Senior UX Lead/Manager

Plano, TX

Cognizant is looking for a Senior UX Designer Lead/Manger, practitioner of User Centered Design, who understands and implement Design thinking. Cognizant needs a motivated individual to challenge the status quo and provide thought leadership/best practices to enhance our current services and technologies.

An ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a fast paced, collaborative environment. Someone that values the team and leverages the opinions and expertise of their teammates to deliver quality.

Cognizant Interactive helps clients reinvent products, experiences, and business models to create new value, differentiation, and drive revenue in the digital economy. We take an Experience centered approach, which uses human insights to take ideas from vision to outcome, and building end to end experience led solutions that enables brands to transform their customer and employee experiences using design, marketing, and commerce capabilities.


Practitioner of User Centered Design

Understand and implement Design thinking.

Conduct Design Thinking workshops with Executive Leadership to build UX Roadmap

Act as UX influencer to Clients and Senior Leaderships when needed.

Conduct user research through research methodologies.

Gather user requirements with Business stakeholders.

Hands on knowledge of creating detailed lo-fi and high-fi mockups.

Expert knowledge of commonly used Design tools available in market

Document Interaction design

Conduct Usability Testing

Provide design walkthrough's, clarify to other development team.

Very good communication skills should be able to articulate design rationale.

Collaborate with client design team or project team.

Audit developed designs and communicate the design errors.

Should be able to handle design projects individually or as a team.

Mentor and guide fellow designers.

Review peer design works

Required Qualifications:

Deep understanding of User centered design process

Experience in designing enterprise and customer facing applications from scratch.

Working knowledge of the complete design process from discovery to implementation. Experience in the usage of different methodologies for user research, task analysis, design and user feedback

Familiarity with the Design thinking approaches for agile and waterfall.

Education in HCI and design schools are a plus.

Why Choose Cognizant?

It takes a lot to succeed in today's fast-paced market, and Cognizant Technology Solutions has become a leader in the industry. We love big ideas and even bigger dreams. We stand out because we put human experiences at the core.

Our associates enjoy robust benefits and training opportunities from our industry recognized, award winning Academy team. You will have access to hundreds of technical training to keep your skillsets fresh and have opportunities to obtain certifications on the latest technologies.

If you're comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you!

About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) engineers modern businesses. We help our clients modernize technology, reimagine processes and transform experiences so they can stay ahead in our fast-changing world. Together, we're improving everyday life. See how at or @cognizant .


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Location Plano, TX (75086)
Job Type Full Time
Company Cognizant
Posted 17 days ago