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Senior UX Designer

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Shape Security

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Salt Lake City, UT, US

Description

Shape provides industry-leading web and mobile security services designed to protect large organizations against advanced automated attacks that evade traditional security defenses. Our software reaches deep into the computer science toolbox, using ideas and technologies from distributed computing, web/mobile security, networking, data storage, data processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. As we grow at exceptional speed, we are looking for highly-motivated and passionate individuals to join us.
 
Team Overview
Our team is dedicated to developing new products that leverage Shape's advanced defense technologies to defend the most attacked sites against increasingly sophisticated attackers. The ideal candidate would be someone who is passionate about products and the user's whole experience (not just the way the UI looks, but the way the whole product works, the way it communicates, and how users relate to it). They may also be a little impatient with the state of the art in building high-quality products and want to help build the tools to enable the creation of next-level products.
 
Position Summary
As Senior UX designer, You will be responsible for developing best-in-class customer experiences (user interface designs, interaction models, prototypes, etc.).  You will work closely with product management, software engineering and company leaders to successfully go from early stage product concepts to launch.  Should be a pragmatic visionary that can translate business needs into customer-focused solutions. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment. The ideal candidate for this position will be at ease visualizing an experience in the abstract and then being able to drive that vision into solid design deliverables.

Responsibilities

    • Analyze user interface problems and create on-brand design solutions that meet measurable business goals and requirements 
    • Create user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, technical constraints/opportunities and usability findings 
    • Work closely with the business team to develop use cases and high-level requirements 
    • Design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flows for on-device software applications for a variety of screen sizes and interaction models 
    • Quickly yet thoroughly create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups as needed to effectively conceptualize and communicate detailed interaction behaviors 
    • Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications 
    • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and executives for review and feedback 
    • Provide leadership in the area of mobile, tablet user interface innovations

Required Qualifications

      • 5+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role, with at least 2 years at a senior level 
      • Experience creating conceptual sketches, wireframes, visual design comps, multiple design assets, and prototypes as a UX Designer, Interactive Designer, or HCI Designer on highly complex projects. 
      • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions 
      • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization 
      • Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs, and customer expectations 
      • Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs 
      • Fluency in best practices for device-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques 
      • Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience 
      • Strong proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Sketch, Figma, and InVision
      • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides
 

Highly Desired Qualifications

    • Ability to prototype in HTML, JavaScript, CSS is preferred
    • Familiarity with the technical considerations involved with designing for web and mobile
    • Understanding of software development tools and processes
    • Familiarity with component-based design
    • Familiarity with building usable design systems

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