Head of UX Designer

Mursion

Full-time
Design
San Francisco, CA
Mar 1

Company Description:

Who We Are: Founded in 2015, Mursion is a technology-driven, multi-disciplinary startup creating cutting edge virtual reality simulations. Our simulations are used globally by professionals across multiple industries to practice and master the complex interpersonal skills necessary to be effective in high-stakes professions. Mursion promotes a unique culture where individuals are able to be adventurous in the pursuit of improving human interactions. Ideal candidates at Mursion are team-players, comfortable working across remote teams and distributed environments, and invested in the idea that high impact learning experiences can be both powerful and playful.

Company Values:

We cultivate empathy

Empathy is at the core of all we do. We make time to communicate and listen before we take action. We make decisions based on reasoned analysis and authentic care for the aspirations of our partners and colleagues.

We lead with curiosity to create lightbulb moments

Our team is strengthened by having the courage to thoughtfully ask difficult questions. We are results-oriented innovators who create dynamic solutions to complex problems by encouraging transparency, creativity, and iteration. We are energized by thought-provoking conversations and the diverse perspectives of our partners and peers.

We strive to raise the bar

We see ourselves as trailblazers in simulation. Our learning theory is grounded in research and we demand empirical evidence before concluding our efforts have been successful. We always look for ways to improve. We recognize we live in an imperfect world and we embrace our responsibility to promote shared understanding and elevate humankind.

We have the courage to be human

We are a fun-loving, driven team of developers, artists, entrepreneurs, operational masterminds, and technologists dedicated to the proposition that learning experiences can be powerful and playful. We recognize that we are more than a business; we are a community of unique individuals with a collective focus to improve human interactions through practice. It is through our humanity that we create better products and learning experiences for our partners.

Job Description:

Who We Want: We seek talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission to leverage virtual reality technology to reinvent professional learning, and who are motivated to help Mursion become the premier global platform for virtual simulation training for behavioral skills. We value empathy, curiosity, and constant improvement both in our internal operations and when working with partners and clients. Our employees are most successful when they employ strong collaboration skills, skilled communications, a problem-solving orientation, and demonstrate comfort in an evolving and fast-paced startup environment.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a Head of UX Designer who will join our Product team to help build the mockup and interaction design for Mursion’s Virtual Reality Portal. The ideal candidate will have a background in user research methodologies, design prototype & wireframe, and excellent communication skills.

This position is a full-time position reporting to the CPO. This position will be based out of our San Francisco office.

Responsibilities:

  • You own the product UX. Lead the brainstorming and ideation sessions on UX. Own the end-to-end design (interaction, visual, etc.) across multiple features and projects.
  • Define and execute a comprehensive research plan.
  • Design, conduct, and analyze results from a variety of research studies including usability lab studies, remote research, field studies and survey design.
  • Translate user needs and business requirements into concrete ideas, wireframes, and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Build interactive prototypes suitable for validating design decisions with users.
  • Present designs, prototypes and concepts to cross functional partners and stakeholders.
  • Provide implementation guidance to engineers and ensure features launch at the highest quality.

Requirements:

  • 8+ years as a UI/UX designer of large scale web applications and application software
  • Must have several years of experience working designing a complex web application.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Communication Arts, Information Design, or equivalent experience
  • Strong user experience skills including user research, usability testing, and interaction design
  • Experience designing, planning, and building interactive prototypes suitable for validating design decisions with users
  • Strong knowledge of current design and prototyping tools for web  
  • Experience designing systems to meet Accessibility and Compliance standards
  • Experience working with tools such as InVision, Adobe XD, Zeplin, Sketch or similar for design and prototyping

Benefits:

Compensation and perks: Salary commensurate with experience. For full-time employees, Mursion offers competitive benefits, which include full medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k matching program, paid holidays, and unlimited PTO.

Collaborate with a unique blend of employees ranging from 3D artists, software developers, operations, sales, and finance teams to actors who deliver interactive, highly immersive simulations.

Be at the forefront of reinventing learning for the future workforce.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

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