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Crux Informatics is using data to uncover actionable insights is the life-blood of industry
 
Design, Full Time       Posted: Friday, November 30, 2018
 
   
 
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Introducing Crux, a network where data is simple. So businesses can get straight to the point.

We clean, normalize, & enrich datasets, delivering them delightfully through our platform in the cloud. That way, businesses can say goodbye to the burdens of data, & hello to the benefits. Our team provides data engineering support to our partners, so they have more time & energy for finding insights & creating value.

Because the future depends on data. Let's make it delightful.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented UX Designer with strong B2B experience in user research & product design. If youhave a passion for crafting polished user experiences & a meticulous eye for detail, you're a perfect fit for Crux. As a UX designer, you will playan integral role in our team, helping us reach our goal of making data delightful”. With experience at the heart of our product, we ask that you have extensive knowledge of UX concept development & implementation paired with a critical, deliberating ideation process. Along with these skills, being able to cleanly direct discussions that reflect practical, focused UX thinking is a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with product & UI/UX teams to help identify room for design improvement & determine research priorities.

  • Regular prototyping & wireframing with a strong focus on iterative improvement without sacrificing design principles.

  • Communicate with product & management teams to determine design objectives & how to best meet them.

  • Drive UX thinking in all aspects of product, even in areas sometimes neglected by UX such as information architecture.

  • Independently conduct user research & ensure that user feedback is useful & well-used. This includes leveraging user data to cautiously validate or discount designs

  • Manage regular heuristic evaluations of the product, taking thought leadership on UX mindfulness to ensure evaluations result in continuously improving experiences.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in relevant field or equivalent experience.

  • 4+ years of user research & UX design experience in a production software engineering environment, ideally in financial services

  • Prototyping expertise with the ability to quickly generate wireframes & iterate upon them.

  • Background in qualitative design methods driven by design thinking.

  • Experience with performing formal & informal user research to understand customers.

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills that translate to compelling & competent presentations of design rationale.

Even better:

  • Advanced degree in relevant coursework, such as Product Design, Information Studies, Interaction Design, Communication Design, HCI, or similar.

  • Proficiency in Adobe XD and/or Invision along with other supplementary prototyping tools.

  • Fluency in web design best practices specifically in the realm of web applications.

  • Familiarity with e-commerce & data management user flows.

  • Design portfolio/documents showcasing excellent approaches to product design.

  • A deeper understanding of web technologies & its benefits/weaknesses when employed in software engineering.

Additional Information

At Crux, diversity is valued & and treatment of employees & applicants are based on merit, talent & qualification. We believe the key to success is bringing together unique perspectives & we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. For employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, consideration will be consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 
 
 
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