- You are here:
- UX Designer
- Create wireframes/mockups/clickable deliverables to show the transitions and interactions of new features
- Improve the interface of GitLab
- Work with developers to improve flows
- Conduct user testing
- latest UI/UX techniques, prototyping with tools or HTML/CSS, user testing, user flow.
- Understands general UX design and best practices
- Prototypes new mockups and flows with product and UX team members
- Creates and maintains UX documentation for design and thought process
- Delivers new UX designs with monthly release cadence
- Presents user research findings and recommendations to team
Senior UX Designer
- Deeply understands the needs/issues of GitLab users
- Proposes, implements, and leads significant improvements to GitLab UX
- Mentors more junior UX designers
- Delegates work to more junior UX designers as needed/appropriate
- Has deep knowledge of GitLab UX history and direction
- Serves as the go-to person with UX decisions
- Improves other UX designers productivity through better tools and workflow
- Collaborates with members across teams and advocates for users and user-centered design practices
- Writes blog posts articulating UX vision
- Interviews potential UX candidates
- Has a deep understanding of responsive Web design fundamentals
- UI/UX: Adobe CC, Sketch, Antetype, Web typography, assets
- Prototyping: Framer, Origami by Facebook, Principal for Mac, HTML/CSS/JS
You know you are doing a good job as a UX Designer when:
- You are resolving UX / UI issues assigned to milestones well before the milestone comes up.
- You communicate well with the developers.
- You are contributing ideas and solutions beyond existing issues.
- Users are overwhelmingly happy about your contributions.
- You collaborate effectively with Frontend Engineers, Developers, and Designers.
Roles in practice
- Designers are working on the items in the milestone and making mockups for new features.
- Currently working on design guidelines for UX/UI
- All are learning HTML and CSS to have deliverables that are a good draft for the implementation.
UX Interview Questions
The UX Interview determines if a UX Designer is a good fit for GitLab. Here are some questions we might ask:
- What is your design process?
- Similarly, what is your flow from idea to deployment?
- What are some existing designs we can see as an example of you work?
- When you did
x project, what was the biggest problem that you had to solve and how did you solve it?