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  • Permanent UX Manager Accel Partners Bangalore, KA 6 - 8 Yrs Apr 18,2016

    UX Manager

    Accel Partners

    Posted on Apr 18,2016

    Experience : 6 - 8 Yrs
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    Qualification : B.Des, Interaction Design, B.Des
    Location : Bangalore   

    Job Description

    Lead user experience design -- including the overall information architecture, detailed interaction design, visual design, and data visualization across web and mobile interfaces. Manage, mentor and develop a team of 3-4 interaction designers and visual designers on a daily basis. Recruit and hire additional designers if necessary over time. Create and maintain a style guide to ensure a consistent user experience across all products. Be the champion of this style guide across the organization. Work collaboratively with Product Managers to fully understand user stories, create wireframes, develop low fidelity and high fidelity prototypes of the UX as part of a user-centered design process, listen to feedback, and iterate as need be to arrive at easy-to-use solutions which will “wow” our customers. Ensure UX team works seamlessly with SCRUM teams in 2-week sprints by delivering graphic elements, and modifying UX as necessary for feasibility or speed of implementation. Research the latest UX/UI concepts, trends and best practices, and incorporate into our practices and design patterns. Leverage Customer Success team (as proxies for customer) to get early feedback on mock-ups. Work collaboratively with Customer Success team to get regular feedback directly from customers. Perform usability studies, either on low fidelity mock-ups, high fidelity mock-ups, or actual products in production.


    • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in human-computer interaction (HCI)
    • 6-8+ years of experience as a UX designer across web-based B2B and B2C products, and at least 2-3 years experience managing other designers
    • A portfolio demonstrating experience with solving complex applications/work-flows with simple and elegant UX
    • Strong sense of design and aesthetics that delivers a self-evident experience for users.
    • Deep knowledge of interaction design and data visualization best practices for both web and mobile (both iOS and Android).
    • Must have a highly practical approach to UX – is always asking the question, “Does this user experience allow the user to accomplish their task as quickly and easily as possible?”
    • Experience working collaboratively in a fast-moving startup environment
    • Experience with prototyping tools – both web-based (responsive) and mobile (iOS and Android)
    • Working knowledge of JavaScript and performance considerations that influence UI design
    • Extremely strong interpersonal and communication skills – ability to convince, persuade, and reach agreement with others without being disagreeable

    About the Company:

    Founded in 1983, Accel Partners has a long history of excellence and innovation in early and growth-stage venture capital. Accel today invests globally using dedicated teams and market-specific strategies for local geographies, with offices in Palo Alto, California; London, UK; and Bangalore, India; as well as in China via the IDG-Accel Partnership.

    Accel has helped entrepreneurs build over 300 successful category-defining companies including: Actuate, Admob, Alfresco, AMCC, Arrowpoint, Baidu, BBN, Brightcove, ComScore, Etsy, Facebook, Foundry Networks, Gameforge, Glam Media, Imperva, Infinera, Interwoven, JBoss, Kayak, Macromedia, metroPCS, Polycom/PictureTel, Portal Software, QlikTech, Rapt, Real Networks, Redback Networks, Riverbed, Sohu.com, UUNet, Veritas, Walmart.com, Webroot, XenSource, and Zimbra.


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