Cogniance is a 500+ people global consulting organization with roots in Silicon Valley. We exist to help innovators bring software and hardware innovations to market. In essence, we co-create technology products. Since our founding in 2008, we have built a world-class company on a strong foundation of world-class people powered by world-class processes.
We work with early & growth-stage startups as well as Fortune 500 companies on the strategy, design, build, launch, and the evolution of their technology products. In doing so, we practice Advanced Simplicity — balancing complex solutions with refined user experiences, by fusing technology and design.
We’re looking for a Senior UX Designer, who has the experience and capabilities to design connected product experiences that pushes the limits of innovation and puts the user in focus. Somebody who can create simple yet highly engaging experiences tailored to address business objectives as well as user needs.
Based in Kiev design studio, you will join a fast-growing team of designers that work across physical and digital product domains. Your global team of colleagues includes software and hardware technologists — together you will be tasked with creating industry-defining products.
— Core skills and experience
— Understand, apply and promote design thinking process
— Run user experience research activities to access user needs, target audience, usage scenarios and context of use
— Compile user study report with intro, executive summary, study findings and future steps
— Understand the client’s business model and a place of the created product in it
— Evaluate existing solution or idea for usefulness, effectiveness and error-proofness
— Generate solutions to business need, communicate pros and cons for each
— Benchmark ideas against best industry practices in a given context
— Choose appropriate tools to create and present design solutions
— Introduce target audience to a development team, help to imagine the scenario of the product used by that people, what special need or expectations can arise that make it different from being used by developers
— Create IA, user flows
— Know UX philosophy for most popular platform (web, mobile, Iot, etc.)
— Know how to enhance user experience with and without access to end-users
— Understand how design solution influences overall application consistency
— Passion for pixel-perfect interface design and around five years of experience doing this
— Plan own tasks considering collaboration with a team
— Search for additional info and feedback within project team
— Support written and verbal communication in order to plan further work, explain and document ideas, get feedback
— Present work results in a form of structured documents according to agreed deliverables
— Flexibility, open-mindedness, ability and desire to learn
— Excellent spoken and written English
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Cogniance offers competitive and rewarding salary and benefits package, as well as intellectually & creatively stimulating work environment, flexibility, and unique international travel opportunities.