Lead UX Designer
Posted on 3/1/2023
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
UI/UX Design
  • Can craft compelling stories that persuade team members and stakeholders to adopt their ideas
  • Experience mentoring other designers on design whilst welcoming feedback from others
  • Solid experience using evaluative and generative research methods, to build a deeper understanding of audience behaviors
  • Has a strong creative vision and the ability to switch easily from blue sky ideation to tactical thinking
  • Shares their work and ideas beyond their own team and enjoys engaging with the global design community
  • 8+ years of experience contributing on design teams
  • Bachelor's degree and/or Masters degree, or equivalent in related work experience
  • Background in content consumption, publishing, education, or news
  • Experience acting as a researcher, both in-person and with remote participants
  • Have familiarity with Free Knowledge and/or Open Source communities
  • Speak more than one of the nearly 300 languages of the users you'll be designing for
  • Reducing complexity to create simple, delightful experiences for our users
  • Creating prototypes and running experiments to iteratively test your hypotheses
  • Using and evolving our design system and guidelines, to create new features from ideas on paper to implementation
  • Applying accessibility standards and guidelines to your designs
  • Collaborating with product managers and engineers to create product plans and maintain product design processes
  • Distilling complex concepts into easy to understand talking points to engage with our readers and communities throughout the design process
Wikimedia Foundation

501-1,000 employees

Nonprofit charitable organization
Company Overview
The mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.