Senior User Experience Designer

Symphony

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JOB DESCRIPTION:
At Symphony, we're on a mission to help people communicate, collaborate, and enjoy their work. Our secure messaging platform is changing the way people do business in information-sensitive industries, with financial services being our first vertical.
Symphony’s success will rely heavily on our ability to deliver intuitive, delightful user experiences that raise the bar for elegance and effectiveness of business communication.
To accomplish this, we need a world-class design organization that’s passionate, empathetic, and excited to take on huge challenges. That’s where you come in.
We're looking for a creative, passionate, and detail-oriented Sr. Experience Designer.

Our ideal candidate is an overall design generalist and interaction design expert who is as comfortable hashing out big-picture workflow and strategy as they are prototyping detailed visual and interaction execution.
You'll work closely with a talented and growing design organization in a fast-paced startup-environment to drive our experience strategy, envision elegant and seamless workflows, and deliver refined and engaging product experiences.

Please include a link to your online portfolio in your application.

ABOUT YOU:

  • You are a maker and a do-er, and are always hungry to take up new skillsets that keep your design chops fresh
  • You care about the little details and the big picture, and move nimbly between strategy and execution
  • You’re a natural problem solver who loves a good challenge
  • You iterate quickly, incorporating feedback from stakeholders
  • You work well both autonomously and as part of a vibrant and diverse team
  • You adapt quickly and thrive in a rapidly changing environment
  • You have the proven ability to shape the direction and execution of projects from start to finish 
  • You have a strong portfolio that displays your thought process through design artifacts, including code, prototypes, drawings, and storyboards
  • You balance a data driven-approach with common-sense and inspired creativity

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to all aspects of design for a complex product or feature set
  • Develop elegant and effective user experiences

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years experience in product experience design (Web, mobile, and desktop)
  • Comfortable delivering all aspects of design - from concept to execution
  • Experience prototyping interactions with HTML5, CSS (must) and JavaScript (a plus)
  • Extensive understanding of standard design patterns and systems, especially Google Material Design, Android, and iOS 
  • Exceptional interpersonal & communication skills and a great sense of humor
  • An exceptional online portfolio that shows off your strength and range as a designer, thinker, and communicator
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced startup environment, working with a mix of in-person, hybrid, and fully-remote partners
  • Solid agile / lean UX fundamentals

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience delivering full end-to-end user experience design for a complete product, or a major element of a large product suite or platform
  • Experience designing real-time chat, collaboration or productivity products
  • Experience driving and incorporating user research at all stages of development

ABOUT SYMPHONY:

Symphony is the cloud-based messaging and collaboration platform that connects markets, organizations and individuals, securely. Powered by an open and growing app ecosystem, and protected with customer-owned encryption keys, Symphony’s communication platform increases workflow productivity while maintaining global regulatory compliance. Already the platform of choice for the financial services industry, Symphony eliminates inefficient workflows to boost productivity in information-driven businesses. Founded in October 2014 and headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, the company has offices in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and London.

Symphony has raised $233 million from the world’s largest financial institutions and recognized investors such as Bank of America - Merrill Lynch, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Wells Fargo, UBS, Société Générale as well as Google.

We’re looking for top-notch talent to join our team to help us change the way the world communicates. If you have the skills and savvy to work with a world-class team and an appetite for game-changing disruption, we want to hear from you!

BENEFITS AND PERKS*:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(K) plan
  • Life and AD&D coverage
  • Short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account benefits
  • Unlimited vacation and sick time
  • Fully stocked kitchen and catered or reimbursed lunches
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Many other fun and exciting benefits and activities!

COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus Plan
  • Equity

 

*Benefits and Perks vary based on location.

Symphony reserves the right of ownership for all unsolicited resumes submitted for this requisition and is not responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Symphony participates in E-Verify.

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