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Iuliia Nievierova
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Lead UX designer

Sombra is an ambitious and fast-growing Ukrainian tech company that engaged in custom software development. Our target markets are the USA, Canada, and the UK. The company employs more than 160 motivated professionals. We offer our customers building dedicated teams of software engineers in Ukraine.

Lead UI/UX designer will be involved in various projects for kickoff/development/consulting and will lead UI/UX Stream in the company. 

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Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience in UX Design
  • Strong experience designing mobile and web apps;
  • Strong understanding of design processes and fluency with design tools
  • Human-centric design approach that involves rapid testing and iteration of designs
  • Strong presentation, communication and collaboration skills with the project team and various internal and external stakeholders;
  • Time management skills to be able to manage several projects and activities
  • Willing to develop UX expertise and community inside our company
  • Good knowledge of software tools (e.g. Figma, Creative Suite, Sketch)
Responsibilities

Working with all aspects of UX process

  • User and business research
  • Requirements understanding and gathering
  • Designing User Interface for Web, Desktop and Mobile Apps
  • Validating ideas and testing with users
  • Preparing guidelines and resources for Developers

Development of UX competency in the company

  • Interviewing UX designers
  • Improving UX interview processes
  • Managing promotions of UX designers
  • Improving promotions process
  • Mentoring and support of UX designers
  • Organizing UX community events in the company

Involvement into Presales

  • Representing UX expertise of the company,
  • Contributes to the defining of solution backlog.
  • Collaboration with solution architect, product managers, and engagement team in sales process
  • Estimating UX work

Involvement in Discovery phase

  • Facilitating design thinking workshops with clients and users
  • Rapid prototyping and testing
  • Creation deliverables such as user journeys and user personas
What we offer:
  • 50% cost compensation for attending courses and seminars on self-development;
  • Сareer opportunities;
  • Internal University (Tech Communities (Front End, Back End, QA), leadership program, etc);
  • English training courses (twice per week+Communication Course, Grammar Course, Emailing Course and of course practice with native speakers every week)
  • Paid time off (vacation days (18 working days) and sick days (10 working days));
  • Gym memberships or discounts (6000 UAH per year);
  • Wellness programs (participation in running marathons; health plan (vaccination, dental or vision plans, etc);
  • Corporate doctor;
  • Corporate events (travel talks, online parties);
  • Parental Leave.