Posted on April 26th, 2019
We are a funded, early stage startup founded in 2015 based out of London. We have many thousands of users of our B2B platform across the globe, our mission: to connect every system in the world.
Tyk is used by both extremely technical power-users and non-technical administrator end-users, this creates a unique challenge to our user experience development: we need to create a smooth user experience in our command line, our API design, our documentation, our engagement and our user interfaces.
We are looking for a senior User Experience Architect to work as part of our interdisciplinary Product Leadership Team, alongside Technical Architect, Research and Project Leads.
Our product is complex and has complex use-cases that go well beyond the traditional UX challenge, and we believe it requires a team consisting of UX, Technical, Ops and Research experts in order to fully develop and iterate our product strategy. Not only will you help create Tyk, but also build the UX capability within Tyk, develop our UX strategy and influence product direction.
This role is both analytic and creative. you must analyze and interpret our user behavior. The role spans:
The User Experience Architect’s job is to responsibly test the architecture of our products. Our products are clearly targeted at technical experts and tend to focus on developer interfaces such as the command line, API design and API documentation.
You will be taking new ideas from concept to launch and conceptualizing, designing and beta testing software interactions across all forms of interfaces, with GUIs being a small component.
This role will sit in the product leadership team alongside a Technical Architect, Senior Project Manager and Research Analyst to help decide the product roadmap for future iterations of Tyk software and will work closely with this team to execute the company vision.
The UX Architect will also help define the tooling, strategy and approach for how we do UX, DevEx and anyEx at Tyk - introducing design thinking to the wider stakeholder group.
This role will also be the capability lead for User Experience within Tyk, mentoring and training juniors.
The internet started by connecting mainframes, by the end of the 20th century 600m desktop and laptop computers exchanged email and web-traffic.
Today around 15 billion ‘things’ are connected to the internet, growing at a rate of a billion per year.
Tyk are committed to enabling interconnectivity between systems and between devices. We’ve started by building an API Management platform.
Our early stage team members will shape our business, there is an attractive package based on experience and performance that includes equity. Everyone has unlimited holiday.
You will work with a talented, and passionate team of industry experts, who are developing a cutting-edge product that is driving change and innovation within startups and household names alike.
We’re a distributed team. Work from our London office during induction, once you are up to speed, you can work from home, a cafe, your mums house, wherever you get your best work done, we’ll support you in making that happen.
The best software and hardware available - we are prime movers in “The New Stack”, our setup reflects that.
We are growing rapidly and are looking for team members keen to grab hold, accelerate that further and shape our future.
You can see more about us here https://tyk.io