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Job Title

UI Designer

Role Overview

We're looking for a UI designer to create modern and great looking designs across all our web and mobile products. You will be an important member of the WinkTales User Experience & Design team and help guide the visual language for products that support both WinkTales and Clients . At WinkTales, you'll have the opportunity to define how users interact and use our applications within the sharing economy and be a true innovator in the services space.
This position works closely with UX Director, UX project managers, Developers and Visual designers to create engaging designs that reflect business requirements, support user needs, and are technically feasible. Qualified candidates will be experienced UI designers who can quickly work on to create wireframes and ideas into elegant solutions and finished mocks.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

Skills Required

  • Experience of designing User Experience and Interfaces and the associated Design Thinking and Process.
  • Conceptual understanding of User Interface Design and the Design Process.
  • Strong understanding of web and mobile platforms, particularly iOS, Android and Windows Phone7.
  • Understanding of common software project management practices and software development practices
  • Understanding of the limitations of web and mobile, with approaches/ideas to flex those boundaries.
  • In-sync with recent design standards and trends.
  • Good eye for details and aesthetics: layout, grid systems, colour theory and typography.
Additional skills in flowing areas would be an advantage.
  • Should be able to convert Photoshop or Illustrator file in to HTML and CSS.
  • Front end Technologies: In-depth knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, Java script, Bootstrap etc

Qualification/Experience Required

The ideal candidate will be an inspiring and confident team player with:
  • Any relevant educational qualification.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience as UI Designer

About WinkTales

WinkTales is an Experience Design firm, based out of Bangalore and having clients world-wide. We help Organisations solve their business challenges using creativity. We work in the following 3 domains
  • User Experience : UX Research, Full cycle UX/UI Design, Usability Testing for Website and Apps
  • Customer Experience : Branding, Communication, Digital/Social Media content creation
  • Employee Experience : Corporate/ Employee Communication, Employer Branding, Employee Engagement
Please check about the company, our work and culture at www.winktales.com
Work days: Monday to Saturday, except 2nd , 4th &5th Saturday

Why WinkTales

  • Opportunity to have direct impact on the growth of a fast growing & dynamic company
  • Working hand – in – hand with the Founders and Art Directors
  • Amazingly talented & fun-to-be-with team members
  • Exposure to various domains of creative industry
  • Live on-the-job learning for aspiring entrepreneurs working on live projects and first-hand interaction with clients
  • Great company culture