Gearset is hiringUX Designer

Full TimeUX Design
Posted 1y ago
What’s the opportunity?

We’re looking for a designer to help us with the challenge of supporting a growing user base while retaining the simplicity in our platform as we add more features and target new audiences. The domain we work in is complex and we need designers who can learn quickly and aren’t afraid to get stuck into technical challenges.  

Joining our growing and experienced product team, you'll report to the Head of UX, helping to design and deliver high quality experiences for the people using our platform. You'll work closely with product managers to research and understand user needs, and work with the engineering teams themselves to ship projects that help address those needs. This role comes with plenty of room for growth and you’ll have ownership of design decisions in your work.

Working as a UX Designer at Gearset, you'll:

    • Design work from discovery through to delivery: turning research insights into ideas, then designing the workflows and UI for our platform
    • Collaborate closely with product managers and engineers to help deliver solutions on our platform that delight our customers
    • Share and seek feedback on your work as well as giving regular feedback to other designers on their work
    • Champion consistency & quality of experience, working with other designers & engineers to raise the bar for quality at Gearset

What we’re looking for:

    • You're enthusiastic about working with customers to build and deliver the right solution that empowers them
    • You can use Figma to create ideas for design work and are comfortable working with HTML & CSS to finesse the design details in code 
    • Love designing simple, intuitive and delightful user interfaces & care about design details 
    • Are pragmatic when it comes to design choices and make objective design decisions, always advocating for the best possible user experience
    • Enjoy working with a collaborative team of varied disciplines, including developers, designers, marketers and salespeople 
    • Have experience shipping products and working in an agile software development environment

Nice to haves:

    • Experience working on technical applications or developer tools
    • Have experience of working with hosted (SaaS) products 
    • Experience working in source control

Salary, benefits and hours:

    • Salary is £45k - £65k, depending on experience
    • You'll work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, in our Cambridge office, with the option of flexible home working
    • Personal L&D budget of up to £1500 per year
    • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
    • Company Pension Plan (matching up to 5%)
    • Bupa health care
    • Life Insurance & Critical Illness cover
    • Flexible working hours
    • Free lunch in the office
    • Health and wellness benefits
About us

Gearset is the leading DevOps solutions for the millions of people developing on Salesforce, the world's biggest CRM. We’ve the fast paced exciting environment of a start-up, with the success, stability, and ambition of a scale up. 

In a few short years, we’ve rocketed from a 7 person start-up to over 200 people, and have become the DevOps solution of choice for some of the world’s biggest companies, including IBM, McKesson, and even Salesforce themselves. In the last 18 months we’ve opened offices in Belfast and Chicago, alongside our Cambridge (UK) HQ.

We’re proud of what we’ve built and how we’ve built it. We work as a team, where attributes of trust, openness and honesty are key, as they allow us to have a feedback-driven culture that keeps us improving to deliver the best solution for our customers.

Alongside our Glassdoor score of 4.8/5, and customer G2 scores of 4.7/5, we recently received three awards from Best Companies UK in 2022. This includes being a Top 5 Company to work for in the East of England, UK Top 5 Best Mid-Sized Company and Top 5 Best Technology Company to work for in the whole of the UK. We also won a special award for Learning & Development that reflects our ongoing commitment to the personal goals and ambitions of our employees.
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