Sr UX Designer

User Experience Seattle, Washington


Sr. User Experience Designer

Avalara's Product Experience Group (PXG) is growing. We need an experienced senior user experience designer to create and build new products and experiences. Be part of a UX team that's developing a suite of global compliance products by using a mix of user interface and visual design skills. Make it easier for customers to manage time-sensitive financial and compliance activities for their business.

Be prepared for a fast-moving, start-up environment. You'll need to prioritize, communicate, and collaborate across teams in order to succeed. To be considered for this position, please provide a portfolio along with your resume.

Job Duties


  • Design is an iterative process: welcome feedback and work effectively with team members and stakeholders (Product, Engineering, etc.).
  • 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.
  • Create design deliverables appropriate to projects - including flows, diagrams, mockups, interactive prototypes, specs, and assets for stakeholders, validation with users, and engineering teams.
  • Work with and contribute to the infographics and data visualization components of Avalara's product design system, Skylab.
  • Contribute to online and in-person usability studies through all stages of product development and after in production.
  • Conduct card sorts and evaluative research with assistance from the UX Research team.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative user data to generate tactical and strategic insights.
  • Test ideas and rapidly incorporate user and team feedback.

Qualifications


  • 8+ 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 UX Content.
  • Experience incorporating user research into the design process.
  • Experience in information architecture design.
  • 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.
  • Experience with Figma or comparable tools.
  • Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3.
  • 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.]

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.