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Lead Accessibility Specialist - Lead UX Designer with focus on Technology & Inclusive Design



IT, Design
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 5000+ employees on all continents. We deliver award-winning enterprise software solutions through the use of embedded digital innovation and a single cloud-based platform to help businesses be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™.

At IFS, we're flexible, we're innovative, and we're focused not only on how we can engage with our customers, but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society's greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and accept that there are so many different perspectives in this world. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We're looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs.

If you want to change the status quo, we'll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

As a Lead UX Designer, you contribute to IFS Cloud - user experience for the most recent IFS products, including framework and a suite of business applications. They will be expected to work on the verge of technology and design, mainly contributing to the IFS Design System and UI component Library.

This implies

  • contributing to the creation and improvement of the design guidelines and principles
  • mapping and introducing steps necessary for our product to comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.x Level AA or equivalent
  • collaborating with developers and designers to ensure that our IFS Design System and UI component Library have accessibility support
  • collaborating with developers and designers to ensure that the design packages (UI components, design tokens, icon fonts, etc.) we develop are fully compatible with IFS software products and frameworks developed using technologies like Angular, React, etc.
  • taking part in product research, validating the designs with user tests
  • promoting design thinking on the corporate level
  • educating, inspiring, and motivating product teams and stakeholders through engaging presentations

All this to create usable, enjoyable, fit-for-purpose, enterprise-grade software.


You are a creative person who also possesses a high degree of technical understanding, logical thinking, ability to understand complex systems and processes, and at least 7-10 years of experience in the UX field. You are passionate about accessibility and inclusive design.

Hopefully, you are fluent in existing design methodologies (including lean UX, agile UX, and design sprints), have a deep understanding of the design process as a whole, and have proven experience in successfully contributing to the Design System and UI Web Component library.

You are also proficient in collaborative interface design tools and perhaps other graphics editors and prototyping/wireframing software (we use Figma, Adobe Creative Cloud, and Zeroheight for Design System). You are aware of current trends in visual communication and have a solid understanding of design principles (e.g., info hierarchy, layout, typography, color). At the same time, you understand developer work and are somewhat familiar with the related toolkit as well (Angular / Visual Studio Code / Storybook).

You will be part of a great team on its journey towards excellent UX. We hope you are a good team player who can navigate your way with other stakeholders independently. We encourage curiosity and critical thinking.

You’ll stand out from the crowd if you have an experience with

  • the enterprise software solutions area
  • agile teams and software development
  • working in virtual and multi-cultural environments

Additional Information

The location for this position is Colombo; relocation sponsorship/assistance is not provided.

For further information, please contact
Natalia Boestad, Director Software Engineering, +46 (0) 733 45 38 54

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