Head - UX Design

Vahak

Posted: 3 months ago

Company Website
https://cutshort.io/jo...
Position type
full time
Job source
Cutshort
Category
programming
Remote
No
Salary
50 - 60 lacs/annum
Job location
Bengaluru (Bangalore)
About

About Vahak:

 

Vahak (https://www.vahak.in) is India’s largest & most trusted online transport marketplace & directory for road transport businesses and individual commercial vehicle (Trucks, Trailers, Containers, Hyva, LCVs) owners for online truck and load booking, transport business branding and transport business network expansion. Lorry owners can find intercity and intracity loads from all over India and connect with other businesses to find trusted transporters and best deals in the Indian Logistics services market. With the Vahak app, users can book loads and lorries from a live transport marketplace with over Million+ Transporters and Lorry owners in over 10,000+ locations for daily transport requirements.

 

Vahak has raised a capital of $5+ Million in a “Pre Series A” round RTP Global with participation from Luxor Capital and Leo Capital. The other marquee angel investors included Kunal Shah, Founder and CEO, CRED; Jitendra Gupta, Founder and CEO, Jupiter; Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnwal, Co-founders, Meesho; Mohd Farid, Co-founder, Sharechat; Amrish Rau, CEO, Pine Labs; Harsimarbir Singh, Co-founder, Pristyn Care; Rohit and Kunal Bahl, Co-founders, Snapdeal; and Ravish Naresh, Co-founder and CEO, Khatabook.

 

About Role: Head/Director of UX Design:

 

We at Vahak, are seeking a passionate and proven candidate for the role of Head/Director of UX Design. This role will be leading all the UX initiatives taken up across all product portfolio of Vahak consisting of mobile app, mobile website & desktop products.

The Head of UX Design must lead, hire, develop and manage a high-performing team of UX designers and researchers, Visual & UI designers and other product & content designers. Your team will define early concepts, articulate end-to-end experiences, and craft elegant design solutions across a range of devices while collaborating closely with design, research, product, and engineering peers within Vahak. You must inspire designers & product copy writers to do their best work through selling the product vision, communication, coaching, and problem solving.

 

Role & Responsibilities:

  1. Grow, develop and lead a team of talented product designers i.e. UX designers and researchers, UI & visual designers, UX copy writers.
  2. Understand & craft the user experience strategies and drive the overall design solutions based on usability, consistency, business goals, time to market and customer experience.
  3. Define UX Vision for the company, create actionable roadmaps for the Product design team.
  4. Maintain & upgrade fundamental blocks of designs like design system, text style-guides, brand tone & voice to help design teams keep up with the consistencies and quality standards.
  5. Make user-centric & collaborative design processes to create high quality user experiences. Brainstorm with other product leaders to align on and improvise on entire Product Life-cycle.
  6. Collaborate with engineers, other cross-departmental folks to maintain product documentation consisting of UX gaps & action plans to mitigate them.
  7. Collaborate with data team to understand gaps in the UX, communicate data insights to the design team. Proactively look at data to draft roadmaps and priorities.
  8. Proactively interact with product, engineering & business leaders to understand their business goals and objectives. Be a part of the senior management defining vision and roadmaps for Vahak.
  9. Explore new ideas for the UI and UX, be abreast with the latest trends and theories. Act as a leader and expert in the subject matter, motivate, support & groom your design team. Set a culture of excellence and problem solving.


Ideal Candidate/ Qualifications:

 

  1. Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or 8+ years professional experience as user experience designer, interaction designer, or similar role.
  2. 5+ years of experience leading design teams as a UX, product or interaction design manager.
  3. Have an in-depth understanding & knowledge of Product & UX Design across digital platforms. Solid understanding of UX concepts, theories, design tools, management systems etc.
  4. Firmly believes in and have a mindset towards collaboration, user empathy, curiosity, problem-solving, communication skills, and visual communication skills.
  5. Prefer candidates coming from Mobile App Base Product Companies, Product Start-ups and eCommerce companies.
  6. Sense of ownership and pride in your & team’s performance and its impact on company's success
  7. Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.

 

Some Key Points to Consider Before Applying:

 

  1. Preferred Full-time experience: 6-12 years as a UX/UI Designer & Design leader.
  2. Keen on leading UI Design, UX Design and Interaction Design.
  3. Understands and focusses on usability.

 




Skills:- User Experience (UX) Design, Product design and Responsive Design

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