Senior User Experience Design Manager

Barracuda Networks

Barracuda Networks

Design
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Job ID 25-191

Come Join Our Passionate Team! At Barracuda, we make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers’ journey. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them — in ways they may not even know they are at risk — so they can focus on taking their business to the next level.
We know a diverse workforce adds to our collective value and strength as an organization. Barracuda Networks is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to equal employment opportunity and equitable compensation regardless of race, gender, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.
Envision yourself at Barracuda
Barracuda Networks is looking for a Senior User Experience Design Manager to lead the Network, Application, and Data Protection product lines. At Barracuda, you will have the opportunity to work with product, engineering, and design leaders to create solutions that protect companies and their employees across the world from cyber threats. The ideal candidate will be passionate about delivering high quality impactful product designs that push the limits of innovation.
What you’ll be working on
  • Managing and creating product design initiatives across Application Security, Network Security, and Data Protection product lines.
  • You will provide leadership and guidance to co-located and remote designers throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Oversee and participate as needed in the design process, from concept and strategy, to wireframing, prototyping, user testing and final execution.
  • You will partner across the Barracuda organization to provide leadership on the role design can play in introducing and shaping ideas, improving existing products, and collaborating on early product development.
  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, designers and other stakeholders to ensure new products have a vision and strategy that align user needs with business objectives.
  • Work with other UX leaders to continuously improve our methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria.
  • Cultivate an inclusive environment that values differences and creates a sense of belonging and appreciation for team members.
What you bring to the role
  • Experience coordinating, directing, and guiding the work of other designers on your team.
  • 7+ years of experience in product design roles.
  • 5+ years of experience in a senior management and leadership role.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication and collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Fluent in analytics, usability testing, various forms of qualitative and quantitative feedback, and can distill data to formulate insights that drive design decisions.
  • Familiarity with public cloud platforms, networking, security and SaaS products.
  • An exceptional understanding of user experience principles and methodologies.
  • A strong understanding of cyber security products.
  • Experience with the design-thinking methodology.
  • Experience leading and mentoring product designers at different stages in their careers.
  • Advanced knowledge of design tools and technologies, including Figma, Sketch, or Adobe Creative Cloud.
What you’ll get from us
A team where you can voice your opinion, make an impact, and where you and your experience are valued. Internal mobility – there are opportunities for cross training and the ability to attain your next career step within Barracuda.
  • Equity, in the form of non-qualifying options
  • High-quality health benefits
  • Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Career-growth opportunities
  • Flexible Time Off and Paid Time Off benefits
  • Volunteer opportunities

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