Director UX Design

| San Francisco

Named as one of Fortunes’ 100 Fastest Growing Companies for 2019, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 30,100+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.
 

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You are sharp, driven and inquisitive. You are not afraid to take risks and grow by learning from mistakes. You let your voice be heard and love a good challenge. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Director UX Design. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

EPAM is looking for a talented, nimble UX Design leader to join our Experience Design team.

In return, you can count on us to know our people are the source of our success and to value your contributions. We believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, services, and experiences within both current and emerging digital technologies. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we prioritize understanding our clients’ businesses and striving for the highest standards of excellence.

This role provides the opportunity to work in a wide array of industries to solve complex challenges in both established and emerging technologies. You’ll be exercising and expanding your strategic consulting, critical thinking and problem-solving skills and serving an international stable of clients.

You’ll play a client-facing role in leading teams, conducting research, and developing the strategy and UX design of smart, user-centered solutions. You will need to manage and mentor designers, champion effective processes, demonstrate a strong sense of craft, build trusted relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, and innovate collaboratively with globally distributed project teams.

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Lead teams to deliver end-to-end UX design projects, ensuring outcomes meet both business and user goals
  • Mentor and grow your team members
  • Champion excellent user-centered design standards
  • Help facilitate workshops with clients to support them through a participatory design process
  • Lead user research
  • Build trusted relationships with internal/external account stakeholders
  • Ensure projects and tasks are delivered on time and within budget
  • Present design work confidently to stakeholders and build trusting relationships
  • Stay up to date with latest design and technology trends
  • Provide design solutions across various touchpoints (e.g. websites, mobile, apps)
  • Create design strategies, wireframes, prototypes, design systems
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of all aspects of the Experience Design approach, with the ability to apply them flexibly across a variety of project types
  • Strong experience with user flows, IA, site maps and wireframes, and with creating interactive prototypes at various levels of fidelity
  • Ideate and co-design with peers and clients in a positive and collaborative manner

WHAT YOU HAVE

  • A hunger to learn, humility to listen and smarts to deliver
  • Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in a user experience, information architecture or interaction design role
  • 5+ years experience managing teams
  • Strong client-facing consultation, communication and presentation skills
  • Work experience in a fast pace enviorment
  • Ability to collaborate well with others and a desire to learn and share knowledge with the wider team
  • Experience working in an agile environment within a multidisciplinary team
  • Expert knowledge with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with software such as Axure, Invision, Sketch and Illustrator
  • Relentless attention to detail
  • Experience working on large digital engagements
  • Willingness to travel

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • EPAM welcomes all applicants and will consider qualified candidates with criminal history such as arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring
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Location

EPAM is located in the heart of SF's historic Financial District, accessible by car, bus lines, streetcars and the California Cable Car line.

An Insider's view of EPAM Systems

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

My manager ensures that I have a great work-life balance at EPAM. This is of particular importance to me being the mother of a 19-month-old. They allow me the flexibility to care for my child while providing me with a rewarding career path.

Regine Jones

Senior Manager, Life Sciences Consulting

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

EPAM gave me a fresh start and a great opportunity. From the first day, I was given the support I needed from my mentors to feel that anything is possible. At EPAM, I had the rights tools, support and drive to know that I could really grow my career here.

Ariani

Junior Data Scientist

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our team is constantly looking for ways to improve our ability to deliver to the customer and ways to provide our people with a great work environment and career opportunities. Through involvement with different practices within the company, we provide meaningful feedback and ideas to enhance and better target our solutions to our customer needs.

Martin

VP, Technology Solutions

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful at EPAM and on my team, you have to be tenacious with a proclivity for pioneering into emerging areas and driving hyper-growth.

Broderick

Managing Principal, Health & Life Sciences Consulting

What are EPAM Systems Perks + Benefits

EPAM Systems Benefits Overview

EPAMers appreciate our flexible and casual work environment, excellent benefits and endless opportunities to thrive. In addition to health benefits, a 401(K) matching program and paid time off, EPAM offers the following perks:

- Competitive Salary & Bonus Program
- Career Development Opportunities
- Tech Community Meet-Ups & Hackathons
- Access to LinkedIn Learning Solutions
- Cutting-edge Internal Tools
- Volunteer & Mentoring Programs
- Travel & Relocation Opportunities
- Employee Discounts

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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