Job Description

Senior User Experience Designer – Security (Remote)

United States

Job Description

Would you enjoy making a difference to our customers’ experience?

Are you excited to promote user-centered design across our culture?

Join our User Experience Team!

Akamai is looking for a Senior User Experience Designer to apply user-centered design activities across Akamai. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of shipping great products that users love and that drive business outcomes. At Akamai, we believe that great design can transform businesses.

Partner with the best

As a Senior User Experience Designer, you will play a significant role in leading the design for major products and features. Working closely with product owners, you’ll lead design efforts from concept through launch.

As an User Experience Designer Senior II, you will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with product teams and engineers to create wireframes and mockups for major projects as well as short-term tactical work
  • Visualizing, designing and creating solutions to complex problems, taking broad, conceptual ideas and turning them into useful and valuable products,
  • Working on a range of projects from loosely defined problems to specific features
  • Developing a deep understanding of our product goals and technical details to design experiences that balance user, business, and engineering goals
  • Designing within a reusable component framework and leveraging a design system methodology.
  • Understanding of accessibility and inclusion principles and guidelines, and practical application of those guidelines.

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 8 years of relevant experience and a bachelor’s degree in UX/UI design or a related field
  • Be an expert in UX/UI design skills and best practices
  • Demonstrate the ability to break down complex problems into elegant, intuitive, and cohesive user experiences
  • Be a problem solver, quick study, self-starter, and excellent communicator with a passion for great design and the ability to achieve it
  • Have experience designing for B2B SaaS products and Enterprise software

Work in a way that works for you

FlexBase, Akamai’s Global Flexible Working Program, is based on the principles that are helping us create the best workplace in the world. When our colleagues said that flexible working was important to them, we listened. We also know flexible working is important to many of the incredible people considering joining Akamai. FlexBase, gives 95% of employees the choice to work from their home, their office, or both (in the country advertised). This permanent workplace flexibility program is consistent and fair globally, to help us find incredible talent, virtually anywhere. We are happy to discuss working options for this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply.

Learn what makes Akamai a great place to work

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We power and protect life online, by solving the toughest challenges, together.

At Akamai, we’re curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you’ll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.