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Palo Alto Networks Interaction Designer (FWaaP) in Santa Clara, California

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

We’re changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Your Impact

  • Assess, evaluate and challenge existing user experience focusing especially on visual and interaction designs.

  • Create, iterate and inspire ideas for future experience enhancements.

  • Work with the UX researcher to conduct research and supplement with customer feedback to enhance our product through thoughtful designs.

  • Create storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, visual mockups and style guides to support a rich user experience.

  • Work closely with our UI Engineers, UX Leadership, and Product Stakeholders to transform final designs into a living, breathing application.

  • Ensure that product experience is relevantly aligned with business objectives.

  • Provide vision and design leadership across the team, including guidance in standard methodologies and new design developments and trends.

  • Conduct usability tests with customers to capture valuable insight into actual users’ mindsets.

  • Experience in user-centered design with hands on experience throughout the process, from user research to developing prototypes and collaborating on implementation

  • Experience in Crafting end-to-end experience for complex SaaS applications and enterprise solutions

  • Experience in delivering wireframes, UX flows, mockups, interactive prototypes, personas and use case development is required

  • Ability and passion to understand domain knowledge and distinct user groups, quickly and distill complex needs into clean, understandable solutions

  • Understanding of information architecture, design patterns and interaction design

  • Ability to work independently, managing schedules in a dynamic, multi-project environment.

  • Agile, adaptable, and capable of delivering new products, features and business value as part of a multi-functional team, with users, product owners, business analysts and development teams to deliver.

  • Familiarity and ability to promote appropriate usability testing and user research endeavors.

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.

  • Familiarity with Design and Prototyping software, such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, Omnigraffle or equivalent

  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience using core modern front-end web technologies (CSS, HTML/HTML5, JavaScript)

  • Knowledge of and experience with working with UI teams using modern extended front-end web technologies (Angular, jQuery, React, Canvas, Polymer, Bootstrap and others)

  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience in good responsive design practices

Our engineering team is at the core of our products and connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating — challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. Our engineers don’t shy away from building products to solve problems no one has pursued before.

We define the industry instead of waiting for directions. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of a challenge, and empowered by the unknown risks facing our everyday lives that are only enabled by a secure digital environment.

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at .

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.