Senior Designer, User Experience at InfluxData
San Francisco, CA, US

Are you an innovative designer who’s passionate about creating beautiful and seamless end-to-end experiences? Do you want to create a big impact in making our user experience among the best in any category? Does understanding the nuances of how people use our product and distilling out what they really need to have the best experience excite you? If so, keep reading!

We are looking for a seasoned user experience designer who will have a considerable impact in making our user experience among the best in any category. Since our software is all about monitoring metrics and making sense of data through customizable visualizations, we need someone to own the process of transforming complex technical tasks into intuitive flows for our users, and represent all the use cases of our product! Not only would you work with a highly technical design team and learn front-end development, but you’d also be solidifying InfluxData’s UX process. We celebrate diversity and inclusion of all candidates.

What You’d Be Doing:

  • Working with the Design and Product leads on an awesome data visualization product
  • Create understanding and empathy around user needs
  • Scheduling user testing sessions with users within and outside the company
  • Creating and maintaining user personas
  • Using research insights to identify areas of improvement in the product
  • Mocking up potential design solutions and discussing them with the design team
  • Collaborating with engineers to determine feasibility of designs

What You’ll Bring To The Team:

  • 3-6 years UX design experience
  • Passion for creating practical solutions to complex user problems
  • The ability to make a customer feel at ease
  • Experience in survey design
  • Working knowledge of statistics and experimental design
  • Strong understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process
  • A desire to learn the technical side of product design & development

Bonus Points If You:

  • Have experience writing HTML & CSS
  • Have case studies documenting the outcome of your work
  • Working knowledge of Git (and GitHub)
  • Have worked on a highly technical product before
  • Want to learn some (or a lot) of front-end skills on the job
  • Have a strong sense of aesthetics
  • Worked with a visual style guide in the past
  • Enjoy board games

InfluxData is the creator of the leading time series database, InfluxDB. The InfluxData platform is built on the open source projects – Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf, and Kapacitor.

We’re a Series D-funded startup, backed by Sapphire Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Battery Ventures, and a Y Combinator success story.

We offer fantastic benefits; in the US these include:

  • Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
  • Company contribution to FSA and commuter benefits
  • Open PTO - take the time you need
  • Life lnsurance, short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 401k (non matching)
  • ....and more!

Our Core Values

Our employees are the heart of the company and only by having a core set of beliefs and values will we be successful. We hire and live by these core values:

  • We value each other
  • We get stuff done
  • We believe humility drives learning
  • We embrace failure
  • We are committed to open source

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