Senior User Experience Designer

AppZen

San Jose, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 12/31/2020
  • Website: appzen.com
  • Company Address: 6201 America Center Dr Suite 300, San Jose, CA, 95002

About AppZen

AppZen delivers the world’s leading AI platform for modern finance teams. Starting with business spend, we automate manual process, uncover problems, and optimize decision making for enterprises around the globe, including one-fourth of the Fortune 500. Our platform combines patented deep learning, computer vision, and semantic analysis with intelligence from thousands of online data sources to understand financial transactions in business context and make decisions before those transactions happen. AppZen is a must-have for CFOs and their teams to reduce spend, comply with policy, and streamline process.

Job Description

AppZen is the leader in AI software for finance teams. Over 1,800 global enterprises use AppZen to automate manual finance processes, reduce expenditures, and gain real-time insights into their business spend trends. Our patented software technology delivers AI deep learning, semantic analysis, and Star Match™, the only automated spend validation that processes intelligence from thousands of data sources, documents, and images to understand financial transactions and make decisions based on finance policies. AppZen is the platform of choice for today’s digital CFO and their teams, including four of the top five banks, four of the top ten media companies, four of the top ten pharmaceutical manufacturers, two of the top five aerospace companies, and six of the top ten software providers.
 
We’ve taken off this year! Since releasing our platform in 2016, over 1,800 enterprises have standardized on AppZen, including three of the top ten banks, four of the top ten media companies, three of the top ten pharmaceutical manufacturers, two of the top five aerospace companies, and five of the top ten software providers. We were a Gartner Cool Vendor, and have been recognized as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the market. In 2019 we received $50 million in Series C funding from Lightspeed, Redpoint and other leading venture capital firms.
 
We’re looking for a Senior User Experience Designer to join the product team. In 2021 we strive to craft exceptional experiences at all points of the user journey. We value our diversity of perspectives, but foremost we all share a passion for improving the experience for our audience. 

We're looking for you if:

    • You have created and delivered on an end-to-end vision of a product.
    • You have a broad focus on product design and UX.
    • You are collaborative and enthusiastic. You can effectively involve multiple team members to get to the smartest solutions for our customers’ business processes.
    • You are an analytical problem solver who can transform complex tasks into intuitive experiences.
    • You embrace learning new domains and product ecosystems and are able to balance business processes with user goals.
    • You are unfazed by ambiguity. 
    • You are an advocate for user-focused design, who is passionate about representing the voice of users throughout the design process.
    • You embrace feedback and have a desire for continuous iteration and improvement.

The role:

    • Help shape and deliver on the vision for our platform.
    • Hands-on creative problem solving in a cloud-based enterprise software system.
    • Collaborate with Designers, User Researchers, Engineers and Product Managers in small Agile teams.
    • Work in teams to iteratively deliver features, understanding and refining requirements, validating concepts, and collectively making progress until you get to the best design solution together.
    • Deliver design solutions from research insights to design deliverables: task flows, customer journeys, low fidelity mock-ups, and prototypes.
    • Facilitate design sessions and apply collaborative methods to produce user-centric solutions.
    • Demonstrate a passion for iteration and an eagerness to receive feedback.
    • Manage and prioritize multiple projects of varying timelines, degrees of complexity and scope.

Qualifications/Skills:

    • Minimum 5 years working in the field of User Experience/Interaction Design.
    • Online portfolio demonstrating design experience, and/or a Master’s/Bachelor’s thesis on a user experience-related subject.
    • Experience building  with products for business and technical users.
    • Experience working in Agile environments.
    • BS, MS degree, or equivalent experience.
Come as you are, we do not discriminate! We celebrate, support, and thrive upon our diverse customer and employee base.

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