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Lead Designer - UI & UX

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ResponsibilitiesOverall responsibility for understanding a clients brief/ vision and converting that into appealing and highly usable interfaces.Engagement- With various internal & Client teams / stakeholders at early stage to develop an understanding of client s business problem/ goals.Understanding- End users of website / application through primary research and stakeholder/ user interviews.Research and Preparation- Low fidelity prototypes of sites/ features (ranging from paper & pencil concepts to wireframes or interactive prototypes) for internal review and brainstorming.- Presents high fidelity designs/ wireframes to the customer for review/ approval.- Conceptualise visual/ UI brand guidelines, art direction and collaborate with other designers.- High fidelity designs/ wireframes to the development team and guide/ iterate in development.Capability Cluster- Of gauging technical feasibility of the prototype.- Of working directly with customers in an iterative/ agile manner to dramatically improve the prototypes in a short time.- Of explaining rationale/ philosophy behind design verbally & in writing.Design Ownership- Review Design integration/ implementation frequently and share pointers and monitor the feedback implementation as well.Constant Research, Development & Mentoring- Understanding of UX/ IxD/ UI/ Visual design trends, techniques & tools.- Identify improvement areas, guide or/and mentor team members.- Should be able to nurture leadership qualities in the team members to create leaders of tomorrow.- Should be able to formulate strategies for new competency areas as well as evaluate and suggest new tools/methodologies.We OfferA very open, collaborative, high-energy, non-hierarchical, no cabin environment, no dress code. Exposure to multiple technologies and tools, with the freedom to learn and grow in any direction.Desired Skills & ExperienceSkills/Competencies (Must have)- Design Tools Proficiency of Photoshop and Illustrator is a must.- Conceptual understanding of User Interface Design and the Design Process.- Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and communication skills. Capable of juggling between multiple projects and related complexities at the same time.- Basic knowledge/ understanding of HTML & CSS.- Experience of working on prototyping tools such asInVision, MockFlow, Axure is a definite plus point.Desired Experience- Total Experience of 5-8 years.- A minimum of 5 years of professional relevant industry experience as a Web/ Mobile UI- UX Design.- Solid portfolio demonstrating design savviness.- Good sense of design aesthetics Typography, Layout, Grid systems & Color theory.- Strong understanding of mobile platforms, particularly iOS & Android.- Understanding of the limitations of Web and Mobile, with approaches/ideas to flex those boundaries.- Candidate must absolutely be in sync with recent design standards and trends.- Formal education in interaction design (Bachelor's/Master's/Diploma) is a definite plus.Desired Personal Profile- Self-starter, that is, able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team- Flexible- "Roll-up your sleeves" attitude to get things done- Passionate and intimately knowledgeable about all things around web and mobile
Degree: M.Sc. (Science) | MCA/ PGDCA | ME/ M.Tech./ MS (Engg/ Sciences)

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering) | B.Sc. (Science) | BCA (Computer Application)

Experience: 5-8


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