Director of UX
FullContact - Denver, CO

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The Gig: “Delight our customers with an awesome and intuitive user experience.quot As Director of User Experience, you will be responsible for defining UX standards and designing and delivering the UX of all FullContact products. You will be part of a Product team that is working on mobile, desktop and web based solutions and will report directly to the Head of Product. About You: You have a passion for UX. You cringe when you use software that could use your help.

You are very organized and detail oriented. You understand the difference between Visual Design and UX. You are comfortable wireframing. And iterating.

And wireframing. And iterating. You are comfortable explaining the *why* behind a UX decision. You are comfortable pitching and defending your UX decisions to designers, developers, product owners and executives.

You want to be involved with a team that is building stuff that is used by hundreds of thousands of people on a daily basis, and you take great pride in your work. About Our Tech Stack: Our back-end application is mostly coded in Groovy and Java on the JVM stack. Our user interface is HTML5 with a lot of JavaScript. We interface with our in-house Cloud Address Book API and tons of other APIs to make the FullContact magic happen.

We use Jenkins for continuous deployment and push code to production several times daily. Our back-end stack is comprised of Big Data technologies like MongoDB, HBase, Hadoop, Redis, RabbitMQ, Storm. We ’ve got some MySQL for good measure. We primarily use AWS - specifically ELB, EC2, SQS, MTurk, CloudFront, Route53 and EMR.

Your Gear: It ’s up to you. You pick your rig. Most of our folks use Macs. Some use Linux.

Others use Windows. Use whatever you can do your best work on! Must Haves: 5+ years experience in UX for Web Applications, Mobile Apps and Websites Deep understanding of usability best practices and UX design patterns Basic HTML / CSS / JavaScript Experience Experience planning/building real product with real users. Experience defining solutions and communicating requirements with designers, product owners, and developers.

Experience leading group design discussions and documenting the results Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong desire to be THE UX expert for FullContact Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills Demonstrated problem solving skills Public examples of your awesome UX work Nice to Haves: Coding experience Groovy and Grails / Java Startup experience Responsibilities: Build and champion the overall UX Develop the overarching UX philosophy Defend the users at all costs. Work with the development and design teams to deliver the UX Just be awesome. Compensation " Benefits: Competitive salary based on experience Generous stock options 100% paid Medical, Dental and Vision for you as well as Spouse or Family coverage for less than $125 per month.

10 paid holidays 15 days paid personal leave Paid, PAID vacation: in addition to paid personal leave, once a year we ’ll actually PAY you $7500 to take an awesome vacation! Free Eco Pass Free Downtown Denver Parking Opportunity to attend industry events and conferences Lots and lots of free Beer