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Product Designer - (Pivotal Labs)

Pivotal Software, Boston, Massachusetts

At Pivotal, Silicon Valley is a State of Mind


Product Designer UX - Pivotal Labs

Cambridge, MA

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As a recognized leader in disciplined agile and lean software development practices, Pivotal combines the Silicon Valley state of mind, modern approach, and infrastructure with organizations’ core expertise and values. Our cloud-native platform and suite of data tools drive software innovation for many of the world’s most admired brands, helping enterprises move at start-up speeds and with greater business agility. We optimize for change and teach next-generation developers to create and build new solutions, and are committed to open source and open standards.

Our methodology is about evolving, in both development and innovation, and our culture is empowering. Our 2,000+ employees across offices worldwide subscribe to an ethos of kindness. We make a point to bring empathy to each and every project, and are guided by a purposeful mission—to transform how the world builds software.

You

You love design pairing and cross-functional pairing. You enjoy seriously collaborative teams, even with people not on our teams. You like to work alongside and learn from lean and agile leaders. Even more, you enjoy daily product decision making and real product delivery with product managers and developers.

Us

Pivotal Labs is a recognized leader in modern software development practices. We work with many of the world’s most influential companies, helping them not only build great software, but fundamentally create a culture of innovation. Our approach is informed by over 20 years of experience and continuous improvement, and blends lean startup, user-centered design and agile/XP. We also developed Pivotal Tracker, the project management and collaboration tool used by thousands of agile teams worldwide.

Your Day

In this role, you have the freedom to be open-minded, creative, and self-critical; but you also have the opportunity to be collaborative and communicative amongst other product managers and developers. You will constantly challenge yourself to be thoughtful about the role of design in relation to contemporary technology and be committed to lifelong design learning. Even more, you will have the autonomy to try out new processes, especially in the spirit of agile - do what works, try new things, and stop doing things that don’t work.

Be open-minded, creative, and self-critical; be collaborative and communicative. Be thoughtful about the role of design in relation to contemporary technology; be committed to lifelong design learning. Daily product decision making and real product delivery with product managers and developers. Freedom to try out new design processes; in the spirit of agile, do what works, try new things, stop doing things that don't work; not a lot of constraints on the "creative" process.

Required Skills / Experiences

  • Have experience with and curiosity of agile and lean philosophies
  • Have experience working independently with clients or stakeholders
  • Have experience designing full-service consumer and business applications
  • Bring deep experience in research, visual design, consulting, or development
  • Show command of modern front-end technologies and frameworks (e.g. HAML/SASS, grid systems, responsive design)
  • Maintain a user-centered approach in design perspective and practice
  • Lead products from discovery and framework through iterative development and delivery
  • Guide product decisions through user research, customer development, and iterative feedback loops

Desired Skills / Experiences

  • Have experience with and curiosity of agile and lean philosophies
  • Have experience working independently with clients or stakeholders
  • Have experience designing full-service consumer and business applications
  • Bring deep experience in research, visual design, consulting, or development
  • Show command of modern front-end technologies and frameworks (e.g. HAML/SASS, grid systems, responsive design)

Pivotal is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

About Pivotal Software

About us Pivotal transforms how the world builds software. Pivotal combines the Silicon Valley state of mind, modern approach, and infrastructure with organizations’ core expertise and values. We enable the leading companies in the world to innovate by employing an approach focused on building software. Our methodology is about evolving, in both development and innovation, and our culture is empowering. Our team uses agile and lean approaches to teach next-generation developers to create and build new solutions. We optimize for change so enterprises can move at start-up speeds and with greater business agility. Recent updateSee all See all recent updates

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