UX/UI Designer Lead

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Job description

Note: In order to take it into consideration, the application must contain a link or attachment to a portfolio of own design works.

Our environment:

We are looking for a new team member to be part of our collaborative, cross-functional, performant team. Our setup is a fast-paced environment, highly adaptable and efficient, focused on delivering quality, user-centered products. We put passion in what we do, we are motivated and involved in every project, and we nurture our products along their entire evolution, from the concept phase to market release. There is a high variety in projects here, and there is rarely a dull moment. We aim to collaborate and make things that are good, smart and usable for our target audience, and in the process, to learn and grow

as individuals, and as a team. In our team each of us learns from the other and we do not believe in competition amongst the team, rather we believe in smart collaboration, where each can shine and show their capabilities to improve and inspire.

 

We use Adobe XD, Photoshop, Illustrator and Figma for our day-to-day work, and other tools, like Zeplin and Jira.

 

We offer medical benefits, fully remote work while still in the pandemic conditions (followed by partial remote work), a competitive salary based on performance, a highly professional environment, digital tools, and equipment.

 

The role:

  • You will work as a UI & UX Designer Lead and will handle diverse projects: responsive websites / web applications, branding & identity
  • You will have an overview of the design team in regards to the way of working, the projects they are working on and make sure their deliverables are up to standards through thorough review processes.
  • Understand and create user personas, user flows and site maps for new projects
  • Translate concepts into wireframes, prototypes, and visual mockups
  • Adapt the user experience of the web products to cover cross-device optimization (mobile, tablet, large screens, etc)
  • You will bring your creativity and originality to bring life to your designs, through iterations, following the guidelines of the design lead and applying the directions of the product owner.
  • Mentor and coach, the team and help them progress and improve their artistic skills and also their professional etiquette
  • Identify areas for improvement in the web products and offer specific recommendations
  • You will handle assets and design handoff on your projects and assure communication and support to development until the completion of the project. You will hand off the deliverables in a timely manner, respecting due dates and time estimates.
  • You will work in a Scrum setting, where the projects are managed and tracked through Jira, and you will participate in Scrum meetings, support the setup and continuous improvement of our workflow procedures.
  • You will participate in pre-planning sessions for future sprints and also macro planning for all the ongoing projects.

 

As a senior role, you’ll also need to:

  • Ensure that design standards, guidelines and best practices are met
  • Ensure consistency and coherence throughout all web products of the client
  • Create product concepts and direction
  • Create visual product direction
  • Work on UX & Design projects
  • Create user journey map
  • Review and approve designs for ongoing projects

 

As a Designer Lead you will:

  • Have 1:1, Evaluation & Benefits, Career development
  • Give feedback and guide the team members
  • Review and approve designs for ongoing projects
  • Participate in planning and estimations sessions for new projects
  • Come up with estimates for new offer proposals
  • Participate in sprint planning, review, retrospectives and daily meetings
  • Create handover materials for new arrivals
  • Hold recruitment interviews
  • Hold agency portfolio presentations for new customers
  • Interact with new customers and customer’s representatives during projects
  • Create a constructive team environment focused on high quality timely delivery

Requirements:

  • You have advanced understanding of design languages, how they work and how to adhere to them
  • You have excellent problem-solving skills
  • You have effective communication skills to liaise with team members and clients to ensure that high quality end-user designs meet customer requirements
  • You are able to use a logical, step-by-step approach to ensure designs are user friendly and simple for end users
  • You are familiar with design thinking, and you have a user-centric mindset
  • You have the ability to relate well to other professionals and work in a specialist team and you are open to feedback
  • You have the ability and patience to guide and coach others
  • You have the ability to inspire and lead by example
  • You have a keen eye for visual details, differentiating brand elements and you are able to optimize and to maintain consistency
  • Experience in a similar position of 5 years minimum
  • Advanced / fluent communication in English
  • Portfolio of own design works
  • Proficient in using Adobe XD or Figma as a design tool

 

relocation package
relocation package
competitive compensation packages
competitive compensation packages
flexible working hours
flexible working hours
job rotation
job rotation
performance bonuses
performance bonuses
learning through Arnia Academy
learning through Arnia Academy
attractive projects
attractive projects
medical benefits
medical benefits
trainings
trainings
international work experience
international work experience
referral program
referral program

Here at Arnia, we are a big family – software development engineers, quality assurance engineers, business analysts, system administrators, managers – we all love to do every day what we do the best – creating high quality software solutions and delivering excellent services to our customers and partners.

We believe in customer satisfaction as being the single most important goal we want to achieve in everything we do. But we also believe that we can reach this goal while having fun at work, making friends, and enjoying working together. We have game evenings, nights out and team building events to help us know each other better and spend quality time together. Also, we have a flat organization, with no unnecessary hierarchies and where you reach the management easily.


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In Arnia you will meet very skilled software engineers with rich academicals background, with passion for innovation and continuous education, self-driven and oriented toward results. At the same time, they are people with high sense of humour, fun and informal, that value friendship, trust and a nice working environment.

Excellence is achieved step by step, it is a journey we always take together as a team and as a modern organization. We recognize the value of each individual, we value diversity and we support your development career – your success is our success! We take pride in helping our people to develop their career, continuously improving their skills and their technical knowledge and to fully reach their own development goals.

People are different, they are coming from various cultures and are motivated by different things:

  • The financial interests
  • The career development plan
  • The technologies and the projects
  • The work-life balance
  • The opportunities to travel abroad

relocation package

competitive compensation packages

flexible working hours

job rotation

performance bonuses

learning through Arnia Academy

attractive projects

medical benefits

trainings

international work experience

referral program

We recognize people’s diversity and we try to meet everyone’s goals.

Arnia encourages you to pursuit your own interests, projects and ideas – passion can turn small things into big things – we want to be part of your own individual success. Let us know your ideas and your personal interests and we will find a way to support you.

Not the least, we have class A offices, located in Piata Victoriei – Europa House building, next to the metro stations and to other transportation means. It is very easy to get to work and you will enjoy the quality and the lifestyle of our offices.

And if you like all these, why don’t you join us?

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Whatever role you choose to pursue in our organization, as long as it aligns with our company goals and values, we will support you all the way. We provide for each employee:

  • A clear development plan for your career
  • Mentoring support, to help you grow in our organization
  • Customized trainings and courses
  • Periodical 1:1 meeting with your direct manager and upper management
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Constant feedback and career development support

I joined the Arnia team in 2011 on the XpressEngine project (PHP based CMS, most popular in South-East Asia) and now I’m leading the team that develops our own CMS, Karybu. Also, our PHP team is involved in a lot more projects on different technologies ranging from Magento to WordPress and from Zend Framework to Symfony2. Dan D., PHP Tech Lead @ Arnia

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Also, you will have the chance to mentor other people, to contribute to their growth and to help them with their career development. As a family, we support each other to achieve our best potential and to contribute better to the organization success.

In Arnia we need more than just excellent software engineers – we need highly skilled technical leaders, business analysts, and managers. And they are usually found within our own organization – they are people who showed great skills as individual contributors and choose to follow a leading role. Growing as a leader requires the development of specific skills, such as: people management, social awareness, self-awareness and leadership vision. If you are up to the challenge, we will support you and we will provide the best opportunities to show your talent and dedication.

And if you choose to be a full-time individual contributor, you will get the chance to develop your engineering skills, enrich your technical knowledge and promote to senior levels – it’s up to you and us to find together the best path for your career.

Recruitment process