10/09 Alisha Dsilva
Manager - HR at Leo Burnett

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UX Designer - Web & Mobile Apps (5-7 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram/Mumbai Job Code: 490499

Job Description :

- User Experience (UX) will ensure adherence to an innovative, user-centred approach to UX design at Indigo Consulting, evangelise UX internally and to clients and also lead business development efforts for UX Labs.

- Through UX will define and propagate industry-leading practices for all UX services and deliverables, including usability testing, user research and analysis, interaction and navigation design and UX evaluation.

- S/he will practice, speak for and implement those standards within the UX team, within project teams, with clients, and in the industry.

- To this end, the appropriate candidate will be actively involved in shaping and leading business development activities and play a critical role in planning and implementing website design projects and take a hefty share of responsibility for the user experience and usability of large-scale projects as well as the mentorship and growth of the team.

- The lead will set the vision for and actively build the UX practice and retaining the best UX specialists.

- To sum it up, this position needs a passionate believer in user centred design, an innovative designer, a confident manager, a helpful mentor, a team player, and a skilled client partner all rolled into one.

Key Responsibilities :

- Plan for, delegate, oversee, review and polish UX project deliverables (such as research reports, IA, concepts, wireframes etc.) while ; partnering with the creative teams and combining branding, strategy, research and design thinking

- Initiatives for enhancing knowledge of competitive landscape and usage of UX best practices, methods

- Champion principles of usability and user-centered design internally and with clients and the digital marketing industry and know when it's ok to violate those principles

- Enhance and improve service offerings, processes, practices and methodologies

- Attract and retain the best UX designers;

- Mentor, inspire, and provide support to other UX designers to maximise their potential on client projects, and their career path.

- Work with business development and client services to scope projects for clients, with specific responsibility for UX processes

- Present concepts; facilitate briefing/kickoff sessions and workshops with clients.

- Work on project pricing, team utilisation and staffing issues.

- Represent UX Labs to the industry;

Desired Skills, Experience & Qualifications :

- An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative UX design solutions.

- Experience creating interfaces, large scale websites & mobile application (NOT enterprise applications) including the creation and documentation of navigation structures and information architecture UT and User Research moderation, analysis and reporting

- BA or MA in Interaction Design, Psychology or HCI, or equivalent experience.

- Familiarity with usability best practices, heuristics and relevant HCI literature

- Knowledge of usability tools for generating wireframes, usability research etc

- Effective presentation and communication skills (both in conversation and in writing), especially focused on moderation, running work-sessions and articulating and defending design decisions.

- Capability to understand business context along with Branding Experience/Business Acumen

- Experience in scoping, scheduling, and project plans

- Full understanding of how to apply the methodologies of interaction design and research to website and product development.

- Proven consulting, client facing and client management skills

- The curiosity of a scientist and the passion of an artist

- Takes risks in design that lead to a perfect balance of innovation and usability, business needs versus design needs.

- Coordinate successfully with other creative teams

- Problem solving abilities and an intuitive capability to review designs from a user perspective

- Strong, creative, out of the box thinking, passion to explore the evolving web space

- Ability to inspire passion, dedication, and great work from others

- Open to feedback and knows how and when to defend design choices

- Takes risks in design that lead to a perfect balance of innovation and usability

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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