If you live and breathe user experience, love solving problems and thrive on variety, we have a great opportunity for you! We are looking for a Senior UX Designer for our Jira Team in Gdańsk. Design is enormously valued at Atlassian & Spartez and as a designer on our product team, you will be responsible for ensuring that our users have a great end-to-end experience. You will be working on creating elegant designs and delightful product experiences as part of an international team, helping to define the future of our products and unlocking the tremendous power and potential for teams across the world.
More about the opportunity:
- Our Jira product teams are continuously working on making this powerful product intuitive and accessible to all teams. You will have the opportunity to harness your strong product design skills, as well as our robust design approach, to help streamline this critical experience for our users.
- At Atlassian designers work as part of a "triad," collaborating closely with product management and engineering teams to build and innovate the Atlassian product suite. You'll have the chance to work in a cross-functional team, with substantial ownership and autonomy, making a strong impact on a product used by many.
What you will do?
You will work closely with Jira development teams to get Jira ready for operations-at-scale. Our focus is to make the user experience meaningful and convenient for the largest customers worldwide, such as NASA, Twitter, and HomeAway. Specifically, you will:
- Plan and conduct exploratory user research and effective usability tests with your team
- Turn actionable insights into different concepts and low and high fidelity prototypes to facilitate feedback from our users and your product team
- Work closely with product managers, engineering, and other stakeholders to prioritize product work according to the biggest positive impact for the user experience
- Understand and communicate complex information in an elegant way, enabling others to share in your insights
- Facilitate workshops with engineers and product managers to establish project scope and potential solutions to solve the identified problems in the most effective way
- Talk to our largest customers to understand their unique needs
What do we expect from you?
- Solid hands-on research experience with field studies, usability and concept testing
- An excellent understanding of how to appropriately apply design processes showcased in a strong portfolio
- Passion for designing enterprise products, backed by examples that you are ready to share
- Fluency in defining project goals and measures of success, testing your assumptions and outcomes, and continuously incorporating feedback.
- Drive for collaborating closely with developers, designers, product managers and other team members
- Communication and storytelling confidence, with the ability to effectively articulate concepts/ideas through sketches, wireframes, white-boarding, etc
- Excellent English communication skills
There are many good reasons to join us:
- Impact. At Spartez you will be working on world-renowned products from the Atlassian ecosystem. Our cross-functional teams are empowered to solve complex user problems for companies such as NASA, Samsung, Red Bull, Toyota and thousands of others across the globe. Our tech stack features Java, Spring, Maven, REST, JUnit, SQL, Docker, AWS, ElasticSearch & Python.
- Culture. We’re nearly 200 people, but our organizational structure remains flat, with few management levels and agile at heart. We work in small teams, diverse in terms of setup, experience, and culture, where internal mobility and secondments are welcomed. We travel to the US, Australia and many other locations worldwide and often extend our stay beyond just business.
- Room for growth. We follow clearly defined career paths, both in engineering as well as in management, with unified and public salary bands. Everyone is entitled to a 7500 PLN annual budget and 4 days leave for educational activities. We are encouraged to speak at conferences, run 20% pet projects and participate in quarterly ShipIt hackathons.
- Comfort. We work on MacBooks, use 24 inch 4K monitors, sit on Aeron chairs and stand by desks with adjustable height if we prefer to. We’re based in a modern office with all the benefits of a city-center location. In our kitchen, there are always fresh snacks and beverages at everyone’s disposal, as well as a pantry stocked with everything you may need for a quick DIY lunch.
- Social. Each year we treat ourselves to two big company parties and countless smaller events, such as brown bags, culture mixers, Social Fridays and team achievement celebrations. On top of that, we’re all entitled to a 500 PLN quarterly social budget - some use it for lunches, others chip in for a team offsite somewhere warm. There’s no dress code.
- The usual stuff. Private medical healthcare, life insurance, Multisport card.