Head/Director of UX Design ( 7+ yrs)

B.Tech/ Equivalent Degree

Full Time

Bangalore

Why Join Vahak?

Aside from the fact that we're building India's leading B2B transportation marketplace, have bean bags, unlimited snacks, stellar perks and pretty much the coolest team -
... We forgot the punch line.

Oh well, if you want to be a part of a dynamic workforce and build a product that's impacting the lives of over 10 Lakhs+ Indian transporters - come join us!

Fascinated by our culture? Get to know more about us!

About Role:

We at Vahak, are seeking a passionate and proven candidate for the role of Head/Director of UX Design. This role will be leading all the UX initiatives taken up across all product portfolio of Vahak consisting of mobile app, mobile website & desktop products.

The Head of UX Design must lead, hire, develop and manage a high-performing team of UX designers and researchers, Visual & UI designers and other product & content designers. Your team will define early concepts, articulate end-to-end experiences, and craft elegant design solutions across a range of devices while collaborating closely with design, research, product, and engineering peers within Vahak. You must inspire designers & product copy writers to do their best work through selling the product vision, communication, coaching, and problem solving.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Grow, develop and lead a team of talented product designers i.e. UX designers and researchers, UI & visual designers, UX copy writers.
  • Understand & craft the user experience strategies and drive the overall design solutions based on usability, consistency, business goals, time to market and customer experience.
  • Define UX Vision for the company, create actionable roadmaps for the Product design team.
  • Maintain & upgrade fundamental blocks of designs like design system, text style-guides, brand tone & voice to help design teams keep up with the consistencies and quality standards.
  • Make user-centric & collaborative design processes to create high quality user experiences. Brainstorm with other product leaders to align on and improvise on entire Product Life-cycle.
  • Collaborate with engineers, other cross-departmental folks to maintain product documentation consisting of UX gaps & action plans to mitigate them.
  • Collaborate with data team to understand gaps in the UX, communicate data insights Proactively interact with product, engineering & business leaders to understand their business goals and objectives. Be a part of the senior management defining vision and roadmaps for Vahak.
  • Explore new ideas for the UI and UX, be abreast with the latest trends and theories. Act as a leader and expert in the subject matter, motivate, support & groom your design team. Set a culture of excellence and problem solving.

Ideal Candidate/ Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or 8+ years professional experience as user experience designer, interaction designer, or similar role.
  • 5+ years of experience leading design teams as a UX, product or interaction design manager.
  • Have an in-depth understanding & knowledge of Product & UX Design across digital platforms. Solid understanding of UX concepts, theories, design tools, management systems etc.
  • Firmly believes in and have a mindset towards collaboration, user empathy, curiosity, problem-solving, communication skills, and visual communication skills.
  • Prefer candidates coming from Mobile App Base Product Companies, Product Start-ups and eCommerce companies.
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your & team’s performance and its impact on company's success

Some Key Points to Consider Before Applying:

  • Preferred Full-time experience: 6-12 years as a UX/UI Designer & Design leader.
  • Keen on leading UI Design, UX Design and Interaction Design.
  • Understands and focusses on usability.

Let’s take a look at what’s in store for you

(Aside from the bundles of fun)

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Competitive Salary

There is no “right” salary for the right person! Our salaries are mad-competitive.

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Stacked Pantry

Fancy a snack, or two? Our pantry’s always loaded with tasty tidbits.

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Healthy work-life Balance

Think flexible work hours and generous leave policies.

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Tech of your Choice

Mac-book or Windows? Pick any tech that you are comfortable with!

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Team Retreats

We escape work stress with frequent getaways!

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Partying Hard

Expect food escapades, team retreats and (lots of) booze!”