Senior Product Designer at WP Engine

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Summary

We're looking for an experienced Product Designer to join our rapidly growing team. This is a perfect role for a logical, systems thinker; someone who enjoys envisioning how a product could evolve and scale over time, and who leverages human-centered design principles and practices to get there The ideal candidate is an experienced professional whose strengths and passions are fueled and complemented by teamwork, collaboration, and new challenges.

What's cool about this job

It's the perfect time to join the team! Our company and product portfolio are rapidly growing and on a path to becoming the #1 digital experience platform for WordPress agencies. As part of our accelerated growth, we are redesigning our dashboard experience and reworking our information architecture to scale. The excitement and hopefulness that companies experience pre-IPO only comes around once-do you want to be part of it?

The right candidate is a strong product designer that strives to make simple, effortless user experiences from complex systems. They are analytical, obsessed with UX trends and best practices, and enjoy discovering reusable patterns and frameworks for a better, faster design process. They understand the importance of including others, sharing wins, and have developed techniques for effective collaboration and consensus-building.

Your day to day
  • Assist in the planning and scoping of UX efforts
  • Help Establish a vision and negotiate the incremental path to get there
  • Identify key risks, and craft experiments to test customer sentiment and behavior
  • Orchestrate and participate in brainstorms, design reviews, and other collaborations that help the team win together
  • Design thoughtful, meticulous end-to-end user flows that consider the happy path and where users are most likely to stray from it
  • Iterate from "version 1" to "version right" with rapid prototyping and usability tests
  • Delight Developers, Agencies, and business owners with beautiful, intuitive designs that make tasks quicker and easier
  • Recommend product improvements and pitch new product opportunities based on your observations and data measurements
  • Promote UI/IX standardization by using and contributing to the Design System
  • Evangelize product design by sharing success stories, things you've learned, etc.
Your passion and expertise
  • Portfolio demonstrates an iterative design process, complex problem solving, and successful outcomes
  • Basic design research and testing skills
  • Proficiency in Figma, Sketch, InVision, and other tools of the trade
  • Ability to build HTML/CSS/JS prototypes for testing and communication purposes
  • Comfort analyzing user behavior in tools such as Google Analytics and Pendo
  • 5+ years professional applied experience in an R&D setting
  • 8+ years creative experience overall
  • E-commerce product design experience a plus
Perks and benefits
  • Remote/Work from home flexibility
  • Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
  • Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn't like time off)
  • Transportation (Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement
  • Lunch (Provided Monday – Thursday)
  • Gym membership discount

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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