Senior UX Design Lead



At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you'll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you'll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center (BIETC) is based in Bangalore, India and is engaged in the development of advanced aerospace and aviation technologies. We have an immediate opening for a Senior User Experience Design Lead. This position will report to the Global Product Design Manager in Seattle, WA, USA. The hired candidate will manage a team of designers in Bangalore who are responsible for designing digital web and native mobile solutions for airline customers globally.

Job Description

- Leads a team of UX/UI designers to work with Boeing Digital Solutions & Analytics Global Product Design team.
- Works with the current Global Product Design team using a common UXD frame-work and delivers superior user experiences across the portfolio of solutions in a uniform and standardized manner.
- Collaborates on the evolution of the UX/UI standards with the Boeing Digital Aviation Global Product Design team.
- Provides technical direction and guidance to the Bangalore development team, regarding approved design processes, tools, technology, and skills.
- Can comprehensively assess the broad set of business requirements from business stakeholders and designs solutions using user-centered design principles.
- Uses UX best practices to identify key usability issues.
- Collaborates with cross functional teams including Boeing Digital Solutions & Analytics Global Product Design, product management, business analysis, and engineering to define, design and implement clear, contemporary/modern, and consistent solutions for the product direction that are consistent with the established design standards.
- Provides periodic updates to Boeing project teams and Design manager in the form of progress reports, project summaries, and other related documents.
- Coordinates and communicates regularly with experts in Boeing organizations around the world including design collaboration and design reviews with Boeing Digital Solutions & Analytics Global Product Design.
- This position is in the Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center (BIETC) in India.
- This position will support initiatives of Boeing India organization related to engineering excellence, employee development, mentoring, customer engagement etc.
- This position may require some travel within India and internationally.

Desired Skills

- Must have hands-on work experience with Sketch and InVision.
- Must have significant applied experience using Apple HIG design standards.
- Must have significant applied experience using Google’s Material Design standards for web apps.
- Must have strong applied experience in User Experience Design (UXD) including human interaction design, user/persona research, interface design, usability optimization, UXD frame-work and architecture across multiple devices and platforms.
- Demonstrated ability to create positive impact for customers by developing polished, cohesive, effective, and user-friendly applications for large and complex aviation systems.
- Must have experience in overall UXD strategy and consulting including the ability to sell the business value of design to non-designers as well explain technical issues/concepts.
- Must be able to present designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders while clearly communicating design rationale.
- Ability to understand and communicate with technical experts over a wide range of technical topics.
- Must be strategic: experience seeing the big picture on how designs fit into the process and orgs.
- Skilled in managing design teams regarding tasks, projects, and operations.
- Must be able to mentor team members and partners to accomplish project and departmental goals and objective.
- Teamwork is important in this position; individual must have strong teambuilding skills. Must have demonstrated ability to accomplish results through colleagues in other parts of Boeing, and partners, even when they are not direct reports. Ability to work well on virtual teams across multiple time-zones.
- Understands the structured, iterative, and agile software development processes.
- Must be flexible, with a high tolerance for organizational complexity and ability to work with partners from within Boeing and outside.
- Communication – strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to prepare comprehensive reports, proposals, Statements of Work, and connect technology to business considerations (e.g., ROI). Candidate must be fluent in English, and have expertise in using MS Office tools using Apple laptops.
- Candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, high ethics, and a track record of working successfully under pressure in a time-constrained environment.
- Knowledge of aviation industry is preferred.
- Experience with user interface prototyping techniques is a plus.


- 12+ years of relevant experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Computer Interaction/User Experience Design, or equivalent experience, is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
- Candidates with experience in Aviation domain will be preferred.
- Experience working in a global organization is preferred.


Bengaluru, Karnataka


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