Lead- Product Designer

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Product Team | Full-time

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HackerEarth is an AI-powered developer assessment software that helps companies accurately measure a developer’s skills through online coding tests. It takes a skill-based approach to assessment, allowing companies to automatically generate standardized tests based on various skills and then accurately measure the developer’s performance on those skills.

We proudly serve 500+ customers across the globe with many of the fortune 1000 names in the list like Walmart, Amazon, Barclays, GE, Siemens etc. We have assessed more than 1M candidates, support 37 different programming languages, provide 8 different types of assessment techniques and enable assessments across 100+ different skills.

HackerEarth also has a community version of the product that is used by developers all across the globe, to assess their coding skills, become better at it and measure their true potential. They do it by solving coding challenges across different topics/skills and by participating in online competitions/hackathons. We have a thriving community of 4M developers.

We are looking for a Lead Product Designer for our product team who can lead a team of UI and UX Designers and to drive best design practices. Our products have grown manifolds over time and today there are thousands of small-medium businesses as well as large enterprises using them for technical talent screening and innovation management. We have disrupted the talent assessment industry with high-quality product and speed of execution. You will have once in a lifetime opportunity to be the key part of a product at a very high growth phase.

As a Lead Product Designer at HackerEarth, you will:

  • Own up the product end to end, helping shape the product strategy, vision and roadmap
  • Set processes for seamless collaboration between the product, design and engineering teams
  • Own up the UI and UX philosophy for the product while ensuring that it meets the general design philosophy of the company
  • Design simple, elegant, data-driven and user-centric designs
  • Help maintain visual brand consistency between all products and outlets 
  • Mentor other designers, help them plan for projects and unblock them whenever needed
  • Independently own up some components of the product, where you will be responsible for creating workflows, wireframes and UI components.
  • Be responsible for delivery of projects taken up by team member
  • Work closely with the product manager to solve user problems by following the UCD process to come up with user-friendly solutions.
  • Orchestrate and conduct user studies, research, and testing.
  • Multitask, prioritize projects, communicate progress and expected milestones.
  • Take key UX decisions and set-up best practices for the UX design team.

Must have

  • 5+ years experience designing interaction models that span multiple devices
  • Experience of mentoring or leading other designers 
  • Hands on experience of designing high quality designs
  • Strong information presentation (visual and written) skills
  • Portfolio that demonstrates good quality work - strong understanding of user experience, visual aesthetics and data driven design
  • Hands-on experience on design tools like Photoshop, Illustrator etc.
  • Ability to work and communicate with different teams like product, engineering and business 

 

You’re a perfect fit if

    • You love solving problems rather than presenting deliverables.
    • You are a curious soul and question assumptions
    • You can communicate your design ideas and draw value out of the feedback
    • You can lead and inspire other designers in your team
    • You enjoy collaborating with other teammates (and we are not just talking about designers here)
    • You want to talk to customers
    • You are comfortable working with short iteration cycles

At HackerEarth, You will be part of a small but highly talented Product team and will have the opportunity to work with some of the best minds in the industry. We give a high level of ownership to the employees in the company, and as a Lead Product Designer, you will have a lot of flexibility to innovate and bring in new ideas to the company. We aim to create a world-class enterprise product from India, and it will be a very challenging & interesting role. Are you game?