Product Design Lead at UpGuard

Product Design, Full-time, Sydney sydney design product full-time
Posted a month ago

As the Product Design Lead at UpGuard you’ll own the design of new features for our rapidly-growing cybersecurity SaaS platform. Working closely with Product Managers and our CPO, you’ll be fleshing out high-level concepts and turning them into prototypes. You’ll continue to be involved as the development team builds out these prototypes, obsessing over the details to create amazing user experiences. You’ll have plenty of scope to interact with our highly-engaged user community (from some of the biggest and best companies in the world).

What you'll be doing

  • You'll be the owner of the UX/UI design for the platform
  • Collaborating with product managers and our CPO to think through how new features will work
  • Wireframing design prototypes
  • Creating design standards for reuse
  • Optimising user flows through the platform
  • User experience testing
  • Conducting customer design workshops
  • Incorporating customer feedback into designs
  • Engaging with the engineering team through the build of features
  • What we're looking for

  • Amazing UX skills: 3+ years of commercial product design experience, with a portfolio that demonstrates strength in creating simple and intuitive user experiences
  • Strong UI skills: Your portfolio should show that you can create user experiences that not only work well, but look amazing.  
  • Collaboration: We are a tight-knit team that push each other to keep improving. You’ll need to know when to stand your ground, and when to take (constructive) feedback onboard.
  • Connection to the broader design community: There are plenty of examples of great product design. We want someone who’s constantly on the lookout for inspiration, and able to apply industry-best-practice to their own work.
  • Fast on the tools: You’ll be able to turn out great work quickly, using the latest modern design tools.
  • Bachelor's degree in Design or equivalent practical experience.
  • Bonus

  • Experience in cybersecurity. If not, you’ll just need to be willing to learn
  • Experience in designing SaaS software
  • Experience working in an agile software development team
  • Experience designing for a multi-lingual audience
  • Experience in mobile app design
  • What's in it for you

  • Be a key contributor to a fast-growing SaaS platform that is used by some of the biggest and best companies on the planet.
  • Solve interesting design problems, with a focus on making complex technical tasks intuitive, and even enjoyable.
  • Quickly see the designs you produce in the hands of users, as we work in short sprint cycles and release at least every fortnight
  • Work closely with an engaged (and rapidly growing) user base
  • Be surrounded by other highly talented, easygoing (non-egotistical) people.
  • Generous compensation package including a great base salary + equity.
  • Great perks including free lunches, flexible work arrangements and gym reimbursement program.
  • A great team and working environment in Sydney’s CBD.
  • At UpGuard, we're building cybersecurity products that help organizations protect their information and prevent data breaches.

    Founded in 2012, we're a profitable venture backed startup with hundreds of enterprise customers such as 23&Me, NASA, NYSE, Xinja, First State Super, IAG and ADP. Our threat intelligence capabilities have lead to the discovery of data exposures cited by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BBC and The Washington Post among other publications.

    With offices in Mountain View, CA and Sydney, Australia, we're a global team that takes great pride in what we do.