Senior UI Designer (f/m)

Engineering - EMEA Berlin, Germany Req.Num.: 7795


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Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can focus on the applications and services that power their business. Companies around the world use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software to bring one-click application management and mobility across public, private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result is organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like experience. Learn more about our products at www.nutanix.com or follow us on Twitter @Nutanix.

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 4000+ 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 Global Design organization, the Berlin team is seeking a strong UI designer to join our creative forces. We are looking for someone whose work demonstrates strong design skills within the enterprise product and service environment. The passion to design for complex products and making them accessible

Proven experience in design processes within corporate environments is a plus. As being part of a fast growing and international team, we search for someone who can take the lead in bringing the existing design standards to the next level by designing for simplicity and addressing customers needs with delightful solutions. Passion for embracing complex tasks and driving systems design thinking.

 Skills, knowledge and experience within the area of data visualization to challenge traditional approaches.

 Perfect candidate will:

  • Take ownership to lead visual design efforts by collaborating with a broader team of designers, Product Managers, UI developers, back end engineers and other engineering leaders globally
  • Define the direction of our flagship product’s design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Evolve the existing Design System to match future requirements
  • Take initiative to design for established and upcoming Nutanix product domains
  • Share Nutanix culture and process at the new Design center in Berlin
  • Help to identifying talent, hiring and scaling the team in Berlin
  • Define future UI components, visualizations and platform standards
  • Set new standards within the area of data visualization
  • Work with UI development and backend engineering teams to ensure effective execution of designs
  • Challenge status quo with attention to detail on UI/UX and micro-interactions
  • Strong visual design skills.

Required skillset:

  • Have a strong Design and UX portfolio in enterprise/ data visualization projects
  • 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
  • Strong proficiency in current Design tools such as Sketch, Adobe Suite and prototyping tools
  • Must present and communicate their design work to all stakeholders
  • Ability 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:

  • 5+ 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 digital design, 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
As part of our engineering organization, the brand new design team in Berlin is seeking a strong designer. We are looking for someone with a passion for design reseach and a broad understanding of user experience and visual design, ideally within the area of enterprise product development.

The Perfect applicant will:
  • Take ownership to lead design projects by collaborating with a broader team of designers, Product Managers, UI developers, backend engineers and other Engineering leaders
  • Conduct design research in German language and actively communicate and apply insights into daily work
  • Define the direction of our flagship product’s design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Work with other designers and backend engineering teams to ensure effective execution of designs
  • Have a strong Visual Design and UX portfolio
  • 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 dynamic environment, juggle multiple projects, and prioritize work
  • Know the latest on technology trends to inform and encourage modern design
  • Has strong Presentation and Communication Skills in English and German
  • Will 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:
  • 3+ 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
  • Real passion for design, telling customer stories, and simplifying the complex problems
  • Strong working knowledge of the latest wire-framing/ 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)
  • Work Visa for Germany
Preferred qualifications:
  • HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3 knowledge, current on the latest responsive design techniques

If you have questions or want to chat about the job we would love to hear from you on pia.betton@nutanix.com

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