UI - Interaction Designer

Pune, India /
R&D – Engineering /
Full-time
Aera Technology is the Cognitive Automation company that makes business agility happen. We deliver the first scalable digital platform that integrates with existing systems to make and execute business decisions in real time. In the era of digital acceleration, Aera helps enterprises around the world transform how they respond to the ever-changing environment.

We are looking for a creative and agile UI-Interaction Designer who will be contributing to design our existing product with “modern” customer-centric user interface, working collaboratively with other designers, product management, and engineering teams. You will help define and design interfaces and interactions as well as contribute to the existing design system.

Design at Aera is a team of talented UX, UI, Interaction and Creative Designers who are solving highly complex problems that create real-world impact, and craft innovative solutions that have never been built in the area of automation, AI, analytics, NLP etc. Our design team is growing rapidly across India, US and Europe. Our focus is to continue to build a world class design discipline and a design culture that values curiosity, creativity, teamwork and innovation mindset. At Aera design you will be challenged, celebrated, supported and mentored by highly experienced design leaders. If you have the passion to solve complex problems, craft memorable and pleasant experiences for organizations and people then be part of our journey.

Responsibilities

    • Processes: You are well versed in user-centered design methods and lean/agile design processes.
    • Idea Generation: You are able to understand the problem space, conceptualize and generate UI design ideas for complex issues. You are able to present your ideas with rationale and implement the feedback.
    • Design: You are able to convert ideas and concepts into wireframes, interactive prototypes and detailed UI-interaction design, craft interfaces that are relevant, intuitive and meaningful.
    • Deliver: You adhere to timelines and have a forward thinking mindset to deliver your work. 
    • Collaboration: Work closely with design, product, engineers, customer success and other cross-functional teams in an agile environment to define and design experiences that are intuitive, modern and visually compelling.
    • Design Systems: You care about standardization and consistency, and are experienced in using design systems for prototyping, detailed design and delivery of assets. 
    • Contribute To Aera Design Practice: You will be contributing to the growing design operations at Aera in various ways by working closely with design leaders. 

Who You Are

    • You are passionate about digital trends and innovation, and aware of technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, cognitive computing, NLP etc. and its impact on businesses and people.
    • You are obsessed with human-centric and data-driven design, and believe that design is Art + Science.
    • You have passion for design and a strong command of UI, interaction and visual design capabilities.
    • You value teamwork, collaboration for common goals, keep your commitments and practice transparency.
    • You are a design thinker with a can-do attitude who believes in a systematic approach to design, understands the bigger picture and is results oriented.
    • You are curious, agile and drive for results in a highly flexible, agile and collaborative environment.

Required Skills & Expertise

    • A solid foundation in UI, interaction and visual design principles.
    • Aware of design trends and great sense of design elements, layouts, compositions, illustrations and micro-animations.
    • Proficiency with Figma, Illustrator, Photoshop and Presentation tools. Motiongraphics tools would be a plus.
    • Good presentation skills and comfortable with justification for the design decisions you made.
    • Proactive and have accountability. Takes directions, works collaboratively and autonomously.
    • Familiarity and comfort in working with engineers in an agile environment- willingness to learn and understand the technical constraints and its impact on design implementation.
    • Last but not the least, take pride in the work and have a positive attitude!

Qualification, Experience & Portfolio

    • 4+ years of professional experience in crafting interfaces, interactions and visual design for digital products and various digital touchpoints.
    • Bachelors/graduate degree or diploma in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, HCI or any other relevant design discipline. Certifications in design and Agile Scrum would be a plus.
    • A portfolio which consists of problems you have solved and your approach to design. You should be able to articulate what-why- how of the project.
At Aera, our purpose is to enable a sustainable, efficient, and intelligent world with Cognitive Automation. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world’s largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.

If you share our passion for fundamentally transforming how people work — from people working machines, to machines working, guided by people, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we’re growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!