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Senior UX Designer

Bangalore, KA, IN, 560103

Engineering

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

Job Purpose

We’re looking for a Senior Experience Designer who can create useful, intuitive, user centered designs from project concept through execution. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one.

You will support team members and provide tactical deliverables to meet project needs. You will help develop concepts and then produce quality wireframes, prototypes, user flows, and annotations with high attention to detail. Your work will be grounded by your participation in research activities such as competitive analyses, heuristic reviews, design thinking workshops, and usability testing.

 

Main Duties

  • Translate user, product, and business requirements into simple and intuitive interfaces
  • Design product UX in close collaboration with product managers and development teams
  • Mapping customer and user journeys
  • Sketching, concept creation and wireframing
  • Creating interactive prototypes
  • Conduct research to inform design decisions. Work with our researcher to plan and execute research projects, drawing on research from various areas of the business: analytics, customer insight, internal experts, interviews, and competitor analysis
  • Designing and briefing usability testing sessions and, if needed, running sessions
  • Leading collaborative design workshops
  • Information architecture
  • Assist in the creation of user stories to feed into a SCRUM-based agile development team.

 

Skills & Experience

  • 7+ years UX experience
  • Passion for designing quality products with a great user experience.
  • Mastery of wireframe and prototyping tools
  • Experience of conducting UX research to get a deep understanding of customer needs
  • Awareness of key psychological principles that inform good design
  • You’ll need to work with visual designers, developers, product owners and technical architects to define product experience and champion the user.
  • Excellent communication skills - you will need to be able to explain, present, and communicate your ideas clearly to a range of different stakeholders.
  • Solid design background
  • A portfolio of work that also demonstrates your process
  • Experience of working in another Cybersecurity role

 

Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.


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