What you’ll be doing...

Reporting to the Design System Manager, you will be responsible for ideas and vision to help shape the look, feel, and experience of our suite of products.

This will include driving the design and development of a reusable UX/UI pattern library and a consistent design language. You’ll provide design direction for the UX team and advocate best practice UI design across the company. You should also take time to understand performance side of design, as well as the business aspects of the products.

Responsibilities:

  • Define, inform and help manage the evolving Design System, in close collaboration with our VZC DesignOps Manager and key stakeholders.
  • Collaborating with the Consumer and Enterprise UX teams to help manage consistency, efficiency of shared design, scalability and standards globally.
  • Continually push to raise the bar for excellence in user interface design by helping deliver engaging and unique user experiences.
  • Work with the UX team to direct the UI design vision and to maintain a programme of UI work that helps address brand, standards & best practice, scalability and simplicity.
  • Communicate with other Lead Designers to ensure a coherent experience across the whole product suite within their teams of UX and UI designers.
  • Collaborate with engineers to test and prototype UI designs and concepts, ensuring the designs are feasible and optimised for code.
  • Work at the intersection of creativity and technology, creating new concepts that push the limits of design and help progress our product evolution.

What we’re looking for...

We are looking for a senior designer to help manage and shape the direction of our UI and interaction design, not only by leading from the front with their exceptional design skills and ability to deliver well considered product designs, but also in advocating, guiding and mentoring exceptional UI design outcomes across the company.

You’ll need to have:

  • Have 5+ years of experience as a UI designer.
  • A portfolio that showcases your capabilities in UI process and interaction design.
  • A proven track record of producing pixel perfect UI design for mobile, tablet and desktop, other devices such as wearables also an advantage.
  • Experience working with UX designers, directing their UI work and ensuring all work is completely aligned to a design system.
  • Ability to collaborate with the wider design team, engineering and other groups in an Agile or Lean environment to ensure your UI design is satisfying a user need.
  • A deep understanding of platform and device requirements such as form factors, screen resolutions, pixel density and aspect ratios.
  • Working knowledge of coding for prototyping purposes (HTML, CSS); knowledge of other prototyping tools also desirable.
  • You are comfortable with changing priorities, demands and timelines.
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills.


Even better if you have:

  • Experience in the Design Thinking methodology and/or Design Sprints a plus.
  • Experience of Lean UX a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of brand and motion design a distinct advantage.
  • A good understanding of UX research techniques and data analytics experience.
  • Experience in designing for large, complex enterprise web applications


Keywords:
UI, Interaction design, UX, User experience, Lean, Prototyping, User testing, Design Thinking.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.