Lead UX Designer

Lead UX Designer Job Description Template

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

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, document, and present production tools, methods, and best practices to team members;
  • Preferred experience with 508/WCAG compliance standards, web/mobile accessibility audits, and recommending fixes;
  • Guide multi-faceted client projects to ensure a strategic approach to time and budget;
  • Review team and project team deliverables;
  • Bring a research-driven approach using real data to justify decisions and project direction;
  • Plan and provide operational oversight in database maintenance with minimal impact to customers;
  • Attend product scope meetings, provide estimates, review scopes for estimate accuracy and design adherence;
  • Write well-designed, testable, efficient SQL queries, code, and scripts;
  • Help to build out the growing UX team by evaluating top candidates to support growing demand;
  • Participates in code reviews, ensuring best practices are followed;
  • Identify and resolve production application issues;
  • Provide data modeling solutions by designing and maintaining new logical and physical data models;
  • Implement industry-wide best practices in fluid, mobile-first response design;
  • Create intuitive interfaces and interaction layers using best practices, the latest web trends and all available tools to augment the user experience;
  • Participates in prototyping and proof of concept system development and benchmarking.

Requirements:

  • 6-8+ years of Human-Computer Interaction Design and Information experience;
  • User Centered Design and Research;
  • Experience in architecture, UI prototyping, digital product UX design, Service Design;
  • Sketch App, InVision, Flinto, Zeplin, and other lean prototyping tools;
  • Strong knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the software development field;
  • 5+ years of experience on Linux/Unix;
  • Experience developing a compelling, comprehensive design system and related elements;
  • Experience with ETL tools and data warehouse concepts is a plus (Talend Preferred);
  • Experience with Cloud computing platforms, such as Azure, Amazon AWS;
  • Dedicated systems thinking, comfortable with the big picture and driving information architecture;
  • Passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation; in tune with the industry‚Äôs latest trends and technologies;
  • Understand hybrid mobile and progressive web-app development;
  • Experience with modern, component-based JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React);
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating past design experiences and deliverables;
  • Basic understanding of accessibility guidelines, WCAG 2.0 and Section 508.