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UX Designer

Company: MicroStrategy
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

MicroStrategy transforms organizations into intelligent enterprises through data-driven innovation. We match smart people to dynamic projects and technologies that truly challenge their talents. Curious and creative in outlook, our success is built on the talent and energy of smart and driven people. MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a worldwide leader in enterprise analytics and mobility software. A pioneer in the BI and analytics space, MicroStrategy delivers innovative software that empowers people to make better decisions and transform the way they do business. We provide our enterprise customers with world-class software and expert services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications.

Job Description

The Role

At MicroStrategy, UX Designers weave iconography, typography, color, space, and texture together to help our users successfully navigate our products. We believe that all our products should be beautiful and accessible. As a UX Designer, you'll delight users with designs that inspire, engage, and excite them. You'll rely on user-centered design principles to produce high-quality visuals-from concept to execution-across many platforms. Successful designers will have a passion for design, a strong appreciation for user-centric design, a love of technology and excellent communication skills.

Your Focus

  • Rapidly prototype and develop user interface features for our Business Intelligence platform.
  • Rapidly prototype and develop user interface features for our mobile platform (iOS/Android/Windows) that takes advantage of MicroStrategy's BI Platform and combines it with the best of the iPhone/iPad feature set.
  • Come up with innovative new user experience designs to enable easy user interaction with our BI product suite via HTML5, Flash and mobile mediums and on the iPhone/iPad feature set.
  • Build mockups and prototypes for the user interface portions of new features, dialogs, icons, and other visual elements in the product.
  • Research new user interface paradigms put into use by gaming companies, Web 2.0 software companies, popular mobile applications and consumer focused web sites and analyze applicability in our space.
  • Acquire knowledge of the BI domain to come up with creative applications for the mobile medium.
  • Turn requirements into user flows, wireframes, and visual mockups to explore new user interface designs.
  • Own one or more features and be a reference for their history.
  • May interface with teams outside of Technology (Services, Sales, Marketing, Support) to incorporate outside requirements into the design.

    You should also bring the following:
    • Education: Minimum of bachelor's degree in Sciences or Arts
    • Solid knowledge of prototyping tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote etc.---) as well as workflow tools (Omnigraffle, Visio)
    • Passion for problem solving. Out of the box thinker who can leverage a wide range of skills to present concise and practical solutions to complex problems.
    • Experience in Objective C, Flash/ActionScript/Flex, HTML, CSS, Ajax/DHTML - VB knowledge of XAML, SVG etc. desirable
    • At least 3 years of demonstrable experience in user interface design and development
    • Strong analytical and communication skills. Must be able to learn new technologies and the domain space very quickly and present ideas in a team setting
    • Must have the eagerness to constantly strive to innovate and the ability to initiate discussions regarding new ideas
    • Team-oriented individual, positive attitude, energetic, result & delivery oriented, keen interest on quality and intense attention to detail
    • Must have the experience of going through a feature's full lifecycle, from inception to production
      Additional Information

      MicroStrategy is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

      MicroStrategy is an Equal Employment /Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us about your interest in employment at 703-848-8600.

Keywords: MicroStrategy, Washington DC , UX Designer, Other , Fairfax, DC

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