UX Designer - UAE

  • United Arab Emirates
  • Full-time

Overview

Are you an experience designer looking to improve people's lives in a meaningful way? SquadX (a Xische company) is partnering with clients to re-imagine and deliver the best citizen experiences in the world. We focus on combining business acumen, creative designs and cutting-edge engineering in high-performing squads.

As an interaction and experience designer (IX/UX), you will join our multidisciplinary team of product, design and tech visionaries and experts to design and deliver award-winning digital experiences. 

Your primary mission will be to understand the target personas needs and work with the product managers to craft end-to-end customer journeys. This includes conducting research, creating sketches/prototypes and assembling screen flows and delivering the visual design with the support of UI team.

Responsibilities

  • Organizing and conducting design thinking workshops.
  • Validating ideas and designs through gorilla and A/B testing.
  • Creating rapid prototypes to validate design concepts with stakeholders and customers.
  • Collaborating and communicating professionally with clients, stakeholders and internal teams.
  • Designing user-experiences from low-fidelity sketches to hi-fidelity mockups.
  • Measuring recently released product features to establish benchmarks and to identify potential areas of improvement.
  • Staying abreast of UX trends and looking for creative ideas and inspiration in parallel analogous worlds.
  • Communicating design principles and directions in a clear and consistent manner to product managers and engineers

Requirements

  • A minimum of five years of UX or interaction and experience design experience with a heavy focus on mobile (iOS and Android).
  • Strong ability to recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, including happy path as well as edge and corner cases, and incorporate them into designs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (the ability to effectively sell an idea).
  • Deep understanding of information design / architecture, gestalt principles, and user psychology.
  • Ability to manage time wisely across projects and competing priorities, meet agreed upon deadlines, and be accountable for delivering outcomes.
  • Experience in working with a cross-functional team or large-scale software development lifecycle, including waterfall and agile methodologies.

Qualifications

  • Be a self starter, we're a team of peers who tend towards self direction under our shared umbrella.
  • Highly experienced across the full design process from design systems to wireframes, prototypes, to high-fidelity flows. 
  • Demonstrated track record of personal impact with the ability to "sell" your ideas internally and externally.
  • Advanced proficiency in the following design tools: Sketch, InVision, and Adobe CS.

Benefits

  • Work on experiences that touches the lives of every family, individual and business in the city.
  • A safe, friendly and engaging team environment that helps you grow personally and professionally while having a great time.
  • We offer a competitive salary with performance based bonus
  • Work and operate in the digital age (Macbooks, Beats earphones, slack, .. you name it).

*Your work speaks louder than CV, kindly share your portfolio as part of the application

**We are NOT looking for remote, but if you can convince us otherwise and your work is stellar, then maybe.

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