Product Design Lead

at Alight Solutions LLC in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Our story
At Alight, we believe a company's success starts with its people. At our core, we Champion People, help our colleagues Grow with Purpose and true to our name we encourage colleagues to "Be Alight."

Our Values:
Champion People - be empathetic and help create a place where everyone belongs.
Grow with purpose - Be inspired by our higher calling of improving lives.
Be Alight - act with integrity, be real and empower others.

It's why we're so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team's expertise in human insights and cloud technology gives companies and employees around the world the ability to power confident decisions, for life.

With a comprehensive total rewards package, continuing education and training, and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.

Join our team if you Champion People, want to Grow with Purpose through acting with integrity and if you embody the meaning of Be Alight.

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As a Product Design Lead at Alight, you will play a significant role in enhancing employee experiences for our 26 million users and their families. Your responsibilities will include leading the development of transformative enterprise products. Your expertise in design and user experience will contribute to maintaining high standards of quality and innovation at Alight. You will collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers to ensure that user needs are integrated into design strategies and solutions. A comprehensive understanding of strategy, usability, interaction, visual design, and execution is essential for success in this role. At Alight, we believe in the value of diverse backgrounds and experiences, and we welcome your contribution to our success. This role requires occasional onsite from our office located in downtown Chicago so only considering candidates local to Chicago IL at this time.

Key Responsibilities:
Building and leading a talented, diverse, and inclusive team of product designers, fostering a culture of design excellence.
Leading the user experience of products from conception to launch, promoting a culture of design and driving projects with efficiency and quality, contributing to the organizational culture.
Collaborating effectively across multidisciplinary teams to ensure alignment, facilitate problem resolution, and enable joint decision-making regarding product goals.
Exploring innovative solutions and applying design to create new strategies, systems, and potentially new business ventures.
Driving the design process for new features, translating conceptual ideas into valuable products while maintaining alignment with project goals, design standards, and a focus on simplicity.
Developing and delivering design deliverables and documentation to inform and evolve design standards, including user flows, information architecture, sketches, wireframes, and visual design.
Advocating for users and providing thought leadership on interactive product experiences, pushing the boundaries of technology and team capabilities.

Knowledge, Education, Certification, Skills & Technical Proficiencies:
Experience working on large-scale, complex projects across multiple teams.
Contributing ideas to develop or improve products and services. Understanding, contributing to, and if necessary, challenging project premises, goals, and requirements.
Engaging in collaborative exercises to generate ideas and build consensus.
Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques.
Expert knowledge of the end-to-end iterative product design process. Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to specify and develop solutions.

Work Experience:

8+ years of experience as a UX/Product Designer in relevant industries, working with multidisciplinary teams in Agile environments.
Previous design leadership experience with direct reports under your guidance. BS Graphic Design, Visual Design, Communication Design, Human Factors (HCI), or a related field; MS a plus.
Experience designing and shipping applications or software across various platforms. Experience representing work and design direction to broader product teams and leaders, articulating goals, concepts, and decisions based on user and... For full info follow application link.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an

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Job Posting: 11966880

Posted On: Jun 10, 2024

Updated On: Jun 25, 2024

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