Head-User Experience Design

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Head-User Experience Design who wants to make a difference.

Delhi NCR, India

Product

Online since Dec 20, 2017

We are seeking a Head of Design User to join our Gurgaon office. This position reports to the Head of Product and is fully responsible for creating a product experience & design that rivals the best in the industry and becomes a benchmark for others to follow. 

Your opportunity... 

The person will be the voice of design for the entire company and hence had to be extremely skilled and passionate about user experience in an online, and specifically mobile environment. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This individual excels at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design engagement. The candidate will also have extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must.

...at OLX

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

 

Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing on their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe. 

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Lead the Design function for OLX.
  • Evangelize a clear vision of best-in-class designs to senior executives, customers, and analysts
  • Lead the user experience design discipline including building a strong team of design professionals as well as continually improving UX, UI & Visual capabilities, tools, processes and best practices.
  • Responsible for all engagements including user research, concepts, wireframes, prototypes, specifications that lead to a great product experience.
  • Be passionate about every detail of your design.
  • Remains flexible and calm in the face of ambiguity.
  • Craft UX, UI & Visual engagements that exceed customer expectations by partnering with key product stakeholders to understand and support product business goals, advocating user-centered design (UCD) industry best practices, and effectively managing resources.
  • Lead cross-team conceptual development; be a strategic thought leader in how to implement unmatched experiences that represent the most customer-centric intersection between design, business, content, and technology.
  • Hire, Coach and mentor a strong team of user experience professionals.

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • 10+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar UX-related role.
  • Three or more years of experience leading projects specific to Mobility ( Mobile apps).
  • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques.
  • Ability to perform well in highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design decisions.
  • Understanding of common software development practices/agile
  • Understanding of front-end technologies will be added advantage.

Preferred Qualifications :

Design Courses from NID's / IITs Certification around usability/human factors would be a plus. 

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Contributing to the global Naspers Classifieds success
  • International career and travel opportunities
  • Competitive salary and great benefits
  • A budget for conference and education
  • Free coffee, snacks, drinks & meal.

If you enjoy working in lean, agile teams and you know how to serve traffic with millions of page views a month, apply for this job and if you value/identify yourself with autonomy, innovation, and our corporate values, send your application - we need you!

  • Live it: We embody our brand and live our values
  • Build on each other: We share and learn before we invent
  • Be empowered: We do the right thing and act as an owner
  • Be fast: We are proactive and choose speed over certainty
  • Be open: We tell it like it is - even when news is disappointing
  • Be curious: We constantly explore to serve our customers

 

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

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Improve the world.

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