UI/UX Designer, India

We are looking for an experienced and talented UI/UX designer to help bring the interface of our web based application to the next level. The ideal candidate should have the ability to work with agile teams of developers, other UX designers and customers.

The job is located in Pune, India. The candidate is required to work closely with our chief UI designer in the UK and his team in India as well as the development teams in both countries.

About GivingForce

GivingForce is a software product company headquartered in London, UK. This software is used by global corporations to engage employees with charitable activities. GivingForce aims at identifying and removing barriers that would otherwise prevent corporations from engaging in corporate responsibility programmes. We have pioneered the development of a system by bringing all giving back activities to one place including volunteering, payroll giving, company matching and corporate donations amongst others. So far we have processed over 1.25 million volunteer hours and 250 million pounds in donations.

 

Main responsibilities:

  • Design and implement innovative solutions for our clients
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, UI/UX architecture, interaction flows, develop prototypes
  • Work closely with clients, product managers and developers to bring ideas to life
  • Help establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the UI and related components to ensure strong optimization and functionality
  • Have a basic understanding of programming and databases to understand “what is possible” under time and budget constraints
  • Communicate with team members located in India and abroad
  • As the candidate will be working closely with the chief UX designer and at times communicating with clients, he or she must have an excellent grasp of English both written and verbal
  • Understand best UX practices and be able to recognise what makes other professional, well designed interfaces work well and learn from them

Education and experience:

  • Must be a creative person with 4 – 8 years of proven experience in UI design
  • Responsive web development using HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience of working on Dreamweaver or similar UI designing tools
  • Experience of working on Adobe suite of products mainly Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge and experience with Bootstrap, jQuery UI components
  • Experience of designing UI for Mobile applications
  • Knowledge of Sass, JavaScript would be a big advantage
  • Should be up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment with experience of using tools such as Jira
  • Knowledge of version control tools such as Git
  • Good knowledge of web inspection tools Firebug, Chrome developer tools

The candidate must have the following creative and interpersonal skills:

  • Must have common sense and apply this to everything they do
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and ideally an understanding of and interest in Western culture
  • Have a keen attention to detail and an eagle-eye for imperfections
  • Have empathy and genuinely care about the user experience
  • Be able to clearly communicate the merits of any interface to developers. The candidate must have the confidence to stand their ground and show why they feel their solution is the correct one but also be able to accept that it could be wrong
  • Ability to understand different design philosophies to create a “clean”, well-designed UI
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view
  • Be willing to try new things, make mistakes and accept failure
  • Be able to manage their time effectively and be comfortable accounting for it
  • Understand why Bruce Willis is no longer capable of being paid multimillion dollar sums

We offer:

  • One of the best pay packages in the industry for the right candidate
  • Great learning environment
  • Flexible work hours
  • Work from home option
  • Health Insurance
  • Opportunity for progression in the firm

If you’re interested, we look forward to hearing from you!

Please apply or send any questions to careers.india@givingforce.com

No recruitment agencies please (unless you implicitly agree to waive all recruitment fees).