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UX Designer – Design Systems


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA, Remote - - USA

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UKG Ready is the flagship Workforce and Human Capital management product suite for small to medium enterprises for UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group). As UKG continues to grow even more rapidly since the merger of two giants in this domain, we are scaling all parts of the business including our design system to ensure our teams are able to work more efficiently and provide a consistent and cohesive experience across our product offerings.

Join the UKG Ready UX team who collaborate with cross functional teams and customers to bring the next generation cloud workforce and human capital management product to life in a way that feels inspired, refined and delightful. Mirroring the work-life balance that is at the core of the UKG culture, we are a UCD shop that values customer success and delight and we make every effort to make this UX magic happen while having fun.

• Define and contribute to the UKG product brand language and also help create a robust and scalable design system to express it in our product
• As a systems thinker, analyze and organize existing assets and components in UKG Ready and crystallize the foundations for the design language together with stakeholders and other designers
• Ensure the Design language accounts for the unique requirements of UKG Ready but also build a bridge to the common UKG corporate and extended product brands.
• Account for accessibility, responsive experiences and other key product considerations
• Work with UI developers and product partners to not just document design system components but own the design QA and ensure accurate and quality implementations
• Define the format and content of the design system and component showcase for efficient consumption across the product development teams
• Define and document UX patterns for use by designers and product teams with clear usage guidelines and best practices to cover a variety of use cases
• Be the subject matter expert and consultant across all feature engineering teams to foster adoption and continuously evolve the design system as well as educate them on design system fundamentals, tooling and workflows
• Design a system that is flexible to ‘just work’ for a wide range of personas in a manner that feels personalized and people centered
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile, startup-like environment.
• Flexible and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment by garnering consensus across cross-functional teams for design ideas.
• Develop lean design practices and processes to maintain quality and efficiency of the design practice


• Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Information Design, Graphic Design, or a related design or behavioral science discipline
• 3+ years Professional UX/UI Design experience with a focus on building component libraries and deep dive in design systems
• Current on the latest interaction design techniques & tools; patterns and standards and excellent knowledge of state-of-the-art modern UI technologies to create engaging user experiences
• Obsessive attention to detail and stellar visual design skills (Portfolio necessary)
• Proficiency in using Sketch, Abstract and other design tools
• Ability to prototype micro-interactions and behaviors; Front end UI familiarity is a plus
• Strong drive to lead projects; Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with business owners as well as developers; must have the ability to articulate design rationale in discussions and in presentations
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
• Highly motivated and organized - Must be able to work in a team environment and take design direction/feedback with positive attitude


Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

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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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