For A Client Of Teamlease Digital
JOB DESCRIPTION: Independently complete end-to-end tasks that are integrated into an overarching project or program.
Navigate project constraints with engineers and managers to ensure design quality achieves required results.
Plan, balance, manage, and execute prioritized work, making progress independently to achieve well-defined design objectives.
Independently make decisions that improve quality and/or consistency within a feature or project level scope of work (e.g., process, team, deliverables).
Address low-to-medium complexity design and/or user problems by leveraging established Google design principles and patterns.
Proactively identify, define, and communicate problems within the project or product team(s), and deliver practical and/or creative ways to fix them.
Recognize when the solution being proposed is not ideal and communicate with team leads to identify alternative solutions.
Develop relationships with one or more team(s) and contribute to cross-project collaborations by planning, navigating, executing, and communicating user needs, constraints, and opportunities.
Provide training and guidance to junior UX designers.
Integrate smaller teams where necessary to align assigned components of a project or program with the goals, timelines, and objectives of the overarching project or program.
Leverage and improve upon team design principles and processes as needed.Expertise
Utilize working knowledge of UX design principles, style guides, user-centered product development, user data analysis, and primary research methods and tools.
Demonstrate proficient understanding of the impact of design contributions on product value, user needs, business goals, and brand equity.
Responsibilities under the direction of Google Manager:
Advocate UX design
Help gain support for design strategy across partners. Communicate design approach to other designers or partners (e.g., product manager), and identify challenges and questions.
Create design deliverables
Collaborate with engineers to communicate and/or influence design intention. Manage specifications (e.g., red-lines, mock-ups, or product models) for implementation.
Creating design solutions
Help create innovative design solutions to user, product, and business problems. Adapt to evolving design constraints and communicate rationale of choices related to design solutions.
Apply or adapt UX writing and content design frameworks for user experiences, including principles, patterns, and systems. Leverage standard writing and design tools to help visualize ideas or develop mock-ups or prototypes. Tailor deliverables to product or platform requirements with minimal guidance. Identify and follow design templates, style guides, and accessibility guidelines.
Design process and vision (UX Design)
Lead contributions to a holistic design process, design system, or design language across teams or products. Assist in design and testing processes, and generate support for a design vision with partners.
Designing for impact
Help create design solutions based on user insights, business needs, and industry trends that further business objectives.
Designing for user needs
Create design concepts (e.g., mock-ups, prototypes, models) for informing product ideation and user research/testing or conduct research independently to inform design.
Iteration of design
Iteratively improve design based on UX testing and partner/stakeholder input with minimal guidance, and provide feedback to engage stakeholders on product design and achieve product goals.
Planning and prioritization
Plan and prioritize design work across projects, and communicate priorities to team members. Collaborate with partners to identify opportunities to expand responsibilities within the immediate product team.
Understanding the product
Use and help propose new, key data and metrics to evaluate product impact. Understand the product ecosystem, user trends, and industry (e.g., competitors) by collaborating with team members when developing design solutions.
Understanding user needs
Analyze or anticipate user needs through collaboration with others and identify defined problems that may have multiple solutions in strategy, product, or technology.
Aesthetic sensibility Ability to make design decisions that increase the overall appeal of a product based on relevant aesthetic trends and appropriate application of Google and product brand styling. Craftsmanship Ability to make design decisions that result in a coherent product, platform, or user experience, including the ability to question and assess execution, craft, longevity, and scale of designs. Data-driven design Ability to analyze information, draw conclusions, generate alternatives and solutions, and evaluate outcomes. This includes the ability to use data to add value to business planning and strategies. Interactive technology Knowledge of how people use and interact with technology in order to influence the design, evaluation, and iterative improvement of interactive hardware and software systems. Presentations Ability to prepare effective presentations in content and function, and to speak competently to the level of the audience. Product design Knowledge of product design principles and user-centric processes. Product development lifecycle Knowledge of the overall process for developing products. This includes knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of engineering and other functions, major phases, checkpoints, and deliverables. This also includes the ability to identify common issues and considerations for delivering a product. Software systems thinking Ability to analyze situations or problems at the system level or from a broader technical or organizational perspective. This includes the ability to consider how factors or components in a system interrelate and work over time within the context of larger systems. Storytelling Ability to influence and inspire an audience by crafting stories using data that elicit empathy or create buy-in. UX research methodology Knowledge of principles and methods for defining and measuring UX, and the ability to adapt UX research methods to the appropriate user interface and platform. User behavior Knowledge of behavioral characteristics of users and their goals with regards to the problem being solved. This includes the knowledge of how user behavior informs product design and development.