About Us upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build careers of tomorrow. • upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19 • upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most sought-after startups in India • upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany. • We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech • upGrad is the official education partner for the Government of India - Startup India program • Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning \ Role Summary This role will primarily be responsible for envisioning, defining, and owning the execution of upGrad's product design strategy. As the strategic design leader, team coach, and customer champion you'll galvanize people to solve complex problems, developing strategies, and ensuring product designers have the space to create products that deliver enduring value. You will also lead change cross-functionally to drive better experiences and influence our company's product, operations, content, and data to unlock the unrealized wants of learners and coaches across new subjects and fields. You’ll lead your team through the design process, help build a vision, and navigate ambiguity through partnering with research and enabling experimentation, all while mentoring, and growing a hardworking and capable design team. You’ll run design critiques, host collaboration & brainstorming sessions, drive design execution excellence, identify areas of process efficiency, and promote a high-output and fast-paced design practice. Roles & Responsibilities Work closely with your team and other designers in defining, designing, and iterating on product features across web and mobile platforms Get out of the Office and work with research to observe the impact of your work in the real world, and take that input back to your work as a designer to be constantly improving our products. Invest in design standards, documentation, and processes alongside your team members to further our design practice Shape product strategy and vision together with product managers and have a significant impact across all the product teams Bring consistency to all the platforms and products Drive and support cross-team initiatives that make the Design practice better at upGrad such as improving our hiring processes, expanding our community presence, interviewing potential new team members Work in the way that works for you and what you're designing, whether that's spending time sketching or jumping straight into pixels and code. Work with other members of the Design team to help them deliver great work and develop their own skills. This could be as a mentor, a coach, or a collaborator. Skills Required:: 7 years of Product Design experience with at least 2 years of experience leading product design teams Consistent track record of leading highly collaborative cross-functional teams thought ambiguity and deliver the best products possible to our customers are an experienced mentor and coachable to give and receive honest, thoughtful, and direct feedback that removes roadblocks encourages growth, and accelerates delivery Are intent on crafting psychologically optimistic spaces where your direct reports and your collaborators are confident in sharing their ideas, opinions, and reservations in order to get to the best customer-focused solution Experienced recruiting, hiring, and retaining multi-disciplinary design teams Ability to understand complex feature sets and their dependencies while being able to deliver a design strategy that accounts for capabilities and limitations of the product Methodology rich, including standard approaches for design deliverables including user journeys, research plans, mocks, prototypes, documentation, and quality checks Have the ability to communicate research findings and design decisions openly and confidently, regardless of the audience Have partnered with research teams or led research experiments to validate and inform product thinking Have a proven history of partnering with engineering in a continuous delivery environment
Key Responsibilities: 1.Take ownership of the entire product stack , which includes multiple android applications and backend modules. 2.To enhance each of them while bringing in innovation and latest market trends. 3.Bridge the gap between tech team and non tech team (operations, support, finance etc) 4.create automation and efficiency in the company. 5.Create detailed user stories and product principles via discussions with relevant owners and team. 6.Work with the Project Management team and assign tasks to the 50-member tech team and determine deadlines. 7.Work with UI-UX team to ensure wire framing and visual prototypes are captured as part of story board approval. 8.Drive product launches including working with the operations team to ensure knowledge transfer and training 9.Take deep understanding of Grabs business across all verticals to build a robust product line. Eligibility: 1.Proven work experience in product management or as an associate product manager 2.Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle 3.Proven ability to develop product strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to management 4.Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up ones sleeves to get the job 5.Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization 6.Excellent written and verbal communication skills 7.Education qualification from premier institute preferred
What will you be doing?In a growth stage startup you would be often surprised to know how much and how fast you can work. This is how your initial days might look like.Job Description:• Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio Collaborate with product management to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience• Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off.• Excellent visual design skills to conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks• Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders• Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards• Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
Designation: Jr. UI/UX Designer Experience: 6 months to 2 years Location: Malad (West) Job description: Able to create required UI/UX through innovative conceptualization skills, able to create independently. Should know current trends in design, colours, web design, designing icons and for mobile. Proven UI/UX experience. Up-to-date with the latest UI/UX trends, techniques, and technologies. Should be efficient in web designing. Passion and enthusiasm for design, with a creative flair. Also strong knowledge on pre-production knowledge of print communication and post production on photographic imagery. (desirable) Highly proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Coreldraw InDesign and similar design tools. Attention to detail and a demonstrated mastery of typography, color combinations, composition rules and page layout. Understanding of technical implementation and limitations of user interfaces in Web and Mobile. Should understand intermediate English to add correct message (spellings) in required designs. Should have knowledge of Print as well as social media. Should have ability to review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.
Understand the requirements from domain and user needs perspective and work closely with other members of the team to come up with interactive design solutions that leads to intuitive user experience Gather insights from analytics, conduct adequate research and employ a User Centered Design approach. Perform competitive analysis and create reports Deliver clean wireframes with adequate annotations Come up with fresh interactions, visuals and artwork for website/app designs Keep updated with trends and developments in the industry Prepare and present rough drafts to key stakeholders Support and improve our existing portfolio of products. Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes Work collaboratively with developers to create solutions that find a balance between business needs, usability, and development effort