Senior UX Designer - Web Apps

Boulder

As a key member of our UX team you will bring a deep understanding of user-centered design processes for administrative Web-based applications to help drive our bold product vision forward. You’ll work hand-in-hand with UX Researchers, Product Owners, and Engineers to understand user needs, then translate those insights into creative solutions for our desktop Web applications. You are a critical, inventive thinker with a great design sense, a deep understanding of information architecture, a passion for data-driven decision making and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively within a cross-functional team. Above all, you are passionate about solving real problems for real people, and bring a positive attitude surrounding the change you can make in the world.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Utilizing the Semantic UI framework to design highly intuitive user experiences for our desktop Web applications by evaluating business goals, generative research, customer feedback, and usability findings.
  • Performing heuristic evaluations of current platform state to uncover and address IA inefficiencies and/or poor UX, then rapidly redesigning those experiences by leveraging your expertise Web-based administrative systems.
  • Applying your skills in CSS and HTML to deliver pixel-perfect interfaces directly to Engineers in a tightly-coupled, collaborate process.
  • Rapidly iterating on parallel design explorations, wire frames, and prototypes to arrive at elegant, simple, yet powerful solutions to challenging market problems.
  • Providing executional precision throughout the course of the design and engineering life cycle, including detailed documentation and design QA.
  • Championing the value of user-centered design throughout the organization.

What you’ll bring along:

  • Undergraduate degree in HCI, cognitive psychology, product design or a related discipline
  • At least 6 years of professional experience as a member of the Product team – not with an agency - utilizing quantitative and qualitative data to drive the design and experience of enterprise-class administrative Web applications.
  • Solid command of CSS, HTML and how to leverage the power of browser developer tools to play with live interfaces during design exploration.
  • Expertise in Sketch, Web-based design kits, component libraries, and a deep belief in the importance of process governance, especially at scale.
  • Strength in information architecture, wire framing, interaction design, rapid prototyping and the restraint to properly iterate in an agile development process
  • Expert level knowledge of user-centered design methodologies with the desire to influence and mentor the team in the value across a multidisciplinary team.
  • Deep understanding of usability heuristics in order to properly apply them across a variety of ecosystem properties
  • Superior communication skills and presentation skills, with an ability to transfer ideas to a diverse audience of executives, product managers, software engineers, salespeople, then constructively integrate feedback
  • Thrive in an environment where “what if” is commonplace
  • Love working with people and play well as a member of the team
  • Driven to help others – it feeds your soul

Our team members enjoy:

  • Compensation and bonus commensurate with experience
  • Plenty of time off to help you stay balanced
  • Medical with HSA contribution
  • A dynamic, talented team, dedicated to changing the world and building an incredible business
  • Beautiful office space in downtown Boulder on Pearl Street, steps from coffee shops and blocks from hiking trails
  • Company Happy Hour Fridays
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, coffee and sodas

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