UX Designer - Freelance
- Transamerica Pyramid, 600 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
Introducing Crux, a network where data is simple. So businesses can get straight to the point.
We clean, normalize, and enrich datasets, delivering them delightfully through our platform in the cloud. That way, businesses can say goodbye to the burdens of data, and hello to the benefits. Our team provides data engineering support to our partners, so they have more time and energy for finding insights and creating value.
Because the future depends on data. Let’s make it delightful.
We are looking for a talented UX Designer with strong experience in user research and product design. If you are have a passion for crafting polished user experiences and a meticulous eye for detail, you’re a perfect fit for Crux. As a UX designer, you would be playing an integral role in our team, helping us reach our goal of “making data delightful”. With experience at the heart of our product, we ask that you have extensive knowledge of UX concept development and implementation paired with a critical, deliberating ideation process. Along with these skills, being able to cleanly direct discussions that reflect practical, focused UX thinking is a must.
Work closely with product and UI/UX teams to help identify room for design improvement and determine research priorities.
Regular prototyping and wireframing with a strong focus on iterative improvement without sacrificing design principles.
Communicate with product and management teams to determine design objectives and how to best meet them.
Drive UX thinking in all aspects of product, even in areas often neglected by UX such as information architecture.
Independently conduct user research and ensure that user feedback is useful and well-used. This includes leveraging user data to cautiously validate or discount designs
Manage regular heuristic evaluations of the product, taking thought leadership on UX mindfulness to ensure evaluations result in continuously improving experiences.
BA/BS in relevant field or equivalent experience.
2+ years of UX design and user research experience
Prototyping expertise with the ability to quickly generate wireframes and iterate upon them.
Background in qualitative design methods driven by design thinking.
Experience with performing formal and informal user research to understand customers.
Strong verbal and written communication skills that translate to compelling and competent presentations of design rationale.
Advanced degree in relevant coursework, such as Product Design, Information Studies, Interaction Design, Communication Design, HCI, or similar.
Proficiency in Adobe XD and/or Invision along with other supplementary prototyping tools.
Fluency in web design best practices specifically in the realm of web applications.
Familiarity with e-commerce and data management user flows.
Design portfolio/documents showcasing excellent approaches to product design.
A deeper understanding of web technologies and its benefits/weaknesses when employed in software engineering.
At Crux, diversity is valued and and treatment of employees and applicants are based on merit, talent and qualification. We believe the key to success is bringing together unique perspectives and we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. For employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, consideration will be consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.