Director of User Experience (UX)
ShareThis - Palo Alto, CA

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ShareThis makes the world more connected by allowing users to share content across multiple social networks, touching the lives of 95% of U.S. Internet users across more than 2 million publisher sites and 120+ social media channels.

We're looking for a rock star interaction designer with the imagination and grit to take the ShareThis user experience to the next level.

Primary responsibilities:
Design an entirely new set of products and services that leverage ShareThis' massive repository of social data and real-time trending content

Create a simple, yet engaging user experience across ShareThis’ existing suite of web and mobile applications

Establish an agile design process

Represent the voice of the user throughout all aspects of ShareThis’ business

Define, prioritize, and schedule design enhancements for upcoming product releases

Identify and resolve usability issues

Drive internal and external collaboration and experimentation

Produce design specifications including wireframes, use-cases, flow diagrams, user personas, etc.

Be an expert with regard to evolving design patterns and methodologies

Systematically capture and disseminate user feedback

Desired skills, knowledge and experience:
7+ years work experience within the field of User Experience and Interaction Design

5+ years work experience with web-based products

2+ years work experience with mobile products

Ability to produce innovative designs within an agile workflow

Relentless obsession with perfecting detailed aspects of the user experience

Superior teamwork skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience working with internal as well as external development teams is a plus

Advanced degree in a related design field is a plus

NOTE: Please submit a link to portfolio samples as part of your application.

Position reports to: SVP, Product