Are you up for the challenge of creating an immersive user-centered design experience for cybersecurity professionals? Interested in spending your days solving UI/UX challenges in innovative ways with an opportunity to improve people’s lives? Do you want to work with a team of senior designers and engineers that are all invested in producing great products that matter? Are you looking for an opportunity for a stable work environment with reasonable hours? If so, you might be our next Senior UI/UX Designer!
About the Position:
As a Senior UX/UI Designer you'll get to work closely with our design, engineering, and content teams to help solve challenging problems in the cybersecurity industry. You should possess the aptitude to understand the capabilities of a complex web-based platform and design easy to use, highly intuitive, and modern interfaces to support the brand message and increase usability.
Thinking differently and pushing the envelope are an integral part of who you are as a designer, and you have confidence in your ability to produce work that is up to par with our team. Working at Swimlane will provide a unique opportunity to gain experience working across a range of products, and allow you to contribute fresh perspectives alongside an experienced design team.
Complete product experience cycle: plan and conduct user research (when needed); design based on the results; deliver user story mapping, wireframes and on-brand high-definition visual designs in an Agile product development process.
Work alongside our design team in translating design concepts and basic wireframes into full-fidelity designs for our web platforms.
Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers.
Employ design thinking and questioning techniques to develop strategies and execution plans where pathways are not always obvious.
Creating click-through prototyping for new and existing features.
Work closely with the engineering team by providing additional screen states, communicating the user flow and assisting with any miscellaneous requests.
Effectively communicate product design ideas, strategy and results across the organization, building enthusiasm and appreciation for interface design’s contribution to Swimlane’s success—both for the end consumer and our employees.
Provide leadership with cross-team engagements for UI/UX design capability by conceptualizing and creating large-scale digital experiences and applications. Possess a strong ability to iterate, and present options to stakeholders.
Participate in internal reviews to provide thoughtful and constructive feedback.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
5-7+ years of UI/UX design work experience, preferably including technical products for both technical and non-technical users. Strong experience with data visualizations.
A portfolio that demonstrates superior design skills and ability. Web app focus is a plus.
Strong working knowledge of Figma or Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite -specifically Illustrator, Photoshop. After Effects is a bonus.
Working knowledge of various advanced prototyping tools (ProtoPie, FramerX or similar).
Motion and animation (2d and 3d) skills are a bonus.
Demonstrate understanding of user-centered design, web app design principals and the value of user feedback/user testing.
Experience performing user research, user story mapping and presenting results.
Collaborating with designers, developers, and engineers to create intuitive, user-friendly software excites you. You are not the type to operate in a silo and welcome creative feedback as much as you welcome technical feedback.
Ability to manage your time and adhere to deadlines.
Entrepreneurial approachability to thrive in a start-up atmosphere and change direction as quickly as necessary.
Who you Are:
Passionate about user-centered design
Curious and collaborative by nature – always diving in, investigating and not afraid to ask questions
A thinker and a problem solver
Open-minded and willing to hear constructive criticism
Seeks the positive, always trying to convey the good in all situations
What's In It for You:
Strength, Stability, and Vision
A commitment from us to be a relevant market leader - we are aiming for the top!
An empowered culture where your ideas are important and your voice matters
Opportunity for career growth
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package
Great work/life balance
Work with a great “tight-knit” team
A laid back startup culture with office snacks, coffee, tea, beer, and bi-monthly happy hours