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Principal UI / UX Designer

ArmorCode

ArmorCode

Design
Remote · United States
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

As the Principal UI / UX Designer, you will be at the forefront of creating user-centric interfaces that empower businesses and organizations to navigate the complex landscape of cyber threats effectively. You will lead the design of the ArmorCode platform and collaborate closely with cybersecurity experts to ensure that our platform not only supports core cybersecurity use-cases but also delights users with intuitive and visually engaging experience. Your work will involve conducting usability testing, gathering user feedback, and continually optimizing the UX for efficiency and effectiveness. This role requires you to be a creative thinker, a cybersecurity enthusiast, and a leader with a passion for designing interfaces that make a difference

About ArmorCode

ArmorCode’s vision is to democratize application security and help organizations build the safest software possible - no matter where it is built, how it is built, or who builds it. The ArmorCode platform unifies application security and infrastructure vulnerability management to address the biggest problems in software security today.

ArmorCode's customers include marquee Fortune 500 companies, including top brands in 7 different categories, as well as smaller, hyper-growth cloud-native technology companies. ArmorCode is a winner of the 2022 SINET 16 and TiE 50 awards, has been spotlighted by Nasdaq four times. 

ArmorCode is the founding member of the Purple Book Community and is a proud sponsor of AppSecCon 2023 and the 2023 Davos Cyber Future Dialogue, Switzerland. 

Our Values : At ArmorCode, we are more than just a technology company, we are a community of hungry, human, humble, hardworking, and honest individuals who take pride in helping companies of all sizes scale their security effectiveness by 10x, and maximize their ROI on existing security investments with ArmorCode 

Detailed Roles and Responsibilities

User Interface (UI) Design:

  • Lead the end-to-end user experience design process, from conceptualization to implementation for our platform.
  • Ensure that the UI aligns with cybersecurity requirements and intuitively communicates security features to users.
  • Advocate for user-centric design principles and contribute to the overall design strategy of our platform.

User Experience (UX) Design: 

  • Develop and optimize the overall user experience, focusing on usability, efficiency, and user workflows.

Cybersecurity Integration:

  • Collaborate with cybersecurity experts to seamlessly integrate security features into the user interface.
  • Ensure that security functionalities are user-friendly and easily accessible. 

Design Prototyping:

  • Create wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes to visualize and communicate design concepts and solutions.

Usability Testing:

  • Conduct usability testing and iterate designs based on user feedback and data analysis.

Design Standards:

  • Establish and maintain design standards, guidelines, and best practices for UI/UX across our platform.

User Research:

  • Conduct user research and gather insights to inform design decisions and ensure user-centered design practices.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in UX design and cybersecurity.

Leadership and Collaboration:

  • Lead the UI and UX design process to drive platform adoption and reduce customer time to value
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and security experts, to translate business requirements into intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces.

KPI’s for the Role

  • User Satisfaction Score (Usability and Experience)
  • User Engagement Metrics
  • Platform Adoption and Conversion Rates (Sign-ups, Feature adoption)
  • User Retention and Churn Rates
  • Feedback Response Time and Resolution

Why you will love it

  • Career Growth Opportunities: We believe in promoting from within and provide career progression paths, enabling our employees to advance in their careers
  • Work-Life Balance: We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance, offering flexible hours and remote work options to promote a sustainable lifestyle
  • Unlimited PTO: We offer unlimited paid time off policy to ensure employees can take care of their personal needs and recharge
  • Collaborative Environment: Our company fosters a collaborative and inclusive workplace culture, where employees can collaborate and learn from each other's experiences. You will have an option to 
  • Employee Recognition: We value and recognize the contributions of our team members through awards, employee of the month programs, and other forms of acknowledgment.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive salaries and performance-based bonuses, recognizing and rewarding the hard work and dedication of our team
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Our benefits package includes health, dental, and vision insurance to support the overall well-being of our employees
  • Diversity and Inclusion: We are committed to diversity and inclusion, striving to create an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in UI/UX design, human-computer interaction, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (5 to 8 years) as a UI/UX designer with a strong portfolio of projects in the SaaS or cybersecurity domain.
  • Proficiency in UI/UX design tools such as Balsamiq, Figma, etc.
  • Experience leveraging SaaS analytics and in product guidance tools such as Pendo
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity concepts and the ability to integrate them into the user interface.
  • Experience with usability testing, user research, and accessibility standards.

Skills 

  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail in design work, with a focus on precision in UI elements, visual consistency, and error-free implementation.
  • User experience design
  • Storyboarding
  • Prototyping

Behavioral Skills

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • User-Centric Focus
  • Design thinking
  • Stakeholder Management and Cross Functional Collaboration

Equal Opportunity

ArmorCode is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected category. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background or characteristics. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.