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Senior Designer & UX Strategist

Axelerant is looking for a Senior Designer & UX Strategist to design the interactions and own the digital experiences of its products and services.

We are looking for innovators; professionals with an unrelenting belief in the power of design to transform businesses, and with the passion and commitment to help Axelerant become recognized for elegant and powerful solutions.

You’ll play an influential role in our projects, creating visual designs informed by UX and strategy documents. You'll collaborate with diverse clients, inspiring designers, top-notch project managers and seasoned developers.

Requirements

  • Deliver best-in-class user experiences (user interface designs, interaction models, prototypes, etc.), in a fast-paced, agile, startup-like environment
  • Partner with our Product Managers to prioritize UX-focused efforts
  • Fully understand and be a strong advocate for the Voice of the Customer
  • Lead rapid iterative prototyping efforts with varying fidelity/presentation tools (e.g., sketches, storyboards, wireframes, clickable prototypes, compositions, and assets)
  • Translate business and product requirements into visually beautiful concepts and highly-usable responsive experiences. You must be flexible and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment
  • Identify strategic research needs and customer experience improvement opportunities
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Develop and ensure best design practices and communicate quality expectations across the organization
  • Spend time with Axelerant customers, prospects, partners, and internal stakeholders to understand user needs and evaluate designs
  • Demonstrate a command of design methods, tools, communication, and presentation skills

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in a UX/UI design role
  • A thorough understanding of user-centered design, with excellent hands-on graphic design skills and an ability to translate user requirements into a design vision and then into an actionable plan to deliver design specifications desired
  • Proficiency in software tools such as Sketch, Axure, Adobe Creative Suite or similar
  • Experience with enterprise software development, cloud software, product management, user testing or experience with Drupal would be a plus
  • Experience with designing data visualization and analytics applications
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize requests, communicate with stakeholders, and meet expected milestones
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, agile environment and partnering effectively with Product Management and Engineering stakeholders
  • Online portfolio or links to work examples required

About Axelerant

As a global company that puts care into employee happiness, engineering excellence, and customer success, we are in striking contrast to the typical outsourcing option.

We started as an idea in 2005 to build a unique, fully-distributed team with the right set of employee benefits. Today we have engineering career ladders, a staff as stakeholders approach, and a focus on success management. We are a diverse team working remotely across many time zones, with success stories that back up capabilities, and a reputation for an unconventional work environment that empowers. We are the individuals directly challenging what it means to do global delivery differently for employees and partners.

Benefits

  • Work from home or anywhere via location independence.
  • Extremely flexible work hours.
  • An engaged working environment with frequent feedback and clearly set expectations.
  • 52 weekends and 35 days per year of consolidated leave (inclusive of bereavement leave) plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.
  • Group health insurance.
  • Professional development, certifications, and trainings.
  • Sponsored domestic and international event attendance.
  • BYOD assistance—we’ll cover 50% of purchase or repair costs up to 50,000 INR.
  • Hackathons and community contributions.
  • Annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations.
  • Referral bonuses.
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