Lead UX Designer - Hybrid - Madrid, Spain at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Spain - Madrid

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Product Development Operations

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UX @ Guidewire

Love solving sticky problems? Passionate about crafting innovative solutions for global software? Interested in working on products that touch everyone’s lives? We’re a close-knit and multidisciplinary UX team working to make cloud software at the forefront of the insurance industry. We’re committed to building an inclusive workspace that embraces people with a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, skills, and talents.

Our team tackles various domains within Property and Casualty insurance, from building and managing continuous integrations for various cloud products to digital consumer and business user experiences to big data and analytics. We consider designing a team sport where, together with our colleagues, we strategically solve business realities and execute innovative and scalable solutions for enterprise and customer-facing applications.

We would love to see your work so please make sure you submit your portfolio or samples of your work.

Your day-to-day:

  • Working independently but also collaboratively with fellow designers and researchers
  • Building bridges between different functions (e.g., product management, engineering, technical writers, services, etc.) to define and prioritize problems to be solved and requirements
  • Planning and running workshops and design sprints to engage with internal stakeholders and customers
  • Applying design principles to map out complex processes and journeys involving multiple personas
  • Iterating design, developing design solutions from requirements, incorporating feedback from shareholders, and applying analytics and user research findings
  • Crafting and specifying the user interface to production quality

What you need to be successful:

  • A design portfolio that demonstrates a human-centered design process and business success
  • Strong past experience as user experience design, interaction design, and user research experience in enterprise and complex business processes, insurance domain preferred
  • Keen interest and experience in designing tools for software developers, ability to empathize with development roles, and coding experience a big plus
  • Proven experience in planning, executing and synthesizing research, both qualitative and quantitative
  • Experience with design and collaborative tools like Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Miro, Invision, etc.,
  • Experience working with design systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

How we work @ Guidewire

Collaboration : We build on each other’s ideas and draw on interdisciplinary approaches to craft impactful experiences.

Integrity : We stand behind our words and commitments as part of a global community, respecting and recognizing our interdependence.

Curiosity : We are lifelong learners, with a growth mindset, who are passionate about advancing our discipline through entertaining new ideas and unique perspectives.

Humility : We leverage our expertise while respecting other viewpoints and challenging our own assumptions.

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Lead UX Designer - Hybrid - Madrid, Spain
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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