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UX/UI Designer

We are looking for a UX/UI designer to help execute a user-friendly design for our products. You will be required to produce innovative solutions for our product designs making them practical yet straightforward to use. Your contribution will improve the efficiency of the product and help increase customer experience and satisfaction and profits of our company.


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

  • Use wireframes, storyboards, process flows and sitemaps to illustrate and present design ideas.
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to understand the product before presenting solutions to improve the visual and interactive experience.
  • Gather user requirements from product managers to create compelling and original graphic designs (images, sketches, etc).
  • Build and design user interface elements like menus, tabs, widgets, page navigation buttons and search fields.
  • Troubleshoot any UX problems.
  • Present design concepts and ideas to colleagues, executive members, and clients.
  • Ensure a standard is maintained when it comes to style, fonts, colors, and images.
  • Conduct regular research on user experience.
  • After collecting feedback ensure changes are made to correct any error.
  • Stay up to date with all of the industry’s trends and best practices.


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Computer Science or any other related field.
  • Prior experience with UX/UI design with a strong portfolio to show previous work.
  • Excellent knowledge of wireframing tools (Wireframe.cc, InVision, etc)
  • Strong experience with creating wireframes, storyboards, user flow, process flow, and sitemaps.
  • Excellent knowledge of visual design and wireframing tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Great visual design, time management and multitasking skills.
  • Good problem-solving ability with attention to detail.
  • Well read on the new technology and best practices in the market.


Average Salary

On average $107,880 per annum.

Source - glassdoor.com

Career Path

UX/UI Designer is an entry to an intermediate level job. In this job role, you have to use wireframes, storyboards, process flows and sitemaps to illustrate and present design ideas. It also includes tasks like present design concepts and improves designs. 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:

  • UX/UI Consultant
  • Information Architect
  • Design Instructor
  • Product Manager


Sample Questions

Personal
  • Why did you choose UX/UI 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?