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UX Designer Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles. Sometimes recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job specs. Since this is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so that’s why we are publishing them here. These examples are the result of careful research from thousands of job offers historically published on our job board, and more than 20 years experience in the market that gives us the insight into what’s needed for any role in digital.

Employers, please feel free to use and edit to your requirements this example of a job description

Example of a UX Designer Job Description

Introduction (short paragraph): 

  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats. 
  • Role mission: Goals, team, and resources to make it happen. 

Main responsibilities (limit bullet points to essential responsibilities): 

  • Leading on conceiving and conducting user research, interviews, and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes. 
  • Identifying design problems through hands-on user research and user testing and devise elegant solutions. 
  • Developing workflows, interactions flows/information architecture, navigational flows, mock-ups, wireframes and prototypes. 
  • Taking charge of process improvement and bringing user-centred approach to the design, development and implementation of customer facing projects.  
  • Ensuring a consistent and high-quality user experience. 
  • Encouraging creativity and idea generation via regular brainstorming sessions, and educating team members on usability best practices. 
  • Working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders in an agile environment. 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience: 

  • Minimum 3-4 years or relevant experience (with at least 2 designing for mobile devices/software solutions). 
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Design would be a plus.  
  • Excellent portfolio of design work needed. 
  • Proficient user of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and prototyping tools. 

Nice to have: 

  • User Research and data analytics experience. 
  • You’ll have a clear understanding of business goals and user behaviour. 
  • Experience planning and leading user testing. 
  • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus. 
  • You’ll also need excellent communication skills. 

Benefits: 

  • Salary 
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office) 
  • Perks 

CTA (Call to Action) 

We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager. 


If you are looking for roles that are more web specific, you can check the Web Designer Job Description.

If you would like to view 2022 salaries for UX Designers or Graphic Designers, check our Design salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.