Lead Product Designer

 Bangalore, India       Permanent contract        Information Technology


We're looking for a UI/UX Designer who will lead research, interaction design and strategy to create innovative digital experiences. The candidate will be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps and more. The ideal candidate should have an impeccable eye for clean, elegant design and strong instincts on user behavior.

  • Proven experience as a UX Designer, UI designer or similar role.

  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.

  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design    thinking.

  • Experience with designing new design tools and methodologies, as well as employing established tools for co-design, concept generation and rapid prototyping for service solutions.

  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.

  • Ability to synthesize data from multiple-perspectives, interpret it in new, relevant and actionable ways, and identify patterns to drive creative direction and opportunity and solution development.

  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture

  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a good to have.

  • Analytical mind with a business acumen.

  • Design degree (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communication) or other related field from premier institutes like NID etc.

Profile Required

A demonstrated ability to present and influence design decisions is needed.

The role expects the incumbent to not only envision the product but also make future concepts reality. As a good designer you need to have unique ability to engage in a broad range of disciplines including user research, brainstorming, sketching and wireframing, creating mockups, prototyping interactive design flows, designing engaging UI elements as well as working with product and development team to ensure a delightful final product experience.

To create world-class design solutions in order to create outstanding consumer experience through

  • Understand users and envision the product

  • Understand business need and drive the designs

  • Understand users, their environment and how they are interacting with all parts of our web applications

  • Come up with solutions which can fulfil the users need without compromising the business goals.

  • Drive the new solutions from users to need keeping the business goals intact.

  • Interact with product managers and understand product priorities and needs

  • Identify the best and minimum viable features sets to be designed to give optimum user

  • Work closely with product and tech team to understand timeline and delivery challenges and be flexible to help and execute the plan.

  • Work closely with product/research team and users to validate the need and usability of your features you have designed. 

  • Lead, guide and mentor junior and mid-level designers

Business Insight

Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC), a 100% owned subsidiary of European banking major Societe Generale (SG), Our role and purpose is to enable the strategic vision of Societe Generale Group. We are doing this by pioneering cutting edge innovation from Design Thinking to Smart Automation & Artificial Intelligence, and applying it to banking.

SG Global Solution Centre provides services in the areas of Application Development and Maintenance, Infrastructure Management, Business Process Management, and Knowledge Process Management, to Societe Generale's business lines around the world.

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 19000MJK
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 14/08/2019
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Lead Product Designer

Permanent contract   |   Bangalore   |   Information Technology