Were seeking a talented and tech-savvy professional who is can play an artist (designer) and a scientist (researcher + engineer) at the same time. The role requires you to craft exceptionally engaging interfaces and interactions for online learners and continuously improve it through UX tests. Most importantly, you should aim to create a name for yourself by designing a product that learners love and the world talks about.
The role of the User Interface Analyst is to prototype, design, and builds graphic user interfaces (GUIs) for software development, Web forms, and other applications. This includes capturing user requirements through collaboration with the team, leading and participating in testing sessions, and coordinating final implementation of the GUI based on feedback. The role would also involve managing vendors to ensure timely delivery of design / UI as well as front end development
The primary responsibility is to design and deliver an exceptional user experience for our web + mobile product. The desired result should get learners drooling over the product. The details are as follows:
Product Development :
Research interaction design trends and define interaction models, user flows, and UI specifications as per latest design philosophies
Define the design philosophy and ensure that these guidelines are followed each interface before the associated feature / interface goes into production.
Work with Design team to document design specifications as per the product requirements. Also ensure the design specs are comprehensible by the development team members
Review each feature implementation to check for fidelity & coherence between product requirements, mockups, design specifications, prototypes and feature/interface implementations.
Maintain all design assets in a structure that makes them easily accessible for the internal team and record feedback for each iteration
Evaluate technical feasibility of designs by interacting with development teams to ensure delivery within timelines
Proactively seek feedback from development team and clear any design related bottlenecks for product development
User Experience Enhancement :
Develop a very strong understanding of the end users through research techniques and use of analytics (user interviews, traffic data, clickstreams, heat-maps, etc.)
Interact with business development team to get an understanding of users problems from the eyes of the sales team.
Create accurate user personas and continuously refine them based on inputs from all sources to establish a strong understanding of each type of user
Understand and incorporate technical, business and user requirements into designs.
Craft alternate user scenarios to test variations via UX experiments using high fidelity prototypes to gain feedback and identify improvement areas
Facilitate project teams through the design process, gathering actionable feedback and iterating the appropriate level of changes.
Define and monitor metrics to track and continuously improve the overall user experience on the product.
Manage UX vendors, resources and the overall UX portfolio of work for an organization.
A passion for our customers and creating great experiences is a must!
Ability to explain the design philosophy and guidelines (colour palette, icon designs, typography, etc.) verbally and in writing to anyone.
Strong familiarity with web and mobile design frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, etc.) and an innate curiosity to stay updated on latest web design and mobile trends.
Extreme attention to detail and a strong knowledge of aesthetics (layout, grid systems, color theory and typography) to deliver pixel perfect designs and user experiences.
Hands-on expertise with at-least one design toolkit (Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, etc.)
Knowledge of web / mobile prototyping tools (Invision, UXPin, JustInMind, etc.) would be preferred
Ability to deal with ambiguity, change and complexity yet stay organized and disciplined
Knowledge of Agile development process would be preferred.
Be innovative, enthusiastic, flexible and creative
Have the ability to think strategically, act tactically, and solve problems quickly
Demonstrate excellent project management and scheduling skills
Be able to drive cross-team collaboration efforts
A design portfolio demonstrating breadth and proven experience in information architecture, interaction design, visual design work, and a thorough understanding of good design process is required.
Desired Profile and Experience:
1 4 years of experience in a similar role (e-commerce or e-learning). Skills score over experience so we would like to see your work or view your project portfolio.
Experience of working on a web or mobile product is a must. Preference would be given to candidates who have helped ship products or features in the past
Familiarity of working in a fast paced / startup environment would be strongly desirable. Needless to say, a self-starter attitude and keen desire to learn is a must.
Formal or informal education in design is a strong plus.
BFA or Product Design or HCI or Psychology
Tools Mastery with: UX Pin / Balsamiq / Just in mind & Invision App
HFI CUA certification will shortlist soon