Sr. User Experience (UE) Designer


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Reports to: Sr. Manager of Products          Work Location:  San Jose

Job Summary

We are looking for a passionate and highly collaborative Sr. User Experience (UX) Designer to join our growing team in San Jose. We are seeking a hands-on designer who is a critical thinker, and innovator who is energized to re-imagine the way people interact with the network devices. The ideal person will have the opportunity to lead the User Interface (UI) design and various applications for TP-Link network devices.  This role will also manage the development cycles with engineers, product managers, and the executive of the company.


  • Manage all aspects of leading projects from project scheduling, ensuring milestones are met, tracking issues, finding solutions and making design recommendations.
  • Define the user interface for various devices including, routers, range extenders, switches, etc.
  • Develop workflows, user task analysis, interaction flows, mock-ups, navigational flows, and prototypes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on designs and negotiate trade-offs.
  • Work with usability researchers to design and observe usability studies and translate usability research findings into design improvements.
  • Apply the best design aesthetics under tight deadlines, while effectively managing trade-offs between business needs and customer benefit.
  • Contribute to the design standards and promote user-centered design throughout the organization. Develop guidelines, standards, and user-centered design processes. 

Job Requirements

  • 7+ years development experience.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with the desire to promote teamwork and collaboration.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in designing usable software.
  • Solid academic background in human-computer interaction, design or related field.
  • A strategic creative thinker who can easily articulate why they made specific decisions to meet strategic objectives.
  • Past experience in an agile, startup-like product development environment.
  • Proven Linux platform, smart phone platform, and Window platform experience with Web GUI design for various browsers (IE, Chrome, etc.) Strong interaction design skills with careful attention to detail.
  • Proven understanding of user-centered design principles.
  • Ability to mediate and resolve competing requirements and designs.
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Track record of solid design experience for consumer devices with a passion for creating great user experiences.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects at the same time.

  Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • A passion for creating designs, which are simple and elegant with a playful aspect for a great user experience.
  • Experience using prototyping to evolve and refine designs.
  • Hands-on UE expert with ability to manage the future UX Team.