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UX Architect - Digital

  • DepartmentProfessional Services
  • LocationAustralia - Remote
  • Location TypeRemote
UX Architect – Digital

Join Guidewire design! UX @ Guidewire 

Love solving sticky problems? Excited about crafting innovative solutions for global software? Interested in working on products that touch everyone’s lives? We’re a close-knit and multidisciplinary UX team working to make cloud software at the forefront of the insurance industry. We’re committed to building an inclusive workspace that embraces people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills, and talents.   Our team tackles various domains within Property and Casualty insurance, from building and managing continuous integrations for various cloud products to claims to big data and analytics. We consider design a team sport where, together with our colleagues, we strategically solve business realities and execute innovative and scalable solutions for enterprise and customer-facing applications.  

Your day-to-day:

  • Working independently but also collaboratively with fellow designers and researchers
  • Building bridges between different functions (e.g., product management, engineering, technical writers, services, etc.) to define and prioritize problems to be solved and requirements 
  • Planning and running workshops and design sprints to engage with internal stakeholders and customers 
  • Applying design principles to map out complex processes and journeys involving multiple personas 
  • Iterating design, developing design solutions from requirements, incorporating feedback from stakeholders, and applying analytics and user research findings
  • Crafting and specifying the user interface to production quality 
  • Working collaboratively with Business (BA) and Development teams to drive out designs that align to Business Objectives and are technically feasible

What you need to be successful:

  • 8+ years of user experience design, interaction design, and user research experience in enterprise and complex business processes, insurance domain a plus
  • Keen interest and experience in designing tools for software developers, ability to empathize with development roles, coding experience a plus
  • Proven experience in planning, executing, and synthesizing research, both qualitative and quantitative
  • Experience with design and collaborative tools like Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Miro, Invision, etc.,
  • Experience working with design systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • A design portfolio that demonstrates human-centered design process and business success

Does this sound like the sort of role for you? We would love to speak to you. Apply online now by submitting your resume and portfolio. When sharing your portfolio (link or pdf), please indicate your role and contributions for each project.

How we work @ Guidewire

Collaboration: We build on each other’s ideas and draw on interdisciplinary approaches to craft impactful experiences.  

Integrity: We stand behind our words and commitments as part of a global community, respecting and recognizing our interdependence. 

Curiosity: We are lifelong learners, with a growth mindset, who are passionate about advancing our discipline through entertaining new ideas and unique perspectives. 

Humility: We leverage our expertise while respecting other viewpoints and challenging our own assumptions. 

About Guidewire


Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 540+ insurers in 40 countries, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1600+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 
Talent rewards

The perks. The rewards. The good stuff.

We’re proud to shout about our awesome benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

FINANCIAL

FINANCIAL

Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

DOWNTIME

DOWNTIME

Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer ample paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

We encourage self-directed learning, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.

CAREER MOBILITY

CAREER MOBILITY

Your career opportunities are only limited by your own imagination. Guidewire’s community is filled with chances to expand your horizons across any of our teams or worldwide‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ locations.