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Lead UX/UI Designer



Design · Full-time
New York, NY, USA · Remote
150,000 – 185,000 USD per year
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

About Cyphlens

Founded in 2023, Cyphlens is a venture-backed, NYC-based start-up currently in hyper-growth mode. We are dedicated to revolutionizing cybersecurity with our multi-patented next-gen cryptographic solutions.

As we gear up for our next growth phase, we are seeking a Lead UX/UI Designer to join our dedicated team and play a pivotal role in our journey.

Your role

As the Lead UX/UI Designer, you will collaborate closely with our CTO, engineering team, and other key stakeholders to understand product requirements and spearhead the development of new features and enhancements. At Cyphlens, we place a strong emphasis on human-centered design, believing that at the core of effective security solutions is an exceptional user experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups using tools like Figma to visualize and test design concepts
  • Conduct user research and usability testing to gather insights, validate design decisions, and continuously improve the user experience
  • Ensure designs are responsive and adaptive across various devices (mobile/desktop/OT) and platforms (iOS/Android), maintaining consistency and usability
  • Develop and maintain design systems to ensure consistent application of visual and interaction patterns across the product
  • Work closely with CTO and engineering teams to ensure designs are implemented accurately and effectively, aligned with design objectives and product goals
  • Incorporate cybersecurity principles into design strategies, ensuring that user interfaces facilitate secure interactions without compromising user experience
  • Design and optimize workflows and processes within the application to enhance user efficiency, ensuring that complex tasks, such as B2B payments are simplified and user-friendly

Skills & Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in design, product design, human-computer interaction, computer science, or a related discipline, or equivalent relevant industry experience
  • 4+ years of experience in a Product Design or UX Design role, with a strong portfolio showcasing your work on native iOS and Android applications
  • Experience leading product development at all stages in the design process
  • Expertise in Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, and familiarity with Zeplin
  • A deep knowledge of accessibility, navigation, design patterns, information architecture, and usability best practices for mobile platforms
  • Proven ability in conducting user research and usability testing to inform design decisions
  • A proactive, team-oriented approach with a track record of delivering projects on time
  • Ability to work during standard working hours, eastern time

Nice to have

  • A working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JavaScript is advantageous but not required; knowledge of React Native is a plus
  • Experience or familiarity with designing for security-focused applications, balancing usability with stringent security requirements
  • Experience in simplifying complexity for users. Previous work with finance, cryptocurrency, CRMs, internal tools, etc is helpful

Why join Cyphlens

This isn't just a job; it's an opportunity to grow with a company poised to significantly impact cybersecurity. We value balance, offering a supportive environment that fosters in-office collaboration and remote flexibility. We're committed to your growth, providing ample professional development opportunities. We value our team's talent and seek to foster a culture that thrives on innovation and collaboration.

How to apply

Email your resume to hiring@cyphlens.com and join us in shaping a more secure digital future.

Cyphlens is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Compensation: $150,000 - $185,000, with a comprehensive benefits package including bonus and equity.

Note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Cyphlens is an equal opportunity employer.

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