Senior UX Designer

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Pendulum is looking for a talented and driven UX designer to join our mission. You will take complex tasks and make them intuitive and easy-to-use. Throughout the design process – from creating user flows and wireframes to building user interface mockups and prototypes – you’ll envision how people will experience our product, and bring that vision to life. You’ll partner closely with product managers, researchers, engineers, data scientists, other internal stakeholders, and customers to create the Pendulum product and evolve the experience as we grow. 

As one of the first hires at a venture-track company, this role provides an opportunity to grow with the company and to have real impact with enormous upside. 

Qualifications and experience

  • Creator & builder – attention to detail is a must. You have the ability to create an inspired and refined experience for our customers. You have command of all aspects of UX design, including expert interaction design, wireframing & user-flow definition, lightweight prototyping, and visual design. Expert skills with modern design tools (Figma, Adobe, your favorite prototyping tools, etc.)
  • Problem solver – both creative and analytical. Exceptional at compiling qualitative and quantitative data to fully understand a problem space. You are highly effective at finding and implementing solutions, then iterating 
  • Communicator – collaborates effectively with multiple stakeholders with the ability to clearly articulate design strategies and the reasoning behind your solutions 
  • Customer-centric – believes that customers are at the center of all great products. Not only engages with customers frequently, but you are willing to be the “voice of the customer.” You have familiarity with UX research best-practices and can help accelerate learning through scrappy methods.
  • Culture fit – outstanding character, team player, candid, always learning, curious, good judgment, smart, good-humored, and a tolerance for ambiguity
  • Portfolio – highlight multiple projects that demonstrate relevant experience. Please clarify your role, process, and results/learnings from your work examples
  • 5 years of experience in UX design within agile software development environments across multiple platforms and devices
  • Bachelor's degree in Design, HCI or relevant field
  • Experience designing enterprise software preferred
  • Prior startup experience is preferred

About Pendulum

Pendulum is an information forensics company that classifies non-textual, publicly available content to identify the source, message, audience, and evolution of harmful narratives. Our tools help to detect, analyze, track and engage harmful narratives and dis-information that flow across many social media platforms and combat the threats and chaos sewn by bad actors on the social internet.  A sneak peek at our capabilities can be found in reports published on the Pendulum website.

Pendulum values inclusion and diversity and aspires to be among the tech industry’s most inclusive work environments.  We are committed to diversity in our workforce and are a proud equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or disability status, marital status, or veteran status.

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Interested applicants should include a resume and cover letter.