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
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!
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.
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.
Glassdoor - 20 months ago
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