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Product Designer

San Francisco, CA

Company Description

Birst is the only enterprise-caliber Business Intelligence platform born in the cloud – giving business teams the ability and agility to solve real problems. Fast. Engineered with automated data integration and powerful analytics, along with the ease of use of the cloud, Birst is less costly and more flexible than legacy BI and more powerful than Data Discovery.

Find out why Gartner named Birst a Challenger in its most recent BI Magic Quadrant and why more than a thousand businesses rely on Birst for their analytic needs.

Birst has won the TDWI Best Practices Award for Dashboards and Scorecards, the Red Herring 2010 Global Award, Cloud Award for Innovative Data Management and was named in CIO Magazines top 20 companies to watch in 2012 list.

Birst is a rapidly growing company seeking to grow with individuals passionate about BI and customer success.  For more, please visit http://www.birst.com

Job Description

Product designers play a central role in our user-centered product development process. From brainstorming the next great product concept to working closely with front-end developers adjusting pixels just before a release, you'll have ownership of the user experience across a wide area of the Birst product.

Responsibilities:

  • Transform broad product concepts into useful applications for our users

  • Design user flows and experiences that are incredibly elegant

  • Participate in peer reviews with other designers and solicit feedback from other product stakeholders

  • Work closely with engineers and other product stakeholders to see your concepts through to execution (and beyond)

Qualifications

  • You have taken designs from high level concept to tangible product before. You can share the steps you  took, and the final results of your work with us.

  • You're an excellent verbal, written, and visual communicator. You can clearly articulate the behavior of your designs and the decisions that lead to their creation.

  • You’re comfortable working with and developing design systems. Grids and proportional scales are your bread and butter.

  • You have command over a wide range of desktop and mobile web design patterns (responsive design experience is a big plus). You also know when and how to deviate from convention.

  • You have experience with at least some front-end web development. Ability to build prototypes of your designs is a big plus.

Additional Information

What's it like here?

  • We have a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that offers the opportunity to work with a wide array of customers that use Birst to drive their business in a lot of different ways.
  • Our headquarters are conveniently located in the heart of San Francisco, highly accessible by Muni, BART and Caltrain

About Birst

Birst is the only enterprise-caliber Business Intelligence platform born in the cloud.  Less costly and more agile than Legacy BI and more powerful than Data Discovery, Birst is engineered with an automated data warehouse and rich, visual analytics, to give meaning to data—all types and sizes.  Coupled with the agility of the Cloud, Birst gives business teams the ability to solve real problems. Fast. Find out why Gartner named Birst a Challenger in its most recent BI Magic Quadrant and why more than a thousand businesses rely on Birst for their analytic needs. Learn to think fast at www.birst.com and join the conversation @birstbi.