Creative Technologist

Farfetch (NYSE: FTCH)

  • Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • 25 Jan 2021
  • Function
  • Design & UI
  • Sector
  • Retail

Farfetch exists for the love of fashion. We believe in empowering individuality. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We’re a diverse and global community made up of Farfetchers, our partners and our customers, which we believe is at the heart of our success. Everything we do is centred around our values - Be Human, Think Global, Be Revolutionary, Todos Juntos, Be Brilliant, Amaze Customers - which define our beliefs and our actions. We welcome difference and foster a consciously inclusive environment for everyone. We are Farfetch For All.

Marketing

We’re a diverse team of Marketing professionals, spanning artistic and scientific expertise. We’re driven to amaze our global community of customers through our data-driven approach, revolutionary spirit, test and learn culture and collaborative style. All for the love of fashion.

London

Our London office is located in Old Street, London’s tech hub, home to a broad range of teams including Commercial, Marketing, and Product. We have large open plan spaces and a feature staircase connecting our 3 floors, encouraging our collaborative and open culture. We also have a big outdoor terrace where we can have lunch and host social events when the sun comes out!

About the role

The Experience design team at Farfetch is made up of designers, thinkers, makers and creatives that use the magic of imagination alongside design and technology to focus on designing innovative and elevated ways customers experience our brand across multiple platforms and services.

We create experiences that enhance the relationship between Farfetch, and our customers. We amplify our brand, launch new products, create audience engagement and look for new ways to elevate our performance.

We are looking for an experienced and talented creative technologist to help the team conceptualise, illustrate, build and deliver innovative interaction digital experiences.

We are looking for a self-motivated problem solver with great communication skills who isn’t afraid to take risks, explore new technologies and share and champion their own ideas. You will help us design new ways for customers to interact and learn about the Farfetch offering. A positive and collaborative attitude is a must

What you'll do

  • Work with the experience design, marketing, brand, and research partners to create interactive prototypes for reference to fully functional experiences
  • Iterate quickly to explore and validate product features and concepts
  • Set up prototypes to shape experience strategy and live qualitative, usability research sessions, and iterate based on observations
  • Be a bridge to engineering and advise on how to technically achieve a desired effect
  • Explore prototypes for multi-device interactions
  • Contribute new ideas and creative solutions
  • Stay on top of new UI technologies, product design, ML-powered design and best practices

Who you are

  • An expert front-end dev or creative technologist, prototyping with a focus on interaction design, animation, and immersive experiences
  • Experienced at prototyping for Web, Mobile AR/VR/MR or other UI technologies with WebGL, XR + 3D modelling is a bonus.
  • An expert with HTML, CSS, and modern JavaScript like React
  • Able to identify opportunities/solutions with a strong bias towards action
  • Passionate about design, user experience, development, creativity and a dedication to learning new technologies as they emerge
  • Experience of collaborating with Designers, Engineers, and Product Managers

We are looking for an experienced and talented creative technologist to help the team conceptualise, illustrate, build and deliver innovative interaction digital experiences!