Senior UX Designer

Location: Gdańsk, pomorskie, Poland

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Do you want to design products that enable millions of people to envisage and build great software? Join Spartez as a UX Designer working on JIRA – one of the most famous issue trackers.


 

If you dream of:

  • Making the product design decisions and seeing them through to release
  • Involving users and customers in everything you do
  • Shaping the way you work (we strive to follow a lean UX practice, so we count on everyone to continuously improve the way we deliver our work)
  • Joining a growing company and growing team, so you will be able to add your own spin to your role
  • Learning from your peers and sharing your experience (we have a team of people who are the best at what they do)

then we are the place for you!
 

What you will do:

  • Plan and conduct exploratory user research and effective usability tests and distil actionable insights that drive tangible changes to the product experience
  • Turn actionable insights into different concepts and low and high fidelity wireframes to facilitate feedback from your product team
  • Work closely with product managers, engineering, and other stakeholders to prioritise product work according to the biggest positive impact for the user experience
  • Work closely with engineering to ensure the best possible implementation of the design concept in an agile environment
  • Facilitate workshops with engineers and product management to establish project scope and potential solutions to solve the identified problems in the most impactful way
  • Interpret and apply the Atlassian Design Guidelines to create pleasant end user experiences, and contribute to the guidelines on a design team level
  • Proactively look for opportunities to improve the design of and the interface for JIRA at all times
  • Improve design thinking of the whole product team by including other team members in the various design-related activities


What we expect from you:

  • Excellent English communication skills (fluent speaking and writing – you will be speaking English in the office, and will conduct research activities in English)
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience as an Experience Architect or UX Designer
  • Proficient in design techniques such as wireframing, task analysis, sketching, prototyping etc.
  • Comfortable with applying visual style guides to wireframes to achieve good visual design
  • Experience in various research techniques such as personas, qualitative research methods (usability testing, in-depth interviews), quantitative methods (A/B testing, statistics analysis) etc.
  • Experience with working as a designer with software teams in an agile fashion
  • Working understanding of HTML, JS and CSS technologies (we don’t expect you to code)
  • Experience in working on non-consumer products, i.e. products with a professional or technical target audience (we expect to see this in your portfolio)
  • Clear communicator with the ability to share your rationale for your design direction with the team
  • Ability to take on and provide feedback throughout the project life cycle
  • Strong workshop facilitation skills
  • Ability to understand and manage the expectations of a range of stakeholders
  • Strong organisation and planning skills (you will be the only designer in this particular team, while you will have design colleagues in other parts of the organisation)
  • Passion for elegant, minimalist design for maximum effectiveness
  • Preferably some experience in designing of productivity tools
  • Preferably some experience in software development life cycles

What we can offer you:

  • Lots of opportunities to grow around other designers from Gdansk, Sydney and San Francisco – you will be part of a large design organization across multiple offices
  • Impact! Atlassian tools are used by millions of users around the world
  • The opportunity to build/grow your professional presence by speaking publicly at various events
  • Education Bonus (you choose what kind of training you would like to spend it on)
  • Ergonomic and user-friendly equipment
  • Fully stocked kitchen (coffee, tea, yoghurts, cornflakes, soft drinks, and sweets at your disposal)
  • Private medical healthcare (fully covered by Spartez)
  • Life insurance (fully covered by Spartez)
  • Multisport card (50% covered by Spartez)


Remuneration

9 200 - 13 700 PLN gross/month

15 000 - 20 000 PLN gross/month 

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