Sr. UI/UX Designer

G2

Chicago, IL, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 12/25/2020
  • Website: g2.com
  • Company Address: 20 N Upper Wacker Dr #1800, Chicago, IL

About G2

G2 is the world's leading B2B software and services review platform!

Until recently, selecting business software or services was difficult, risky and inherently biased. G2's real, verified user reviews help you objectively assess what's best for your business.

Leverage the crowd, limit your risk, and get what works!

Job Description

G2 is revolutionizing the way businesses discover, buy and manage software and services. More than five million users per month rely on G2 to help them find and buy the best software for their businesses. G2 features over 1 million authentic customer reviews, has built a global team of nearly 400 talented, motivated professionals, and has raised $100M in total funding from some of the world’s leading investors including IVP, Accel Partners, LinkedIn, Emergence Capital, Pritzker Group, Chicago Ventures, Hyde Park Ventures, industry leaders and its founders.

About the Role

G2 is looking for a hard-working Senior UI/UX Designer to join our product team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the user, visual design, and interaction design. You will be in charge of helping to lead the mission by owning the G2 product visual design and usability.  You will work with a team of UX professionals as well as business owners to drive strategy and direction to deliver a marketplace vision.  Additionally, you will work with product managers, marketers, and engineers to drive the planning, testing and delivery of new features, executing on the product roadmap. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design Process: You lead and coach others on the creation of low and high fidelity wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to validate new product and feature ideas. You improve the design process and contribute to a consistent and effective system of design to drive a cohesive product portfolio experience. 
  • Communication: You are able to clearly communicate to technical and non-technical teams the impact based on research to drive the greatest impact within internal team stakeholders, and partners. You will support customer and prospect discovery sessions, as needed.
  • Cross Functional Collaboration: You collaborate with front-end and back-end development team members to create simple, scalable, and effective product experiences. You understand technical constraints and can creatively problem solve.  Coordinating with the product team to establish design priorities to drive the most impactful business results. 
  • Analytics and Testing: You run quantitative and qualitative tests and distill results into actionable plans for development initiatives. You are able to speak across the G2 internal organization and strategic partners to guide alignment.

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in a UX/UI Design role dealing with consumer-facing websites, apps, software and/or mobile experiences. 
  • Strong visual design aesthetic and experience in designing in an agile environment. 
  • Familiarity in designing across multiple screen sizes and devices. 
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, Abstract  and Sketch in a mac environment; knowledge of Dovetail or another user insight tool a plus.
  • Research and validation experience including usability testing and a/b testing. 
  • Exceptional UI design, including but not limited to, concepts, prototypes, data visualization.
  • Experience creating sitemaps, wireframes, and customer journeys.
  • Desire to be part of a team that values great design and high-quality work.
  • Ability to recognize UX/UI issues and propose solutions.
  • Solid understanding of user-centered design principles and practices.
  • Clear passion about G2 portfolio and ability to identify possibilities in our industry.
  • Ability to understand business objectives and stakeholder needs and translate them into solutions.
  • Anticipates problems, and seeks opportunities.
  • Organized with high attention to detail.
  • High-energy, fast-paced work is fun for you.

Why we love G2

G2 was founded to create a place where people will love to work. We strive to create meaning in work and provide more than just a job: a true calling. G2 is a place where people can be authentic and grow, find meaning and passion in work, and be motivated to succeed by a supportive group of coworkers. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where people can enjoy coming to work every day, by supporting our employees in their professional and personal lives.

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