UI / UX Designer

Cactus Communications is seeking a UI Designer to craft thoughtful, beautiful, and engaging product experiences across web and mobile devices.

The role is dynamic and involves working with across different product experiences –  customer transactional workflows, customer engagement features, and inhouse task/ efficiency focused workflows. You will also have an opportunity to learn about and design for South-East Asian users in Japan, China and Korea which are a key customer demographic.

 

About our team

We are a 60+ extremely agile and driven technology team. Our products have a global reach with users in 170+ countries. We are hosted completely on Amazon cloud and employ multiple technologies – angularJS, Laravel, PHP, Drupal, Solr, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, nodejs, mongodb, python, ansible, graylog, and new relic.

Unlike most techies, we are extremely social and believe that happiness levels are directly linked to performance. We are generous with our lunchboxes, quirks, smiles, and pranks – all of which help us maintain a vibrant work environment. What’s more - with the best work hours ethic in the industry and a company policy that takes fun very seriously, we make sure that we work hard and party harder!

The User experience/ User interface designer will be expected to work with the other UX designers in the execution of product design tasks and other visual design tasks as needed by product and overall technology team.

As a UI designer, the person would be primarily tasked with designing screens and pages of Cactus internal and customer facing products.

 

S/he would responsible to:

  • Visually communicate the path that a UX designer has laid out.
  • Take usability decisions that influence the presentation and layout of content on the page.
  • Create, maintain and advance a cohesive style guide and ensure a consistent design language is applied across the product.
  • Design visual assets for product marketing and deployment.
  • Support the UX designer in execution of UX tasks prototyping, usability testing and other user research activities (surveys, interviews, questionnaires, etc).
  • Conduct analysis of competitor designs and reference industry best practices for product designs/ features s/he works on.
  • Produce user-centred and high-quality visual designs for web and mobile devices
  • Create and deliver visual assets (logos, icons, etc) as required by front-end teams for the implementation of the designs.
  • Review (test) implementation of designs in the application once developed.
  • Plan tasks on a weekly basis and deliver against agreed upon timelines.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams like product managers, developers, and other designers.
  • Create and advance product visual style guides and pattern libraries.
  • Minimum 3-years relevant work experience
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating past work of user-centred and high quality visual design solutions
  • Proficiency with design and prototyping tools Adobe Creative Suite, Balsamiq, Invision.

 

You fit the bill if you have - 

  • Degree in design Graphic design/ Web design/ interaction design
  • Formal exposure to usability and HCI guidelines
  • Propensity for clean, simplified design balanced with tasteful visual design details.
  • General understanding of how design impacts development (and vice versa) to ensure technical feasibility of designs.
  • Awareness of the design process, design best practices and industry trends.
  • The ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment

Preferable: 

  • Degree in design Graphic design/ Web design/ interaction design
  • Formal exposure to usability and HCI guidelines
  • Propensity for clean, simplified design balanced with tasteful visual design details.
  • General understanding of how design impacts development (and vice versa) to ensure technical feasibility of designs.
  • Awareness of the design process, design best practices and industry trends.
  • The ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment

Job location: 
Andheri (East), Mumbai

Application process

Send in your UPDATED CV along with your BEHANCE Profile to behappy@cactusglobal.com . Feel free to write to us in case you have any queries.

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Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
A/603, Satellite Gazebo, Guru Hargovind Singh Marg,
Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400093, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
Career Enquiries: behappy@cactusglobal.com