part time tech

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Job summary:

As part of the Global Design organization, the design team is seeking a strong designer for the SJC office. We are looking for someone who has rich design experience along with a passion for simplifying the complex. The ideal candidate will have some familiarity with the marketspace in which we compete.

Perfect candidate will:

  • Take ownership to lead design projects by collaborating with a broader team of designers, Product Managers, UI developers, back end engineers and other Engineering leaders globally
  • Define the direction of our flagship product’s design as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Work with UI development and backend engineering teams to ensure effective execution of designs
  • Have a strong Design and UX portfolio in enterprise/ data visualization projects
  • Have an ability to challenge status quo with attention to detail on UX and micro-interactions
  • Strong visual design skills.

Required skill set:

  • Able to work effectively in a fast-moving... environment, juggle multiple projects, and prioritize work
  • Stay current on technology trends to inform and inspire modern design.
  • Have strong presentation and communication skills
  • Able to explain rationale for design decisions within a larger context. Regularly communicates project status and shares design iterations
  • Understands the mission and goals of design and is able to communicate this to product teams

Minimum requirements:

  • 4+ years of user experience design experience for web applications with bachelor’s degree in design/ graphic design/ fine art/ computer science or related CS/design field
  • Passion for design, telling customer stories, and simplifying the complex problems
  • Strong working knowledge of latest wireframing/ design and prototyping tools
  • Familiar with usability testing (in person and remote), user research, contextual inquiry, interviews, qualitative design analysis, and design thinking
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate effectively and concisely
  • Experience working across multiple phases of design (interaction, visual design and prototyping)

Preferred qualifications:

  • 7-8yrs of hands on experience with advanced degrees (Masters, PhD, etc.)
  • Strong interest in data visualization and enterprise software
  • Have working knowledge of accessibility guidelines and best practices
  • HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3 knowledge, current on latest responsive design techniques

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