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Senior UX Strategist & UI Designer (Anywhere in India (Remote))

We are looking for a user-interface (UI) designer and user-experience (UX) strategist able to understand our customer’s business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews, and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes. The UX/UI designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing. 

Requirements

  • Empathize with the end-users.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Plan and conduct user research and competitor analysis
  • Interpret data and qualitative feedback
  • Create user stories, personas, and storyboards
  • Determine information architecture and create sitemaps
  • Create prototypes and wireframes
  • Conduct usability testing
  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping, and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions, and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks, and champion new ideas.

Required Skills

  • 5 or more years of UX/UI design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital experience.
  • Expertise in standard software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, Adobe Creative Suite, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Extensive experience in using UX/UI design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability, and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about all things UX/UI and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

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

  • Extremely flexible work hours.
  • A culture that encourages community contributions and organizes hackathons.
  • An engaged working environment with frequent feedback and clearly set expectations.
  • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) assistance—we’ll cover 50 percent of the purchase or repair costs for your device.
  • 35 days per year of consolidated leave (inclusive of bereavement leave, sick leave and 12 holidays) plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.
  • Health insurance covers immediate family members (yourself, father, mother, spouse and up to two children).
  • Monthly fitness allowance to support your fitness goals.
  • Monthly meetup allowance to encourage in-person meetups with your teammates.
  • One-time home office allowance to help you set up a productive workplace if you're planning to work from home.
  • Co-working allowance to support working from a co-working space if that environment keeps you engaged and productive.
  • Continuous learning allowance for professional development, certifications, and training.
  • Sponsored domestic and international event attendance.
  • Annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations.
  • Referral bonuses.
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