Solarwinds Inc. Senior UX Designer for Cloud portfolio in Brno, Czech Republic

Overview

SolarWinds Cloud develops best-of-breed products monitoring products: Papertrail (Real Time Troubleshooting), AppOptics (Server, Infrastructure, and Application Performance Monitoring), Pingdom (Uptime and Digital experience monitoring) and Loggly (Log Analysis Solution)

We are currently hiring Senior UX Designer who enjoys shaping and improving the design and user experience of our current and future products used by hundreds of thousands of customers.

You will work as part of an experienced UX team, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams including sales, product managers, executives, development and other company stakeholders, leading UX throughout the planning and development lifecycle. The position requires an absolute customer focus, with a data-driven approach. The ideal candidate will be able to act well with minimal direction, lead, and be able to thrive in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities

What would you do?

  • Turning high level product requirements into workflows and designs.

  • Taking a complex, technical problem and making an attractive, easy-to-use UI.

  • Mocking up solutions to usability issues quickly – design solutions in minutes and hours, not days and weeks.

  • Thoughtfully incorporating feedback from many channels (users, developers, product managers, quantitative analytics, etc.) into design revisions.

  • Sharing and communicating designs with cross-functional, worldwide teams.

  • Participating in business and UI reviews with multi-disciplinary product teams.

  • Think like a user of the software.

  • Lead design efforts on large projects.

  • Share knowledge and mentor junior designers.

What the UX designer does NOT do:

  • Working on the SolarWinds web site.

  • Creating marketing banners and advertisements.

  • Spending days making things look cool or pretty. We all like pretty, but making software that’s easy-to-use is critical to our business. Our sales method dictates that users must see value within an hour of downloading our software for evaluation. We focus on easy-to-use.

Qualifications

What do we expect you to know/have?

  • Required soft and technical skills: collaborative, team player, excellent verbal/written communications, UI/UX design track record.

  • Experience testing UI designs and software for usability.

  • A “no project too big or small” attitude.

The ideal candidate is someone with at least 3 years of previous working experience within UI/UX designing of Web/Application interfaces. Is comfortable working in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq, Axure and has HTML/CSS experience. Has knowledge of current web trends and technology. Is creative and is able to drive design efforts on large projects and able to validate designs with internal and external stakeholders.

What awaits for you besides the top technology and great coworkers?

We offer many benefits – let us list the main ones: competitive salary, bonuses, and growth opportunities.

We promote self-education and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials, and mentors. You can enjoy comfortable office spaces with free and tasty coffee, snacks, game rooms, soft chairs, billiard, Wii, and PS 4 with VR.

You can bike to work and find colleagues who do same sports as you do.

We provide Flexi Passes, pension or life insurance benefits, flexible working hours, 3 sick days per year and fruits in the kitchen.

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2018-10809

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Permanent

Business Group SolarWinds Cloud