Cisco Systems, Inc.

AppD Lead Product Designer

Job Location:  Bangalore
Job Description:  SkillSet: product design, autocad, design, adobe photoshop, 3d.

AppDynamics is an application performance monitoring solution that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to provide real-time visibility and insight into IT environments. With our unique AIOps solution, IT professionals can take the right action at exactly the right time with automated anomaly detection, rapid root-cause analysis, and a unified view of their entire application ecosystem, including private and public clouds. AppDynamics lets customers align IT, DevOps, and the business around the information that helps them protect their bottom line and deliver magnificent customer experiences at scale.

AppDynamics RD Center in Bangalore was founded in 2015 with a focus on the core product and engineering areas. The Bangalore centre works closely with the San Francisco team and imbibes the culture that AppDynamics has become known for. Over the next few years, the Bangalore RD Center will continue to evolve as a centre of excellence for core product engineering innovation at AppDynamics.

About You

You enjoy solving complex design problems for expert and technical users -- the more complex the problem space, the more you thrive. You believe that the best design work is done iteratively and collaboratively, seeking early and regular input and feedback from users, customers, and your peers in design, engineering and product management. You enjoy working with all the latest tools and technologies including using and contributing to a world-class design system. You like mentoring the teams and have passion for the strategic value of design in technology business environments.

About The Role

AppDynamics is building premier, user-centred design practice to deliver well-crafted product designs that provide clarity, continuity and context for the IT professionals who use our product. We re in the midst of an agile transformation which includes organizing as co-located cross-functional squads. While some coordination with our headquarters in San Francisco will be expected, most day-to-day work will happen with your Design, Product, and Engineering colleagues based in the Bangalore RD Center.

As a Senior Product Designer, you will:
  • Be responsible for design and the team performance within one or more cross-functional squads who are delivering a defined roadmap following agile principles
  • Capture and synthesize qualitative and quantitative data from stakeholders and user research
  • Drive and iteratively deliver solutions that make it easier for the people who use our product to make quality decisions faster with greater confidence
  • Build concepts, storyboards, wireframes, mocks, and prototypes to explore and convey design solutions
  • Lead design reviews, communicate design concepts to leadership and engineering, contribute to roadmap planning, and sprint planning
  • Work with fellow designers to improve the AppDynamics design system

The experience that will help you succeed in this role:

  • 6+ years designing effective user-centered product experiences of moderate to advanced complexity
  • At least one year managing one or more designers
  • Designing enterprise software and/or dynamic data visualizations
  • Working as part of a cross-functional product team
  • Participating in discovery research, synthesizing findings and translating them into potential design solutions
  • Evaluating design concepts through user research
  • Learning a new technical problem space
  • Presenting design concepts effectively to a wide variety of audiences (such as business, product, engineering, sales, and product support)
  • A Bachelor s or Master s degree in Design or HCI, or equivalent experience
  • Bonus: HTML / CSS/ JS development, motion design, and/or advanced prototyping skills
Functional Area:  General / Other Software
Experience:  6 - 8 years
Qualification:  ("Other in Other")
Salary:  7 Lakh to 10 Lakh INR
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Job Ad publication date: 16 Jan 2021