UX Design Lead

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Company Description
At Vera, we're building the trusted standard for securing and sharing information – join us!

Vera is a new kind of security company changing the way businesses around the world protect enterprise data by re-thinking how information can be secured. The Vera solution protects data with the strongest encryption, anywhere, on any device, without changing how people work. We've built a team that is smart, creative, and focused on helping people solve tough challenges, so we select only the most extraordinary colleagues with an ambition to make an impact. With a diverse, fun, and flexible work environment, together we can accomplish great things.

Rest assured, you'll get the chance to improve how security services are built, deployed, and delivered to customers, and invent some new things along the way. A career at Vera will set your trajectory for future career success.

Backed by Battery Ventures, Amplify Partners, Capital One Growth Ventures, and some of Silicon Valley’s most notable cyber-security angel investors, we're changing the way security works in the enterprise.
Job Description
We are looking for an end-to-end UX designer with experience in human-centered design. The ideal person:

You will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic development environment.
You must be a self-starter, independently manage deliverables and work collaboratively.
You’re comfortable with requirements driven projects as well experimental prototypes and proof of concepts.
You go beyond pixels. You can think through customer problems, find reasonable solutions, mock them up in detail, and work with engineers build them.
You focus on simplicity. You find ways to make complicated tasks easy. You take pride in eliminating things that aren’t valuable.
You are an inventor at heart that always looks for opportunities to solve problems in unique ways.
You understand the technical limitations and liberties behind your decisions and have enough chops to communicate your ideas to engineers.

Responsibilities include
partnering with Product Managers, Engineers, Architects and Business to
build the user experience from conception to launch.

Leads UX efforts across one or many teams, setting design direction, driving discussion and activities, while participating in delivery, planning, and coordination efforts.
Build and analyze UX flows to cover the best UX while taking care of all the corner cases (Business Flow Analysis)
Contribute to high-level design strategy with varied stakeholders
Create all UX deliverables to product scrum team
Qualifications
5+ years of experience preferably in tech-focused enterprise products
Experience in end-to-end design – User Research, Interaction Design, Prototyping, Visual Design and Content Design
Experience creating rapid iterations using Axure, inVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch etc.
Experienced with multiple form factor design – Web, Mobile (iOS and Android) and Client (Mac and Windows).
Strong
communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills working within
cross-functional teams and in influencing the organization
Experience working with Agile engineering teams
Familiarity with Lean UX principles and how to integrate them into the design process
Strong plus: Working knowledge of HTML/DHMTL, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX
Masters
in related fields like Information Systems, HCI, Human Factors,
Computer Science, Mass Communications and/or Cognitive Psychology
Additional Information
What we'll provide for you:

A great team-oriented environment
The freedom to be creative and make a difference
A competitive compensation package
Excellent medical benefits

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