UX Lead Job Description

UX Lead Job Description

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UX Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Plan, coordinate, and facilitate idea generation and synthesis activities
Work with cross-functional and business unit partners to perform competitive research, market analysis, and customer value analysis on new product ideas or topics
Partner with product idea champions to move ideas from conception through a structured product discovery process
Create simple prototypes and experiments and use them to conduct data-gathering activities, such as concept validation and usability testing sessions with potential customers or users
Effectively transition validated product ideas through multiple decision gates
Inform product design and feature decisions and requirements (system functionality, competitive positioning, pricing, ) based on customer need and relevant market/user research
Act as a liaison between, coordinate with, and build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and partners who are instrumental to the success of new products
Work with the product team to create minimally viable products to launch, learn from customer behavior, and iterate quickly toward greater product-market fit
Identify, document, and share learnings
Collaborate with and develop a mutual respect and trust with

UX Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for UX Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: UX, UI, AWS, CPACC, IAAP, CUA, MFA, BFA

Education for UX Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the UX lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Computer Science, Computer, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Education, Cognitive Science

Skills for UX Lead

Desired skills for UX lead include:

CSS
HTML
Illustrator
JavaScript
Wireframing
Design Specs
HTML/CSS
Industry’s latest trends and technologies
Information architecture
Prototyping and user-centred design principles

Desired experience for UX lead includes:

Creation of strong visuals to help create narrative and help facilitate understanding of design concepts along with experience in workshop facilitation is a plus
At least 6 years experience in experience in delivering digital business and marketing projects and initiatives with tangible results
A design thinker and a craftsperson who has the ability to demonstrate ideas visually and interactively with prototypes
A keen interest and awareness of future developments in website trends and innovations
A Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Human Factors, Design research, Cognitive Science or related advanced degree, or an equivalent level of expertise
An organised, self-directed approach

