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Information sharing that saves lives

User Experience Lead

$75k – $110k • 0.0% – 0.25%
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Over 140,000 people die every year due to delayed emergency response, and SimpleSense helps prevent avoidable deaths by reducing the amount of time it takes to respond to emergency situations. In an emergency situation, a few minutes saved can be the difference between life and death.

SimpleSense is building a modern information-sharing platform that decreases emergency response times by bringing better information, more quickly, to the right people. We've tested and deployed our product with the United States Air Force, Fortune 500s, and several fire and police departments. The company is growing quickly in both headcount and revenues.

We're looking for a User Experience Lead to join the team in the pursuit of our mission to decrease emergency response times and save lives. You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Drive user experience process from end-to-end for real-world, time critical operations, working with subject matter experts
  • Focus obsessively on our users, their needs, and metrics for improvement
  • Build process to design and test new human-machine interfaces for end user operators
  • Proactively lead without explicit authority
  • Take end-to-end responsibility for projects of increasing complexity and scale

Our ideal candidate will check most of these boxes:

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Passion for user experience and design
  • Experienced in business process improvement with human-machine interfaces
  • Skilled in metrics-driven user testing to improve user experience
  • Detail and process-oriented, while still having the ability to see the big picture
  • Has experience with modern cloud architecture and agile methods, including working closely with engineers
  • Has the aility to translate concepts into clear communication

Bonus points for experience in:

  • Security/public safety/military software and processes
  • Human factors research
  • Manufacturing
  • Early stage startups
Location
New York CityRemote
Hires remotely in
North America
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Experience
3+ years
Hiring contact

Simon Wang

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SimpleSense at a glance

Information sharing that saves lives

SimpleSense focuses on Enterprise Software, Security, and Public Safety. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.simplesense.io or find them on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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