Who are we?
UpGuard’s mission is to protect the world’s data. We obsessively seek out elegant, robust ways to enable our customers to find, acknowledge, and remediate cyber risk. With UpGuard, organizations leverage our security expertise and software to automate what was once laborious, spreadsheet-driven processes–whether it's monitoring the attack surface of hundreds of vendors or assessing the security of their own infrastructure. UpGuard is used by some of the world’s largest, fastest-growing, and most innovative companies.
The Marketing team works across many types of initiatives at UpGuard. From our brand voice and websites to our quarterly event, UpGuard Summit. Since UpGuard’s main audience is other people who keep their companies secure, we agonize over and take pride in creating content that is user-friendly, educational, and more importantly, actionable.
Why are we hiring this role?
As a Senior Product Designer at UpGuard you’ll be designing new features for our rapidly-growing cybersecurity SaaS platform. Working closely with our Product Managers and Product Team, 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
Creating end-to-end user experiences for the platformWireframing design prototypesCreating design standards for reuseOptimising user flows through the platformUser experience testingConducting customer design workshopsIncorporating customer feedback into designsEngaging 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 experiencesStrong 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.
Experience in cybersecurity. If not, you’ll just need to be willing to learnExperience in designing SaaS softwareExperience working in an agile software development teamExperience designing for a multi-lingual audienceExperience 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 fortnightWork closely with an engaged (and rapidly growing) user baseBe 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.An engaged team and flexible work environment, working between home and our office in the Sydney 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.