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Principal UX Designer - Equinix Metal

Company: Equinix, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Principal UX Designer - Equinix Metal

Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. With Equinix Metal, customers can rapidly deploy automated single-tenant infrastructure and interact with 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and service providers. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, we help the world's digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people's lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

This role can be remote or based in one of our office locations.

Equinix Metal is looking for a User Experience Designer to be a major contributor to our bare metal cloud provider software products. This person will focus on making our customer and employee web experiences awesome! We need a UX leader who puts users at the center of every project, thinks strategically and iterates with speed. This role is fully remote friendly in the US or US friendly timezones.

What you'll be doing:

You'll have a key role in all aspects of the design process. We'll utilize your expertise to build brand-new experiences and iteratively improve existing ones. Daily responsibilities include meeting with stakeholders and the product team, conducting user research and designing low fidelity mockups. You'll build prototypes and write test scripts to run user testing sessions. Once we've finalized designs for a feature, you'll facilitate the developer handoff and handle troubleshooting. Most significantly, you will evangelize design thinking across our organization, and define design standards at Equinix Metal. Today we use Figma, Zoom, Jira, Slack, G-Suite and FullStory, and we are always on the lookout for new tools.

What we'll expect from you:

  • 6+ years experience designing experiences for enterprise and cloud products

  • Enthusiasm for collaborating with our engineering teams, product, designers and partners.

  • A strong affinity for UX standards, with a balanced amount of understanding that compromise is imperative to get things done.

  • Effective communication and presentation skills to stakeholders and executives.

  • Flexibility and a strong desire to continue learning new skills and tools

  • An interest in bare metal hardware and networking-focused products. We don't expect that you are a specialist in this industry, but be able to demonstrate your ability to wrangle complex processes

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Keywords: Equinix, Inc., Redwood City , Principal UX Designer - Equinix Metal, Other , Redwood City, California

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