EPAM Systems

Senior-Lead UX 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.

DESCRIPTION
Currently we are looking for a Senior User Experience Designer with a passion for innovation and thrives in fast paced team.

We need a designer to work across the entire UX lifecycle including: concept, implementation and to craft useful and beautifully designed experiences for EPAM and our clients.

JOB OVERVIEW

We put our clients and their customers' needs at the forefront of everything we do; so that we can truly enhance the experience and solve problems.

We partner with the senior teams of world-class brands across a range of industries, we're always expanding our knowledge and challenging our clients and ourselves. We never stand still.

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL BE:
• Someone who loves the idea of creating career-changing work as part of a high talent, low ego team
• Up-to-date view on the best tools for research and synthesis, Information architecture and interaction design
• A regular at UX community events
• Hard working, restless and never settle for second best
• Won't take themselves too seriously and have fun with the team around them
Responsibilities

  • Lead the UX on a range of project types, from design and build, to Research/Discovery
  • Organise and facilitate workshops with the support of the UX Director
  • Continue to learn and develop skills and methods across UX Strategy, Design Research, IA/Interaction design, Service design, Product Development and Thought Leadership
  • Plan and run user research activities, gather and organise findings
  • Reuse and suggest new user-centric methodologies to frame problems / needs
  • Proactively challenge the design process and team members to consistently achieve the best outcome
Requirements
  • A minimum of 5 - 6 years of experience within a digital agency
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of UX, with a pulse on the latest developments
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, covering pitching, presentations and superb writing skills
  • Expert understanding of UX methods and when to apply them effectively
  • Experience in generative and evaluative based research activities and understand the wider context of digital product design
  • Experience working in an agile environment, and have experience working together with engineering teams
  • Thorough understanding of the challenges of complex web and mobile web experiences. Native apps are a plus
  • Experience working with other interface paradigms including voice and conversational interfaces
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
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