Software Application User Experience Designer
Us: We’re an enterprise class software company with a rocking product that is doing some cool stuff in the area of cloud based data and system integration.
You: You’re awesome and we’ll know it too when we see it. You’re looking for an opportunity to make a significant impact on your career. You’re high energy, execution oriented and driven for excellence.
Our need is for someone to join our rapidly growing company to help in the user experience design of new core feature set within our product.
The ideal candidate has a strong holistic mix of enterprise class software, web/cloud based applications and data.
On a daily basis you would be working as part of an integrated team focusing on the design, development and deployment of our software.
Our business is located in Austin, Texas after being relocated from San Francisco. Our team is global (North America and Europe) while our customers are around the globe. Travel is not part of the requirement and is rarely needed in this role.
There is a great customer base in place which is expanding rapidly along with our team.
There are systems, tools and a great environment to work in.
What needs to be done:
Provide design roadmap, recommendations and final layout for complete end to end in application user experience.
Create user flows, several wireframes and mock-ups before developing high-fidelity designs
Iterate on UI prototypes by working closely with production managers and engineers
Create high-fidelity design for web apps and mobile apps that are simple to understand and elegant to use
Reviewing engineering deliverables to ensure they meet visualization requirements
Design for a cloud based system focused on system and data integration. End users are business, technical and administration types.
Helpful skills and background:
Experience integration technologies.
Knowledge of middleware or integration patterns
Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps as needed to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Create graphical assets as needed to assist engineering and business team
Be able to effectively communicate UI design specifications to the engineers
Advanced knowledge of various design tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, or Sketch
Must willingness to learn domain knowledge when required
Outstanding communication skills
Able to work efficiently and meet/exceed deadlines under pressure
Speak technical terms to non-technical audience
Experience with testing and QA procedures
Experience in cloud based applications
Own the overall feel of the user experience for all new features and enhancements on our platform
Define and implement innovative, intuitive, and compelling flows and experiences
Conceptualize and communicate high-level design strategies and interaction behavior through storyboards, mockups, prototypes, wireframes, and other UX deliverables
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand, translate, and lead conceptual design through launch from a user-centered perspective
Drive UX vision in alignment with product roadmap and execute cross-functional milestones and business objectives
Evaluate and negotiate trade-offs with Product and Engineering to define design specifications and modifications
Leverage customer insights, trends, and best practices to recommend and influence the product experience
Maintain pattern library and personas for consistency within the product
You take pride of ownership in everything you do.
Integration experience from a product, technology and deployment point of view is really nice to have but not required.
BA/BS (or equivalent experience) in Design, Human Factors, HCI, Computer Science, or in a related field.
4+ years of UX experience, with at least 2 years of application design, visual design, and /or interaction design experience in SaaS, PaaS, or cloud industry. Knowledge of data standards, integration technologies and networking.
Have a solid understanding of enterprise technologies in a business context.
Knowledgeable of UX design principles, best practices, and trends
Proficiency in UX tools (i.e. Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, Fireworks, InVision, Axure)
Demonstrated experience with end-to-end (both UI / UX) product design highly preferred
This is a very fast paced fast growing company that is changing the way people and companies work every day. The team is best in the world (they literally defined the standards that others are using), very smart, humble and looking for genuine people to work with them.