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Senior Web UX/UI Designer

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Are you ready to power the World's connections?
About the role:
Interested in joining a team of passionate, top-notch marketers? We’re looking for an "A" player who loves a fast-paced, high-performing environment and thrives on results. You are a team player who flourishes under constant change and is always looking to improve and grow as a professional. You enjoy big challenges and are a self-starter who can help us get to the next level. In addition, you enjoy working with like-minded individuals who will work hard side-by-side to help you succeed.
In this Senior Web UX/UI Designer role, you will play a critical role in shaping the customer journey at Kong. You will help create impactful digital experiences for the company website and other digital properties. This role will report to the Lead Brand & Communications Designer.
Why should you want to work at Kong?  
Market Opportunity - We are on a quest to build a $10b+ software company over the next few years and need YOUR help!
- APIs are driving innovation across every industry!
- Strong VC team, Series D, strong year over year revenue growth!
Technical Leadership - We are recognized as the leader in innovation in the connectivity space.
- Marco, our CTO/co-founder - “We are the Cisco of L4 and L7” - CUBE Conversation, March 2021
- We are the leading innovator in the connectivity space!
Amazing Team & Culture - Come be a "Konger" and find out what we mean.
- Great Place to Work Certified in 2020 & 2021
- Kong employees discuss our culture at our 2020 Company Kickoff
Building Great Products - Learn why the world's largest companies love our tech!
- Kong Named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant
- Over 250m+ downloads of our open source API gateway!  Over 40k+ stars on Github between Kong API and Kong Insomnia!

What You'll Do

  • Create impactful digital experiences for the Kong website and other public-facing digital properties that move the needle
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with key stakeholders in Marketing, Web Development, Product and beyond to ensure every touchpoint of the customer journey is cohesive, successful and delightful
  • Execute forward-thinking digital design and web experiences from concept to final hand-off to developers, including microsites, landing pages, email templates and more
  • Develop wireframes, mockups, prototypes and storyboards to effectively communicate design ideas and present key deliverables to stakeholders
  • Build out and maintain an interactive design system for use across Kong’s digital properties
  • Drive usability testing to validate designs

Who You Are

  • 5+ years of relevant web UX/UI design experience with a strong portfolio
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools, including Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate design ideas clearly and concisely
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, effective at building strong relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of UX and UI design principles and techniques, design systems, typography and color
  • Ability to understand and convert complex, technical concepts into visually appealing, functional designs and user-friendly experiences
  • Understanding of web performance analytics and strategies, with the ability to articulate design solutions based on qualitative and quantitative research data
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and drive results in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong aesthetic sensitivity, with a keen eye for the latest design trends and technologies
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Startup experience in the technology sector preferred
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
What is a Konger? 
We are a group of makers, thinkers, and doers focused on helping today’s developers build tomorrow’s technology. Our teams work on the bleeding edge of API innovation to provide our users with a central nervous system for data and services.
We put design at the heart of everything we do, and we’re relentlessly focused on creating beautiful experiences for our customers. That’s why technology companies, major banks, e-commerce innovators, and government agencies put Kong in front of their most important web applications.
We believe in the power of Open Source and everything it stands for. That’s why developers around the world enthusiastically contribute on top of our open-source platform.
We are passionate about solving challenges that will fundamentally shape the future of technology, and we’re looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact, and having fun along the way, we would love to talk to you.
Kong Core Values: 
Be Inclusive.  We work together from anywhere to achieve our common goals. Our differences make us stronger.
Be Authentic.  We are genuine, principled and confident without arrogance. Show respect and kindness, especially in tough moments.
Be Relentlessly Resourceful.  We work with purpose, obsession and grit. It takes muscle to do hard things and doing hard things build muscle.
Be Customer Obsessed.  We care. Customers are everything, we put them at the center of everything you do. We are all empowered to make an impact.
Be Curious.  We value ideas over hierarchy. Never accept the status quo. We make bold bets, fail, and learn everyday. There is always a way.
Be an Owner.  We are drivers not passengers and own the quality and outcomes of our work.
About Kong:
Kong creates software and managed services that connect APIs and microservices natively across and within clouds, Kubernetes, data centers and more using intelligent automation. Built on an open source core, Kong’s service connectivity platform enables digital innovation by allowing organizations to reliably and securely manage the full lifecycle of APIs and services for modern architectures, including microservices, serverless and service mesh. By providing developer teams with unprecedented architectural freedom, Kong accelerates innovation cycles, increases productivity, and seamlessly bridges legacy and modern systems and applications. For more information about Kong, please visit konghq.com or follow @thekonginc on Twitter.
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Kong is the cloud connectivity company for API & Microservice management. Our platform unifies API gateway, Ingress, and Service Mesh in one developer solution.
Kong has been started in 2017 and employ about 251-1K people.
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