Sr Product Designer and Researcher

Overview

Position Overview

We are seeking a highly experienced, dynamic and innovative Senior Product Designer & Researcher who can function as a hands-on leader in our Product organization.

Your Impact

  • As a Senior member of our design team, you believe that our customers are at the center of all we do. Your design and research will be used to drive customer adoption, satisfaction, and growth across our product suite.
  • As a Senior Product Designer & Researcher (UX/UI), you:
  • Know that design is 80% planning/collaborating and 20% putting pixels in place and that research requires both creativity and rigor
  • Know that there’s a time for going wide and a time for going deep and understand how to bring the product delivery teams you work with through both stages
  • Recognize that quality is a feature and are always proud of your work
  • Are a doer, a maker, and a passionate advocate for the optimal customer experience approach

 

What You'll Do

●      General

  • Collaborate in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Work with extreme attention to detail and a high standard of quality.

●      Design

  • Partner with product managers, engineers, and the members of the Design and Research teams to design product experiences from conception until launch and iterate  on thse experiences for subsequent releases.
  • Work with product managers to define strategy and vision from a UX perspective. You don’t just care about “how it looks,” or “what we should design,” but ask “why are we designing this at all?”
  • Translate requirements ranging from nebulous concepts to specific ideas into product experiences that meet our customers’ needs.
  • Design systems, workflows and interfaces that are modern, intuitive and useful.
  • Lead mid-level project work from a design perspective with autonomy and authority, facilitating design studios and working sessions to help the teams deliver the best  possible solutions.
  • Develop appropriate design artifacts and document specifications, as appropriate, to transition designs to Engineering during development.
  • Take user research, technical constraints and business objectives into consideration when designing for our customers. 
  • Confidently share and justify design decisions while being open to other team members’ ideas and collaboration.

●      Research

  • Work with Research, Design, Product Management, and other team members to identify research needs.
  • Take team and business needs, timing, priority, and any constraints into consideration when planning and designing research.
  • Determine which method(s) to use based on the research need and understand the associated benefits and drawbacks.
  • Lead and/or support studies end-to-end: planning, design, recruitment, execution, analysis, and sharing of insights and recommendations.
  • Use a variety of methods to share research insights and recommendations.
  • Be a resource for team members to share what we know about our customers based on our team’s research.

 

Who You Are

General

  • At least 5-8 years of practical product or UX design & research experience with a technology product.
  • Experience working with complex/highly technical products and designing and conducting research for highly technical users.
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced organization and on multiple projects at a time.
  • Self-motivated to continuously learn and grow as a designer & researcher and provide inspiration to other team members
  • Design
  • Applied experience in documenting complete flows, use cases and UX/UI specifications.
  • Applied experience with service design practices and a mindset of constantly evolving your design process.
  • Extensive understanding of design methodologies such as concepting, prototyping, user research.
  • Knowledge of W3C 508 Compliance guidelines and design techniques to ensure the product is accessible by all customers.
  • A passion for mentoring to deliver a better, more user-centered product.
  • Excellent communication, rapid prototyping and data visualization skills. You can bring internal stakeholders on your design journey and support your decisions with      focus and brevity.
  • Extensive knowledge of UI Design tools, e.g., Sketch (preferred), Figma, XD, Invision, etc.
  • Experience with front-end development skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) a plus, or use of prototyping tools that approximate them.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your UX/UI/VD thought process across mobile, desktop or cloud-based applications as well as your understanding of design methodology and principles.
  • Research
  • Applied experience conducting qualitative research.
  • Applied experience selecting the appropriate research method(s) for a study.
  • Applied experience designing and executing generative & evaluative research end-to-end using methods such as, but not limited to, interviews, contextual inquiry, focus groups, surveys, and usability testing.
  • Applied experience distilling ambiguous questions or concepts into research objectives.
  • Understanding of how to size a study and what the related benefits and drawbacks may be.
  • Applied experience defining recommendations based on research you conducted.
  • Applied experience sharing research insights and recommendations with team members from varied disciplines such as Product Management, Design, and            Engineering.

 Nice to Haves

  • Experience working in agile software teams.
  • Experience with product management tools like Confluence and JIRA.
  • Experience supporting QA teams, i.e., first level testing, creating defect and enhancement tickets.
  • Experience with product roadmap planning.
  • Experience working with front-end developers, delivering functional specifications, wireframes, mockups and other supporting assets.
  • Comfort with quantitative research methods such as A/B testing and analytics.
  • Experience conducting research at scale.

About TIBCO

TIBCO Software Inc. unlocks the potential of real-time data for making faster, smarter decisions. Our Connected Intelligence Platform seamlessly connects any application or data source; intelligently unifies data for greater access, trust, and control; and confidently predicts outcomes in real time and at scale. Learn how solutions to our customers’ most critical business challenges are made possible by TIBCO at www.tibco.com.

Department

Development

Type

Full Time

Location

Stafford, TX

United States