Senior UX Designer

Ukraine, remote

Star is a global technology company that connects strategy, design, and engineering services and helps companies to accelerate their product innovation. We support our customers every step of the co-creation way — from ideation and concept crafting to full-stack development and putting solutions into the hands and minds of end-users.
Star works for businesses in a variety of industries, including Automotive & Mobility, Health & Wellness, FinTech, and others.


Customers include Panasonic, Lotus, Zeiss, NIO, and Lufthansa.

The Opportunity

We’re looking for a Senior UX Designer, who has the experience and capabilities to design connected product experiences that push the limits of innovation and put the user in focus. Somebody who can create simple, yet highly engaging, experiences tailored to address business objectives as well as user needs.

Based in our Ukraine design studio, you will join a big professional team of designers that work across physical and digital product domains. Your global team of colleagues includes strategists, fellow industrial and UX designers, software and hardware technologists — together you will be tasked with creating industry-defining products.

 

Core skills and experience

  • Understand, apply and promote our design-thinking process.

  • Run user experience research activities to assess user needs, define target audience, usage scenarios, learn context of use.

  • Understand the client’s business model and placement of the created product within it.

  • Benchmark ideas against industry best practices in a given context.

  • Choose appropriate tools to create and present design solutions.

  • Introduce the target audience to the development team, help to imagine the scenario of the product used by the audience, what special needs or expectations can arise that differentiate it from how developers would use it.

  • Create IA, user flows.

  • Understand the UX philosophy for most popular platforms (web, mobile, smart devices UIs, etc.).

  • Know how to enhance the user experience with and without access to end-users.

  • Understand how the design solution influences overall application consistency.

  • Passion for pixel-perfect interface design with approximately five years of experience in the field.

  • Upper-Intermediate spoken and written English for one on one communication with clients.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Apply wide-ranging design methods from research and ideation to hands-on design implementation.Facilitate output-orientated workshops with clients and team members.

  • Tailor design processes by applying the right methodologies at the right time.

  • Proactively handle ambiguity, stay open-minded, willing to learn and ready to improvise.

  • Control project timelines and manage expectations with the client.

  • Use digital design and prototyping tools such as Adobe CS, Sketch, Principle or InVision. 

  • Communicate professionally in the spoken and written word.

  • Be comfortable in a team-based environment locally and globally.

You are welcome to apply with the form below or drop us a line at kristina@hirey.io