Senior UI Designer


Region: Americas
Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States

Duties

About K2

With K2’s process automation platform, organizations can rapidly build and deploy enterprise-grade business process applications that are agile, scalable and reusable, and scale the platform across all processes that move work between people, systems and machines. K2 solutions are being used by more than 1.5 million users in more than 4,000 organizations, including 30 percent of Fortune 100 companies.

About the team

Do you dream of solving complex design challenges? And believe it's possible to enable non-developers to automate their business without learning Databases and JavaScript? Come join K2 as a Senior UI Designer and an important member of our Product Experience team. You have a passion for crafting beautiful and easy to use experiences in complex web applications and an intense appetite for everything UI. You also have a great portfolio available for review.

We are looking for a talented and passionate Senior User Interface Designer to design simple, slick experiences.

The ideal candidate will join a team of design geeks who breathe new technology and design. You will translate high-level requirements into storyboards, wireframes and finally into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. 

A great candidate will love being challenged to make complex features feel simple through their strong design skills.

On a typical day you might…

  • Create visual designs based on knowledge of the 'K2 product brand', and translate that knowledge into a combination of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements and icons
  • Contribute to design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Create detailed visual design specifications
  • Solve a complex interaction design problem
  • Create a high level wireframe of an important flow
  • Attend a feature team standup and talk with a developer about implementation details, and design intent.
  • Attend a team meeting to share designs and idea
  • Try out a new interactive prototyping too
  • Brainstorm with a Product Manager on a concept
  • Watch a YouTube video about how voice is the new mouse.

Responsibilities

  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate product function.
  • Create iterative concepts and final designs including screen layouts, color palettes, typography and icons to fit the product/brand identity.
  • Contribute in defining a brand/look and feel for a new suite of products and applications spanning mobile, desktop and everything in between.
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to refining with Engineering.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity to complex product features.
  • Contribute to design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience.
  • Develop detailed interaction and visual design specifications and work closely with the development teams to implement them.
  • Design the next generation of our no-code App builder platform.
  • Work with developers, other Designers, Product Management, and our customers to create great user experiences in complex web applications.
  • Create low and high fidelity task flow mockups and prototypes while integrating feedback from internal stakeholders and customers.
  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment and have fun doing it.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ years of professional experience designing great User Interfaces and Experiences for web applications and websites
  • A strong portfolio with demonstrable UI design skills
  • Unmistakable passion for elegant and intuitive user interfaces
  • Experience of Graphic Design in the context of applications (rather than web sites).
  • Expert in Visual Design and Wireframing Tools
  • Desktop and mobile application design experience required.
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards and user flows.
  • User-centered approach with excellent visual design skills.
  • Confidently pitch and review your designs to various internal stakeholders.
  • Extremely detail orientated. Strives for pixel perfect implementation.

Desired Experience

  • Experience, Certification, Bachelor's or Master's degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, UI Design, Industrial Design, HCI, or other related field.
  • Strong visual design skills and a solid understanding of current visual trends
  • Internalized a rigorous design process and are able to tailor it to the needs of different types of projects
  • Strong conceptual skills and demonstrated ability to rapidly prototype and design to communicate ideas to others
  • Must love diving into complex user interface problems
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize and manage work to meet project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • A solid understanding of web application design and implementation
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript (for prototyping)
  • A solid understanding of what it takes to create responsive web applications
  • Experience working closely with development teams on implementation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills working in a multi-disciplinary, multi-time zone, collaborative environment
  • Experience with cross-browser design and development
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment (SCRUM)
  • Experience designing mobile applications
How to apply:

Please APPLY HERE through our application portal.