• Carbon Black
  • Boulder , CO
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

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Are you a lead designer who has always enjoyed mentoring others, looking to step into management? Then this is your chance to lead our Boulder-based designers as a player-coach. At Carbon Black we believe in continuous learning and improvement. We foster a blameless culture where trust is key. We work to bring out the best in one another, value the individual and strive to be great team players. Our products hold the shadows at bay, shielding businesses from calculated and malicious cyber attacks. Our customers rely on us for detection, prevention and remediation of security risks. The user base we serve ranges from highly technical cybersecurity scientists to set-it-and-forget-it folks. Gauntlet, tossed. We're seeking a seasoned designer who knows how to work effectively in an agile process, someone with serious interaction design expertise, who s charged up by working on complex UX challenges. A builder at heart, always on the lookout for new promising techniques, who thrives on coaching and growing other designers. Our UX team of designers, writers, and researchers share your passion for bringing great UX to the enterprise space. Together we are driven to make users lives easier and keep data safer. What You ll Do Manage a small team of UX designers. Set goals, coach performance, reward achievements, foster career growth. As the first UXer in our growing Boulder location, you ll be embedded on a cross-functional agile team, as will each of your two designers. Work directly with a cross-functional agile scrum team to provide UX designs. Understand users goals and challenges, grapple with technical constraints and possibilities, leverage the agile team to determine the best designs, and provide annotated wireframes and where necessary hi-fi mocks and prototypes. Support team members success in our agile environment where each UX designer is a full member of one scrum team. Work with VP UX, to whom you ll directly report, to align release goals and designs with UX strategic direction. Collaborate with other UX leaders to uphold the coherence of our shared platform, ensure that all designers share processes, and promote cooperation as part of our UX culture. Work with Product and Engineering leaders on the Boulder agile teams to clarify release goals, and exercise judgment to identify opportunities to deliver value to the market more quickly. Ensure UX Research is enlisted on most critical questions each sprint, and the Boulder UX Content is integrated with the work of each designer. Ensure UX team members use appropriate techniques and deliver artifacts of lowest necessary fidelity to meet cross-functional team s needs, from design jams, to quick sketches, annotated wireframes and wireflows, and when needed polished mockups. Do the same in your hands-on work. Contribute to the shared pattern library. Participate in various forms of user research to help inform our product needs and product designs. You ll have plenty of opportunity to connect directly with customers and prospects in the cybersecurity field. Analyze effectiveness and efficiency of designs ruthlessly. Present design alternatives with confidence, and absorb feedback with grace. What You ll Bring 5 years experience delivering user experiences for complex web applications (not just websites). Experience as a team lead (prior management experience not required). Excellence in interaction design, and information architecture, and ideally in visual designs and visualizations. Ability to apply established styles and leverage established patterns. Ability to execute in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Familiarity with research and facilitation techniques. Success on both blank-slate initiatives and on projects for established platforms and products. Ability to estimate UX work, assess and mitigate risk, and make tough prioritization calls, coordinating operationally with cross-functional team leads. Facility in presenting to and interacting with customers. Bonus Point Experience in at least one project in the security technology space is a huge bonus. For serious consideration, please link to a portfolio or work samples. What we re interested in your design process, techniques and methodologies NOT merely polished or final visuals. We love to see sketches, workflows, annotated wireframes, sitemaps, user journeys, task analysis, brainstorms and other artifacts of how you tackled the design challenge from start to finish. It s the journey that speaks to us, not just the finished product. Why you should join us Carbon Black is a leader in endpoint security dedicated to keeping the world safe from cyberattacks. With more than 5,000 customers including 34 of the Fortune 100 the opportunities here are massive and exciting. With 1,200 employees, offices across the world, and the best-of-the-best tools for collaboration from anywhere, now is an ideal time to become part of the CB Team. See where you fit best at Lifeatcb.carbonblack.com. Carbon Black, Inc. is an EEOAA employer. Carbon Black is an inclusive employer that believes in workplace equality, supports diversity, creates a welcoming environment, and respects the unique qualities each individual brings to the company.
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