EPAM Systems

Senior - Lead UI Designer

3+ months agoNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


We're looking for a talented Senior Designer to join the creative team at EPAM.
You'll work closely and collaboratively with our Design Directors, copywriters, strategists, designers to produce beautifully crafted, award-winning digital products, services, content and campaigns for a broad range of clients - From Media, Entertainment, Life Sciences, and Automotive to Finance, Technology, and Travel.

You are proactive, and self-motivated with a broad-ranging portfolio bursting with exceptionally well executed creative work. You have experience designing across platforms and screens, as well as with working in virtual and cross-functional teams. You're passionate about design and are up to date on the latest trends and techniques used to create highly engaging experiences.

You are a confident designer, who is experienced in presenting work to both clients and colleagues, building good working relationships and rapport along the way.

You have a good technical understanding of brands, experience design and human behaviour and how to create compelling experiences from a user perspective, as well as creating and crafting inspiring films as part of internal and external marketing.

  • Contribute to experience design concepts helping to both develop compelling user experiences, and also taking evolving concepts to another level
  • Develop digital strategies, concepts and design artefacts for products and services
  • Able to create high-quality documentation of designed deliverables
  • Participate in new-business activities, story-telling, presentations and estimates
  • Comfortable and experienced representing Design in client pitches
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels with clients and within EPAM multi-disciplinary teams
  • Interface directly with customers by leading presentations, workshops and in-person visits (when relevant)
  • Further the practice of Design within EPAM by sharing knowledge, improving process, evaluating new methodologies, and updating the team on industry advances
  • Pro-actively keep up with design trends and industry developments, especially in the focus areas for the company (which might change from time to time)
  • Contributes to team culture by attending events and sharing a POV on design-related trends and topics
  • Serve as thought leader internally and externally the field by writing, speaking and/or teaching
  • Having at least 8 years of relevant professional experience
  • Demonstrates high standards of workmanship, attention to detail
  • Highly proficient and comprehensive knowledge of industry standard research methods, design and prototyping tools
  • Ability to think and respond quickly to client and internal team demands
  • Considered a subject matter expert in their discipline
  • Expert knowledge and experience working within multiple customer verticals
  • Roles played on projects: Design Lead, Interaction Design Lead
  • Hands-on design skills with industry standard tools such as Sketch, Invision, Figma Adobe suite (and whatever gets the job done)
  • Experience in designing for a variety of platforms, technologies, screen resolutions and operating systems
  • Ability to manage and develop consistent design language to guide the look and feel for projects
  • A good understanding of front-end web technologies with knowledge borne from experience would be an added bonus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating excellent research skills, design skills, strategic thinking, and the ability to solve complex design / business problems
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience working with virtual teams
We offer
  • We offer a range of benefits including
  • A competitive group pension plan, life assurance and income protection
  • Private medical insurance, private dental care and critical illness cover
  • Cycle scheme Tech scheme and season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Various perks such as Friday lunch, on-site massage and regular social events
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period

Job ID: EPAM-60464