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Sr. UX Designer (Contract)

Company: BetterWorks
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Job Description:

Design is empathic, collaborative, and agile. At BetterWorks, our design team is lean and full-stack, which allows us to move as quickly as possible with our ideas. You'll create inspiring and compelling design solutions that enable people to aspire to new heights at work using BetterWorks. This is a 4 month contract position and will report to the Director of Product Design on a high-energy, innovative team.

Responsibilities


  • Drive human-centered design decisions through user research and data where you think through user problems and recommend design solutions that have customer and business impact
  • Be responsible for planning, designing, and prototyping the company's web app and mobile apps, as well as some platform products--integrating their software with other products
  • Own the full stack of user experience: interaction design, visual design, research, and prototyping designs to make them feel real
  • Work side-by-side with Product Managers to understand & define the problems you're solving so that you can deliver design solutions that are rooted in customer empathy and get business results
  • Work closely with engineers to communicate your ideas and creatively work through technical limitations
  • Lead holistic design solutions that impact desktop and mobile devices
  • Mentor junior designers on the team to strengthen their work

    Experience


    • 3+ years of experience

    • Previous experience working on enterprise software, SAAS is a plus
    • Experience using research and data to inform your design decisions

      Skills


      • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch

      • Excellent communication skills

      • Prototyping using InVision or similar tools
      • Strong collaborator with product managers and engineers
      • Demonstrate experience with end-to-end product design
      • Use qual and quant data to make informed design decisions
      • Motion graphics/animation skills that enhances the user experience
      • Understanding of program languages (HTML/CSS/Javascript) is a huge bonus!

        Portfolio

        We'd like to see a portfolio that exhibits solid architectural and detailed design thinking, a solid grasp of information architecture, web and mobile technologies, and expert implementation of visual design.

        Life at betterworks


        • Company Sponsored Commuting Costs (Train or Parking, etc., by location)

        • Snacks, Drinks and Lunch Provided Daily
        • Flexible Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
        • Quarterly Company Outings
        • Bi-weekly In-house Happy Hours
        • Vibrant company culture with frequent team building events
        • Competitive salary with stock options
        • betterworks teambuilder Employee Referral Program
        • bettercommunities Year-round Team Volunteer Opportunities

        • Employee Education and Development Opportunities


          About Betterworks

          Betterworks-- aligns, develops and activates your workforce for business growth. Through our easy-to-use, integrated software solutions and expertise, we help organizations replace outdated annual review processes with powerful Continuous Performance Management-- programs that help managers be better at the conversations, coaching and development necessary to inspire and motivate the entire workforce to meet today's goals and be ready for tomorrow's challenges. Our solution supports truly global workforces, and is used daily by workers from more than 100 countries with localization support in more than 20 languages.

          Follow Betterworks on Twitter or connect with us on LinkedIn

          We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse betterworks. We believe that different perspectives lead to better ideas, and better ideas allow us to better understand the needs and interests of our diverse, global betterworks Community. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.

          #LI-KH1

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