Lead UX Designer

User Experience | Pune, MH, India

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Job Summary
Are you an expert in building compelling user interfaces? Are you able to empathize with a diverse audience ranging from marketplace sellers, accountants, and enterprise financial analysts? Do you enjoy solving complex problems? Do you have a passion for thinking like the customer? If so, Avalara, the fastest growing company in tax compliance, wants to talk to you!

Avalara's UX Product team is growing and we need an experienced UX Designer who will work directly with the Sr. Product Manager for Reporting and Analytics to define and deliver a world-class reports and analytics experience for Avalara customers. Achieving this experience will require a mix of research, information architecture, and design skills focused on understanding how users perform time sensitive financial tasks, utilize financial-based data visualizations, and how they utilize dashboards within their organization.

Joining our UX team will provide you with a unique opportunity to advance your craft and have a noticeable, significant impact across Avalara's product offerings.

Job Duties 

  • Design is an iterative process: Welcome feedback and work effectively with team members and stakeholders (Product, Engineering, etc.) to come up with the optimal design during the product ideation processes.

  • Create intuitive interfaces and seamless experiences that make emotional connections with users and communicate the brand.

  • Gain a deep understanding of user needs and goals and communicate them to cross-functional product teams.

  • Create design deliverables appropriate to projects - including flows, diagrams, mockups, interactive prototypes, specs, and assets for stakeholders, validation with users, and engineering teams.

  • Work with and contribute to the infographics and data visualization components of Avalara's product design system, Skylab.

  • Develop and moderate online, in-person usability studies, and administer surveys through all stages of product development and while in production.

  • Conduct card sorts and evaluative research with assistance from the UX Research team.

  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative user data to generate tactical and strategic insights.

  • Test ideas and rapidly incorporate user and team feedback.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of professional experience designing interfaces and online experiences.

  • Designing within an existing or emerging design system (i.e. Material Design, VMWare Clarity, Salesforce Lightning Design.)

  • Working with developer teams using agile sprints, participating in design reviews and retrospectives, and wrangling tickets in Jira.

  • Working hand-in-hand and advocating for a user-centered design process with Product Management, Engineering, and UX Content.

  • Experience incorporating user research into the design process.

  • Experience in information architecture design.

  • You have a portfolio that includes: wireframes, interaction flows, and high-fidelity interface examples. Your thought process and the context of your contribution should be clear.

  • Experience with Figma or comparable tools.

  • Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3.

  • Ability to mentor junior designers or interns.

  • Experience working for leading SaaS companies with a diverse customer base spanning small business owners, SMB, and enterprise

Education

  • Bachelors or higher degree in a User Experience related field such as (UX design, HCI, Interaction Design, or Graphic Design) [Or equivalent professional experience.]



About Avalara

We’re building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world.

Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there’s an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds.

That’s a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone. That’s why we’re growing fast.

Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, India, and the U.K.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by law.

 

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