UI/UX Designer
Apptera - Sunnyvale, CA

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UI/UX Designer

We are seeking a UI/UX Designer to evolve and extend the user experience and visual design of our consumer facing mobile applications and to create a Web self-service portal for our advertising network. The ideal candidate is someone who is extremely passionate about creating delightful user experiences by modeling usage flows, creating mood boards, conducting focus groups, building beautiful visual assets, specifying intuitive screen layouts, and evaluating user feedback. In addition to being the primary hands-on driver, this person should be able to hire and manage outside design resources when necessary.

  • Own the user experience and visual design of Apptera’s mobile and Web-based product portfolio
  • Collaborate with product management and engineering on product requirements definition and implementation
  • Model user flows and create wireframes/storyboards
  • Create mood boards
  • Design and document screen layouts
  • Create visual assets and provide them to Engineering in all required formats
  • Conduct user focus groups
  • Evaluate user feedback
  • Hire/manage outside UI/UX resources as needed

Qualifications & Attributes
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in UI/UX development
  • Experience in designing Web and/or mobile applications
  • An excellent eye for design (you should know of many examples of great Web and mobile user interfaces from which you can draw inspiration)
  • Photoshop mastery
  • Fluent in Illustrator, OmniGraffe, or other visual design and wireframing tools
  • A working knowledge of XHTML and CSS
  • iPhone and Android UI/UX design a huge plus
  • Must be passionate about investigating new UX/UI trends, techniques, and technologies and using them to keep Apptera’s products on the leading edge
  • Experience and preference for working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Good communication skills and proven ability to interact effectively with other team members
  • BS or MS in computer science

Compensation Apptera will offer an attractive overall compensation package including base salary, performance bonus and stock options.

Location Sunnyvale, CA

Department Product, Reporting to Chief Product Officer

Applicants must include their name and “UI/UX Engineer” in the email subject field of their response. (i.e., Jane Doe-Don Steul, UI/UX Engineer-applicant). Thank you!