User Experience Designer - Santa Barbara, CA at FastSpring

The Opportunity

Want to work for a company where you can have a genuine impact, be passionate about what you do, and work with a great team of people? At FastSpring, we work hard while keeping a fun, collaborative, and casual atmosphere. Headquartered in downtown Santa Barbara, our offices are just a few minutes from great restaurants, shops and the beach. If you're highly driven and want to work at an exciting, fast-growing e-commerce and subscription management SaaS company, join the FastSpring team. We offer a dynamic work environment, competitive compensation, equity, growth opportunities, benefits and more.

The Position

FastSpring is in search of a User Experience Designer to join a growing team at its headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA. The User Experience Designer will be responsible for applying data-driven design principles to create a lean and efficient user experience for FastSpring clients worldwide. The ideal candidate for this position is passionate about creating flawless experiences and interactions that make users smile.


  • Apply design principles to create an engaging set of product interfaces and supporting materials, including user interface designs, interaction models, prototypes, etc.
  • Illustrate product features with quick high-level wireframes, low fidelity prototypes and pixel-perfect mockups than can be used to clarify requirements and shorten implementation cycles.
  • Establish consistent archetypes to define product concepts in a simple manner
  • Design simple to advanced features and flows with end-users ranging from casual to power users.
  • Update existing user experience and design for new features.
  • Conduct data-driven experiments to guide iterations from concept to design based on feedback.
  • Work with Product Managers, Software Developers, and stakeholders across the organization to deliver product enhancements in a fast-paced, agile environment to create engaging and functional user experiences that delight users.
  • Work cross-functionally to understand and translate business requirements into awesome customer-focused product solutions.
  • Ensure responsive web app design for desktop and mobile.


  • 5+ years experience designing user experiences for web-based applications on desktop and mobile.
  • 5+ years experience with rapid prototyping and wireframing tools.
  • 4+ years experience optimizing UX as part of an agile development process.
  • 3+ years experience with Google Analytics, A/B testing, and behavioral analytics.
  • JavaScript/HTML/CSS, experience with Angular is a plus.
  • Experience with data visualization is a plus.
  • Current with new and forming UX trends in our industry.
  • Portfolio of previous work demonstrating clear and intuitive designs.
  • Position is located in Santa Barbara.
  • Degree in Design, HCI, Cognitive Science, or similar.

About the Company

Founded in 2005 and with thousands of customers worldwide, FastSpring powers the digital economy with a cloud-based e-commerce & subscription management platform that helps software & SaaS companies monetize their products and services online—worldwide. FastSpring provides an end-to-end payment processing, merchandising & fulfillment solution for companies that sell desktop software, SaaS, video games, e-books and other digital products.

FastSpring is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer. Candidates are considered for employment with FastSpring without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, veteran status (specifically status as a disabled veteran, special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era veteran, recently separated veteran, armed forces service medal veteran, or other protected veteran) or other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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