About You

  • You are a relentless user advocate. 
  • You love to identify key user problems through user research and find creative ways to solve those problems. 
  • You have a strong desire for collaborative action. 
  • You work with product managers and engineers to prioritize potential solutions and execute. 
  • You’re capable of executing on all phases of design work including user research, visual design, and UX writing. 
  • You’re interested in contributing to design systems.
  • You’re curious to understand the importance of Kubernetes and cloud native products and want to make the developer experience better.
  • You like to have fun.

About Us

  • We’re a small team with a big mission and an important role in a challenging space.
  • We work collaboratively every day. We pair, we partner, we whiteboard, we share, and we design together with different people and groups across the entire organization.
  • We conduct user research, craft visual designs, and we also help with UX writing.
  • We have strong opinions (but we’re always willing to change when new information comes along)
  • We believe strongly in D2iQ’s Core Values: Customer Driven, Champions of Change, Relentless, and Team Always. 
  • We believe that joy is an important part of building great products, so we work hard but we also make sure we’re having a lot of fun along the way.
  • We’re excited for you to join our team!

Great Candidates Will Have…

  • Empathy
  • A strong desire to work in a collaborative environment (bonus points if you love pairing!)
  • Experience in user research (qualitative and quantitative) 
  • Experience crafting visual designs that solve real problems for users in meaningful ways (extra credit if you’ve worked with a design system)
  • Great writing skills 

Other Responsibilities and Expectations: 

  • Communicate actively with the entire organization
  • Find ways to contribute internal and external thought leadership
  • Desire feedback in order to continually improve

Your Week at D2iQ

While there’s probably no such thing as a “typical week”, here are some of the things you can expect your week to include as a Product Designer at D2iQ…

On Monday morning we start with a Monday Starter Slack post where we set our intentions for the week. We each add what we’re focused on accomplishing. Throughout the week we each work with our extended teams that include PMs, developers, and others across the organization to focus on D2iQ’s products. 

We also take time to work together as a design team. This might include design crits or discussions of the problems we’re solving. We often pair and collaborate to work out problems in real time.

Each of us attends product meetings and impromptu meetings that help keep everyone aligned and on track, but there are also times when we meet just for fun. The weekly Design Sync kicks off with a fun design challenge and gives the team space to kick back and relax a little.Every week our team works through user research planning and execution, mocks up new ideas in Figma, partners with the UI team to ensure that our design system is updated and our designs in Figma will match what’s going into production, and works with Product Managers to discuss how best to execute on features that solve user problems. 

Often, the end of the week is a bit quieter. We often have a chance to look back and talk about how the week went. Did we accomplish what we wanted to? Was there room for improvement? It’s also a great time to add to D2iQ’s constantly updating #kudos channel on Slack where we can acknowledge each other and our teammates for the great work they did over the week.

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D2iQ requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, D2iQ will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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Our Vision

We believe Smart Cloud-Native Apps, digital experiences powered by AI and constantly improving, will be the defining attributes of tomorrow's winning products in all industries.

Our Mission

To level the playing field by making Smart Cloud-Native application innovation accessible to everyone.

 

D2iQ’s Core Values

We are customer-driven
We are driven by the success of our customers and we deliver a top-notch partnership throughout their journeys. We believe if our customer wins, we win.

We are team always
We are dependable and effective in building positive relationships with our peers. We are relentlessly humble and demonstrate a high-level of respect in our interactions.

We are champions of change
We have a hunger to continuously learn and the courage to take intelligent risks. We’re pioneers, innovators, and change-makers to the core.

We are relentless
We raise the bar and execute flawlessly. We’re serious about ownership and effectively balance quality output with efficient speed.

About D2iQ

D2iQ accelerates Day 2 success for smart cloud-native applications on enterprise Kubernetes. The D2iQ Kubernetes Platform (DKP) includes everything needed to adopt Kubernetes easily and expand Kubernetes use to multiple clusters across any infrastructure, whether on-premise, in the cloud, in air-gapped environments, or at the edge, and to enable smart cloud-native applications. 

D2iQ eliminates roadblocks to success, such as lack of skills, with our Kubernetes and cloud-native expertise, alleviates operational complexity with a simpler and easy-to-use platform, and addresses security concerns with military-grade security. 

D2iQ is headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in London and Hamburg. D2iQ investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Khosla Ventures, Koch Disruptive Technologies, Microsoft, and T.Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Find us at http://www.d2iq.com.

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D2iQ is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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