Solarwinds Inc. Senior UX Designer in Bucharest, Romania
SolarWinds MSP is an award-winning international software firm with a global reach. Our Best-in-Class products service thousands of business users with a wide range of SaaS offerings to achieve our mission of empowering IT professionals to win through technology.
Are you passionate about the importance of optimizing and creating intuitive user experiences that are engaging, delightful, and informed by users’ needs? Do you believe that effective user experiences come from analyzing findings from different research sources? Do you thrive in ever-changing environments and revel in the idea of embracing and influencing the change in processes and informing product roadmaps? Are technical challenges and problems to solve inspire your creativity? Are you interested in working with a team of extremely talented UX designers and researchers as your peers? If so, then SolarWinds might be the right place for you.
You will work as part of an experienced UX team, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams including product managers, engineering and other stakeholders throughout the planning and development lifecycle. The position requires 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.
What will you be doing?
Discover and understand user needs and requirements to turn high level product requirements into workflows and designs
Drive a user-centred design approach whilst still maintaining a focused delivery plan of multiple projects
Take a complex, technical problem and make an attractive, easy-to-use UI
Design solutions for usability issues in products quickly – in minutes and hours, not days and weeks.
Lead the UX on projects, producing work independently and successfully see it through the Agile process
Also collaborate on projects with other SolarWinds UXers, project management and engineering,incorporating their feedback into design revisions
Interpret analytics data from product usage, usability testing and other sources
Create interactive prototypes for remote usability testing and visual design specifications
Contribute to UI design and development best practices and standards
Sharing and communicating designs with cross-functional, worldwide teams for review and feedback
What the UX designer does NOT do:
Working on the SolarWinds MSP 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. We focus on easy-to-use software.
5+ Years Professional Experience
University qualification in the field of HCI or UX Design or the equivalent
Professional portfolio of work demonstrating excellence in digital product design and a solid execution of user-centric design processes
Experience in a similar UX product design role
An advocate for and practitioner of user-centred design methodologies
Experience improving the UX based on test results and data
Proven UX leadership on big, successful projects
Proficiency with wireframing and prototyping tools
Works well with peers and other team members and open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills
A great communicator and can get his/her thoughts across clearly to audiences
Knows what tools/models/methods are required for different situations to be persuasive
Experience in Enterprise Software
Experience with Design Systems
Understanding of Lean, Agile, Scrum or similar Product Development approaches
Experience prototyping tools such as Axure and Adobe XD and design tools such as Adobe CC and Sketch
Modern office facilities located centrally, in “Piata Victoriei”
Annual bonus incentive plan
Up to 24 leave days/ year and extra leave days for seniority acquired within the company
Possibility to get involved in our Social Responsibility Program
Private medical subscription, Gym Subscription, Life & disability insurance
A highly technical community of passionate people
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 2020-14040
# Positions 1
Category (Candidate Search) Engineering
Position Type Regular
Business Group MSP