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UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Lead Product Visual Designer in Lowell, Massachusetts

Lead Product Visual Designer

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Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at #WeAreUKG

Description & Qualifications


Here at UKG, our Engineering, Product, Innovation, and Cloud teams (or EPIC), are the driving force behind our cutting-edge technology. These UKrewers are dedicated to delivering best-in-class solutions that transform how our customers work. With a passion for excellence, EPIC continuously pushes boundaries and strives to make a real impact in the world.

As the Lead Product Visual Designer, you will spearhead the development and implementation of the visual design strategy for the UKG Ready product suite. Working in close collaboration with cross-functional teams, including branding, product management, engineering, user experience, and user research, your role will be pivotal in crafting visually captivating and consumer-grade experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead the end-to-end visual design process, from concept development to final implementation, ensuring alignment with brand guidelines and design standards.

• Develop and maintain a cohesive visual design language and evolve our design language system (DLS).

• Collaborate in the product triad (Product, UX and engineering) to understand user needs and translate them into visually engaging design solutions.

• Create high-fidelity mockups to communicate design concepts and gather feedback from peers and stakeholders.

• Create impactful vision and pitch decks to help inform product investments and generate excitement for upcoming offerings.

• Create graphic design collaterals for effective communication of insights and to support events.

• Mentor and provide guidance to junior designers, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and continuous learning.

• Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in visual design and user interface design.

• Navigate cross-functionally across the organization to form partnerships beyond Ready team in areas like branding, marketing, and sales.

• Develop lean design practices and processes to maintain quality and efficiency of the design practice.


**Please note – a portfolio is required to be submitted with your resume.

Minimum Basic Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, Visual Communication, Media Arts, or a related field.

• 8 years or more of proven experience as a visual designer, with a strong portfolio showcasing your product and systems visual design expertise and creative problem-solving skills.

• Expertise in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Figma (including prototyping), Sketch, or similar.

• Advanced skills in using PowerPoint.

• Solid understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices. UX and Interaction design experience is a plus.

• The ability to work onsite 3 days per week in our Lowell office.

Preferred Traits/Experience

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate design decisions and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

• Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate team members.

• Demonstrated collaboration experience with product UX designers.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Disability Accommodation

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