User Experience Designer
Yummly - Palo Alto, CA

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About YummlyYummly is building the digital kitchen platform and mapping the food genome...making life better/easier/more fun for everyone who cooks.Here°s why you should join Yummly ’s food/tech revolution: Yummly has built something that people already use and love, and is on the path to building something great.Yummly is unlocking the power of food, data " technology and solving problems that were impossible to solve before Yummly came along.Yummly has a great base to work from - we are already the fastest growing food site in the world with over 4M monthly unique visitors and 2 million Facebook subscribers in just 1 year. We are going to be huge.Yummly is funded by a team of tier-one investors who are as passionate about the opportunity as we are.Yummly is still a small early stage company. In other words, we are looking for people who want to have huge impact at an early startup.Yummly is a great place to work. We are a small, fun-loving team of friends all passionate about food - with great compensation, benefits and all the usual startup perks.You will have autonomy and freedom.

You will be the driver (not the passenger) of your own destiny and your goals for our startup. You will be passionate about what we ’re building. You will choose when and how you will get your work done.Some of the real problems we are solving that we ’d like your help with: Make computers understand every aspect of food and turn that into useful consumer productsDiscovering every recipe on the web and understanding the recipe in it ’s entiretyFind the best chocolate chip cookie for an individual user out of thousandsUnderstand the taste preferences of our users and their familiesResponsibilities @ YummlyWe believe that amazingly crafted products are created by focusing on the user and design rather than money. You will not simply be churning out wireframes that product managers told you to make.

You will be helping to define the strategy of Yummly as a design first company. We want to make Yummly the most useful, fun, and delightful online food experience in the world.Contribute to the high level strategy of the companyCreate novel ways to experience and interact with food with next generation food dataDesign outstanding wireframes, user flows, layouts, and interactions for Web and mobilePerform regular user research and user testing to help inform design decisions (prior experience not required)Design the most useful most intuitive semantic search engine everCreate a mobile shopping list experience that°s easier to use than a post-it noteHelp make Yummly the company people think of when they think of great designHelp turn Yummly into a ubiquitous kitchen platform that helps with anything and everything related to the kitchenAbout YouIf you°re a great designer who lives and breathes the Web, who sees mediocre design and wants to fix it, who cannot stand sloppy, inattentive, or lame sites and apps, talk to us. We°d like someone that has a lot of these skills/qualities: You have a world-class portfolioYou have experience designing web apps and mobileYou have familiarity with HTML 5 and CSS 3You have the ability to incorporate user feedback and research into designsYou care about the craft of designYou think that less is moreYou understand the full quotstackquot of design and the greater context that user experience fits intoYou hate designing products that no one usesYou have a disciplined approach to managing your own projectsYou desire to work with excellent peopleYou have good sense of humorYou love food