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Solarwinds Inc. User Experience Designer in Brno, Czech Republic

Overview

At SolarWinds, we’re focused on making easy-to-use software for IT professionals. The UX designer is an important member of the software development team that designs user interactions and interfaces for our products.

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.

  • Thinks like a user of the software.

  • 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.

  • At least some experience testing UI designs and software for usability.

  • Strong visual design aesthetic and ability.

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

You need at least 2 years of previous working experience within UI/UX designing of Web/Application interfaces. Be comfortable working in Sketch, InVision, Marvel, Balsamiq, Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure and has some HTML/CSS experience. And you need to have knowledge of current web trends and technology. Be creative and able to drive design efforts on medium to large size projects and able to validate designs with internal and external stakeholders.

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

We offer many benefits, such as growth opportunities and bonuses. The main one, though, is a great team of people you can learn from.

We promote self-education (10 learning days) and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials, and mentors. We also offer language courses.

You can enjoy comfortable office spaces with tasty coffee, snacks, fresh fruits and vegetables, game rooms, soft chairs, billiard, Wii and PS 4 with VR, and many more.

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

We also provide 3 sick days, meal vouchers, Flexi Passes, MultiSport card, pension or life insurance benefits, flexible working hours.

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 2019-13646

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group Core IT

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