UX Designer

at Cytora in London

We are looking for a User Experience Designer to bring the latest research techniques to bear on fundamental problems for the world’s largest insurers’. Problems like “how do I sell policies at a fair price?” and “how do I discover a market segment which is underserved by insurance?”.

The role

As part of a multi-disciplinary, agile product development team you will spearhead user research and usability workshops, building wireframes, mockups and interactive prototypes. You'll deliver customer insights to designers and engineers, uncovering the best ways to navigate and communicate macro trends in large datasets as well as enabling powerful data exploration. You’ll share your findings across the entire company so that our engineers, sales team and data scientists are aligned towards solving real problems for our customers.

Your day-to-day will include

- Getting out of the building - prepare sketches and wireframes for frontline user research
- Continuous iteration as you work with engineers and data scientists to arrive at product features that are functional, feasible and fun to use
- Producing mockups and interactive prototypes that bring ideas to life for customers and our development team
- Designing the information architecture of new marketing websites, landing pages and marketing collateral, including customer presentations and reports
- Enforcing and evolving the holistic Cytora customer experience - be opinionated about people’s experience of Cytora beyond our product suite and challenge sales, marketing and hiring to embody Cytora’s mission in their interactions

What we look for in candidates

- 2+yrs industry experience, ideally including experience with dashboard heavy or data exploration applications
- A portfolio demonstrating critical thinking, creativity and a high regard for simple solutions (including notes on your methodology, approach and techniques)
- High proficiency in the prototyping and design software of your choiceA penchant for designing interaction and creating prototypes to test with users
- Experience facilitating usability tests and UX workshops
- The desire to define the UX function and practice at Cytora as we grow the team rapidly
- Willingness to contribute to high level product strategy and vision

About Cytora

Cytora is building a new way for commercial insurers to quantify and price risk, underpinned by liquid access to data and machine intelligence. Using the Cytora Risk Engine, insurers can move from a subjective, assumptions based understanding of risk to an empirical and data-driven view.

At Cytora, you'll have access to a network of world-class business minds and academics from leading global institutions. We celebrate originality and independent thinking, and work in decentralised teams, giving people the authority to own and solve problems creatively. You’ll be offered a competitive salary and share options, augmented by our private health insurance.

To learn more about our culture and benefits visit our careers page.

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Published at 18 Dec 2017
Expires on 18 Feb 2018