UX Lead Examples

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UX Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an UX lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for UX lead
  • The Lead User Experience Designer is responsible for product specifications for new products and enhancements from UX perspective
  • Hands on designer of new core experiences across both Mobile and Web, and features from early stage concepts to implementation - own and execute upon smaller aspects of larger projects
  • Lead the requirements definition activities
  • Architect complex content and information systems into usage scenarios and use cases, wireframes, content outlines, mockups/storyboards, functional specifications paper and interactive prototypes
  • Create UX deliverables like wireframes, user journeys, flows, personas
  • Guide/lead team members
  • Integrating research into all phases of the product development process
  • Working closely with the Experience team, Head of eCommerce, Product Owners, Marketing, Product Merchandising, Buying, Studio and other teams across the business, ensuring research is delivered to requirements and encouraging stakeholder participation throughout the research lifecycle
  • To be a passionate UX and Customer research evangelist, championing the customer throughout the organization
  • Collaborating with CRM and other teams across the business to deliver research projects, where relevant
Qualifications for UX lead
  • Assess data from multiple sources (product requirements, tech constraints, UX research, web analytics and industry trends) and synthesize it in order to develop efficient user scenarios, taxonomies, classification schemes, navigation systems and design patterns
  • Lead and inspire other UX and design professionals within the digital portfolio of work
  • Guide how the team thinks about UX
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Factors, Interaction, Graphic or Interface Design
  • Experience conducting customer or prospective customer interviews, contextual inquiry, and/or user testing
  • The ability to empathize with customers, understand their unarticulated needs, and envision solutions that address real problems and create real value
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of UX lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for UX lead
  • Participate in the full lifecycle development of Websites and applications, including creating wireframes, consulting on client-­side browser development, implementing user experiences, validating browser compatibility, and fixing defects
  • Actively troubleshoot and support commerce Websites and applications in production-­critical environments
  • Gauging the usability of new and existing products
  • Carrying projects from mockup to launch
  • Performs user research and customer discovery, such as interviews, observation sessions, and user tests
  • Lead a cross-functional product team in the delivery of key product outcomes
  • Responsible for establishing, evangelizing and agreement of the product vision
  • Translate the vision into strategies and a roadmap that balances both business and customer needs
  • Work with business, regional, and Brand stakeholders to incorporate business needs in the product roadmap as appropriate
  • Define and monitor KPI's to ensure timely delivery of key outcomes
Qualifications for UX lead
  • Act as a UX Creative design and brand identity resource within the SunTrust Digital Channel Management Team (DCM)
  • Four-year degree in Human Computer Interaction, graphic design, or other relevant field
  • Lead the user interaction design for multiple product development teams in Tradera using own work and to some extent 3rd party consultants
  • Basic prototyping skills (visual design/interaction design skills are not necessary, but the ability to create visual artifacts that compellingly communicate ideas is)
  • Familiarity with market research and business model analysis
  • Experience leading idea generation, prioritization, and decision-making activities
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an UX lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for UX lead
  • Regularly present and demonstrate product to senior leadership and stakeholders
  • Participate in thought leadership activities within the company and the industry
  • Responsible for defining and communicating user experience strategies and solutions across the product team
  • Partner with development team members and participate in Agile activities to ensure understanding and feasibility of the user experience
  • Understands and applies project management principles to manage assigned work including dependency interlock
  • Be a strong, thoughtful voice for our users
  • Develop baseline knowledge in all our UX disciplines (content strategy, research, design, and front-end development) and deep expertise in your product’s problem area (shipping, analytics)
  • Form partnerships and work side-by-side with Information Architects, Visual Designers, Copywriters, Product Managers, Engineers and Quality Assurance professionals
  • Define high level approach and overseeing the end-to-end UX solutions across multiple sprint and/or product teams and digital channels
  • Work with key Product Managers and Engineering Leads to gather business, technical and customer requirements
Qualifications for UX lead
  • Project management experience and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to work at a detailed level, but also to conceptualize issues from a broader perspective
  • Creative and effective approaches to organizing work, analyzing data, and solving problems
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Ability to effectively and successfully lead cross-functional teams
  • Experienced with building UX practices and can demonstrate the difference you’ve made
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UX Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of UX lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for UX lead
  • Use creative facilitation techniques and taking the lead with your partners to understand the problem space and foster a shared vision of the future
  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to direct and indirect team members and to cross-functional teams
  • You will also be accountable to maintain and ensure the relationship with the project team and partners/stakeholders is in good standing by attending their requests, managing expectations, providing accurate estimates, contributing as reviewer and actively collaborating with all teams throughout all project phases
  • Lead and support user experience initiatives and ensure that all work is completed on time and to the highest standard
  • Collaborate with team members and peers on the UX team Product Management and Technology
  • Manage and develop team members to ensure they’re engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle, delivering consistent quality work that meets our UX standards, and staying motivated to grow and achieve more
  • Develop team members to reach their full potential - understand their goals and needs, partner in their development, provide effective design feedback and critiques, advice, training and advocacy
  • Lead by example in creating a positive, supportive team environment that encourages collaboration, innovation and respectful discussion
  • Create and evolve the UX role within our team and the organization to and leverage industry standards to move UX best practices forward
  • Manage and prioritize resources to support the product roadmap and align with business needs and team members’ growth goals
Qualifications for UX lead
  • Able to demonstrate thought leadership in UX and be a pro-active team player who encourages others
  • Up to scratch with the latest and greatest UX tools and a sound understanding of UX methods
  • Proficient at communicating your design and the thought process that has gone behind it
  • Never satisfied with “good enough” – you’re always wanting to push ideas and encourage your peers to do the same
  • An opportunity to work in an innovative, fun and rewarding team environment
  • Ability to drive the UX competency in our team making them feel efficient, effective and empowered
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of UX lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for UX lead
  • High-level information architecture of a single, or multichannel, digital ecosystem, represented in a site map or application map
  • Create and maintain ongoing in-house UI and accessibility standards, guidelines, wireframes and UI specifications for various CIBC Digital properties (online, mobile and ATM) and identify areas of improvement to prepare recommendations (decks, prototypes, ) that can be socialized for future implementation
  • Analyze and triangulate quantitative and qualitative data to generate tactical and strategic insights, actionable recommendations which drive product innovation and design improvements for users
  • Design the UI and UX for the project
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of a functioning, iterative UI pipeline, in collaboration with other disciplines
  • Create and/or integrate assets and test functionality of UI components
  • Define elegant and intuitive UI/UX structure and flow, utilizing grey-boxing, wire-framing and other prototyping techniques
  • Ensure information is conveyed to the player clearly, and in keeping with the visual style and context of the game as a whole
  • As a member of the product management team, the UX designer is responsible setting design direction for our next generation HR and payroll applications and working with a team of UI developers to deliver on the vision
  • Lead the user experience design and research discipline within the MNC business unit
Qualifications for UX lead
  • Being part of one of Australia’s foremost Digital Customer Experience teams
  • Experience designing enterprise software (including CRM, ERP, project management, billing ) a plus
  • Eye for detail and dedication to quality deliverables
  • Great intuition around consumer electronics, industry trends and web technologies
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Sketch, Axure or equivalent design tools
  • Working knowledge of Web design and coding

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