Sr. UX Designer

Location
San Francisco, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 17, 2017
Closes
Nov 20, 2017
Ref
16785141
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Developer
Our client uses machine learning and natural language processing, along with a healthy dose of secret sauce, to automate the analysis of very large data sets. Our clients software crunches through the data to help their customers understand the world around them -- whether it is a stock they are tracking or an emerging geo-political event in a far flung part of the world. Their customers include analysts at some of the worlds largest corporations, financial institutions, and government agencies.



As a Senior UX Designer, you will work collaboratively with product managers, designers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure a great user experience of our products. You will take a major role in ideation sessions, and it will be your job to translate complex ideas into easy-to-use responsive interfaces. Youll be designing user flows, mockups and animated prototypes to effectively communicate ideas and product requirements; youll be working on multiple projects in parallel, while evolving a design system.



Their process is very iterative and agile, and we value the feedback loop. The ideal candidate will be a strong critical thinker who is passionate and creative, but is also flexible and accustomed to frequent usability testing and iteration. Candidates should be self-organized, research driven, and eager to communicate with the team to fully understand how our products work. You must have a big picture focus, but also care about the details. Our client likes to get their hands dirty - they are all problem solvers, eager to work together to identify design problems and work out intelligent solutions.



WHY THEY ARE FUN



* Our client has a collaborative environment with abundant cross-team interactions and learning

* Youll have the satisfaction of taking products and new features through from concept to their initial genesis to incorporation in a deployed product

* Our client makes products that help some of the worlds most influential organizations solve their highest impact problems



WHAT YOU HAVE



* 4+ years of professional experience working in interactive design or UX roles building and shipping products

* Strong portfolio showing UX and Visual Design skills

* Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas and solutions with designers, product managers, engineers, and executives

* Expert level at a combo of: Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, UXPin or other prototyping tool

* Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript; web, tablet and mobile technologies and their impact on design feasibility

* Experience conducting usability studies and interacting with end users/clients

* Bonus: Skills/interest in data visualization or analytics



PERKS



* Rapidly growing company, with a lot of interesting projects and a lot of room to make a big impact

* Smart, engaged co-workers who are at the top of their game

* Twice weekly catered lunches, team outings and bi-weekly company happy hours

* Movie-playing, ping pong and puzzle-loving office in the SF Financial District.