Manager, UX Design

Splunk San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 3 months ago

As a leader you will be a hands-on manager of a small time charged with designing, testing, and releasing features in a rapid iterative cycle. You will also do hands-on design and interact with our users, top-class teams of engineers in the area and around the world who have come to view SignalFx as critical to their own mission, to learn their needs and generate new product ideas. This is a unique opportunity to have defining impact on a complex and rapidly evolving product that is quickly becoming central to the development of modern applications.

  • Actively lead the team of designers, watching out for their careers, reviewing their work, and communicating around responsibilities and performance.

  • Interact with our users, understand their needs, and become their champion in the design process.

  • Develop new methods for making the voice of the user present in our design process.

  • Take the power of SignalFx and make it accessible to our users via an elegant and intuitive interface.

  • Find elegant solutions to complex problems, and communicate them clearly.

  • Follow through from ideation to realization, from brainstorm to the last details of implementation.

Basic Skills

  • 8+ years of UX, HCI, or related experience.

  • Flexibility, and the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.

  • At least one experiencing managing a senior team.

  • No fear of complexity.

  • Ability to fit into a highly collaborative, passionate, multidisciplinary environment, and work closely with other designers, product managers, and engineers.

  • Ability to see both the big picture and the details.

  • Strong visual communication skills.

  • Visual design skills.

  • User research experience a strong plus.

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