As the Lead UX Designer, you will be responsible for setting the UX strategy, priorities, and deliverables to ensure the success of the KONUX product portfolio. You will act as a mentor to a team of UX designers and UI developers, and you will focus on solving complex design problems with a focus on our customers’ needs. You will be responsible for ensuring UX design standards across products and for maintaining a user-centric design focus in all aspects of the product life-cycle.
The ideal candidate has the ability to both broadly analyze complex problems as well as to dive into the interactions and visual details that are crucial to a successful product offering. You are comfortable sharing early and frequent feedback with your team and you enjoy collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders to establish a world-class user experience for our customers across our product portfolio. You have a clean design sense and are a systems-level thinker dedicated to creating intuitive, delightful user experiences.
Contribute to strategic decisions working closely with the product and executive teams
Influence and contribute to the definition of the product-design-engineering process
Establish the UX design team as an integral team in delivering successful products to market
Partner with product, engineering, and research to ensure projects are well-defined, highly impactful, and successfully executed
Mentor less experienced UX and UI team members
Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable in the form of solutions that are simple and intuitive for our users
Define and execute approaches to understand our customers and their problems, needs, and mental models
Translate complexity into user-friendly experiences by journey mapping, wireframing, prototyping, and visually refining designs
Create a framework to ensure regular user research and testing of KONUX solutions
Support design decisions by testing internally and leading user testing sessions with customers.
Collaborate with engineers to refine all use cases and ship quality products
Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience designing web-based tools or applications.
A track record of launching and shipping successful projects, especially in agile environments
The ability to explore and test a breadth of approaches with a pen or prototype
A body of work that shows the process behind the result and a user-centered approach
Strong verbal and written communication skills and a collaborative working style
Passion for typography, information hierarchy, interaction design, data/information design and usability heuristics
Full working proficiency in English
Experience designing AI and IoT related products
Experience designing SAAS products
Experience with enterprise products and customers
Fluency in Sketch and other design tools (e.g. Invision, Zeplin, etc)
At KONUX, we are empowering the rail industry by building the best possible predictive analytics solutions for our customers. We strive to help industrial companies improve their maintenance and performance decision making in a data-driven world. A career at KONUX is for those who want to be at the forefront of analytics, working to make notable improvements to train reliability which affects hundreds of commuters every day. Our culture prioritizes the customer first, and all employees are expected and empowered to take ownership of their daily responsibilities. If this sounds like the type of environment you thrive in, then we want to hear from you!
At KONUX, we focus on results. We believe that a diverse team achieves better results faster. So here’s the deal: You bring in your very own perspective. We promise to judge your qualifications and performance, not your age, sex, religion, skin color, gender identity, family status or disability.