Saas Product Designer (Ux/Ui)
Be part of an award-winning software organisation providing over 1,200 global customers with fantastically presented insights to make data analytics easy-to-use, so people feel good about their business data.
And Phocas isn?t just loved by our customers. We also have some of the happiest employees going around! In fact, Phocas ranks #1 in G2 Crowd, has a 4.6/5 rating on Glassdoor, and appears in the Australian Deloitte\ 's Fast 50.
About this Role:
It is exciting times at Phocas with continued growth and expansion of new product developments. Based in Christchurch, but reporting to the VP of Design in New York, you will be the lead and sole designer on our product team.
You will own all UI/UX mobile and web design for Phocas suite of solutions. You need to be highly inquisitive and outcome-oriented, validating intuition derived from experience with quantitative and qualitative input from users, contextual research and analytics. Balancing visual design, information architecture and interaction design, you will collaborate closely with developers to rapidly get value into the hands of users. You will create and maintain guidance and patterns which developers can independently use to implement common screens and flows while you focus your deep thinking on new features and unusual use cases.
What You?ll Do:
Collaborate with the Product Manager to conceive and design new features and services from scratch as well as improve existing systems
Use a complete range of fidelity to support decision-making including sketches, user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
Analyse user feedback and activity and, partnering with the Product Manager, determine how to iterate to enhance the user experience
Independently conduct concept and ?hallway usability? tests to gather rapid feedback
Create and maintain guidance and patterns which developers can independently use to implement common screens and flows while you focus on new features and unusual use cases
Nail the big picture flows, architecture and navigation as well as the micro-interactions of animations, loading states and transitions
Keep very close to our customers and maintain high empathy
This Might Describe You
Min 3 years prior experience in product design role
Strong portfolio of product design, interaction design and visual design for mobile/web applications
Experience with complex applications where you\ 've made tasks feel easy and approachable
Possess great writing skills to effectively communicate with the team and customers
Familiarity with HTML/CSS - no need to be a front-end developer but you should be comfortable translating photoshop/sketch/etc into HTML/CSS
Experience working with developers deploying frequently and having the discretion to judge what is good enough to ship and iterate rather than wait for a perfect release
Experience with modern development practices that include Git, AWS, continuous integration and deployment
User research and testing experience such as UserTesting.Com, designing and analysing A/B tests, usability audits, picking up the phone or observing a user.
If you think this might be the perfect opportunity for you, then make sure you include the URL to your portfolio of product design, interaction design and visual design for mobile/web applications within your application to show us how great you really are.
We value and support our employees by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to:
Opportunity to be more ? including ongoing training and coaching
Awesome culture and meaningful work
Trusted to follow your passion and make it your own
We believe in a real work life balance and time with family and have a strong family orientated culture
Competitive pay and chance to share in the successTo all recruitment agencies:
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Phocas is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.