Lead Designer

New York, NY, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 24,000 people with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Lead Designer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

EPAM partners with leading global companies to imagine, design and engineer software and customer experiences that transform businesses. The Lead Designer role within EPAM’s Experience Design team provides an outstanding experience for a strong digital designer to meaningfully contribute to the design of large-scale digital products and applications. They will produce initial design directions for clients, as well as providing conceptual ideas for pitches and sales activities. The right candidate is collaborative, professional, positive, and highly motivated to learn. This individual will be joining a large but tight-knit team: big egos and spotlight seekers need not apply!

Responsibilities

  • Serve as UX Leader for new-business activities, presentations and estimates;
  • Lead a UX team in the creation site maps, flows, navigation strategies and wireframe prototypes and annotations;
  • Lead UX aspects of responsive-design projects including user research and usability testing activities;
  • Lead the data analysis and development of mental models and customer-journey maps;
  • Collaborate with cross functional design teams on process, interaction design and flows;
  • Present research findings and design work to internal team as well as clients;
  • Organize and delegate work to other UX designers as appropriate and provide mentorship.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in design software including Visio, OmniGraffle, Axure, InDesign or other;
  • Strong ability to lead user research and testing activities and deliverables;
  • Excellent ability to explain complex design decisions to experts and laypeople;
  • Strong understanding of interaction design, service design, and usability best practices;
  • Strong understanding of responsive design;
  • Strong ability to lead UX activities within both agile and waterfall environments;
  • Ability to accurately estimate and delegate work so that it is delivered on time and on budget;
  • Strong understanding of relevant technologies for desktop and mobile;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams;
  • High-level knowledge of visual design and front-end development.