Senior User Experience and Interface Designer

Location: Pune

Experience: 4+ Years

Skills: Must be an expert in JavaScript/JS Libraries, JQuery, Highcharts, HTML5 and CSS3, Bootstrap, Photoshop.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Excellent knowledge of User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI) and Information Architecture (IA) design principles. Strong knowledge of typography a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and image editing tools like Adobe Photoshop/Fireworks/Illustrator.
  • Strong knowledge of current web design trends and standards with a focus on optimizing user experiences through code and design.
  • Exceptional visual talent that explains ideas and information flow with storyboards, mockups and wireframes.
  • Ability to rapidly prototype wireframes and designs.
  • Experience in designing web products at par with basecamp.com, twitter.com, mint.com, freshbooks.com, targetprocess.com, smashingmagazine.com
  • Blog writing/Copywriting/Technical writing and proficiency in JavaScript/jQuery would be a plus.
  • Design and develop UI for the existing and new application to provide better user experience.
  • Collaborate with other team members to incorporate best practices and innovations into our products.
  • Leverage and define team development standards, patterns and design principles in daily activities.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers and user experience during discovery, design and development.
  • Stay current on technology trends and identify ways to innovate our products in the education space.
  • Work with Architecture role to review standards in determining the best design to meet project requirements.
  • Submit and review technical and process improvement recommendations as a member of the technical leadership team.

Knowledge / Experience:

Required -
  • 4+ years of IT related experience.
  • Strong Javascript skills; must know fundamentals beyond jQuery.
  • Strong CSS skills with knowledge of cross browser quirks.
  • Understanding of browser compatibility testing.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong design sense.
  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Familiarity with a front-end MVC framework such as Backbone, Angular, etc.
  • Familiarity with CSS preprocessors such as SASS or LESS.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript unit testing.
  • Familiarity with Photoshop.
  • Comfortable in Linux/Unix Environment.

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