The role of a UX Designer - Workplace Tools at CanonicalCanonical has been remote-first since 2004, and continues to raise the bar on employee collaboration and workplace experience design for this new way of working. You will lead the design of web applications for company processes, bringing exciting new projects to life and improving existing ones. We mainly want to build the perfect tooling for our own operation, but we may want to offer some of these capabilities as SAAS solutions to other crazy but brilliant companies, too.Our mission is to make enterprise-grade open source software, applications and services available to people everywhere. We create world-renowned software, impacting the lives of millions of engineers, enterprises, entrepreneurs and consumers every day. Our multi-disciplinary web design and production team includes visual designers, UX designers, front-end and back-end developers to bring exciting web projects to life. We help and learn from each other and strive to improve our work and processes.This role sits in the design team reporting to one of the UX managers.Location: This role will be based remotely in the EMEA region.What your day will look likePlan and conduct research with target users and stakeholders from across the businessIdentify and document users' needs, business requirements and KPIsCreate new data-flows, dashboards and visualisations that automate and accelerate work Design services and user experiences that improve employee's lives and get things doneLead your projects, driving design and delivery against agreed goalsAlmost 20 years ago, with Ubuntu, Canonical created the first Linux for human beings. Our design team is on a mission to turn complex, open-source software into intuitive products that can change the face of enterprise IT. We are looking for exceptional designers, who share our passion and want to bring Linux to millions of desktops.Read more about the design teamWhat we are looking for in youExcellent academic results at school and universityBachelor's or equivalent in User Experience, Design, or STEMKnowledge and passion for user experience, technology and designCommitment to continuous learning and improvement - curious, flexible, scientificDrive to finish work and celebrate successConfidence in user research practicesEngagement with the latest design research and innovationUX designers should be excellent communicators who are at ease working with a complex mix of engineers, designers and executives. They represent us at cross-functional company meetings and must present their design position with clarity and precision. They should be confident and excited to take on complex design challenges. They should also be able to connect their design leadership to the strategic vision of the company.What we offerAn opportunity to shape a company and productsInfluence in the open source communityAn inclusive work environmentLearning and developmentAnnual compensation reviewRecognition rewardsAnnual leavePriority Pass for travelCanonical is a growing international software company that works with the open-source community to deliver Ubuntu, the world's best free software platform. Our services help businesses worldwide reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security with Ubuntu.We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background create a better work environment and better products. Whatever your identity we will give your application fair consideration.