Zendesk is seeking a Senior UI Designer who can deliver innovative solutions in a challenging, fast-paced environment. This is a highly collaborative role in which you will work closely with UX, product managers, and product teams throughout all stages of the product lifecycle. As a Senior UI Designer you are a critical thinker with a good design sense, strong technical background, and an eye for making things beautifully simple..
Execute high quality design that focuses on a simple and clean user experience
Keep user experience the top priority in all deliverables
Be willing to explore unconventional approaches to conventional problems
Continually improve on an evolving visual interface design system
Deliver and take responsibility for concept to final
Manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities.
Meet deadlines and work well under pressure
5+ years of UI design experience in web and mobile interfaces
Experience with start-up and agency environments
Fluency in graphic design practices, workflow, and software
Knowledge of HTML/CSS
Online portfolio showcasing web application and UI design experience
College degree in Visual/Graphic design or formal design training a plus
Experience with SaaS or Enterprise software companies a plus
The mantra at Zendesk, all the way from Finance, Sales, HR, Engineering to Creative is "Beautifully Simple". Our brand, product and website should be that. Zendesk designers should to be able to execute a highly reduced, minimalist design style that is still über polished and shows the highest degree of attention to detail.
One big differentiator for Zendesk is the fact that we can laugh at ourselves and have a sense of humor.
A lot of the work in our department is about maintaining high standards for the brand, policing bad decisions, keep our product consistently executed while leaving room to always explore a new, better way of solving problems.
In Creative at Zendesk we challenge each others decisions and look at our work with a critical eye - that is to say, we not looking for someone to just follow orders, we need someone senior enough that they can push back when they see things that could be done better/differently.
Keep pushing things forward. Always.
WITH THE PROGRAM
We want to work with people who are excited and with the program when it comes to design - someone who actively follows all developments in the world of design/apps.
Only resumes submitted with portfolios or work samples will be considered.
Zendesk offers competitive salaries, full benefits and an equity stake. You will be joining a bright, fun group of experienced folks who love what they are doing to create something unique. All applicants must be willing to work in San Francisco.
Zendesk is the leading provider of proven, cloud-based help desk software. For growing organizations, Zendesk is the fastest way to enable great customer service. More than 30,000 Zendesk customers, including Box, MSNBC, Sony, OpenTable and Groupon, trust Zendesk with their most valuable asset, their customers. Founded in 2007, Zendesk is funded by Charles River Ventures, Benchmark Capital and Matrix Partners. Learn more at www.zendesk.com.
Individuals seeking employment at Zendesk are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.