UI/ UX Designer

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California


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UI/UX Designer 

About Nutanix:

Nutanix is the leading cloud software company disrupting the multi-billion dollar data center space. Founded in 2009, Nutanix became a publicly held company (NTNX) in September 2016. Our mission:  Make IT infrastructure invisible with an enterprise cloud platform that delivers the agility and economics of the public cloud — One OS, One Click. At 2,700+ employees around the world, we're the fastest growing infrastructure company and we're just getting started!

With our breadth of engineering expertise, unique culture and focus on customer delight, we have maintained an average Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 90.

"Design" and "Customer delight" is embedded in every step of our product cycle. Nutanix has a design first philosophy that brings consumer grade design and web scale engineering together to create an amazing user experience which has only been seen in the consumer world with the likes of Apple and Tesla. Visit our career’s page to know more about life at Nutanix

Job summary:

As part of engineering organization, the design team is seeking a strong designer for the San Jose office. We are looking for someone with a passion for data visualization and simplicity, whose portfolio demonstrates strong design skills for enterprise product design (web based).

 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.
  • Define the direction of our flagship product’s design as a part of a multi-disciplinary 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 skillset:

  • 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.
  • Has strong Presentation and Communication Skills.
  • Must present and communicate their design work to all stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • Proficient in user research techniques and reports.
  • 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.

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.