Lead UX / UI Designer
Glassdoor - San Francisco, CA

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Interested in a working in a high impact role? Want to work at a start-up where you can really make a difference?

Glassdoor is looking for a Lead User Experience (UX) Designer to help us redesign the site, build out the next generation of product features, and unify the user experience across our core product, employer products, and mobile apps. This is a chance to help make your design mark on the #1 employment app on Facebook and the world’s largest career community with over 10M users. While we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished, we also believe that a rich, engaging user experience will win it all – and we need exceptional design to make that happen.

When we look at your portfolio, we want to see…

Experience at a leading consumer Internet company

Product design, not landing pages

Understanding of current trends and design patterns

Intuitive and highly functional flows

Responsibilities:
Work closely with a team of Product Managers to create a cohesive intuitive user experience (page layouts, palettes, typography, etc) across all our products

Use your knowledge of best practices to design for the full life cycle, from requirement refinement to full fidelity prototypes

Work with the Engineering team to get the technical business needs met while ensuring that the user experience is the top priority

Lead usability sessions and interpret market data as you fuze business requirements into functional software, keeping the user as the champion along the way

Practice a highly efficient, iterative design process with light documentation to support your vision

Focus on visual deliverables using visual styling, wireframes, workflow diagrams, and interactive mockups

Enjoy daily interaction, brainstorming, and collaboration with people who are as passionate about the end-user experience as you are!

Key Requirements

5+ years designing user experiences, and interaction design, for rich, interactive, consumer or enterprise, web applications

Work experience in start-ups, or start-up like environments

Web 2.0 design experience and knowledge of current trends in design patterns

Demonstrated understanding of user-centered design skills, disciplines, and principals, as well as an eye for subtle detail

Ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex user design issues into clean, understandable solutions

Evidence you thrive in a fast-paced, iterative, deadline-driven environment

Strong communication and organizational skills

Show an online portfolio of recent UI and UX work

Bachelors Degree + HCI – Human Computer Interaction degree or related experience preferred

This position reports to the VP of Product and is based in Sausalito, CA (minutes from San Francisco, just over the Golden Gate Bridge). Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience, including equity in a startup backed by top-tier VCs.

Why Glassdoor?
We believe that work is one of the most important parts of our lives, so we also we believe in a winning culture and great benefits:

2013 Winner "Best Places to Work" in the North Bay Area

Fun, flexible, and casual environment

Free fruit, snacks, and drinks

Hack days and team outings (ball games, hikes, paddle boarding, etc.)

We're Pet Friendly!

Unlimited vacation and great employee benefits - we cover employee 100% / dependent 90%

Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer. No third party recruiters.

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