Ellucian Lead Experience Designer in Bangalore, India


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Lead Experience Designer


Product Team

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The Position:

Are you empathetic, decisive, and driven by the desire to create superb user experiences to impact student success on a global scale? Do you believe that great design + collaboration = team success? If so, keep reading.

Joining the team, you will work on Banner by Ellucian, the world's leading higher education ERP, and solution for almost 1,400 institutions in 40 countries. The lead experience designer will be collaborating closely with our product teams, sketching experiences, defining empathetic solutions, and pushing the cause for student and institution success.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work on cross-functional teams to plan, prioritize, and deliver a cohesive user experience through innovative and interactive design solutions.

  • Production of aspirational mock-ups, functional wireframes, screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements (iconography, gestures, behaviors, transitions, animations) and final asset production.

  • Support user research activities, including usability testing, heuristic evaluations and user interviews.

  • Participate in brainstorming and concept development

  • Leverage modern web technologies to define innovative user interfaces and interaction models that result in improved user productivity and operational efficiency.

  • Effectively communicate your concepts, design rationale, and research findings to the team

  • Simplify complex ideas and communicate with teams across the company.

  • Demonstrate a strong attention to detail and highly developed organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

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Position Responsibilities:

  • 5-7 years of digital user-centric design experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in experience design-related field

  • Track record for developing and delivering successful, intuitive and compelling designs that contribute toward market leadership.

  • Must have strong online portfolio and examples of work.

  • Strong knowledge of current design industry best design processes, methodologies and trends

  • Track record of developing visual identity systems, data visualizations, visual design, illustrations, etc.

  • Strong Adobe Creative Suite experience (Photoshop, Illustrator) + Sketch and Invision

  • Strong communication skills, oral and written; able to engender trust and respect of peers and stakeholders.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, consistently meet deadlines and champion projects from concept to completion within a fast-paced environment

  • A great attitude and a good team player

  • A focus on continued learning.

  • Understanding of Section 508 and WCAG Accessibility Standards.

  • Understanding on how to design for global audiences.

  • Experience with Native Mobile Application and Responsive Website Design.

Company Information:

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings. With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education.

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Product Management

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We’re inclusive

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Ellucian without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.