Lead UX Designer

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  • Job Title Lead UX Designer


Job BriefWe are looking for a Lead UX designer who has 6-9 years of experience in the same field and delivered successful products. The candidate will be able to lead our consumer products and services that reach millions of users worldwide; Lead the solution of undefined problem spaces for VentureDive’s products and define the problem with cross-functional leads that builds them into compelling new features; you can get a glimpse of our Design Studio here and read more about how we evolved in 2021.VentureDive OverviewFounded in 2012 by veteran technology entrepreneurs from MIT and Stanford, VentureDive is the fastest growing technology company in the region that develops and invests in products and solutions that simplify and improve lives of people world-wide. We aspire to create a technology organization and an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region that are recognized as second to none in the world. Key ResponsibilitiesThis position will primarily focus on:Develop the process or approach for tackling a problemWork closely with the product management and lead the design team to research and determine requirements, articulate user needs, and translate those needs into concepts and elegant interface designs. Lead and drive all cross-functional meetings Deeply understand their team’s projects and its competitionIdentify gaps and opportunities in customer understanding of the projectDrive the vision for their project experience and design by aligning their team on a better future stateSteer the team’s design execution toward reaching business and customer goalsDesign interfaces that are functional, beautiful, and delightful. Raise the visual design bar in a way that creates business valueContribute to refining design team values, principles, and how we interpret themProactively motivate team members by sharing insightful and relevant feedbackMentor designers and work on their careerCommunicate effectively with the project team and organization leaders to influence their thinking and decisionsHelp teams in your group to get the right things done, fastWhen necessary, lead design work across multiple teams and projects. Also, focus on how the everyone succeeds, not just your teamHelp teams and individuals set and hit ambitious roadmap, development plans, and cycle goalsMake the design team more efficient by optimizing our design and collaboration processesIdentify new, high-impact design initiativesDelivers impactful solutions that solve customer’s problems and move business metricsEstimate the design tasks and projects individually. Also, can be able to work on design proposals with other competencies. Run and facilitate the meetings with owners, create agendas, action items, and follow-upsFacilitate the design thinking activities Knowledge and SkillsThe candidate should be a team player with strong skills in User research, Usability testing, Information Architecture, Interaction design, Prototyping, visual design, UX writing, business strategy, workshop facilitation, and verbal and written communication.Knowledge of a variety of design and prototyping tools like Adobe Creative Suite, and FigmaMake the complex clear and concise in writing, listening, and speaking with strong Interpersonal and communication skillsLeading regular creative sessions and an environment of learning amongst the team members to guide them through their quest of better user experience and creative user interfaces.The candidate has the ability to share the ideas with the industry by writing or talking publicly by doing webinars or public speakingExperience managing a team of 3-5 UX designers.Candidates should not rely on others for notes or follow-up. The candidate has the ability to prioritize projects, estimate the project or tasks and deliver it on time. Required Qualifications & Experience:BS/MS degree in CS or B-Design, or commensurate experience.Roughly 6-9 years of experience; delivered successful products, manage and lead the design team.  ​What we look for beyond required skillsIn order to thrive at VentureDive, you…are intellectually smart and curious…have the passion for and take pride in your work…deeply believe in VentureDive’s mission, vision, and values…have a no-frills attitude…are a collaborative team player…are ethical and honestAre you ready to put your ideas into products and solutions that will be used by millions?You will find VentureDive to be a quick pace, high standards, fun and a rewarding place to work at. Not only will your work reach millions of users world-wide, you will also be rewarded with competitive salaries and benefits. If you think you have what it takes to be a VenDian, come join us ... we're having a ball!    Powered by JazzHR

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