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Product Designer II


Remote, Ontario, Canada

Job ID: R01178

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? Thats the power of data in motion in actiongiving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, were building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

Were looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluents enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we growwhether youre just starting out in your career or managing a large team, youll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the Role:

This Security Experience design role is a remote, mid-career software product design opportunity for candidates based in Canada. The ideal candidate would have some experience working in SaaS, B2B environments, or even more ideally, on identity and access management (IAM) or security design projects in the past. This designer will be part of the Confluent product design org working alongside about 20 other designers focused on similarly complex problems.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead design initiatives for identity and access management (IAM), and various other security features of the Confluent Cloud data streaming platform.
  • Translate complex conceptual ideas into interaction or service design solutions tailored to meet the needs of our unique customer base of developers and operators.
  • Drive product strategy for the security experience by acting as the voice of the customer and aligning user needs with business and technical needs.
  • Craft consistent, delightful, best-in-class user experiences and give feedback to other designers so that they can do the same.
  • Perform usability testing, gather feedback from end users, and share findings and recommendations with the broader team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and fellow designers to launch new product experiences, track performance, and iterate on enhancements.

What You Will Bring:

  • Proven ability to tackle complex design challenges within the realm of security or access management.
  • Experience collaborating closely with product and engineering to implement features that are both delightful for the user and feasible for the business.
  • Ability to advocate for the role of design or user research in the product delivery process.
  • Experience consistently implementing a Design System.
  • Comfortable with leading user research sessions, alone or with support from peers.
  • Enthusiastic about giving and receiving constructive feedback to drive design excellence.
  • Proficiency in producing realistic prototypes to convey interaction design concepts.
  • A portfolio showcasing your design process, design projects and associated outcomes.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Product Designer.
  • This position is open to candidates located anywhere in Canada, with occasional travel required (1-2 times per quarter).

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At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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