UX Design Lead

Full Time

    Job Description

    Our client, a leading US non profit organisation, is seeking anUX Design Lead

    Location:Malvern, PA

    Position Type: IT Full Time

    Job Summary:

    This individual will need to shift quickly from hands-on creativity and design to a broader strategic approach to the UX function at company. This individual will work closely with the Scrum development teams and will need to demonstrate personal Agility and a keen understanding of Agile work processes. Excellent interpersonal skills are required in order to build trust and agreement with key partners and stakeholders across the business.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Direct the often fast-paced work of a small, Agile UX Design team, including colleagues that are located outside of the United States
    • Collaborates with business Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Program Managers, Business Analysts and Subject Matter Experts to understand requirements from design perspective and create user stories
    • In consideration of business priorities, and within branding guidelines set by the Marketing team, build prototypes, wireframes and hi- and lo-fidelity visual designs for IT development teams and business areas in a timely manner
    • Attend Scrum team ceremonies as appropriate to gather insight and input to designs
    • Collaborate with PO/SMEs and Business Analysts to incorporate web and mobile design and accessibility best practices in all designs
    • Creating and maintaining personas for prospects, current clients and internal staff
    • Use a variety of analysis techniques, as well as client feedback, to understand and optimize the client and prospect experience
    • Analyze existing systems and understand new needs of the target audience
    • Keep up to speed with the technology industry to ensure our experience meets best practices and works across all platforms
    • Ensure compliance with Vanguard Charitable technology policies and procedures.
    • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


    • Five years of professional design experience, including interactive web design.
    • Demonstrated experience in an Agile development environment
    • Experience with Invision, Sketch and Jira required. Experience Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign preferred
    • Advanced knowledge in all areas of user experience design (information architecture, interaction design, visual design, prototype engineering, content, user experience
    • Advanced knowledge in user-centered design principles, visual design, user behavior and interactions
    • Manage and produce high quality work under minimal supervision.
    • Ability to build and sustain strong business relationships; experience communicating with people who have different comfort levels with technology and design
    • Preferred experience collaborating with an offshore team
    • Portfolio or work samples required at the interview stage

    Salary: $95,000 - $105,000