User Experience (UX/UI) Design Lead

| Greater Boulder Area
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Who You Are

You have Heart for Service

We provide extraordinary service to our customers, coworkers, and our community by going out of our way to appreciate and support them.

You are Curious

We create products that help our customers listen and be curious, and we ourselves are curious. We strive to understand our customers’ business problems and the solutions delivered with our software.

You Find a Way

We help our customers and employees succeed by finding solutions to their problems. We have a can-do attitude and we do what we say we will do. 


About Alchemer

Founded in 2006, Alchemer is a powerful survey and data insights platform that empowers business professionals to make informed decisions. As SaaS application software, it offers user-friendly data collection tools for understanding customers, markets, and employees in real time and communicating this information across an organization. It provides data insights in over 205 countries, with 50K new surveys created and 5M responses collected every week.

Alchemer has tremendous opportunity to continue this growth, based on current market size and the potential for more sophisticated product positioning and a robust sales and marketing engine. Details on Alchemer’s products and services can be found on our website (www.alchemer.com).


About the Job

Lead the User Experience and User Interface Design efforts to design, test, deliver and improve compelling and consistent user experiences and interfaces that not only make Alchemer easy to use, but also delight our customers.  You should be a hands-on leader who is just as comfortable mocking up screens and components as building a team.  Continually engage with users through structured and unstructured user testing to provide qualitative input to reducing friction for our users.  Develop and measure user experience KPIs and work to improve those experiences.  Design and test compelling experiences and work closely with the Product, Engineering, and QA teams to make sure mockups are developed, understood, and implement in a consistent way.


About You:

You are a driven and passionate designer who always works to understand and measure customer experiences and continually advocate for improving them.   You think holistically about user experience and understand that user experience is more than just a well-designed screen. You balance your skills as a seasoned visual designer who is up on modern design patterns with a data driven approach to understanding custom friction points and ways to measure and improve user journeys.  You are a relentless advocate for the customer and work to ensure that their experiences with Alchemer are consistent, reliable and easy to use.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead all application user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) efforts
  • Create user journey maps and low and high-fidelity mockups that are ready for the engineering team
  • Establish user groups, user testing processes and regular feedback mechanisms
  • Develop, measure and improve user experience KPIs
  • Develop and enforce consistent design conventions, standards and patterns
  • Work with customers and other stakeholders to research functional and UX requirements


Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years leading UX/UI efforts and 5+ years design experience for a web based SAAS product
  • Expert experience with design & UX tools (Axure, Sketch, Adobe Suite, etc)
  • Experience with developing, managing, reporting and improving on user testing and KPIs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience developing and enforcing a style guide and consistent design patterns
  • HTML, CSS/SASS and Material design (or other similar design framework) a plus
  • Passionate advocate for customers while knowing how and when to compromise
  • Experience working in an Agile/Lean development process
  • Self-motivated and able to manage their team to meet key delivery timelines
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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Location

168 Centennial Parkway, Louisville, CO 80027

An Insider's view of Alchemer

What projects are you most excited about?

We are evolving our platform with new integrations, additional data analytics and machine learning. Built on AWS, we are adding new microservices and VueJS front end apps. We work with Docker, ElasticSearch, MySQL, Redis, PHP, Laravel/Lumen, Node.js, Express, Vue, Jest, ES6, Saas, Webpack and more. Help us build the future of insights software!

Ian

VP of Technology

How does the company support your career growth?

SurveyGizmo is awesome at encouraging growth of employees. They offer TONS of internal training to help you learn everything about the tool to maximize your potential. I am only a month in to my position, and I learned enough about our tool to go train 30 customers in Washington, DC. It was a successful event, and I am excited to learn more!

Alli

Training Specialist

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We keep an open door policy to ensure our employees can access any of our leaders. For myself, I am a servant leader and always willing to help any of our employees regarless of the situation or department.

Nolan

Sales Manager

What are Alchemer Perks + Benefits

Alchemer Benefits Overview

We offer a generous benefits package and a variety of perks including:
- Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision plans through Cigna (90% medical premium paid for employee only coverage)
- Up to $2,250 in annual cafeteria funds to be used for wellness, commuter expenses, or continuing education
- Company paid Short-term/Long-term Disability, Life and AD&D coverage, and Accident Insurance
- Founder's Pool profit sharing program
- Generous PTO policy, starting at 15 days, plus major holidays and 4 float days
- Onsite complimentary massages weekly
- Discounted memberships for health clubs
- Dog friendly office
- Casual dress code
- Nearby biking and walking trails

Culture
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have a volunteer-based club that meets biweekly to plan fun events for the office such as holiday parties, onsite happy hours, and new employee welcome events.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
SurveyGizmo employees can contribute up to $2,700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
SurveyGizmo provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by AmericanFunds. We match 100% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay with no vesting period.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
SurveyGizmo employees receive between 15 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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