171 day(s) ago

Senior UI UX Designer vacancy at Wowza Media Systems

max 130,000 USD per Year


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Media Systems is a streaming software, cloud services, and hardware provider aimed at powering live streaming for today’s most innovative companies. We frequent Streaming Media’s list of Companies That Matter Most in Online Video and Readers’ Choice Awards, as well as Built in Colorado’s list of Best Medium Workplaces (with a 4.6 rating on Glassdoor).

Cofounders David Stubenvoll and Charlie Good first set out to create cool stuff with like-minded people in 2005. In the fourteen years that have followed, Wowza’s become the gold standard for streaming. One third of content delivery networks (CDNs) have Wowza’s technology built in and more that 24,000 organizations across the globe power their streaming with Wowza.

With adoption rates exploding, use cases proliferating, and video quality increasing, the streaming industry’s influence on everyday life continues to grow. And when it comes to live video, one thing rings true: If you can dream it, the experts at Wowza can help you build it.

General overview of the role

Wowza's 30,000+ customer base is growing, and we are looking for Senior UI/UX Designer to take our award-winning software to the next level for live video streaming. Working side by side with product leaders and engineers from the beginning to end of the product building cycle, you'll lead all things design and UX across the entire platform.

We pride ourselves in being customer-centric and making the complicated simple. We are looking for teammates who will drive essentialism.

"Do less, better," and make the best contribution. Wowza is a product-driven company, where you can get excited about doing your best work in a fast-paced, balanced environment.

Responsibilities

Collaborate. Provide design leadership to one and eventually more designers through the entire software development process. Research: create personas, understand user needs, psychology and Jobs To Be Done. Then ideate, design, iterate, and ship to test assumptions along side product and engineering. Listen. We emphasize regular communication with our customers (at least 2x a week minimum) to solicit feedback, learn about pain points, and spot opportunities. Own & drive. You will own and drive the team responsible for design, ux and ui decisions. Iterate quickly. We believe in shipping, getting feedback, and making updates. "Done is better than perfect" allows us to remain customer-focused. Design. Get hands on daily and create at every stage from sketches, wireframes, interaction models, UI, prototypes. Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers. Challenge us. We regularly ask, "Are we focused on the riskiest, most critical assumptions?" about any work. Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends.

Requirements

Proven experience as a UX Designer, UI Designer or similar role. Enterprise SaaS or API or equally technical product a plus. Strong portfolio of design projects Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture Proficient in design software (we use Figma, for example) Knowledge of HTML/CSS; Java is a plus but not necessary Problem-solving aptitude Excellent communication skills Degree or strong experience in Design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field Organizational and time-management skills Decision-making skills

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