UX Designer

Kharkiv, Ukraine

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a UX Designer for our Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.

Today we are a global team of technologists and thinkers who help transform the world with the power of software, enabling our customers to be competitive and disruptive in the marketplace through innovative technology solutions.

We’re looking for a UX Designer that will join our special forces design team to live on and fight for cutting-edge products and services design. Key Skills are User Experience Design, Visual Design, Prototyping, Product evaluation, Responsive Web Design (RWD).

Our customer is a global retailer of headwear, accessories and apparel lines for men, women and youth. Its products are sold in more than 80 countries. EPAM is engaged with our customer to drive long-term digital strategy including B2C eCommerce as the first “pilot” step to design, build and launch across US and Canada an elevated digital brand experience for the new online B2C eCommerce store within 6 months’ period.

Responsibilities

  • Extrapolate product vision as a synthesis of user needs and business goals;
  • Make precise estimations;
  • Make and deliver UX Artifacts (such as personas, scenarios, journey maps, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes) that matches with project needs;
  • Design low - high fidelity wireframes and prototypes;
  • Validate and evaluate your ideas with stakeholders and users;
  • Work independently and as part of design team;
  • Write expert reviews.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of relevant design experience, with a good understanding of User Centered Design Methodology;
  • Understanding of User Experience Design processes, methods and artifacts (what, how, when);
  • Responsive web (including web experience for mobile) is a must;
  • Portfolio that representing your UX and Visual skills;
  • Ability to create multichannel experiences (desktop – mobile - tablet);
  • Ability to explain design decisions to experts and laypeople;
  • Customer-facing experience – communicating, presenting, explaining and advocating your ideas;
  • Strong skills in prototyping and Wireframing;
  • Understanding of how to evaluate your and stakeholder’s ideas;
  • Ability to work within both Agile and Waterfall environments;
  • Ability to work with a few projects simultaneously;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability and willingness to learn;
  • Ability to solve the problems in efficient and diplomatic way;
  • Take well a reasoned critique and a feedback;
  • Tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and Axure R;
  • Experience in native mobile will be a plus;
  • Good spoken and written English.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers);
  • Other.