Sr. UX Designer

San Francisco, California
Nov 17, 2017
Nov 20, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
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.


* 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


* 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


* 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.