UX Designer

Product Management · Durham, North Carolina
Department Product Management
Employment Type Full Time - US
Minimum Experience Experienced

Our Amazing #TeamZaloni

We are the frontline evangelists and trusted advisors to our customers. Zaloni understands its customers require industry expertise as well as an ability to help them meet their business objectives. The Product Management team at Zaloni is responsible for building a product strategy that will please our customers as well as provide an industry leading vision for our overall market. The Zaloni Product Management team serves as a bridge between our customers and the Zaloni Development, Marketing, and Sales teams. 


What You’ll Do in This Role to Add Value

Zaloni is transforming the way organizations enable, govern, and engage with their data assets. We are seeking a User Experience Designer to collaborate with internal and external product influencers and users. You will be responsible for ensuring that our customers and users have a positive experience with Zaloni’s Arena platform, as measured by greater user engagement, customer retention, and market recognition.  You will help define the user experience, drive execution from conception to release, and measure adoption.  Your success is defined as product adoption and ability to build a trusted partnership with a cross-functional team, including marketing, engineering, sales, and technical support teams to guide and inspire a satisfying experience for all of our end users.


Responsibilities

  • Conduct user research to learn about users and their behavior, goals, motivations, and needs in order to inform effective product decisions.
  • Create user personas. Identify key user groups and create representative personas of their behaviors within the data management lifecycle.
  • Define an effective information architecture to organize features within the Zaloni Arena platform to guide the user to accomplish key DataOps tasks.
  • Design user flows and wireframes and share with engineering teams.
  • Create prototypes and an interactive version of the product before handing off to development, which provides a tangible way for stakeholders to evaluate the prototype.
  • Test products on real users and gather feedback based on a minimum viable product (MVP).
  • Set clear requirements and acceptance criteria pertaining to the primary user interface points for Arena (Web UI, REST APIs, Documentation, etc.)
  • Review the work of engineering teams to ensure compliance with Zaloni branding and established UX & UI standards


Required Skills/Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of experience in software user experience design
  • Knowledge of relevant UX best practices, including User-Centered Design principles
  • Demonstrated experience with the responsibilities listed above
  • Exceptional oral and written English language skills; ability to communicate effectively via email, slack, video, phone, and similar technologies with colleagues, customers, and partners.
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to articulate ideas
  • Ability to deliver results in a team-based environment
  • Portfolio of previous work must be presented incorporating User Interface (UI) designs and/or sketches that demonstrate an understanding of interaction design and visual design


Our Awesome Company

Zaloni simplifies big data for transformative business insights. We work with pioneering enterprises to modernize their data architecture and operationalize their data lakes to incorporate data into everyday business practices. Zaloni’s data management platform, Arena, provides total control throughout the data pipeline from ingestion to analytics, with comprehensive data management, governance and self-service data preparation capabilities for IT and business users. A leader in big data for more than a decade, Zaloni’s expertise is deep, spans multiple industries, and has proven invaluable to customers at many of the world’s top companies. We are proud to be recognized by CRN’s 2017 Big Data 100 list, Forbes top 20 big data companies to work for, and Red Herring’s Top 100 North America Award.
For additional information, please visit www.zaloni.com.

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  • Location
    Durham, North Carolina
  • Department
    Product Management
  • Employment Type
    Full Time - US
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced