Splunk Principal UX Designer - Data Visualizations (Remote) in New York, New York
Are you passionate about helping others use data to change hearts and minds? Do you enjoy the challenge of helping users quickly and easily turn big data into valuable insights?
Splunk is looking for a product designer with passion for building design tools for dashboards and data visualizations. We have sophisticated users who perform complex, iterative analyses on data of widely varying types to quickly find insights. We create tools that empower them to craft compelling visualizations from those insights and tell meaningful stories.
One of our key goals is to make our products more consumer-friendly with elegant out-of-the-box tools and features. Think “Squarespace for dashboards”.
We’re looking for someone who thrives by taking initiative - someone who can communicate effectively and collaborate closely with other designers, user researchers, developers, and product managers.
You will assist with building attractive, high quality UI/UX designs, of both low and high fidelity to solve visualization specific problems.
Day-to-day responsibility for design on your projects with corresponding mid-senior autonomy. Some ability to manage and prioritize your work.
You'll get the opportunity to explore visualization solutions for various mediums including monitors, augmented reality, virtual reality, mobile, tablets and more. Involvement in end user research to explore, uncover and analyze end user requirements during field studies, user interviews etc.
Solving the visualization problems include but are not limited to: designing new visualizations for our libraries, understanding how each visualization is best optimized for certain data, understanding and optimizing our visualization frameworks while being able to look to the future.
Effective communication of your ideas and rationale - spoken, written and visual through clear documentation.
Crafting thoughtful flows, rough designs, polished designs, and other solutions in Figma, Sketch, Framer etc. within our visual design language. Sometimes helping to improve that language. This is a hands-on role.
Involvement in end user research to explore, uncover and analyze end user requirements during field studies, user interviews etc.
Effective collaboration with Product Managers to frame user problems, use cases, technical requirements, critical metrics etc.
Close collaboration with engineers to build your designs accurately or refine them in acceptable ways.
Clearly communicate solutions and ideas, advocate for them, ask questions and push for clarity when it may be lacking.
Provide thought leadership and support to other teams with visualization related goals and problems.
A champion of design process focused on identifying/solving problems with elegant solutions
Fluency with common UX patterns and their best uses
Experience testing and exploring different ideas at various fidelities of prototypes
Working ego-free within a team as well as being self-driven to work with autonomy and ownership
Bonus: experience designing dashboards for web apps & cloud products
Bonus: ability to prototype your solutions
Bonus: experience with user research, whether conducting or just using learnings
Experience with big data is not required but the capacity to learn relevant concepts is
General interest and/or passion for data visualization
Completed a Bachelor’s degree in UI/UX design or related major (Computer Science a plus), and strong record of academic achievement
Minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent experience.
We value diversity at our company. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which you are applying.
For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
This is a remote position located in the US. You must be able to work on the West Coast time zone (PST). For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction record.
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.
Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.
This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?
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