Lead UI/UX Designer

Lead UI/UX Designer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead UI/UX Designer to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Create wireframes, storyboards and sketches to deliver beautiful and intuitive products;
  • Define product workflows, interactions and UI specifications in close collaboration with product managers and the engineering team;
  • Perform user studies to understand the impact of design and constantly innovate to improve user experience;
  • Leadership of UI/UX team, including hiring and mentoring;
  • Develop personas and usage scenarios and conduct usability testing.

Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for working in a demanding, startup environment;
  • Superb communication and collaboration skills;
  • Passion for extraordinary design;
  • 3+ years of user design or equivalent practical experience at a consumer-focused software company;
  • Dedication to exceptional user experiences with obsessive attention to detail;
  • Experience with prototyping with UX design tools required;
  • Ability to apply design principles across web, mobile and native platforms;
  • Experience with building a team of UI/UX designers and leading them through complex projects a plus;
  • CSS, HTML, and Java Script not required, but would be a plus;
  • 3+ years of proven UI/UX design and interactive work experience;
  • High proficiency in popular design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, InVision Studio, Figma, Photoshop and After Effects;
  • Excellent project management and communication skills to ensure deadlines are a must;
  • Must be an analytical and creative designer who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems;
  • Strong desire to solve challenging problems, learn new things and wear many hats as part of an early stage company;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.