Job title; UX Designer, Jr. level
Location: Austin

Summary:
The User Experience (UX) Designer will work closely with the XD and project team members to assist with prototyping, designing and delivering delightful user interfaces and experiences.
This includes capturing user requirements through collaboration with Product Managers, leading and participating in user testing sessions and coordinating final implementation of the UI.
The UX Designer is expected to be an analytical thinker who is comfortable working in a cross-functional capacity in order to guide solutions from research to implementation.

The individual will also be expected to create realistic designs prototypes for internal evaluation, user testing and cross-functional critique. To that end individual should be proficient with tools such as Sketch, Adobe CC, Axure, Framer and Proto.io. Experience with cameras, microphones, video and auditory experiences are a bonus.

Functions:
• Design high-level workflows and wireframes for use in directing the product out-of-box experience (OOBE), first-time user experience (FTUE), and user interface interactions.
• Create functional prototypes of the workflows and designs for internal evaluation and user testing.
• Act as a bridge between engineering and the XD team.
• Collaborate with cross-functional stake holders to ensure the design can be efficiently implemented.
• Design workflows that work on multiple devices and platforms including mobile.
• Remain knowledgeable about emerging UX standards and design trends.
• Identify, recommend and prioritize new user interface features and applications in conjunction with end-user requirements or business needs.
• Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.
• Document design decisions for tracking, cross-functional education, and re-use in future designs.
• Experience with photography, video and audio production is a bonus.
Qualifications - candidates must possess the following:
• Post-secondary degree in a relevant field
• Demonstrated capability in interfacing with external parties to demonstrate and seek feedback on products.
• Strong presentation skills
• Ability to build relationships across team boundaries and time zones/geographic dispersion.
• Experience with consumer and/or enterprise product design, with a strong focus on user-interfaces.
The following qualifications are desirable:
• Technical knowledge on UX-related technologies, including user-interface architectures, cloud technologies, UI analytics, video analytics and audio analytics/language processing.
• Experience with a variety of collaboration products such as video conferencing, web collaboration and Instant Messaging platforms.
• Experience with consumer IoT product design, such as connected home experiences.

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