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Senior Product Designer (587296)
Ref No.: 18-01742
Location: North Waltham, Massachusetts
Senior Product Designer
North Waltham, MA
6+ Month Contract
 
Job Summary:
  • NetApp's On Command Insight (OCI) is an industry leading open platform application for both on-premises and hybrid cloud data center management.
  • OCI enables the world's largest enterprises and organizations to simplify their interaction with the machine-generated data across their complex data centers, private and public clouds.
  • We are building out a Product Design practice within the On Command Insight Team and are seeking a talented Senior Product Designer with a passion for data visualization.
  • In this role, you, the product team and engineering will partner to solve complex user experience problems of visualizing and interacting with massive amounts of data to deliver intelligent operational management, data analytics, and business insights. If you are a passionate product designer and looking to solve complex problems, this is the job for you.
 
Job Requirements:
  • Experience with information design, large amounts of tabular data and data visualizations
  • Use analytical thinking to understand complex user problems and requirements
  • Create intuitive, efficient, and delightful experience for enterprise data center users by incorporating user requirements, user and field feedback, metrics, and usability findings
  • Create appropriate level of prototypes and mockups to demonstrate product design solutions to various levels of stakeholders
  • Deliver design specs to the development team for each sprint
  • Contribute to design system by incorporating modern product design patterns
  • Develop and nurture relationships across teams and disciplines
 
Basic Qualifications
  • 5+ years' experience as an product designer, or related occupation, producing exceptional user experiences for data and visualization rich web applications
  • An online portfolio demonstrating these capabilities
  • Knowledge of latest interaction patterns for web, user-centered design process, design principles and techniques
  • Familiarity with design systems such as Google Material & SalesForce Lightning
  • Experience using Axure, Sketch and Invision to create low to high fidelity prototypes and mockups
  • Proven track record of success working collaboratively with other product designers, product managers, and developers
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
  • Strong design thinking, human centered design skills with expertise in user-centric design processes and execution
  • Demonstrable experience with complex and modern web designs with the ability to create meaningful and delightful experience
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design decisions
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to lead ideation sessions
  • Ability to balance needs of concurrent projects and work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong influencing, negotiation and collaboration skills
  • Working knowledge of current web based technologies and frameworks (e.g. HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, Angular) to inform design decisions
  • Experience of working closely with developers in Agile development process
 
Additional Qualifications
  • Solid user research skills including understanding user requirements and gathering user feedback
  • Ability to moderate usability tests, conduct user interviews, organize surveys, as well as lightweight usability testing methods
  • Help the teams interpret and understand user feedback, and provide input to inform design decisions based on that feedback
 
Benefits & Perks
  • Free catered lunches every Friday
  • Free Breakfast Monday –Thursday
  • Free self-service Starbucks coffee
  • Bi-weekly Micro-brew team social
  • Ping Pong, Foosball and Pool Tables.
  • BSC Health Club available on site
  • Conveniently located off 128 in a Waltham.
  • Shuttle Service provided from Alewife Station on the Red Line