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Senior UI/UX Designer

Keep Aware

Keep Aware

Design
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

About the Role

As a senior UI/UX Designer at Keep Aware, you will be instrumental in shaping the visual and interactive aspects of our platform. This role demands a strong understanding of user-centered design principles, an eye for detail, and the technical skills to bring your designs to life. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to create intuitive and engaging user interfaces that enhance the overall user experience.

About Keep Aware

Keep Aware is changing the way that IT security teams secure their employees. We believe that to secure businesses today, security teams have to start by protecting where modern work lives, the web browser. Keep Aware starts by securing the browser blind spot and provides visibility and response capabilities to challenge threats organizations face every day. Our platform enables security teams to promote continuous awareness, tackle SaaS risk, and intelligently respond to cyber threats across the business.

Based in Austin, Texas, Keep Aware is backed by top-tier venture firms. Our experience comes from multiple cyber security industry leaders, and we are dedicated to developing and implementing the most advanced browser security solution. We are building a team of ambitious and knowledgeable individuals from diverse backgrounds with a passion for creating the best user experience for our customers.

Our product & engineering team is hybrid and meets in-person one to 2-3 days a week.

Responsibilities

  • Design and Prototyping: Create high-fidelity UI designs, wireframes, user flows, and interactive prototypes using tools such as Figma, Sketch, or Adobe XD.
  • User Research: Conduct user research and usability testing to gather insights and iterate on designs. Review customer calls to gain a deep understanding of product usability and customer experiences.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with product engineers, developers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and ensure design feasibility.
  • Design Systems: Develop and maintain design systems and guidelines to ensure consistency across all platforms.
  • Front-End Development: Implement your designs as proof-of-concepts and collaborate with front-end developers to codify your designs, ensuring a seamless and high-quality user experience.
  • User Feedback: Analyze user feedback and activity, and iteratively improve the user interface.

Qualifications

  • Experience: Proven experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role in a fast-paced environment. This is considered a senior position and you will be Keep Aware's lead UI/UX Designer.
  • Domain expertise: Previous experience designing interfaces and products built for IT or Cybersecurity teams. A strong desire to gain more cyber security knowledge and an understanding of customer needs and challenges.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in design tools (Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD) and basic front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
  • Creative Vision: Strong visual design skills with a keen eye for aesthetics and detail.
  • User-Centered Design: Deep understanding of user-centered design principles and practices.
  • Communication: Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to present and justify design decisions.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on user needs and business goals.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.