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Lead UX Designer

Design and UX Guild | Houston, TX | Full Time

Job Description


We create impactful and custom digital experiences that connect brands with consumers in relevant and memorable interactions. We partner in the digital strategy, design and execution transforming the world’s leading global businesses.

Our digital studios are worldwide, yet we are one collaborative global team who recognize the demand for all software and technology products to engage users through compelling design.

Our people, are 'full stack’ hustler’s - digital citizens connected to the world of design and technology with stand out skills and business savvy - but most importantly, who like to get their hands dirty experimenting and learning.

We operate across many sectors, but specialize in retail and financial services, healthcare.


To assist the VP Design in initiating and managing projects and lead the team forward in daily design tasks which include conducting workshops, user testing and prototyping.


Key responsibilities

  • Lead the UX, UI and conceptual creative aspects of all digital projects, oversee the selection of techniques and tools, and provide evaluation criteria to discover users’ needs.

  • Create digital strategy and product roadmaps with our clients.

  • Facilitate workshops with internal and external teams to deliver innovative and appropriate solutions.

  • Synthesize qualitative and quantitative data to derive personas, use cases, concepts, user journeys and information architecture.

  • Present research findings and creative work to DUXD and clients.

  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into compelling UX designs.

  • Create prototypes based on high-level business, functional, and technical requirements.

  • Collaborate with Engineering and Product Management to ensure the best creative solutions are realized, implemented and delivered.

  • Keep abreast of latest practices, techniques and emerging technologies within the industry and employ these to develop ideas and inspire creative concepts.

  • Act as a design and UX advocate internally and externally.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

  • Senior UX designer with 5-10 years work experience working for respected clients as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role.

  • Understanding of UX processes

  • Has applied service design methods with client projects

  • Experience in interface design for desktop, tablet, and mobile.

  • Experience of working in an Agile environment is desired.

  • Experience of working to strict deadlines.

  • Proven design track record and design agency experience.

  • Experience in designing user flows, wireframes and implementation instructions.

  • Ability to define key metrics and evaluate project success.

  • Portfolio of UX and design work.



  • World class UX / interface design

  • Strong proof of concept, rapid prototyping, storyboarding and technical skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

  • Ability to quickly turn around detailed wireframes and mock-ups in an iterative environment.

  • Proficiency in Adobe CS, Axure, etc.

  • An understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other key web technologies.