Senior UX Designer

| Austin is used by over 160,000 websites daily, reaching over 65,000,000+ people. Every month, 1 in 7 people in the world visit a site that uses Sumo! Sumo is growing quickly and evolving constantly, we are revamping our design to make Sumo the easiest tool for every small business.

As our new Senior UX Designer, we want your experience and enthusiasm to guide us toward better workflows and a higher level of discipline in our design practice. We're looking for a Senior UX Designer who can take on interesting and complex design problems, craft intuitive and engaging interfaces, and help us create the software that solves our customers' most pressing challenges.

About you:

  • You can clearly and effectively communicate and present your design thinking, processes, outcomes and research to teams and stakeholders
  • You are comfortable taking the lead on projects that demand complex design thinking and problem solving
  • You have experience working with large, full-featured web apps
  • You are an expert in customer research
  • You are excited about helping small ecommerce businesses
  • You fit in well with the culture of a small startup (low ego, not afraid to get your hands dirty, proactively looking for answers instead of waiting to be told)
  • You have experience in structured design process and you’re willing to help us establish it at Sumo
  • You are passionate about all things UX and up-to-date on industry trends
  • You are excited to make a tool that people ACTUALLY use and makes a difference in their lives

You will be:

  • Part of the Sumo Product Team, working closely with design (UX and UI), PMs and engineers
  • Part of the Sumo family, working collaboratively with the Customer Experience, Success, Sales, and Marketing teams
  • Participating in and sometimes leading major meetings to help shape Sumo’s future direction
  • Conducting user research, testing usability, and explaining your findings
  • Deciding what level of prototyping a new feature requires
  • Collaborating with the Sumo product team to understand customer and company goals
  • Creating wireframes, storyboards, sitemaps, screen flows, and prototypes
  • Synthesizing and presenting your findings
  • Working with our UI team to explain what you've built and designed
  • Exporting and annotating your design to engineers
  • Continuously pushing design projects to the next phase
  • Participating in brainstorming sessions and providing feedback on ideas

Role Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Most recent portfolio demonstrating both design skill and process
  • Experience in creating easy-to-use designs that display holistic thinking
  • Amazing user research experience
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Experience with and proficiency in design and prototyping software (Sketch, Invision, Adobe...etc.)
  • Stellar presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must love dogs and tacos!

Software Experience:

  • Sketch software
  • Prototyping & wireframing software
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Github

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Our company is in a trendy area with plenty of bars and restaurants within walking distance. We are also very close to the train for easy commuting :)
E 6th Street, Austin, TX 78702

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At Sumo, we constantly push each other to be better, to do better. In doing so, it takes each of us to the next level. It’s what pushes each of us from just being good at what we do to being great, and then from great to AMAZING. Ultimately, our goal is for everyone to become the Sumo version of themselves.


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