Guidewire Software is hiringAssociate UX Designer

Full TimeUX Design
Posted 1y ago
UX @ Guidewire
Love solving sticky problems? Excited about crafting innovative solutions for global software?
Interested in working on products that touch everyone’s lives? We are a close-knit and
multidisciplinary UX team working to make cloud software that is at the forefront of the
insurance industry. We are committed to building an inclusive workspace that embraces people
with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills, and talents.
Our team tackles a variety of domains within Property and Casualty insurance, from building
and managing continuous integrations of various cloud products to policy and claims to big data
and analytics. We consider design a team sport where, together with our colleagues, we
strategically solve for business realities and execute on innovative and scalable solutions for
both enterprise and customer facing applications.

Your day-to-day

    • Conceptualize and design enterprise applications that empower professional users.
    • Collect insights to help identify trends, problems, opportunities, and design solutions core to the insurance industry.
    • Conduct jobs-to-be-done interviews to understand your target user’s goals.
    • Map insights to uncover the most valuable data and make it consumable by business users.
    • Validate and iterate concepts with customers and subject matter experts.
    • Define product information architecture and key design patterns that can become part of our design system

What you need to be successful:

    • Has 2-3 years of experience user experience design and design research (gathering and synthesizing information, as well as generating insights) for B2B2C products.
    • Has experience with uncovering technical requirements based on user journeys.
    • Proficient in design methods and artifacts, such as interaction flows, taxonomies, flow diagrams, mental models, wireframes, etc.
    • Has experience and is comfortable co-facilitating conversations with a diverse group of stakeholders and provides a productive, enjoyable, collaborative experience.
    • Is familiar with design thinking, lean and agile approaches to creating software, and brings a commitment to learn and improve.
    • Is comfortable with frequent collaboration between design and product/development teams.
    • Has strong written and presentation skills ­– likes to tell compelling stories.
    • Has experience with cloud-based applications and complex business processes a plus.
    • Has experience with complex data and data visualization a plus.

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. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 450 insurers, from new ventures to 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.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

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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