Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable.
Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant
Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams
Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality
Partner with PMs, engineers, researchers and content strategists to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch (and then some).
Strong portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work
Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision (not just 'how it should look' but 'what we should build')
Proven ability to execute on visual and interaction details
Excellent verbal and written communication skills - you should be able to clearly articulate your design decisions
Some experience with front-end programming (you should be able to code up a simple web site and/or an application.)
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
Knowledge and expertise in designing social systems
Portfolio includes self-started personal projects
Ability to build what you design