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Senior UX Designer

Nutanix

Bangalore, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Industry: Data Analytics & Infrastructure
  • Post Date: 07/09/2024
  • Website: nutanix.com
  • Company Address: 1740 Technology Dr. Suite 150, San Jose, CA, 95110

About Nutanix

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.

Job Description

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart. 

 

The Opportunity 
As part of the Global Design organization, the design team is seeking a strong Sr. UX designer for our Bangalore, India office. We are looking for someone who is recognized for their design leadership and known for their domain expertise. The successful candidate is someone who is passionate about solving complex problems, is excited by the opportunity to work with a globally distributed design team and can help grow and connect design projects across Nutanix worldwide offices. 

 

Engineering / R&D at Nutanix 
"Design" and "Customer delight" are embedded into every step of our product cycle. Nutanix, has a design first philosophy that brings consumer-grade design and web-scale engineering together to create an amazing user experience that has only been seen in the consumer world with the likes of Apple and Tesla. Visit our career page to know more about life at Nutanix. 

 

Your Role 
  • Digest problems with high complexity and propose simple, elegant and innovative design solutions.
  • Challenge status quo with attention to detail on UX strategy, implementation and micro-interactions
  • Has demonstrated an ability to execute, and drive, a variety of design-related activities.
  • Facilitate design sprints, workshops and brainstorming sessions
  • Motivate and drive consensus across multiple functions (PM, Engineering & Design)
  • Define the direction of our flagship product’s design as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Work with UI development and backend engineering teams to ensure effective execution of designs.
  • Compare and contrast feature experience journeys with competing products and influence feature direction in a particular product area.
  • Generate customer insights and influence feature direction.
  • Own product experience journey for one or more domains within the product.
  • Estimate the technical feasibility/ implications of designs and propose solutions leading to convergence.
  • Identify gaps/inefficiencies in the design process and contribute to improvements.
  • Actively influence decisions on products and solutions through design 
  • Present and communicate design work to all stakeholders, execs and broader teams

 

What You Will Bring 
Required skill-set: 
  • Strong design portfolio demonstrating innovation, craftsmanship and leadership
  • A natural leader & passionate designer who can guide multiple designs and team members
  • A solid understanding of at least one product domain and developing a good reputation within a company in that domain. 
  • Work effectively in a fast-moving environment, juggle multiple projects, and prioritize work
  • Strong working knowledge of the latest wire-framing/ design and prototyping tools
  • Familiar with usability testing (in person and remote), user research, contextual inquiry, interviews, qualitative design analysis, research reporting and design thinking
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work cooperatively and communicate effectively
  • Stay current on technology trends to inform and inspire modern design.
Preferred skills: 
  • Strong interest in data visualization and enterprise software.
  • Have working knowledge of accessibility guidelines and best practices.
  • HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3 knowledge, current on the latest responsive design techniques. 
Minimum requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degrees (Masters, PhD, etc.) in Design, Interaction design, HCI, or related field with 8+ years experience in enterprise or consumer. 
  • Experience in the enterprise product industry is preferred.
  • Passion for design, telling customer stories, and simplifying complex problems

 

About the Team 
About Your Manager: 
  • Your manager for this role is Shyama Sundar Duriseti, the Technical Director of Design.
  • Shyama has extensive experience in designing product experiences and shaping the careers of designers in both enterprise and consumer domains.
  • He is the founding designer of one of Nutanix's flagship products and has helped it grow into the 2nd largest revenue generator for the company.
What The Team Says: 
  • Shyama is often acknowledged by his team and peers as a calm, focused, and fun-to-work-with designer and leader.
  • He is adept at leading teams through challenging requirements and stakeholders to deliver simple, elegant, and innovative solutions.
How We Work: 
  • The team works in a hybrid work environment, providing flexibility for collaboration and individual work.

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