About CenturyLink CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business. Job Summary We have an opening for an experienced User Experience Designer to expand our team of engineers who are developing CenturyLink’s Cloud and Cloud Management offering. This person will contribute to building one of the products that run as part of our cloud architecture, touching all aspects of the development lifecycle from coding to deployment all the way to support. Reporting to the Director of Product, the UX Designer will be a critical member of a high-performing team accountable for the definition and commercial success of highly advanced cloud management sites that are used by major businesses every day. This UX Designer will guide and collaborate with on-staff Creatives and Product Managers on defining the strategic direction and ongoing refinement of the digital assets and contribute to user experience vision. Job Description We are seeking a highly conceptual designer that is passionate about creating remarkable digital experiences. This designer will work with multidisciplinary teams to develop designs that engage customers and deliver results. UX Designers play an essential role in the strategy, conception and design of elegant ideas, products, and services. They bring exceptional creative thought and craft to developing and delivering projects from brief to end user. This is an opportunity to join a creative team on the ground floor and shape the brand for years to come. You will work closely with our local Agile development teams, integrating with a using a combination of XP and Kanban practices and processes. You’ll be encouraged to collaborate closely, deliver small pieces of working design, and collaborate frequently. You’ll work with the top engineers in the market and see your designs come to life. You will help coordinate design and frameworks with other UX teams at CenturyLink, helping to champion the best ideas and strongest approaches. Qualifications You are a self-starting, strong-willed, creative, and strategically-focused designer with a clear, clean, and compelling design sensibility. You love designing and are passionate about learning new things and expanding your skills. You want freedom to design, without being interrupted by a crazy amount of meetings and interoffice bureaucracy. You’re a direct but open-minded communicator that’s also transparent and kind. If you’re laid back and appreciate an open door policy that means you can ask anyone anything – this is the job for you. Qualifications Your experience: You have strong web UI/UX design principles, visual design and storytelling skills. Help architect intuitive interaction and user-centered workflows that drive efficient engagement. You’re able to turn typography, color, layout and imagery into cohesive and compelling messages. You are motivated, have a meticulous attention to detail, and are always pushing yourself further. Help architect intuitive interaction and user-centered workflows that drive efficient engagement. Have a mobile first mentality but also create and design interaction patterns for tablets and desktop. Continuously seek out opportunities to stay current on design trends and best practices in an effort to help keep the team current Strong portfolio of work that includes innovative designs patterns, typography, and screen layouts for software and web applications. Please include a link to your portfolio/website on your resume. Partner with Art/Creative, Product, Editorial and Engineering to help drive UI design quality from conception to release. Experience with Sketch and Invision is preferred, but Adobe tools are also welcome. Consulting Level Bachelor’s degree with typically with 8+ years of experience. 6+ years of experience with Master’s Degree. Education Bachelors or Equivalent Masters or Equivalent Education Bachelors or Equivalent Masters or Equivalent Alternate Location: US-Missouri-Saint Louis Requisition # : 213756 This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at Statement We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Disclaimer The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.