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Solarwinds Inc. Senior UX Designer in Bucharest, Romania

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 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

Preferred

  • 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

  • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus

We offer:

  • 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

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Location RO-Bucharest

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

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