We're Progress and we offer the best platform for building and deploying tomorrow's applications quickly and easily. We are bold, forward-thinking innovators who build things that work and care about our customers. We invent and reinvent every day, work together as one, value and respect each other and cheer our wins. Join us as a Visual Designer for our Cognitive group in Bangalore, India office.
The User experience team at Progress is looking for a Visual designer who possesses a passion for great visual design, animation an amazing aesthetic sense and an exceptional eye for quality and detail. As a Sr Visual designer, you will push your creative, problem-solving and people skills to the fullest. You will craft amazing visual stories and take and active, hands-on role providing visual design solutions as a member of the UX team. You will also create interactive prototypes/videos as needed to simulate the experience and validate your solutions with users. You will provide detailed interaction specifications and support developers to make sure your work is built to specification. The position is full time and based in Bengaluru, India.
What you will do in this role :
Create graphics, videos, animations for web applications and websites,
Craft compelling visual stories, connecting dots between customer needs, product designs, and ultimately creating and exceptional customer experience through the product.
Define the aesthetic and creative experience for Progress product line including Ecommerce.
Initiate, suggest, and spearhead major UI re-factorings for a more intuitive user-experience.
Work closely with the product management, marketing and engineering teams to lead the strategic vision of Progress’ products and for direction and support.
Brainstorm, research, wireframe, design and refine user-experiences - all within specified product requirements and deadlines.
Gather data from multiple user research inputs to create and prioritise usability initiatives for all products.
Identify opportunities for innovation based on research and competitive analysis.
Deliverables will include product animations and promotional videos, graphics, icons, and visual mock-ups, behavioural specifications, and style guides.
What you will do in this role :
Six or more years of visual design experience for software, Web applications which leverage emergent technologies, consumer electronics and/or mobile devices
Have a strong portfolio of modern, sophisticated visual designs for web and mobile applications
Strong design intuition, Persuasive design skills and a natural ability to empathise with different personas
Have good conceptual and big-picture design skills including: Brand and Identity, creative campaigns, user experience and integrated marketing communications
Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator,InDesign, Premiere, After Effects and associated design tools
Experience with user interface design patterns, rapid prototyping skills and standard UCD methodologies
Good general understanding of HTML, CSS, JS concepts and development.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to persuade others to the good ideas
Understanding of common software project management and agile practices.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in design related fields or substantial experience in design with strong portfolio of recent Graphic Design / UI & UX work
What we offer in return is the opportunity to join a talented team of bright and nice people and to also enjoy :
30 days of earned leaves plus an extra day off for your birthday, various other leaves like marriage leave , Casual leave, Maternity leave , Paternity Leave.
Premium Group medical Insurance for employee and 5 dependents ,personal accident insurance coverage,Life insurance coverage
A modern office with a well-equipped gym onsite, free access to Yoga , Zumba classes by professional trainers
Professional development reimbursement
Interest subsidy on loans - either vehicle or personal loans
Together, We Make Progress
Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!