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UX Designer

About the Team

The Workday design team is growing and we are looking to bring in a designer who can find the right balance between crafting easy-to-use experiences and compelling innovation. You will have the opportunity to work closely with a small group of other great product designers and researchers, while benefiting from the support and expertise of the larger Workday UX design team. You’ll get to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams made up of engineers, product managers, UX researchers, content strategists, and more. Together with your cross-functional partners, you’ll help drive the design process and shape a shared understanding of the problem space.


About the Role

Why Join Workday’s UX Design Team?

Workday was founded on a disruptive idea: to put people at the center of enterprise software. To deliver on this desire we are expanding our UX team in Dublin. We have a design team of 20+ in Dublin, and over 100 worldwide, made up of UX Researchers, Interaction Designers, Product Designers and Visual Designers.

We are looking for a UX Designer to join us and work alongside our product teams. If you have a passion for creating great user experiences, a deep understanding of interaction, and an eye for detail, then read on…


What to Expect

  • Design at scale for millions of users around the world
  • An organisation that puts the customer first (98% customer satisfaction)
  • The ability to grow in your career
  • A continuous learning environment, with opportunities for mentoring and coaching
  • Product managers and developers who value excellent user experience
  • Industry-leading research and workshop facilities
  • A relaxed but driven working environment
  • A talented team with a growth mindset and a passion for designing the right thing
  • A fun, social working environment where you are encouraged to be your true self
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including a supportive environment for parents that includes flexible scheduling and maternity / parental leave


About You

  • You have excellent interaction design skills and you believe that we should design for the user
  • You have very strong visual design skills
  • You have a love of transforming advanced interactions into simple and elegant components for both web and mobile
  • You have the ability to dive in and learn complex systems and interfaces
  • You have strong collaboration skills and an eagerness to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • You are looking for a workplace where you can be yourself
  • Exceptional creativity and passion for efficient workflows
  • A great aesthetic sensibility and attention to detail
  • Geekery about the latest technologies, and consumer-centric services
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • You are an advocate of user experience
  • You are willing to challenge the status quo
  • You have experience with enterprise application development
  • You have experience with Agile development methodology
  • You have some experience working within an established design library

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years industry experience (relevant experience will also be considered if other requirements are met)  
  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial, etc), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS) or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • A portfolio demonstrating a deep appreciation for simple, sleek, usable interfaces

Other Qualifications: 

  • Fluency in user experience fundamentals: research, wireframes, mockups, prototyping, usability testing
  • Proficiency with Figma or other modern design & prototyping tools
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with product managers and developers about the product vision
  • You have a desire to internalise customer experiences and improve those experiences through meaningful design
  • A collaborative nature with strong communication skills, sincerity, and a desire to bring order to complex design challenges