Senior User Experience Designer

Engineering - Burlington, MA, USA
Posting Date
Apr 30, 2018
Location
Burlington, MA, USA
Department
Engineering
Job ID
*LI-JL1

Role

Sophos is looking for an experienced, motivated, and enthusiastic Senior User Experience Designer with a passion for design to join the Sophos network security team. As a Senior UX Designer you will work closely with product management and development teams to design and prototype future features and products. You will work across different Sophos Business units.  You will also drive a wide range of strategic planning, user research and customer discussions. This position requires an individual who can successfully work in a dynamic environment, working on several projects simultaneously. Deadline driven project assignments and our iterative approach to development processes require an experienced professional with a proven ability to drive projects, excellent adaptability and communication skills.

Main Duties

  • Working with UX teams across Sophos, contribute to the development of a scalable and flexible design framework to maintain consistent and simple user interfaces as we grow
  • As senior member of the network security group UX team, the successful candidate will drive multiple interactive projects, create new designs for new features, support the design of the day-to-day maintenance of existing experiences, and generate designs through the use of appropriate tools, resources and processes. The candidate will collaborate with and lead internal team members (management, product management, design, development, testing).
  • Responsible to develop an intimate understanding of both Sophos customer personas and the goals/needs the customer is aiming to address in product.
  • Translate user, product and business requirements into web-based interfaces that meet Sophos’ mission to deliver enterprise grade security in a language that is familiar and design that delights customers.
  • Possess demonstrated ability to create detailed wireframes, process flows, and navigation models in a thorough, clean, and concise way using industry standard tools (Axure, Balsamiq, Visio, Sketch, OmniGraffle, InDesign, or a similar program).
  • Evaluate the competitive landscape and research overall UX trends.  Present findings to greater team.
  • Mentor and manage junior UX designers.

Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a design study or equivalent work experience
  • 5 -7 years of experience as a UX Designer, creating web-based applications  
  • Travel to other Sophos sites, partners and customers up to 20% of the time
  • Work the US eastern time zone hours as your regular business hours
  • Highly creative, organized and passionate about good design
  • Design and documentation experience of complex interfaces in a commercial environment a must
  • Master of wireframing and prototyping tools
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate and brainstorm with management, developers, product teams and product users
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Expert about modern web design and technologies.
  • Excellent knowledge of business-to-business applications.
  • Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator expertise a plus

Benefits

In most cases, the compensation package includes:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Vacation time
  • Gym membership compensation

Special How to Apply Instructions

To apply, please send resume to: NA.Careers@sophos.com

 

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Posting Date
Apr 30, 2018
Location
Burlington, MA, USA
Department
Engineering
Job ID
*LI-JL1