Manage a small team's creative direction, with dedicated mentorship and solid project management to include working with the UX team to receive and give critique, manage the design work and all associated artifacts…Pyramid Consulting Group has a Pittsburgh client with an immediate need for an experienced LEAD UX DESIGNER.
Responsibilities include: * Oversee the creative output of 2-4 other designers to consistently create high-quality products, in compliance with design system guidelines, best practices, and business requirements; * Devise elegant solutions for a platform enterprise experience, across lines of business. Make strategic design decisions related to core, and new, enterprise software functions and features; * Facilitate client's product visions by understanding business requirements and researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, and prototyping interactions; * Rapidly design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces, from low to high fidelity; * Partner and collaborate with product management to deeply understand user needs, help define requirements, and proactively influence the roadmap with design and usability enhancements; * Work within, and contribute to, the EXOS Design System; * Mentor other designers to promote a culture of design excellence; create learning opportunities within the UX team through hands-on projects; * Enhance existing products, balancing schedules among maintenance activities (usability tuning, bug fixing) and new feature development; and * Help to build out the growing UX team by evaluating top candidates to support growing demand.
The client is looking for the following background and skills: * Have eight or more years of recent hands on experience in leading complex enterprise UX Design projects;
* Have extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a solid understanding of mobile-first, responsive design and design systems; * Strong leadership skills- capable of motivating the very best UX designers, as well as gaining their respect; * Understand hybrid mobile and progressive web-app development; * Cross-platform design expertise, understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to solve for them; * Familiarity with Apple's Human Interface Guidelines and Google's Material Design; * Basic understanding of accessibility guidelines, WCAG 2.0 and Section 508; * Hands on expertise in design software such as Adobe XD, Sketch, InVision, Figma, or the like is a must;
* Fluent in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator;
* Expert prototyping skills. * Educational background in Design, HCI, Service Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, or a related field.
Pyramid Consulting Group is a recognized leader in today's Information Technology staffing industry. Founded in 1996, Pyramid Consulting Group, Inc. is a professional firm specializing in I.T. Consulting and permanent placement services in the greater Pittsburgh area.
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