User Experience Designer

User Experience Designer


Summary

As an User Experience Designer you will be responsible for the discovery and design of experiences that simplify complex work. You’ll be embedded in a fast-paced product team, collaborating closely with other designers, researchers, engineering, and product management. You will utilize lean, user-centered design methods to gather insights about Workiva’s users and transform them into innovative, intuitive, and accessible experiences.

This role may be fantastic for you if:

  • You are a communicative team player
  • You like working in an embedded agile team with other designers
  • Cross collaboration with research, product management, and engineering is something that brings you joy
  • Happiness is diving through the depths of user feedback to develop solutions, sketch, refine and test prototypes – plus follow them through to high performing experiences for our users

What You’ll Do

  • Rapidly design, test, and solicit feedback on experiences to iteratively improve solutions for defined opportunities and user needs
  • Collaborate closely with UX researchers to understand and empathize with users’ processes and needs, and later test assumptions and solutions
  • Communicate and visualize user insights and solution concepts via right fidelity artifacts (ex. personas, process maps, concept diagrams, flows, problem statements, sketches, wireframes, prototypes, and others)
  • Collaborate with other designers to leverage and evolve existing patterns and design system to ensure we are building a harmonious, consistent ecosystem of products
  • Work cross-functionally within product teams to drive projects forward by planning, managing, and communicating priorities, progress, and milestones
  • Facilitate development of designs by collaborating with engineers and product team from concept through deployment
  • Define success for solutions with product management and research and follow up on deployed solutions to inform future iteration

What You’ll Need

Education
  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
  • Related fields include Design, Human Computer Interaction, User Experience Design, Software Engineering, Psychology, and Technical Communication
Skills

  • Solid skills and strong passion for detailed interaction design
  • Skilled in user-centered design principles, methods and process
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and collaboration skills
  • Experimental and iterative mindset, embracing and incorporating feedback
  • Comfort adapting in a fast-paced, highly-dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Skilled with design and prototyping tools such as Figma, XD, Sketch, Axure, etc.
  • Ability to create and maintain working relationships with a geographically distributed team

Experience

  • 1+ years experience in user experience design or a related field
  • Experience working with engineers and product teams in a collaborative, Lean UX / Agile software development environment
  • Portfolio demonstrating strong design process is required
  • Experience building right-fidelity prototypes preferred
Travel Requirement

  • Less than 10% travel to participate in customer research or collaborate in other office locations
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office

How You’ll Be Rewarded

  • Base Pay Range in Colorado: $86,000 – $115,000
  • A discretionary bonus typically paid annually
  • Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire
  • 401(k) match

The base pay range represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.

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Posted on

January 12, 2022