Senior UI/UX Designer
PokerTrip - Las Vegas, NV

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ABOUT US:
We at PokerTrip know how lucky we are – we work in two of the most exciting and dynamic industries in the world (gaming and social!), and we are poised to make a huge splash in the about-to-explode online gaming industry. We’re a small, strategic group with one big claim to fame - we recently received the very first online gaming license to be a marketing affiliate, granted by the Nevada Gaming Commission. To say big things are on our horizon is like saying Apple has sold a few devices.

PokerTrip acquired and operates the two highest trafficked information and community resource sites, AllVegasPoker.com and PokerAtlas.com. We are in the midst of rapid growth including a complete renovation of our web and mobile presence, assembling an all-star team, and strapping on our seatbelts as the online gaming industry prepares for warp drive.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are in search of a Senior UI/UX Designer to create world-class designs and user interfaces that are powerful, engaging, responsive, and highly intuitive. We are looking for someone who is innovative, passionate and self-motivated, and has a wealth of design experience across web and mobile interfaces. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in content-rich, community-oriented sites, with a focus on membership growth, user engagement, optimizing calls to action, and lead generation. This position will be based in Las Vegas.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
~ Lead all efforts in the visual design of product re-launches and new product and feature builds
~ Develop process flows, wireframes, and mockups to effectively conceptualize and communicate design strategies and interaction behaviors
~ Work closely with others to define feature requirements via empirical online data, usability findings, community feedback, and market research
~ Create designs and interfaces for desktop and mobile optimized browsers, and native apps
~ Provide thought leadership in architecting a near and long term design vision for multiple web and mobile products
~ Strive to deliver design perfection through an iterative and staged release process
~ Assess and optimize the performance and usability of new and existing designs and features

REQUIREMENTS:
~ Bachelor's degree or equivalent in design or human-computer interaction (HCI)
~ 5+ years experience in interface design, ideally with community and user-generated content products
~ Ability to quickly create detailed wireframes, mockups, or visual comps in an iterative environment
~ Fluency in best practices for web and mobile-based information architecture and design
~ Strong knowledge of design usability and optimization principles and techniques
~ Solid portfolio demonstrating relevant expertise in user-centered design/experience
~ Proficiency in leading design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, etc.)
~ Expertise in utilizing design to optimize calls to action, grow online communities, and incentivizing user engagement
~ Strong familiarity of HTML/CSS
~ Proficiency with web standards and accessibility compliance
~ Experience conducting user research or usability studies is a plus
~ A passion for, strong familiarity, and/or experience in gaming is preferred, but not required

Compensation will include salary, stock options, medical benefits, and lots of other great perks. We are open to assisting with relocation for the right rockstar candidate.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us examples of your design accomplishments and tell us about yourself! Please note that we will only be contacting those who are selected for interviews, but will be keeping all resumes on file for any upcoming openings. Thanks for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you!!


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