User Experience Designer

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 12/2/2016

Calix San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



* Collaborate with product owners and x-functional teams right from conception, use cases, task flows and interactive visualization prototypes through to final product

* Effectively communicate design and interaction concepts via low and high fidelity mockups, wireframes and functional prototypes

* Iterate with agility on improving the user experience based on appropriate feedback channels from customers

* Own, validate, advocate and guide core consistent design principles, visual language and interaction patterns across the Calix portfolio of solutions

* Incorporate applicable new perspectives, trends and patterns on web & mobile platforms creatively into continuously improving the user experience

* Propose viable design alternatives during implementation to meet requirements and maintain an uncompromised user experience

* Be a passionate advocate for the user and have a keen eye for details

* Incorporate and promote awareness of internationalization and adaptability to linguistic and cultural environments in the design

* Proactively engage stakeholders in a timely manner to drive design reviews, convey design decisions and achieve consensus


* 5+ years of professional experience as UX/UI Designer

* A strong sense of best practices in web and mobile responsive design and broad & deep understanding of usability principles and techniques

* Intimate understanding of needs of various delivery platforms , form factors and persona of users

* Proficiency in rapid prototyping appropriate wire-framing/prototyping tools (IRise, Axure, InVision or similar) and design tools like Photoshop/ Adobe Creative suite

* Experience with HTML/CSS/JavaScript and in creating style guides and driving consistent re-usable design solutions

* Experience working closely with agile development teams and speak their language

* Self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

* BA/BS degree in Design (Interaction/Graphic/Industrial Design/Visual Communications/HCI) or equivalent practical experience

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