Lead Designer - UI & UX

Pune / Mumbai, India

Webonise is looking for passionate Lead Designer – UI & UX, who can drive & execute the UX design strategy, Flows, Visual / UI designs for Web & Mobile applications / products / portals / sites and present them to stakeholders / client / various teams.


Overall responsibility for understanding a client’s brief/ vision and converting that into appealing and highly usable interfaces.

  • Engagement
    • - With various internal & Client teams / stakeholders at early stage to develop an understanding of client’s business problem/ goals.
  • Understanding
    • - End users of website / application through primary research and stakeholder/ user interviews.
  • Research and Preparation
    • - Low fidelity prototypes of sites/ features (ranging from paper & pencil concepts to wireframes or interactive prototypes) for internal review and brainstorming.
    • - Presents high fidelity designs/ wireframes to the customer for review/ approval.
    • - Conceptualise visual/ UI brand guidelines, art direction and collaborate with other designers.
    • - High fidelity designs/ wireframes to the development team and guide/ iterate in development.
  • Capability Cluster
    • - Of gauging technical feasibility of the prototype.
    • - Of working directly with customers in an iterative/ agile manner to dramatically improve the prototypes in a short time.
    • - Of explaining rationale/ philosophy behind design verbally & in writing.
  • Design Ownership
    • - Review Design integration/ implementation frequently and share pointers and monitor the feedback implementation as well.
  • Constant Research, Development & Mentoring
    • - Understanding of UX/ IxD/ UI/ Visual design trends, techniques & tools.
    • - Identify improvement areas, guide or/and mentor team members.
    • - Should be able to nurture leadership qualities in the team members to create leaders of tomorrow.
    • - Should be able to formulate strategies for new competency areas as well as evaluate and suggest new tools/methodologies.

We Offer

A very open, collaborative, high-energy, non-hierarchical, no cabin environment, no dress code. Exposure to multiple technologies and tools, with the freedom to learn and grow in any direction.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Skills/Competencies (Must have)
    • - Design Tools: Proficiency of Photoshop and Illustrator is a must.
    • - Conceptual understanding of User Interface Design and the Design Process.
    • - Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and communication skills. Capable of juggling between multiple projects and related complexities at the same time.
    • - Basic knowledge/ understanding of HTML & CSS.
    • - Experience of working on prototyping tools such as InVision, MockFlow, Axure is a definite plus point.
  • Desired Experience
    • - Total Experience of 5-8 years.
    • - A minimum of 5 years of professional relevant industry experience as a Web/ Mobile UI- UX Design.
    • - Solid portfolio demonstrating design savviness.
    • - Good sense of design aesthetics: Typography, Layout, Grid systems & Color theory.
    • - Strong understanding of mobile platforms, particularly iOS & Android.
    • - Understanding of the limitations of Web and Mobile, with approaches/ideas to flex those boundaries.
    • - Candidate must absolutely be in sync with recent design standards and trends.
    • - Formal education in interaction design (Bachelor's/Master's/Diploma) is a definite plus.
  • Desired Personal Profile
    • - Self-starter, that is, able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
    • - Flexible
    • - "Roll-up your sleeves" attitude to get things done
    • - Passionate and intimately knowledgeable about all things around web and mobile