Senior UX Designer

Product Management Pune, MH


Responsibilities  
  • Design is an iterative process: Welcome feedback and ­work effectively with team members and stakeholders (Product, Engineering, etc.) to come up with the optimal design during the product ideation processes.
  • Create intuitive interfaces and seamless experiences that make emotional connections with users and communicate the brand.
  • Gain a deep understanding of user needs and goals and communicate them to cross-functional product teams.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously across diverse product teams.
  • Design web app interfaces and product experiences for a wide range of tax compliance products.
  • Create design deliverables appropriate to projects - including flows, diagrams, mockups, interactive prototypes, specs, and assets for stakeholders, validation with users, and engineering teams.
  • Collaborate with the product team to launch new features and evolve existing ones based on an understanding of user needs, business objectives and technical constraints.
  • Collaborate with product managers on obtaining feedback from customers and partners. 
  • Test ideas and rapidly incorporate user and team feedback.
  • Use, contribute to, and help to maintain Avalara’s product design system.
  • Help establish new and/or improve existing workflows as necessary including the full customer journey spanning discovery, purchase, onboarding, and on-going product usage.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience designing interfaces and online experiences.
  • Designing within an existing or emerging design system (i.e. Material Design, VMWare Clarity, Salesforce Lightning Design.)
  • Working with developer teams using agile sprints, participating in design reviews and retrospectives, and wrangling tickets in Jira.
  • Working hand-in-hand and advocating for a user-centered design process with Product Management, Engineering, and UI Writers.
  • Experience incorporating user research into the design process.
  • You have a portfolio that includes: wireframes, interaction flows, and high-fidelity interface examples. Your thought process and the context of your contribution should be clear.
  • We expect that a good designer can learn tools. We use Sketch (with the Craft Library plugin) to design, our prototyping is done with InVision, and our main source of sugar is Swedish Fish.
  • Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Ability to mentor junior designers or interns.
  • Experience working for leading SaaS companies with a diverse customer base spanning small business owners, SMB, and enterprise

Education

  • Bachelors or higher degree in a User Experience related field such as (UX design, HCI, Interaction Design, or Graphic Design) [Or equivalent professional experience.

Travel: approx. 10%