Senior UX Designer

Kharkiv, Ukraine

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Senior UX Designer for our Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.

Today we are a global team of technologists and thinkers who help transform the world with the power of software, enabling our customers to be competitive and disruptive in the marketplace through innovative technology solutions.

We are seeking a Senior UX Designer that will join vanguard of our special forces design team to live on and fight for cutting-edge products and services design. Key skills: User Experience Design, Prototyping, Product evaluation, Native mobile (Android, iOS, Windows Phone) and hybrid design solutions, Rich Internet Application (RIA), Responsive Web Design (RWD).

You want to make you better every day – then you have to meet with us.
We relocate to Kharkiv. Learn more from a short presentation.

Responsibilities

  • Extrapolating product vision as a synthesis of user needs and business goals;
  • Conducting Kick off meetings with customers;
  • Documenting client requirements on initial phases of project;
  • Make precise estimations;
  • Make and deliver POC;
  • Make and deliver UX Artifacts (such as personas, scenarios, journey maps, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes) that matches with project needs;
  • Design low - high fidelity wireframes and prototypes;
  • Validate and evaluate your ideas with stakeholders and users;
  • Work independently and as part of the design team;
  • Analysis, synthesis, and documentation of usability issues in a test report;
  • Write experts reviews;
  • Mentoring more Junior designers;
  • Participating in design workshops.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of relevant design experience, with a solid understanding of User Centered Design Methodology;
  • Strong understanding of User Experience Design processes, methods and artifacts (what, how, when);
  • Portfolio that representing your UX skills and processes;
  • Understanding of UX Workshops – types, activities and how to use them;
  • Ability to create multichannel experiences (desktop – mobile - tablet);
  • Ability to explain complex design decisions to experts and laypeople;
  • Customer-facing experience – communicating, presenting, explaining and advocating your ideas;
  • Strong skills in prototyping and wireframing;
  • Understanding of how to evaluate your and stakeholder ideas;
  • Ability to work within both Agile and Waterfall environments;
  • Ability to estimate and delegate the work to less experienced designers and take responsibility for delivering on time;
  • Ability to work with a few projects simultaneously;
  • High-level understanding of front-end development;
  • Great communication skills;
  • Ability and willingness to learn;
  • Ability to solve the problems in an efficient and diplomatic way;
  • Take well a reasoned critique and a feedback;
  • Visual Design skills will be a plus;
  • Experience in conducting workshops with stakeholders will be a plus;
  • Good spoken and written English level.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers);
  • Other.

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