Lead Interaction Designer

Ikya Human Capital Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • Bangalore
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 7-10 years
  • 04 Oct 2016

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Required candidate from, IIT, NIT/MIT with Interaction Design in their education.

We are seeking a talented Lead Experience Designer for Interaction Design to create simply amazing experiences for our customers. We take a human-centered design approach to create a holistic, end-to-end user experience. We work on a wide variety of products, domains and applications to keep you engaged, challenged and learning
For example,
-- We conduct ethnographic studies to understand consumers unmet needs for home comfort and security, and apply these insights as we develop products and associated Apps.
-- We conduct ergonomic studies to inform the design of our safety harnesses and fire fighting gear.
-- We collaborate with operators at major shipping terminals to design control systems for greater security and safety.
-- We partner with our ePresence team to create a branded, seamless experience on our customer portals and channel websites.
-- We ride along with delivery drivers to observe them using packaging scanners, before totally redesigning their mobile scanner UX. We then go back with user interface prototypes to gain feedback as part of our iterative design process.

This is the newly created Global Experience Design Studio in Bangalore. You have a unique opportunity to come build a world-class experience design group at a Fortune 100 company. Come to and do that thing you do so well in a fast-paced, supportive environment.

Main Responsibilities:

As a Lead Interaction Designer, you will lead/mentor the design of the product line. Our Automated Control Systems division needs strong designers who can handle multiple ongoing programs and carry them through from inception through production. As a key, integral member of our team, you will be
working side-by-side with other interaction designers, industrial designers, engineers and product managers to develop desirable UX from concept to reality. This will challenge you to bring your experience with research, insights generation, and agile UX design to the table. You will be asked to own your products and software apps UX design and development process, from initial research to implementation, ensuring that s software apps continue to be recognized for quality, performance, and innovation around the globe. This role calls for an organized, passionate and flexible designer with the desire to be a part of a design driven organization that is continuing to evolve.

How youll do it:

-- Lead/Mentor design projects to collaborate and develop convincing UX with solid stories and great user experience.
-- Maintain a continued understanding of the marketplace, competition, industry, methods, and relevant trends.
-- Take an active interest and proactive approach to gain a solid fundamental understanding of the companys objectives.
-- Carefully maintain and evolve the brand design language in collaboration with the cross-functional team and design leadership, and to align with s overall branded goals.
-- Attend meetings and maintain close connection with the business team and Program Management, and stay on top of quickly evolving business objectives with a flexible mindset

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree or equivalent in interaction design or related degree.
- 7 or more years of experience in interaction design of software applications.
-User experience design portfolio of software/app concepts and commercialized products.
-Excellent collaboration and teamwork attitude.
-Excellent interaction design skills.
-Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
-Experience with interaction design and prototyping tools, e.g., Visio, Balsamiq, and Director
-1 or more years of leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience working with an Agile development team.
- Graduate degree with user experience design, product development, or related discipline.
-Experience conducting design research.
-Experience with Lean UX iterative design methods.

Endless Opportunities
has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions - and as far as you want to go.

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Brand Design Design Leadership User Experience Design Agile

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