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UX Designer

We are looking for a creative user experience designer, who’s obsessed with building intuitive, paradigm-shifting, unapologetically simple user experiences. You’ll empathize with a user in bringing out a creative solution right from the conceptual stage, conducting user research and translate them into wireframes and prototypes. Perseverant in iterating full system and design to ensure excellent user experience.


Design Industry

The design industries cover many categories such as fashion, digital, spaces, and so on. Those who work in this industry focus on creating functional, aesthetic and economically viable plans to be implemented in their concerned fields.


What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience with creating user-friendly and straightforward ideas for products.
  • Learning how to organize, multitask and manage time to complete tasks.
  • Hands on experience with wireframes, storyboards, and sitemaps.
  • Learn on the job regarding the best practices in user interface and designing.
  • Exposure to the design industry and its various responsibilities.


Responsibilities

  • Design sitemap, wireframes, mockups with a mindset to make our user’s life better.
  • Understand the core difficulties and devise a creative and practical solution.
  • Perform research and analyze the expectation of the user.
  • Believe in action items on every screen and make a great effort in offering minimalist design within the scope of the system.
  • Facilitate client’s digital product visions by designing a wireframe, sketch, prototype, and mockups.
  • Collaborative design with other partners viz. product management, marketing, technical architect, developers, and visual designers.
  • Present useful user stories and journey across multiple devices.
  • Understand delivering the value of a good design today than a great design next year.
  • Administer and collect user acceptance testing and perfect design if needed.
  • Iterate the complete product/ system and culls out areas of improvement for better user experience.
  • Champion new ideas and takes smart risks.


Requirements

  • Proven experience in UX experience for multiple digital devices (Web, tablets, mobile and wearables)
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery and other front-end markup languages
  • Experience designing mobile apps or complex enterprise applications.
  • Proficient with Balsamiq, Invision, Sketch, MarvelApp, Framer.js, Quartz, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, UXPin
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams in understanding the detailed requirement and aligning the needs to product vision.
  • Has in-depth knowledge in UX standard
  • Excited to follow the UX industry latest trends and technologies.
  • Preferably experienced in designing for international languages and complex product requirements.
  • Can articulate design processes, ideas, and solution to the team
  • Seasoned in testing usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Open to constructive feedback
  • Standout colleague


Average Salary

On average $107,880 per annum.

Source - glassdoor.com

Career Path

UX Designer is an entry to an intermediate level job. In this job role, you have to use wireframes, and sitemaps to illustrate and present design ideas for better user experience across channels. It is a stepping stone if you are looking to make a career in design. Here are a few steps you can take towards this job role:

  • Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Computer Science or any other related field.
  • Masters degree in a similar discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with design projects and a good portfolio.


Career Progression

With appropriate experience in this field, you can move onto other jobs in this field such as:

  • Visual Designer
  • UX/UI Consultant
  • Design Instructor


Sample Questions

Personal
  • Why did you choose UX as a job role?

  • What is the best project you have done in the past and why?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Human Resources
  • How comfortable are you working with different departments across the company?

  • Would you be okay with working overtime?

  • How would you approach an employee that is slowing down the workflow?

Management
  • Are you predominantly a team player or a lone wolf?

  • Why did you want to join our organization?

  • How would prioritize your work to meet multiple deadlines?

Technical skills and knowledge
  • What is the difference between interaction design and user experience?

  • What are the design ideas you believe in while creating an interface?

  • How would you improve our ‘X’ product?