Sr. UX Manager

Opteemize
  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 5-10 years
  • 208 Views
  • 31 Jul 2015
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  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services, IT/ Technology - Mobile/ VAS Applications
Job Description

Description

UI/UX Design Experts know what we want online and how we want it. We dont want to see how everything
works; we want to have fun and enjoy browsing visuals that take us where we want to go. Theyre why we
spend lunch hours playing games and fill up our online shopping carts with a little more than wed planned.
UI/ UX Experts deliver the online goods and experiences that engage us over and over.
Seeking a creative, talented and knowledgeable UX Design expert capable of producing stunning, user
centric web/ mobile/ application interfaces, keeping in mind the following;
Design Research Should be capable of Discovering user insights, analysis as well as documentation
identifying user problems, perform Usability Testing, User Interviews. Have capability to communicate
the research through mental models, empathy maps, user personas, scenarios and market analysis,
creating cognitive roadmaps, as well as task analysis. User Experience Design Should be capable of translating and communicating the intended user
experience from the user research to stakeholders through models, wireframes and design specifications
and if need be data points to substantiate the story board recommended. Visual Design Should have a solid ability of translating low to high fidelity mockups, establish
recognizable patterns for the user and implementation teams and be able to communicate the visual
design to stakeholders. Design Research capabilities include Ethnographic Research, Participatory and Action Research,
Cognitive Walkthroughs, Cross-Cultural Research, Qualitative Analysis through User interviews, Usability
Research, Remote testing, Eye-tracking, and Competitive Analysis. Practical Skill set includes Analytics decoding for data visualization, Information Architecture and
Wireframes, Experience maps, Stakeholder interviews, Personas, User flows/scenarios, Storyboards,
Mental models, Design specification documentation/design and Heuristic evaluation.

Responsibilities

Overall responsibility for understanding service offering brief and converting that into appealing,
highly usable user-centric user experience interfaces, task flows, screen designs and interaction
models. Engage with the business / product teams and understand end-customer lifecycle early on to seek a
deeper appreciation of the organizations product offering goals. Develops understanding of the end users of the website/application through secondary and primary
research (user interviews, traffic data, research data) and thus capable of generating user personas
and user scenarios, including test case scenarios. Prepares low fidelity prototypes of sites/features (ranging from paper-and-pencil concepts to
wireframes or interactive prototypes) for internal review and brain storming. Capable of gauging technical feasibility of the prototype. Presents high fidelity designs/mock-ups to the customer for review/iteration/approval. Capable of working directly with internal / external stakeholders in an iterative/agile manner to
dramatically improve the prototypes in a short time. Apply innovative design techniques to streamline and improve user experiences on an ongoing basis
for web, mobile and apps. Able to explain his/her design philosophy and approach verbally and in writing, using industry
benchmarking standards.

Desired Skills & Experience

Skills/Competencies (Mandatory)

Design Tools: Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks. Front end Technologies: In-depth knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, and at least some Javascript or
tools available for easy prototyping purpose only. Conceptual understanding of User Interface Design and the Design Process. Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and communication skills. Capable of juggling multiple
projects and related complexities at the same time.
Desired Experience
A minimum of 3+ years of formal industry/professional experience as a web/mobile designer. Solid portfolio demonstrating design savvy. Good eye for aesthetics: layout, grid systems, color theory and typography. Strong understanding of mobile platforms, particularly iOS, Android and Windows Phone7, including
web sites both mobile and internet 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 and / or interactive 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 Ability to deal with ambiguity and change Roll-up your sleeves attitude to get things done Passionate and intimately knowledgeable about all things web and mobile.


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