Job Details

Senior UX Designer

BuddyBoss (BuddyBoss.com) is a leading provider of WordPress driven solutions, for online community platforms, E-learning and membership sites.


We are looking for a Senior UX Designer to join our product team, with a strong understanding of user-centred design and the mindset required to create high-quality software products. Applicants should be disciplined in problem-solving and able to design products that will solve problems for end-users. 


As our Senior UX Designer, you’ll be our go-to person for gathering requirements from both internal and external stakeholders, designing product features and preparing items for the product backlog.

Responsibilities


  • Gather, analyze, document, and validate the needs of the business stakeholders
  • Analyze customer feedback and activity, in order to iterate products to enhance the user experience
  • Conduct usability testing and user interviews
  • Conduct competitor and customer analysis
  • Develop user personas and usage scenarios
  • Create wireframes, UI designs, prototypes and technical models
  • Ensure design standards, guidelines and best practices are adhered to
  • Prepare and write user stories for the product backlog
  • Assist the product team throughout development to ensure deliverables meet the approved scope and design

Required Skills and Experience


  • 3+ years experience as a UX Designer, UI Designer or similar role
  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Background in product design and research
  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
  • Proficiency with design software (e.g. Sketch, Figma, etc )
  • Knowledge of WordPress software development
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to solve problems and design solutions
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Post Secondary Education, preferably in a technical field

Nice-to-Have Skills and Experience


  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Experience using product management tools such as Product Board, Product Plan, etc
  • Experience working with apps built with React Native
  • Proficiency with the WordPress Coding Standards, approaches and common APIs
  • Understanding of issue tracking tools such as Jira
  • Experience working with remote teams is a big plus. Our team is mostly distributed with team members in over 10 countries.
  • Experience with BuddyBoss or BuddyPress