening their process knowledge. Our designers are skilled, confident, and multi-faceted, collaborating across all disciplines involved in the product and service development process.

We believe passionately that diverse teams help us make better services and products. We actively hire for cultural growth. We welcome people of all ages, stories and backgrounds. It adds value and impact to our clients and industry.


The Role

As Design Lead at ustwo, you’ll be intuitive on how best to support the needs of the people, projects and studio. You know when to get hands-on with the detail yourself, and when to set your teams up for success by delegating work, while directing and teaching. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that our designers are learning and developing through role modeling, and you’ll provide guidance and support to individual designers and teams, bestowing vision and direction during projects; from discovering value, validating proposition all the way through to delivering product and services.

You will often be hands-on during projects, working with other designers, developers, and project managers to define, build, and iterate solutions for our fantastic clients and partners. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to work with other senior members of the design team, helping us improve process, approaches, and strategy for both the design team and the studio as a whole.

You are…

Some domestic and European travel may be required as part of this role.

You have…

The design team at ustwo comes from an eclectic mix of backgrounds and design practices. What unites us all is that we are curious, empathetic, creative designers that leave our ego at the door and care deeply about the things we make and put into the world.


We offer a competitive package, amazing family policies and promote flexible working days.

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