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Title:  UX Designer

Location: 

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6H 3V3

Requisition ID:  31399

About Us

Picture yourself working with the world’s best employees. Join the StorageGRID team at NetApp and become a part of Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work.

 

NetApp's Vancouver Technology Center is pioneering the development of StorageGRID object storage, cloud compatible software handling the exponential growth in big data.

 

We are building out a UX practice within the StorageGRID team and are seeking a talented and passionate UX Designer. You will partner with the product team and engineering to solve complex UX problems of managing and operating a geo-distributed storage system with hundreds of petabytes. If you are a passionate UX designer and looking to solve complex technical problems, this is the job for you.

 

We are true believers of Agile development and have been on the journey for many years. Since you maintain supreme levels of communications with your peers, we won’t inundate you with process and documentation. If you have a deep understanding of UX design and are intensely customer-focused, we know you will fit in with our team.

Job Requirements

Essential Functions:

- Develop a deep understanding of user problems, objectives, and requirements

- Create an intuitive, efficient, and delightful experience via UI mockups and prototypes

- Execute all user experience design stages from concept to final hand-off to development team

- Advise front-end engineers on UX/UI implementation best practices

- Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (eg, responsiveness)

 

Job Requirements:

- Expertise in standard UX software such as InVision and Balsamiq

- Working HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are required; ideally Angular

- Experience with user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, and addressing usability concerns

- Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colors, fonts and layouts

Education

- Minimum 6 years of experience of UI/UX design

- Bachelor’s degree in design, human-computer interaction, or related field such as industrial design or computer science

 

Why You'll Love Working Here:

 

Outside of building software, NetApp strives to keep employees healthy and engaged. We hold weekly yoga sessions just to balance out the donuts. Relax during your break in our gaming lounge with craft beer on tap or join one of our foosball competitions. We celebrate everything from Diwali and Lunar New Year to pie day and Star Wars Day so be prepared for plenty of food and beverages. Our employee clubs will let you hone your coffee making and tasting skills. Give back to your community with 40 hours of company-paid volunteering events like the food bank and blood drives.

If you want to ship an awesome product, but above all, want to be an integral part of the team that makes this happens, please Join Us!


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