Couchbase is hiringUX Designer

Posted 11mo ago

Every day we tackle new and exciting challenges to empower developers to build modern cloud, mobile, and edge applications that deliver a premium user experience. Couchbase delivers unmatched performance, scalability, flexibility and financial value across cloud, on premises, hybrid, mobile and edge deployments. The database market is undergoing a generational shift and is one of the largest market opportunities in enterprise software due to big trends like the need for digital transformation, acceleration to the cloud and innovation at the edge. Join Couchbase to be a part of a greater change. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the most innovative, passionate and humble individuals in the database industry.

Job Overview:

We are looking for a talented and experienced UX Designer to join our team. An ideal candidate for this role is someone who is a strong advocate for the customer and who can rapidly produce inventive and thoughtful product experiences that are intuitive for the customer.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in interaction design, HCI, industrial design, graphic design, visual communications, or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience in interaction, product, or UX design
  • Software Design Language driven by UX
  • Highly skilled with Figma
  • Strong portfolio that demonstrates experience designing user-friendly and effective interfaces
  • Passion for the craft, staying up-to-date with industry trends and the ability to showcase ideas with the latest design/prototyping tools
  • Have a perspective on user experience research and are able to conduct testing 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience
  • Rapid prototyping skills
  • Couchbase users are Software developers, so experience in designing products for software developers or databases is a plus.
  • Exposure to Multi-Cloud platforms & web applications used by developers, specially database developers. 
  • Curious, fearless, willing to learn
  • Have strong communication skills. 
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced development and deployment environment


  • Develop user personas, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes that effectively communicate design concepts and solutions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (product managers, developers, QA engineers, etc.) to ensure designs are aligned with user needs, business goals, and technical feasibility
  • Create detailed design specifications and design guidelines to ensure consistency and maintain design quality
  • Continuously improve the user experience by collecting user feedback, analyzing user data, and iterating on design solutions
  • Conduct user research and usability testing to gather insights and identify user needs
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in UX design and incorporate them into our design process
The anticipated starting base pay range for this role is listed below. Base salary is not the only component of our competitive total rewards package - you may also be eligible for bonus, commissions, equity, and other benefits as described below. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location.
Base Pay Range
$156,000$195,000 USD
Why Couchbase?
Modern customer experiences need a flexible cloud database platform that can power applications spanning from cloud to edge and everything in between. Couchbase’s mission is to simplify how developers and architects develop, deploy and consume modern applications wherever they are. We have reimagined the database with our fast, flexible and affordable cloud database platform Capella, allowing organizations to quickly build applications that deliver premium experiences to their customers– all with best-in-class price performance. More than 30% of the Fortune 100 trust Couchbase to power their modern applications and build innovative new ones. See our recent awards to learn why Couchbase is a great place to work.We are honored to be a part of the Best Places to Work Award for the Bay Area and the UK. Couchbase offers a total rewards approach to benefits  that recognizes the value you create here, so that you in turn may best serve yourself and your family. Some benefits include:
  • Generous Time Off Program - Flexibility to care for you and your family
  • Wellness Benefits - A variety of world class medical plans to choose from, along with dental, vision, life insurance, and employee assistance programs*
  • Financial Planning - RSU equity program*, ESPP program*, Retirement program* and Business Travel Insurance
  • Career Growth - Be valued, Create value approach
  • Fun Perks - A Monthly Lifestyle Spending Account credit, an ergonomic and comfortable in-office / WFH setup. Food & Snacks for in-office employees.
  • And much more!
*Note: some programs are not applicable to all countries. Please discuss with a Couchbase recruiter to learn more.
Couchbase is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Join an impact initiative group and experience the amazing feeling of Couchbase can-do culture.
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