UX Designer

Location: Waterloo, ON

Arctic Wolf Networks is looking for a talented user experience designer responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes. You will also design the user-facing portions of our product and iterate upon it to ensure a great user experience. Our small, hardworking team is passionate about building a cloud-based solution that will solve the real world security problems that IT professionals face. We are a five-year-old, well-funded startup led by a Silicon Valley founder with a proven track record.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Three or more years of UX design experience.
  • Expertise in UX software such as Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer.js, Quartz Composer, or the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of responsive and mobile design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems, and usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation.
  • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

 YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate client’s product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user workflow, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with closely with the development team and stakeholders.
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas.

 

ABOUT US:

  • Believe in being lean – we constantly Build, Measure, and Learn in all aspect of our business
  • Customer centric; we will be successful when we delight our customers
  • Provide compelling compensation packages - benefits, competitive pay, and excellent equity

If you are ready for a challenge, come work at Arctic Wolf Networks, make a difference, and be part of our success! Send your resume to careers@arcticwolf.com