Okta is hiring a

Senior UX Designer

San Jose, United States

Title of Job: Senior UX Designer 
Role Located in: 
San Francisco, CA or San Jose, CA
Reports to: 
Senior Director, Design

Company Description

Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. Our IT products uniquely use identity information to grant people access to applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security protections. Our platform securely connects companies to their customers and partners. Today, thousands of organizations trust Okta to help them fulfill their missions as quickly as possible.

Position Description: 

Okta is looking for a talented User Experience Designer who shares our passion for bringing consumer product virtues to their enterprise counterpart. You must have proven skills in conceptual design, interaction design, information architecture and visual design. You will be responsible for all stages of design in a given product area. You must be able to work well with engineers and product managers to be successful at designing simple solutions to highly technical problems. The ideal candidate is an adept problem solver, proficient in user-centered design, and a skilled communicator. A nice to have is the technical chops to prototype and implement designs using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.


  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to define the mental model for new and existing Okta products and features.
  • Develop mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and ideas.
  • Use your solid understanding of usability heuristics to evaluate new and existing features and offer viable suggestions for improvements.
  • Assist the UI engineering team in implementing features by providing visual assets and high-quality HTML and CSS. 

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient in Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar design tools.
  • Must be comfortable distilling complex technical problems into simple elegant solutions.
  • Great communicator, analytical thinker, comfortable with technical subject matter, and preferably, a good sense of humor
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • 4+ years of experience in UX or Product design

Education and Training:

  • BS in Human-Computer Interaction or related field or work experience as a designer.

**Please include design samples or link to design portfolio with your application. 


Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.