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Lead UX/UI Designer

500 Designs
Brazil, Brazil
About the job

As a UX UI Lead, you pioneer design innovation and shape user experiences that resonate. You harness human-centered design principles to craft interfaces that not only simplify workflows but also elevate the user journey to new heights. From creating visually captivating designs that minimize errors to maintaining brand guidelines for consistent communication, your influence will be felt throughout the design landscape.
You lead by example, collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive project success from inception to execution. Your strategic acumen will guide project objectives, overseeing deliverables and engaging third-party partners when needed. With an ability to solve complex design challenges and anticipate industry shifts, you not only shape design initiatives but also lead the charge in thought leadership.

What You Do:
Design Innovation:
  • Employ human-centered design principles to conceptualize, design, and iterate on user interfaces that simplify workflows and enhance usability.
  • Create visually striking and seamless interfaces that minimize user errors, minimize training requirements, and elevate the user experience.
  • Define and maintain brand guidelines, ensuring consistent visual communication and shaping visual identity.
  • Contribute to the creation of a design culture centered around user-centric design principles, best practices, standards, processes, and tooling

User Insights and Data-Driven Design:
  • Analyze research findings and user data to inform the creation of impactful design solutions that elevate the user experience.
  • Architect user experiences through wireframes, user flow diagrams, and interactive prototypes, ensuring alignment with user needs.

Design Direction & Consistency:

  • Lead the development of design concepts, defining visual styles and guidelines that ensure consistent brand representation.
  • Ensure design consistency and adherence to brand guidelines across projects and touchpoints.

Interface Design Excellence:

  • Develop visually striking user interfaces that align with brand guidelines and enhance user engagement.
  • Create wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes to visualize design concepts and user flows.

Design Documentation and Culture:
  • Translate design concepts into detailed specifications, annotations, and documentation that guide development teams effectively.
  • Foster a culture of user-centric design principles, best practices, and innovative tooling to elevate the overall design quality.

Project Leadership:
  • Lead and oversee UX UI projects from inception to execution, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Define strategic objectives, manage deliverables, and engage with third-party partners when needed to achieve project goals.
  • Independently oversee and lead select internal design initiatives, including requirements gathering and definition of strategic objectives, as well as executional ownership of all deliverables, managing third party partners when applicable

Collaboration and Communication:
  • Collaborate with project managers, clients, stakeholders, and executives to align design direction with business goals.
  • Communicate design concepts and strategies effectively, leading discussions and presentations that drive decision-making.

Mentorship and Team Growth:
Set the standards to UX UI design, and provide education, guidance and mentorship to junior and senior team members.

Problem Solving:
  • Employ high-level creative problem-solving to address complex design challenges, develop effective strategies, and guide teams in overcoming obstacles.
  • Shape industry trends through thought leadership, anticipate changes, and strategically position design initiatives.

Usability & Accessibility:
  • Ensure designs are intuitive, usable, and adhere to accessibility standards (e.g., WCAG), making our digital experiences inclusive for all users.
  • Conduct usability testing and gather user feedback to iterate and improve the user experience.

Technology and Tools:
  • Evaluate and recommend design tools, mentor team members on their usage, and stay updated with design technology advancements.
  • Champion the adoption of innovative tools and methodologies that enhance the design process.

Time and Project Management:

  • Manage projects at a strategic level, allocating resources efficiently, and ensuring successful project outcomes.
  • Oversee project timelines, milestones, and deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards and project goals.

What’s In Store For You:
  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a generous salary that recognizes your skills and contributions
  • Flexibility at its Finest: Embrace the freedom of a 100% remote work environment, giving you the autonomy to work where you're most productive
  • Rewards Galore: Benefit from enticing company incentives and rewards that celebrate your achievements
  • Profit-share: As a valued team member, you'll have the opportunity to partake in our profit-sharing plan
  • Health and Wellness: Rest easy with comprehensive health coverage through our Health Card
  • Workspace Upgrade: Enhance your home office with our workspace upgrade allowance
  • Monthly Internet Upgrade Incentive: Enjoy monthly internet upgrade incentives to keep you connected at top speeds
  • Empowerment through Resources: Access a plethora of training resources, including design tools, to bolster your skill set
  • Engage and Grow: Participate in a variety of engaging internal and external company events, such as culture-building activities and enriching workshops
  • Free Lunch every Monday (a.k.a. Monchdays): Kickstart your week with complimentary lunch every Monday
  • Recharge and Relax: Take advantage of paid vacation and sick leaves to ensure a healthy work-life balance
  • Work-Life integration: We foster a culture that values your overall well-being, allowing you to seamlessly integrate work and life