Founded in 2007 and venture-backed, Docstoc is the premier online resource for small businesses and professionals to easily find, download and print documents, articles, and videos. Offering a robust suite of resources in over 35 business and professional categories, Docstoc is a hub of high-valued content geared toward helping small businesses thrive. Docstoc is a top 500 web destination that boasts over 35 million pieces of professional content and over 25 million unique visitors a month. We are located in downtown Santa Monica. Great benefits, competitive salary and a place where people love coming to work and collaborating with others.
Docstoc.com, the premier online resource for small businesses, is seeking a talented UX/UI Contractor to join our growing team.
The UX/UI Contractor will add to our team, working primarily with the product group but also overseeing work for content, marketing and business development across all Docstoc properties. Drawing upon an expert-level design and web UX architect background, the UX/UI Contractor responsibilities include everything from user interface and user workflow schemas to brand identity and development to the general supervision and management of all creative executions related to site redesigns, collateral and newsletters.
This is a hybrid position: the ideal candidate is equally at home designing both the aesthetic and architectural sides of user interfaces and they must have a portfolio demonstrating a strong aptitude for executing complex yet appealing user interfaces for the Web.
Reporting to the Director of Product, the ideal candidate must be an extremely self-motivated individual who has worked on complex, large-scale sites and who is an ardent evangelizer of progressive design and UX processes and trends. The candidate must have a stellar portfolio of original work for the web and must be vocal about implementing corporate design standards and offer creative advice to staff members at all levels.
The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to participate and lead in the development of a strong new creative direction for our exiting and all new products as part of the company’s expansion.
Work closely with site engineers and product management to execute best-of-breed design concepts for new products
Develop corporate brand book and keep it up to date
Contribute to the development of best practices and policies on UI with front-end engineers and product developers
Provide detail concept architecture and user workflow schemas for all new initiatives
Manage evolution of all aspects of the corporate brandParticipate in thee evolution of core site products
Improve and evolve mobile application interfaces
Expert-level on all design software platforms
Complete knowledge of online UI/UX best-practices
Experience working on large, complex and content-heavy web platforms
Expert familiarity with typography and established design principles
Experience collaborating with team of designers/developers
Excellent verbal and written communication
Experience juggling multiple concurrent projects
Ability to work in our Santa Monica location
Benefits & Perks
Great startup atmosphere
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