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Applying for UX/UI Designer

Location: Europe, the Middle East, and Africa / UK / Cambridge

Founded by mathematicians and cyber defense experts in 2013, Darktrace is a global leader in cyber security AI, delivering complete AI-powered solutions in its mission to free the world of cyber disruption. We protect more than 7,700 customers from the world’s most complex threats, including ransomware, cloud, and SaaS attacks.

Our roots lie deep in innovation. The Darktrace AI Research Centre based in Cambridge, UK, has conducted research establishing new thresholds in cyber security, with technology innovations backed by over 115 patents and pending applications. The company’s European R&D center is located in The Hague, Netherlands.

Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Darktrace has more than 2,000 employees located across more than 100 countries. Customers include public sector agencies, education institutions, media, organizations supplying critical infrastructure, and businesses of all sizes worldwide.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing company, named one of TIME magazine’s “Most Influential Companies” for 2021 and one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative AI Companies” in 2022. For more information on our cutting-edge technology, visit darktrace.com.

As the UX/UI Designer, you will work on our core products and will be responsible for researching and designing enhancements, new features, and end to end experiences through our digital products. The various visual interfaces and constantly evolving technologies at Darktrace will mean there are significant opportunities to use a full product design skill set.

This is a hybrid role, and the expectation would be to work a minimum of 2 days a week in the Cambridge office

Responsibilities: 

  • Although the output of this role will be visual, the position itself is within the technical department and as such the candidate must be able to work closely within the technical teams.
  • Ensuring the best user experience over desktop, mobile and client apps, factoring in elements of product, troubleshooting and graphics.
  • Understanding the motivation of end users, and to be able to surface Darktrace AI technology that meets the requirements of novice and expert users.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Degree 2.1+ (in any discipline) from top University (Essential)
  • Candidates must submit example portfolio or examples of UX/UI work (Essential)
  • Demonstrable ability in developing well designed data driven interfaces (Essential)
  • Informational Design/Data Visualization (Essential)
  • Strong familiarity with design and graphics packages - experience with Adobe XD an advantage (Desirable)
  • The role will suit innovative, self-motivated people who can prioritize and follow how they fit into wider progress as well as skilfully solve their immediate challenges (Desirable)
  • Applications are welcomed from both experienced engineers and recent graduates

Benefits we offer: 

  • 23 days holiday + a day off for your birthday, rising to 25 (+ birthday) after 2 years
  • All UK public holidays
  • BUPA healthcare with premiums fully paid by Darktrace for employee + eligible family members
  • Salary Sacrifice pension scheme with company contribution of 4% and employee contribution of 5%
  • Life Insurance  4x salary
  • Cycle to work scheme